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Our sustainably sourced natural jute rugs are handloomed by artisans in India from the highest quality eco-friendly jute. The natural organic texture of these rugs combined with a neutral colour palette makes these eco rugs a welcome addition to any floor space. Our Scandinavian inspired wool jute runner rugs combine the warmth and softness of wool with the durability of jute for a eye catching hall runner.
Floor runners are often used in hallways, stair cases and bedrooms where there is limited space for larger area rug. Hallway runner rugs are loved for their ability to bring warmth, colour and sound absorption to high traffic areas in the home. There is no reason you can't use them as a kitchen runner rug or to add a splash of colour to your living room or dining room.
If you are not familiar with a runner rug, this type of rug is rectangular, long and skinny, making it ideal for narrow spaces. Outside of its shape a hallway rug can be any style ranging from a statement oriental rug or subtle natural jute rug. When searching for you ideal rug it is always important to consider whether the material is right for the foot traffic as you don't want to spend all your time rug cleaning.
Here are some frequently asked questions to help you with your rug care and selection.
How to clean a runner rug?
- Regular cleaning: We recommend you vacuum twice weekly on a carpet setting to keep your rugs clean. Alternatively, you can hang your rug outside and hit or shake gently to remove any dust or dirt.
- Please Note: We do not recommend steam cleaning or machine washing jute rugs. You can use a rug cleaner or carpet cleaning solution if desired. If you are going to use a carpet cleaner make sure it is suitable for natural fibers and spot check first to make sure.
- Cleaning spills and stains: If you have spilt something wet we recommend spot cleaning immediately with a sponge, soft brush or clean white cloth with a dab of water or club soda. You can use a mild detergent or some wool wash with water to help with deep cleaning and stubborn stain removal. Gently dab the stained area with a soft cloth, it is important you allow the rug to dry completely which can be done easily using a hair dryer or vacuum.
How long is a runner rug?
There is no strict limit on how long a hall rug can be, however they are typically 80cm to 1m wide and around 3 to 4 meters long.
How to place runner rugs?
When choosing a rug for your space you want to ensure that the rug is centered you have 10 to 15 cm of floor either side of the rug. The rug does not have to stretch the whole distance of the space but make sure it doesn't not stop part way through a doorway to avoid being a trip hazard.