Skip to Main Content

Using an area rug can help define your space and solidify your overall theme. Perhaps you need a little splash of color to really bring the room together or maybe you want to find something that will accent the sofa. Or maybe you need an area rug to cover up that hideous stain on the floor that you cannot get rid of! Whatever you reason for needing or wanting an area rug, know that we have the selection and the price that will make you happy.

When looking to buy your new area rug there are a few things to consider. Here are a few commonly asked questions:

round area rug

How do I know what size area rug to buy? First, you should consider the size and the shape of your room. If you have a round room, with circular furniture, a round rug would be right for you. If you have all square furniture, in a square room, a square area rug is best for you. From here you want to make sure the rug is big enough to be placed on the ground and not be totally covered by any furniture that will be placed on top of it. When in doubt, over a rug that is a little bit bigger to make sure your sofa, sitting chairs, bed or any other piece of furniture doesn’t hide the area rug. For a more detailed guide on this, you can read our area rug size guide.

sheepskin area rug

Which area rug material is right for my space? Popular area rugs include sheepskin rugs, cotton, wool rugs, braided rugs, natural fiber rugs and more. When picking the right style rug, think about the purpose of your room. Is the room used a lot with a considerable amount of foot traffic and furniture movement? If so, you may want to opt for a wool or cotton rug, as they are much more durable than a natural fiber or sea grass rug. Put a sheepskin rug in your bedroom or sitting rooms to help achieve that warm glam look. Design options are endless with fun and creative area rugs.

oriental area rug

How to I find the perfect area rug? To buy area rugs, it's best to use the filters on the left to narrow your selection. If you're looking for the popular 5' x 7' rug, for example, you can hit the 5' to 8' filter to see only the rugs that are the right size for your space. Similarly you can filter by the colors of the area rug, shape, pattern, material and more. Also be aware that most of the area rugs we offer come in multiple sizes. Look for the "More Options" link beneath the picture. In these cases the site will list a price range rather than a single fixed price, representing the cost of different sizes or shapes of the rug.

Cat Area Rug Tip: Cats that have not been declawed may want to sharpen their claws on your area rug. It has been observed that cats strongly prefer wool rugs for claw sharpening, and are less interested in synthetics, particularly when cat tree or scratching post is available nearby.

Whether you are looking for a wool rug, braided or oriental rug, we have it all. Choose from a variety of different colors, styles and patterns sure to blend in nicely with your home décor.

If you're looking for Area Rugs for sale online, Wayfair has several options sure to satisfy the pickiest shopper. We have a myriad of styles of Area Rugs, and if you want to narrow your options to something more specific than your current filter of "", such as finding Area Rugs by brands like Chandra Rugs or Nourison just use the filters on the left. Wayfair is the best place to shop if you're looking for where to buy Area Rugs online. And remember, we offer free shipping on just about every order over $49.00, so buy Area Rugs today and have them shipped free.