Wednesday, September 5, 2012

We Are Loving Our New Area Rug from Mohawk Home (Review and Giveaway) 

When we were searching for homes 5 years ago, on the top of my wish list was a house full of hardwood floors.  Because my husband and I both of year round allergies, we didn't want to have to worry about dust mites or pet danger lingering in the rugs.  After years of rugs in our other homes, we thought it would be easier to maintain and clean hardwood floors over rugs.  But, when deciding this, we weren't thinking about kids in the near future.  

Savannah arrived in 2010, followed by Arabella in 2011.  And, as soon as we had children in the house we realized the need for carpeting or at least area rugs.  As soon as Savannah started crawling and walking, we were afraid she would hurt herself when she landed on the hard wood floor, without any padding of a rug.  But, every time we went to the store to look at rugs, my husband and I couldn't agree on a style or type of rug. I wanted wall to wall carpeting, while my husband wanted scatter or area rugs.  I was afraid that with scatter and area rugs that they would slide around or move as the girls played on them, causing them to fall and hurt themselves.  Then, the issues with allergies and maintaining a rug (annual carpet cleaning, stain prevention, etc.) kept popping in our heads.  It wasn't until a few weeks ago that we finally decided on a carpet we both liked and that would fit in our home.  What did we go with?  Well, we choose the following 8"x10" area rug from Mohawk Home, along with their memory foam padding.  What do you think?


Mohawk Select Select Strata Loose Ends Rug - Size: 8' x 10' -- $307.49

Memory Foam 54" x 90" Rug Pad 

We love the unique design, and know it will mask spills and dirt (knock on wood we haven't had any yet), while providing the added comfort one would expect from a rug.  And, the girls are just loving it.  I wish you could walk barefoot on this rug, as you will see and feel just how soft and luxurious this rug feels under your feet. Even though my husband and I love the rug, I think the girls are having the most fun with it.  For Arabella, who has just begun crawling and walking while holding things, this rug provides her both comfort and security.  Instead of falling on hardwood, her falls will be padded.  And, the carpet is helping her gain the confidence she will need to let go of the furniture and take her first steps.  As for Savannah, she loves dancing around on the carpet, or laying on the floor to watch her favorite shows on television.  She loved the carpet so much that on the first night, she brought her pillows and blanket out in the living and camped out on her new area rug. :-) Here are some photos we have taken since putting the rug in the living room of the girls enjoying and showing off their brand new area rug from Mohawk Home:

Now that we finally have this area rug down, we love it -- I especially love walking on it bare foot in the AM or evening when it is cold and having my feet sink into the memory foam below the rug, while keeping my toes warm. :-)  I wish we had gotten a rug and memory padding like this years ago.  And, when we finally finish up setting  up Savannah's big girl room upstairs -- it had been put own hold for our last hooray summer vacation and the recent colds we all have had -- we will definitely be buying another Mohawk rug and memory foam padding to add that finishing touch to her room.  Not only will she be able to play and sit on this rug, but it will also help to keep her room warm once the cold winter months fall upon us.  She will have the comfort of walking on a cloud (as it feels like with the addition of the memory foam padding), and warmth of the rug when she gets out of bed in the mornings.  Now, to only decide on the design.  Ugh.  There are so many beautiful and unique options available, it will be hard narrowing it down to one. 

Are you in the market for a new area rug, or like us want to give rugs a try in your all hardwood home?  Then, why not check out the selection of rugs and padding from Mohawk.  You'll fall in love with them, just as we have. :-)

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Click the above image to check out retailers near you who carry Mohawk products and the inventory available.  Prices vary depending on size and design, but are well worth the price.  And, don't forget to get the memory foam padding to go under the rug.  It really does make a difference. 


One lucky reader will win a free Mohawk rug, thanks to the vendor.  Winner will be able to choose any Mohawk Home rug up to size 5x8 and under $150.  Click here to start daydreaming about the rug you could win for your home --

Excited? I know you are.  Then, complete the mandatory entries on the Rafflecopter form below, as well as additional extra entries for a chance to win a rug for your home from Mohawk Home.  Good luck!
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Visit Mohawk Home's Facebook page to enter to win the Mohawk home $1,000 Summer Splash of Color Giveaway.

*Remember your chance of winning increases when you friends enter for your suggestion. You get one additional entry per friend. Up to 5 friends!

Grand Prize One Grand Prize Winner will win a $1,000 room makeover of Mohawk Home product. Up to a $1,000 retail value! Winner will be randomly selected.
2nd Prize 2 Lucky second prize winners will be randomly selected to choose a rug of their choice up to a $299 retail value made exclusively by Mohawk Home.
Prize Eligibility Only persons residing in United States who are at least 18 years of age can enter.

Sweepstakes Starts July 09, 2012 @ 07:00 am (EDT)

Sweepstakes Ends October 09, 2012 @ 12:00 pm (EDT)

About Mohawk Industries:

Mohawk Industries is one of the foremost manufacturers and distributors of residential and commercial flooring in the world. We enjoy leading market positions across multiple flooring categories, including carpet, ceramic tile, stone, wood and rugs in the United States and laminate in the U.S. and Europe. Mohawk dates its roots to the 1800's when it became one of the first American carpet manufacturers. Today the company is headquartered in Calhoun, Georgia with operations on three continents.

About Mohawk Home:

Mohawk Home, the rug division of Mohawk Industries, is the largest manufacturer of area rugs, indoor and outdoor mats, and washable rugs in the United States.

Because we participate in a fashion industry, Mohawk Home employs a team of design professionals specifically recruited for their expertise in textiles and floor covering innovation. With a commitment to relevance in style we are continuously creating trend setting designs and constructions as well as updating timeless classics.

While we view ourselves as an innovative, fashion-design company, we never lose focus on our mission to produce the highest quality and value-oriented products possible, while minimizing our impact on the world around us. As part of the largest flooring manufacturer in the world, we are able to control quality from raw materials to the finished product. Through sustainable manufacturing and the dedication of our associates we can ensure that the Mohawk product always delivers the best value at the best price with world-class service.

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Disclosure:  I was sent a sample from the vendor in order to write up an honest review.  The views above are mine and mine alone.