Received the runner today (VERY quick shipping!!). I could not be happier. Not sure where else you can get a sisal 8 foot runner for ***. Works perfectly in the front hallway, especially with upcoming winter weather; I anticipate this will do a great job of catching tracked-in dirt. Color is EXACTLY as picture shows. I am very happy with this purchase. If I had the space, I'd consider buying the larger sizes of this same rug. NOTE: My dog does not seem to enjoy the feel of the sisal...keeps walking around it. Am thinking with time it might soften up some for her. Definitely not made for barefeet!
We recently had oak floors installed as part of a kitchen remodel, and it was recommended that we protect the floor in the main work areas of the kitchen (in front of the fridge, sink, and stove). About 6 weeks ago, I purchased this 8 ft. runner, as well as two matching 4 ft. ones to create a "U" in the main work area. The runners are fairly thick and weighty-not cheap quality. After placing weights on the ends to flatten them from being rolled during shipping, the edges have not rolled, or curled causing any tripping hazards. They have a thin rubber backing so they stay put, which is very nice. The rubber is not abrasive on our new floors, and I didn't need to purchase any additional type of padding. They are sisal, so the texture can be a little rough on bare feet, but they have gotten softer with time and use. I chose the natural fiber rugs because they are easy to clean. I vacuum them regularly, and occasionally take them outside to shake them out. I am confident that, should something spill on them (they are in the kitchen after all), I can take them outside, hose and brush them out and then let them air/sun dry. I couldn't do that with a conventional 8 ft runner. The price for these rugs was very reasonable, compared to anything I could see on line. I came across a 6 ft runner that was very similar (although quite a bit rougher) in a local store that was on sale for $#$@!, but it was the only one they had. Since I had need for a specific size to fit my kitchen, I am very happy with my choice of these rugs. They are exactly what I needed at the right price and good quality.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Accurate
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Excellent
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Needs more detail