Interior Design Q&A: Jute Rugs in Damp Rooms

Is it OK to place a jute rug in a wet room?

Is it OK to place a jute rug in a room in which it could potentially get wet?  Let’s find out!

Q. Is it okay to use a jute rug outside on a covered screened in room. It probably won’t get too wet but maybe some if rain blows in.


A. Jute rugs are generally not recommended in high moisture areas. Even if it may only occasionally become damp, I would use caution before you buy an expensive jute rug for the screened in room. Another option may be a bamboo or sisal rug. Visit your local carpet store and let them know you will be using the rug in a screened in area and find out any warranties the rug may have. Thank you for the question.

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(Picture By BM Veen (BM Veen) [CC-BY-SA-3.0-nl (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/nl/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons)

 

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