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Learn all about Oriental Rugs and other types of rugs for your home or business with Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sam's expertise in color, design, styles and types of rugs, and his eagerness to share his knowledge in order to help people find the best rug for their home or business, sets him apart from other rug retailers.

Learn all about Oriental Rugs and other types of rugs for your home or business with Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sam's expertise in color, design, styles and types of rugs, and his eagerness to share his knowledge in order to help people find the best rug for their home or business, sets him apart from other rug retailers.
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Learn all about Oriental Rugs and other types of rugs for your home or business with Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Sam's expertise in color, design, styles and types of rugs, and his eagerness to share his knowledge in order to help people find the best rug for their home or business, sets him apart from other rug retailers.

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Episodes

Should I Choose Silk or Wool for a Rug?

10/11/2018
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It is never an easy decision to choose between silk and wool for a rug, especially when there are so many factors to consider. Listen to this podcast as Sam Presnell, owner of the Rug Gallery, makes your decision easier by breaking down the differences in appearances, clean-ability, durability, and prices.

Duration:00:07:24

Peshawar Rugs

10/4/2018
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Peshawar rugs are special not only for their beauty, but also for their backstory. If you are looking for a new rug, but aren’t sure what kind to get, this may be the type to consider. Listen to learn about their unique backstory, how they are made, and where to buy them.

Duration:00:07:20

Kazak Rugs

9/27/2018
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Kazak rugs are beautiful rugs that come from a country known as Kazakhstan. They are most well-known for their vibrant colors and exhilarating patterns. If you are fascinated with special types of rugs then Kazak rugs are the type for you. Listen to this podcast to learn more about what a Kazak rugs are, how they are made, why they are unique, and where they can be found.

Duration:00:07:03

How to Choose the Right Rug Pattern for a Space

9/20/2018
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A rug pattern could make or break a space. When designing your spaces, it is imperative to have the skills to choose the right rug pattern. Listen as Sam Presnell, the owner of the Rug Gallery, talks about which rug patterns to target and avoid in different types of rooms.

Duration:00:07:43

Bijar Rugs - The Iron Rug of Persia

9/13/2018
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Bijar rugs are an interesting style of rugs known for having incredible design patterns and textures, as well a tight weave that earned them their nickname, the iron rug of Persia. For people looking to go a less traditional route in their rug purchase, Bijar rugs may be the choice for you. Listen as Sam Presnell, owner of the Rug Gallery, talks more about this interesting style of rug.

Duration:00:07:11

Kilim Rugs

8/29/2018
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Kilim rugs are more than just rugs; they are works of art. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses the beauty and design of kilim rugs. Listen or read more to find out if a kilim rug is right for your home.

Duration:00:06:10

How to Put a Rug In a Small Space

8/22/2018
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Small spaces deserve great rugs as much as large spaces. Choose a rug that will complement the space and not overpower it. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses how to choose a rug for a small space. Listen or read more to find out about rugs in small spaces.

Duration:00:06:36

Heriz and Serapi Rugs

8/15/2018
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Heriz and Serapi rugs are beautiful rugs that will last the test of time. While Heriz rugs are commonly found, Serapi rugs are more rare. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses the differences and similarities between Heriz and Serapi rugs. Listen or read more to find out about their beautiful designs and value.

Duration:00:06:13

Different Types of Rug Dyes

8/8/2018
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Colored dye used to be created from the environment, including flowers and even bugs. Nowadays, synthetic dyes have taken over for their ease of use and cost effectiveness. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses the history of rug dyes. Listen or read more to learn about the types of dyes used in rugs.

Duration:00:06:39

How Can You Tell if an Oriental Rug is High-End?

8/1/2018
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Oriental rugs come in many quality levels, from high-end to low-end. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses how to spot the differences, and even touches on techniques that may not be spotted to the casual rug buyer. Listen or read more to learn about spotting a high-end oriental rug.

Duration:00:09:00

What Are Oriental Weavers Rugs?

7/25/2018
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Oriental Weavers rugs are imported to the U.S. from Egypt. Machine-made and high-quality, these rugs are built to last. Listen to Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery discuss the details of Oriental Weavers rugs. Listen or read more to find out if an Oriental Weavers rug is right for you.

Duration:00:04:41

Tibetan Tiger Rugs

7/18/2018
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John Maher: Welcome to The Rug Gallery with Sam Presnell. The Rug Gallery is an oriental rug company and carpet store in Cincinnati, Ohio. I'm John Maher and I'm here with the owner of the Rug Gallery Sam Presnell. Hi, Sam. Sam Presnell: Hi John. John: So, Sam, today we're talking about Tibetan tiger rugs. So what are Tibetan tiger rugs? Sam: [laughs] I always wonder what you said about this topic and what will we discuss. It could be a couple of things. For the Tibetans, the tiger is a...

Duration:00:07:16

Office Rugs

7/11/2018
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Choosing a rug for a home office is highly personal. However, choose a rug that can withstand the high traffic an office usually sees. Sam Presnell from The Rug Gallery discusses how to choose a durable rug for an office. Listen or read more to find out about office rugs.

Duration:00:04:56

Finished Basement Rugs

7/4/2018
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In a large open space, like a finished basement, rugs give homeowners the opportunity to create a unique living space. Sam Presnell from The Rug Gallery discusses how to ensure the rug is stain-proof and what to do if water gets into the basement. Listen or read more to find out about finished basement rugs.

Duration:00:06:09

What Are Nourison Rugs?

6/27/2018
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Nourison rug company imports and manufactures a wide variety of rugs. Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery discusses why he appreciates the company and the products they create and sell. Listen or read more to find out more about Nourison rugs.

Duration:00:06:34

Used Oriental Rugs for Sale

6/12/2018
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Used oriental rugs are commonly found in estate sales and online auction sites. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses how to determine if a used oriental rug is worth buying. Listen or read more to learn how to decide on whether or not to buy a used oriental rug for sale.

Duration:00:07:20

Oriental Rug Appraisal - What to Expect

6/5/2018
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People seek rug appraisals for a variety of reasons, and those reasons could actually affect the appraisal of the rug. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses how he appraises oriental rugs and what to expect from the process. Listen or read more to find out about oriental rug appraisal.

Duration:00:07:03

How to Tell What Rug Quality You're Buying

5/29/2018
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Rug quality is based on a few factors. To truly determine the quality of a rug, you must feel it. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, offers a variety of tips for rug buyers to learn before making a big purchase. Listen or read more to find out how to tell what rug quality you're buying.

Duration:00:08:46

Bedroom Rugs

5/22/2018
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When choosing a bedroom rug, keep in mind what you want to feel on your feet in the morning, your furniture placement, and your décor. Sam Presnell, owner of The Rug Gallery, discusses how to choose the best rug for your bedroom. Listen or read more to find out about bedroom rug options.

Duration:00:06:11

I Have Dark Hardwood - What Rug Color Should I Choose?

5/8/2018
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Sam Presnell of The Rug Gallery discusses what rug colors and styles work best with dark hardwood.

Duration:00:05:41