Shag or Frieze

Shag or Frieze

Shag rugs get their names from the appearance of their very deep, loose pile. Rising to acclaim in the 1960s and 1970s, they add a bright spot to any room and are a favorite with kids and teenagers. Shag rugs are comfortable to lay and play on and come in a variety of bright colors. They can be made from a variety of materials, including wool, bamboo, cotton, or nylon.

Frieze, also referred to as a twist, is a very popular style of shag carpet. Frieze is a modern version of the old shag. Frieze is generally constructed of thinner fiber strands than traditional shag carpet. Shag rugs of yesteryear had a bulkier look, while friezes of today have a leaner look.

Shag and frieze rugs denote a casual setting and work well in a family room or bedroom. They are also durable enough to withstand the high-traffic areas such as halls and stairs.

One of the drawbacks of a shag rug is they can be difficult to clean and vacuum. To properly clean shag rugs professional rug cleaner is required. Let the rug experts at ServiceMaster Restore work their magic on your shag rug!