Everyone loves that sleek hard wood floor aesthetic until it’s 11 degrees outside, right? Then we all sort of abandon aesthetic for warmth. But your good friends at Primitive Home Decors are here today to remind you that you don’t have to choose! An energy saving area rug keeps your cold floors warm, and looks darn good doing it.
And that’s not all. According to the U.S Department of Energy, heating accounts for almost half of the average household utility bill. Further studies show that a home can lose 10-20% of its heat through uninsulated flooring.
The trick to ensuring that carpet provides as much heat insulation as possible is to combine it with an energy-efficient pad such as bonded urethane, which can prevent 15 times as much heat escaping as the same thickness of standard fiberglass insulation. (source: Floor Trends).
And if you’ve been thinking about making some changes in 2020 (yeah, we went there!), an energy saving area rug can also dramatically transform any space. We have an incredible selection of rugs including braided cotton, jute, woven, and hooked rugs, and a variety of sizes perfect for the kitchen, transition areas, hallways and entryways, living rooms and bedrooms.
Find our entire collection of country rugs here, and let us know in the comments what you’re doing to stay warm (and save energy!) this winter.
We hope you all had a cozy and relaxing holiday. We came into the new year filled with gratitude and cookies and as we get back into the swing of things, we have just a couple of fun updates to share today.
We’re on Instagram now!
It’s 2020; we thought it was about time. Check us out and let us know what kind of things you’d like to see over there. You know, besides puppy dog filters and glitter effects.
Our clearance sale is still going on! Save 10-70% on our remaining holiday decor and help us make room for new Spring and Easter inventory!
We’re excited to share a new option in our beloved holiday decor collection – galvanized stocking hangers! (Shop the collection now!)
The galvanized stocking hangers finish offers a traditional rustic look that coordinates well with other metal finishes, and stone and wood fireplace mantles. Sold by the set of 4 or 6. More on the way!
These sturdy and sophisticated hangers allow you to hang your stockings on a ledge or mantle without using nails. (If you’re anything like me, you don’t dare hammer a nail into a lovely piece of wood unless it’s absolutely necessary.) And the stocking hangers make stocking redistribution easy when you add new members (or pets– just me?) to the family.