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Rugs Residential

Rugs Residential provide an unrivaled collection of hand knotted rugs with the option of customising to your specifications.

Our quality rugs come in a range of styles and compositions that would fit seamlessly into any décor. First time home owners and experienced designers alike are sure to find the ideal rug at Rugs Residential. Rugs Residential mainly stock hand-knotted area rugs from weaving regions in Northern India. Whether you are looking for a one-of-a-kind tribal, something affordable, simple, and stylish, or an elegant wool and silk contemporary.

The term "hand-knotted" refers mainly to a method of construction as opposed to origin or design. It is a painstaking and scrupulous process that can take several months to complete. It begins with a warp and weft  made of cotton or wool stretched across a loom. The weaver will then tie individual knots across the wefts. The ends of these knots form the "pile" of the rug. A hand-knotted pile rug will last for generations. In a pileless, flatwoven, or "kilim" rug, there will be no pile and the rug will consist of only the warp and weft. Because they use less wool, kilims are often more affordable, and can have a more casual appearance.

Rugs Residential pieces are a true work or art. Every step of production is done with the care and touch of the human hand. The techniques and tools have remained unchanged for hundreds of years. Each rug is woven knot by knot on an upright loom. When weaving is completed, the rug is cut from the loom, sheared and trimmed, and given a final wash to bring out the rich hues and variations.

Another method of rug construction is" hand-tufting". A hand-tufted rug is created by inserting individual  tufts of wool into a canvas, and gluing on a backing. The difference between a hand-tufted and hand-knotted rug is that the tufted rug is held together by glue, and the knotted rug is held together by the nature of its weave. The hand-tufted rugs will not wear as well over time and will occasionally shed wool.

 
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Custom Rugs -----

We understand that sometimes you just can’t find exactly what you’re looking for even in the largest of showrooms. That’s when custom is in order. Whether you are trying to match a colour pattern or you have an interesting shape or unusual floor space for a rug–we can help.

Our custom orders can incorporate the look and feel you desire and will then complement your existing design, artwork, furniture and fit in the space exactly the way you want. With 1200 colours to choose from and qualified designers to help you find the best solution, you are sure to be 100% satisfied with the final product.


 

Owning a rug you love is a daily pleasure, and finding the right rug can be an exciting and educational process. We are more than happy to assist in that process, and help enrich our customer's home.