About Outdoor Plastic Rugs

The indoor/outdoor plastic rugs are great for your patio, backyard, the beach or camping. Crafted in India using premium quality recycled plastic straws which are tightly woven together to offer strength and durability. The rug itself is soft to touch, lightweight and is fully reversible.

Polypropylene is the most popular outdoor rug material. It is stain-resistant, easy to clean, won’t fade from sunlight, and can handle high moisture and heavy foot traffic. It is strong and durable, but not at the price of comfort!

These Outdoor Rugs have the ability to absorb, polypropylene makes for a great waterproof outdoor rug. Furthermore, it will not grow mold or mildew when exposed to water – strengthening its durability. Acrylic outdoor rugs offer a texture similar to wool, with stain-resistant qualities.

The outdoor rugs are super easy to clean. Shaking off the rug would take most dirt off it. You can also vacuum, wipe off with a dry or damp cloth, wash with a garden hose or in the bath tub using water.

Outdoor rugs are relatively low maintenance, but like indoor rugs, care is required if you want them to last. Utilizing rug pads for your outside rug is also suggested. Rug pads help to prolong the life of rugs because they act as a buffer between the rug and the surface it’s on top of, protecting both.

Outdoor carpets are mold and mildew resistant, but mold and mildew can still pop up, If you are going to purchase indoor/outdoor carpet and install it in an area that is typically wet, you will need to buy marine carpet backing. This will help prevent mold or mildew from destroying your carpet.

“Lasting” is relative.
Some rugs are more durable than others, but typically you can expect to replace an outdoor rug every couple of years if you leave it exposed to the elements year round. They will last longer if you put them in a covered area, and keep them clean.

It’s woven from heavy duty plastic straws made from recycled plastic bottles. Each end has heavy duty cotton binding tape securely stitched on for extra strength.

About 1/8 inch – it’s sturdier and thicker than a beach mat or bamboo table mat. Despite being relatively thin, the rug is surprisingly bouncy underfoot.

This really does depend on personal perception and the monitor or mobile screen on which you’re viewing the rug. Different people have differing perceptions of colour. However, the colours of all of our rugs are bold and bright and they will stay that way even when exposed to harsh sunlight or adverse weather conditions.

Yes, the rug is fully reversible so you get two looks for the price of one!

Yes, it is, so it’s extra eco-friendly – made from recycled plastic bottles and then can be recycled again!

No – the rug is woven from smooth plastic straws so there’s nothing to shed from it.

No, it shouldn’t curl up at the edges.

We wouldn’t recommend doing that. The rug is well made with a tighter weave down each side to prevent unravelling at the edges. Each end of the rug is bound with heavy duty binding tape, securely stitched into place.

No, this has been woven on a loom using plastic straws and cutting the rug to size would make it unravel. This rug features a much closer weave on each side and heavy duty binding tape stitched on each end to prevent fraying and unravelling. However, most of these rugs come in several dififerent sizes, so it’s easy to find one that will fit your space nicely.

Utility and Maintenance

Consider the space of your outdoor area when choosing the shape of your rug. If you choose a large outdoor rug, it should cover the majority of your deck or patio. If it will be sitting under a grouping of furniture, it should be big enough so the front legs of all major pieces of furniture are placed on the rug.

Outdoor rugs are made of synthetic, durable, all-weather materials, and are often very affordable, they’re a good option for indoors, too, especially in high-traffic areas and mudrooms. Hand- or machine-made. … Avoid fabric borders, which can deteriorate faster than the rest of the rug.

Even in covered patio areas where the seating area is protected, moisture and stray drops of rain can still sneak in, which can lead to mold or mildew, as well as weakening the rug’s fibers. … The rug should be protected, but mold can collect underneath on the deck if not properly dried.

If your rug is outside in rain or heavy dew, make sure to flip it so it can dry both front and back. When the outdoor entertaining season is through, make sure your rug is dry. Then roll it up and store in a covered area to avoid fading.

Yes, leave your outdoor rug outside. They are made for the elements. The materials used to construct outdoor rugs are sturdy and often times Eco-friendly.

It will stay put with a quality rug pad. Rug pads provide comfort. Most outdoor rugs are fairly thin so adding a pad helps to make them more comfortable to walk on. Look for a thick rug pad to give yourself an extra soft surface to walk on.

Dry The Rug In Sunlight To Prevent Mold
They are easy to clean and resists mold. To ensure that your area rug stays free of mold growth after washing, hang it over a porch railing in the sunlight. If you don’t have a railing, lay the rug out in the sun to dry and flip it over to make sure both sides dry thoroughly.

Yes, because the rug is plastic it’s totally water-resistant and dust-mite resistant (and wouldn’t easily harbour pet fleas either), it’s an ideal floor covering for households with pets of all sorts.

This rug can’t be folded, but it will easily roll up for storage and the height of it when stored upright will be the same as the width of the rug.

