can protect a room from fire damage - So should you get fireplace
rugs for your home ?
otherwise known as fireplace rugs, help to create the focal
point in a room, but more importantly, help to protect the room
from fire damage. You will find that many fireplaces have a
hearth that has been designed to protect the room from flying
embers or sparks. If the hearth on your fireplace is not large
enough to protect you in this way then you really should consider
hearth rugs or fireplace rugs as a way of further protecting
Hearth rugs / fireplace rugs need to be made from a fire
resistant material. One of the most popular materials in current
use is wool, as it has excellent fire resistant characteristics
and is also extremely durable.
Hearth rugs are available in all sorts of shapes and sizes,
with square rugs and oval rugs being the most popular choice.
When choosing fireplace rugs remember to check they are large
enough to properly protect the underlying floor from any fire
damage, It could save you a large bill in the future.
July 26, 2004
By: Paul Goodwin
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