Rug Shopping: The Best Online Sites For Area Rugs and Throw Rugs

by Lynnette

flooring and rugs

oriental-rugs-public-domain.jpgLooking for a rug to place on the hardwood floors in your new home or log cabin?

I know I am.

I’ve always leaned toward Cost Plus World Market for rugs in the past, because they have great prices. But Lorraine’s question has prompted me compile a list of other places to find unique rugs for a log home.

Here are my favorite places to browse for area rugs online…

What I’m Looking For

I look for rugs that are unique and different.

You know, floor coverings that can’t be found at any store in town, or at the corner flea market.

Following are the best places to find rugs online.

I’ve hand-picked these for their unique styles, low prices, variety of shapes and sizes, and above-average customer service.


Best Places To Shop For Area Rugs


Rugs Direct — a division of a Winchester Carpet & Rug Company, Rugs Direct was founded in 1978. They have 3 showrooms in the state of Virginia. They offer free shipping, a risk free in-home trial, and they have a 150% price match, plus no restocking fees on returns.




Rug Studio — a division of Oriental Rug Gallery, L.P. a family-owned business located in San Antonio, Texas with a rich history in the rug business. For more than 75 years, the company has enjoyed success in all aspects of the industry, from manufacturing and importing, to wholesaling and retailing. They offer free shipping and 30-day returns with no restocking fees.




DecoraRugs — a division of Just Rugs of Boca Raton Florida. When you call for assistance, you never speak with a telephone operator. Their rug specialists are all highly trained design consultants expertly adept at helping you make the right decision when choosing your rug. They offer free shipping and a 15-day guarantee.




Georgia Mills — they have no storefront. Instead, they are brokers with mill partners, which enables them to provide the best prices on quality area rugs. No flashy markups or sales gimmicks here… just high-quality products at a great price every day. For more info, check out their FAQ and testimonials.




Natural Area Rugs — most rugs are shipped within 2-3 days (excluding custom-made rugs) from their Southern California facility via UPS or FedEx to arrive within 5-14 business days of receipt of order. They offer free shipping and risk-free 30 day trial.




CSN Rugs — a division of CSN Stores, Inc. in Boston, Massachusetts. They have the largest selection of products on the web. They sell only brand-new merchandise from the top manufacturers in the world, and all brands they sell carry a full manufacturer’s warranty. Check out their testimonials from satisfied customers and their 120% price match.




Superior Rugs — a division of Superior Importers Company out of New Jersey, this company started selling rugs online in 1997. They are one of the largest manufacturers of Oriental Rugs and Persian area rugs. In 1998, Superior Rugs expanded its business by becoming a leader in the rug auction market.




Home Decorators Collection — Over the past seventeen years, customers have come to trust Home Decorators Collection as the best place to shop for high-quality and exceptionally priced home decor merchandise. Their skilled buyers take pride in bringing you the highest quality area rugs from around the world, including authentic Persian and Oriental rugs.




Rugs To My Door — since 1998, they have helped to make the process of shopping for rugs online an easier and calmer experience from the get-go. All area rugs are backed by a 120% price buster guarantee and you get free shipping with every order.




World Of Rugs — a global import house for area rugs, carpet, hardwood floors and furniture, with headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia. They have been importing area rugs since 1985. Great people, great prices, a great selection, and a 110% price guarantee.




iFloor — they are the flooring specialists online and in retail. They offer free delivery to a local retailer near you and a low price guarantee. Check out these testimonials.




Rug Sale — with three generations of experience in the rug industry, they’ve been in the rug business in the New England Area since 1954. They currently have 9 brick and mortar showrooms in New England. They offer a 110% price match and a free 30-day trial.




Home Depot Rugs Online — about 1,500 area rugs and mats to choose from.




Lowe’s Rugs Online — over 4,000 different rugs to choose from. They have the simplest features for narrowing your search online and finding what you want FAST!



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