I needed a rug to act as a carpet because of the building rules in my new apartment. I got this rug because of the material and figured that it would do a nice job of soundproofing my footsteps so that I didn't bother the neighbors directly below me. The rug is gorgeous. However, after the very first time that someone stepped onto it, it because to shed very badly. It has been hot lately and so I have a fan blowing at one end of the room. Every time I turn on the fan, the entire other side of the room (opposite the rug) is covered in a fine layer of material from the rug. Anytime someone walks upon it, they track tufts of material onto the hardwoods. It is extremely difficult to keep up with the sweeping daily to keep my floor from looking dirty from the cream fibers. Although I love the way that the carpet looks and feels, I have to tell company not to sit or lay on it because they will get the cream fibers all over their clothes as well. It has been a bit of a pain. I'm keeping the carpet because I like the pattern and the look of it in the living room but if I had known that it was going to be as much maintenance as a pet, I would have considered an alternative.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? The colors were identical to those which you see in the picture. Very soothing and calm.
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Upon arrival, the rug was in perfect condition. It looked exactly like the photograph. It was the perfect size for the space in my apartment living room. It is plush and soft and very clean.
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? The description on Overstock.com was to the letter. There was nothing that was missing or left out.