Yes, these rugs are made from plastic straws and they’re surprisingly soft and bouncy underfoot. The plastic is smooth, with no snags or sharp edges so it will be fine for your little one to play on outside. If it’s on the grass, it will prevent any damp from the grass from getting on his clothes and prevent his toys getting messy. If the rug does get dirty then it can be hosed down and will quicly dry.

The rug was designed for use with outdoor furniture which is usually lighter. If it has heavy furniture on it, the area around the furniture’s feet is likely to become dented or worn after some time. The rug is quite lightweight and, although it’s strong and durable, has not been designed to have heavy furniture on it.

Rug tape works well to stop the rug from sliding as does anti-slip rug underlay. Some people opt to place furniture on the rug which helps to keep it in place.

Yes, it’s ideal in bathrooms because not only is it water-resistant, it’s mildew-resistant too. However, when getting out of a bath or shower stall, we recommend that you take care as the surface of the rug could be a little slippery when wet.

yes, this is ideal for use in a beach house (or park home, caravan, RV, etc) and we have several customers who have bought one of these rugs specifically for a beach house. It’s practical and easy to clean. If sand gets onto the rug, it’s easy to just take it outside and shake off the sand. The rug is also great to take out onto the beach to sit or lie on as it doesn’t get hot in the sun.

Yes, the rug stays cool even in the hottest sun. One of our colleagues has a couple of rugs in a holiday home in Greece and regularly takes them to the beach to sit on because they stay cool even when the sand surrounding them is too hot to walk on.

No, the rug won’t fade in the sun as the colours permeate right through the plastic straws that it’s made from. It’s UV resistant and the colours will stay bright and bold.

Yes, you can certainly vacuum the rug, but it would probably be quicker to take it outside and shake it. You can then wipe the surface with a damp cloth to clean any marks.

No, the rug just won’t fold easily to put it in the machine. However, the rug is very easy to wash by hosing it down in the garden or wiping with a damp cloth and some dish/clothes detergent if necessary.

Yes, this is ideal to take camping as it’s also very lightweight. If you put it in front of the tent, it gives you extra space outside for sitting comfortably and it will also stop so much grass/dirt being tracked into the inside of the tent.

It’s surprisingly soft and bouncy when you walk on it barefoot. An added advantage is that it doesn’t get hot in the sun so you can still walk on it comfortably even in very hot sunshine.

Grass needs sunlight in order to photosynthesize and stay green. As with anything else left on top of the grass for a long time, the grass beneath would probably go yellow and faded. However, it’s great for use on the grass as long as you move it every few days so that the grass beneath it can get some more sunlight.

This rug is ideal in high traffic areas as it’s very low maintenance and easy to clean. Just hose it down and let it dry. If it gets particularly dirty, then use a little dish detergent on a damp cloth to remove stains.

Yes, certainly. Some of our customers have had their rug outside and it’s lasted for several summers.

Yes, this rug is ideal in entry ways as it keeps the wet, muddy footprints off the floor/carpet beneath it so it’s an ideal solution.

No, although the rug is brightly coloured, it won’t bleed onto the surface beneath it, even when it rains. The rug is totally colour-fast and won’t fade either.

No – you can just leave it in place and it will dry on its own. If you want it to dry quicker, then hang it over the washing line or prop it against a wall to speed up drying.

No, the rug is woven from smooth plastic straws that won’t damage the wood floor beneath it.

Yes, the rug can be used underneath a rocking chair.

We recommend that you pick up the rug every week or so and give it a shake to remove any debris and prevent the build-up of dirt. If the rug gets wet, it will dry out quite quickly and you can speed up the drying by propping it on its side or hanging over a washing line or plastic garden chair.

We would recommend that you don’t put a fire pit on this rug. Hot ash or sparks are likely to melt the plastic.

These rugs come in a range of sizes, so you should be able to choose the right size to suit your space. However, if you should decide to buy two and stitch them together, the closer weave on each edge of the rug will help to prevent any fraying.

We don’t recommend that the rug is used on sharp gravel as the gravel could damage it when it’s walked on.

The rug is water-resistant so could be a great addition poolside. However, we would recommend that you’re careful when walking on it with wet feet.

While the rug is water-resistant and won’t be damaged by your dog peeing on it, it’s not impermeable so it won’t actually protect the floor, though it will stop some of the pee reaching the hardwood. If the dog does pee on it, take the rug outside immediately to hose it down and clean the hardwood floor where any pee has run through.

Our rugs are eco-friendly (made from recycled plastic bottles) and produced on fair-trade principles – they are handwoven in India.

Yes, because the rug is plastic it’s totally water-resistant and dust-mite resistant (and wouldn’t easily harbour pet fleas either), it’s an ideal floor covering for households with pets of all sorts.

Yes, it would be ideal for use in a tent when camping and can also be used as a sitting area outside the tent, extending your camping space.

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