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10 Cheap Ways To Upgrade Your Floors

Flooring is probably the last thing that comes to mind when you think about inexpensive ways to upgrade your home. And that may be because you're overlooking the obvious -- area rugs.

Like the options you have when it comes to flooring itself, the possibilities are endless. But because rugs are far less of a commitment than, say, hardwood or tile, there really are only a couple of decisions you need to make when choosing one: What size do you need, which style, and where to look for the best selection. Luckily, we've picked out some of our favorites and got the ball rolling for you.

Style: Sisal
Feza Ivory/Taupe Rug, from $58,
Style: Indoor/Outdoor
Fab Habitat Zen Rug in Dark Citron and Bright White, from $29,
Style: Shag
Bello Shag Wool Rug, from $169,
Style: Dhurrie
Black And White Stripe Dhurrie Rug, from $40,
Style: Suzani
Maidu Suzani Hand-Tufted Area Rug in Ocean Blue design, by NuLoom and Retro Garden, from $272,
Style: Flat Weave
Jaeda Rug, in Pink Flamingo,
Style: Tufted
Patterned Rug, from TJ Maxx stores.

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