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Our online rug ordering system

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One of the best things about Unitex is that as a dealer, you’ll always have a huge range of rugs to order online at your fingertips. Below you can see easy to navigate categories and rug brands, with pricing visible on the live version.Specials, favourites and account information is readily available at the touch of a button 24/7. Our pricing is kept up to date, and you’ll be notified of new ranges as they come in so you can stay on top of the trends! Below you can see easy to navigate categories and rug brands, with pricing visible on...

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What’s hot in Australian rug retail?

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Here’s one of our top three rug collections this Winter! We’ll be doing a few short mentions of our top collections this September, the first being the ‘City Collection’. An extremely varied range available at Unitex, and one of our best sellers. With colourful and bright geometics, simple striped patterns, and washed out artistic effects – this collection has been a massive hit due to it being able to offer something for everyone from all walks of life. An example of this seen on the right is the Cit – 558 Red which captures modern design, high quality rug construction,...

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Jute Rugs will wrap your room with the natural touch

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Atrium rugs are the newest addition to our collection. These carefully hand-woven rugs provide an amazing balance between beauty and durability. Even during modern times, traditional techniques are used in the creation of these modern-day rugs, woven by skilled craftspeople with a keen eye for detail. About Jute Fibre: Jute is a fibre that can be spun into coarse, strong threads from its stem. Because of its softness, competitive price, length and lustre; jute is in great demand for a variety of applications. Growing up in Burma, I used to see my mum’s kitchen full of jute bags where onions,...

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What makes a rug?

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The rug industry, as simple as it may seem at first, has its roots embedded in textiles, and with it all the lingo to do with weaving, yarns, dying techniques, finishing and qualities.  As industry professionals we often use terms such as, points per meter, Hand tufted, loomed, carved, heat set ect.… What do these terms mean anyway? The best place to begin looking at properties of rugs is with the construction. Though varying in manufacturing technique, the construction of a rug is the main element in defining the jargon we use to describe its properties. Here are some basic...

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Size me up! - How to choose the right rug size?

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Choosing the right size rug is just as important as selecting a design style or colour palate. Whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room’s particular proportions and design. The size and shape of a rug can help define sitting, dining or accent areas of a space by emphasizing particular groupings of furniture. Furniture can be positioned either directly on the rug or around it depending on the size of the room or the aesthetics you want to achieve, additionally, use of multiple rugs with...

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