Alderbury is woven from a blend of mostly wool with a little cotton: a naturally soft and hardwearing combination that, combined with the tight flatweave, is suitable for using in high-traffic areas like hallways, kitchens and family rooms. The tightness of this weave is also a good choice if you’re worried about snags.
Like all our rugs, Alderbury has a cotton and natural latex backing to add to its durability and help stop it from moving around on hard floors (although you may still find you want to add an additional non-slip mat if your rug isn’t weighed down by furniture). The edges of the rug are simply bound with a whipped border in matching thread.
Choosing a rug size
As a general rule of thumb, your rug should ideally be large enough for all your major pieces of furniture to sit at least partially on top of it. So, in a living room, you’ll want your sofa’s and armchairs’ front legs to be sitting on the rug, if not their back legs too. Runners, meanwhile, are a good choice for kitchens as well as hallways, where the long, thin shape suits the space along a run of cabinetry, and especially so in a galley kitchen or between cabinets and an island.
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If your order is available now, we’ll deliver it between 3-5 days of your order being placed.
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We believe that returns should be easy, which is why we approach them with a ‘no quibble’ mindset. And, you’ll also have 28 days to do so – just in case you need time to mull things over.
Need to know
You’ll spot the occasional bobble in Alderbury, which is a normal part of a flat-weave rug.
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