If you like to go down to your basement but don’t like the flooring then you should consider an outdoor rug. Whether your basement is livable or not, you still need to go there every now and then for some reason. If you live in an old house you might dread having to go down there but you can make a small difference that will be more inviting. If you are afraid to put a rug down there because it might mold are get very dirty then you are a good candidate for an outdoor rug. These rugs are water proof and mold proof.
You will liven up your basement even if it is cold and damp down there. Outdoor rugs are meant to dry very simply if you just allow them some sun or proper circulation. Since the rug is in the basement you know it will be getting dusty, but you can leave it until you are ready to do some Spring cleaning and give it a hose down under the sun. It will not absorb the water and will not be heavy. In fact, outdoor rugs are very light.
Some of us have pets that like to stay in the basement maybe a dog or a cat. If you want to make it more comfortable for them, an outdoor rug will be perfect. You will be creating a welcoming environment for you and your children. Children will be less fearful of going downstairs because a rug that is lively will brighten up the place.
If you have a workshop in your basement, a basement rugs would make you a lot more comfortable and you wouldn’t worry about getting sawdust, glue or any stains on it since it is washable. Most people use their basements for their hobbies and other activities, like painting or having a lab. Some people use their basement as a family room where they watch TV and play games. The basement is still part of your home and should be just as comfortable as any other room.
Washing an outdoor rug will not make it lose its color or it’s softness. They are durable and should last you a long time. They are designed to get hot, cold, dirty, wet, washed and stepped on. They were originally made for foot traffic but are now made to decorate patio decks and outdoor space. Most people use them for their foyer. Go ahead and try one in your basement. It might be hard to believe that a basement can be comfortable but it is possible.