Learn all about Oriental Rugs and other types of rugs for your home or business with Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sam's expertise in color, design, styles and types of rugs, and his eagerness to share his knowledge in order to help people find the best rug for their home or business, sets him apart from other rug retailers.
Using a Rug in a Bathroom
Oriental rugs, especially those made from wool, are actually the perfect addition to a bathroom. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, talks about which rugs would make the best fit in a bathroom and other things to consider. Listen or read more to find out about bathroom rugs.
Rug runners perfectly complement narrow areas of the home — and even in vehicles! Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses the typical rug runner sizes and styles. Listen or read more to find out about rug runners.
Oriental Rug Terminology
Abrash. Border. Medallion. Field. These are all integral design parts that make an oriental rug authentic. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses what these terms mean and why they are important to the value of an oriental rug. Listen or read more to find out about oriental rug terminology.
Oriental Rugs and Floods
Sometimes floods or sewer backups are unavoidable and homeowners deal with damage to precious oriental rugs. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, talks about how to properly store for a rug and how to care for it if it undergoes water damage. Listen or read more to find out about oriental rugs and floods.
Gabbeh rugs originate in Iran, but they are commonly machine-made and are widely available. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses the Gabbeh rug style and where to buy them. Listen or read more to find out more about Gabbeh rugs.
Where do the best oriental rugs come from?
The country that an oriental rug comes from can make a huge deal. But how do I know which country makes the best oriental rugs, and even which country my oriental rug came from. Listen to this podcast as Sam Presnell of the Rug Gallery answers all of these questions and more.