Outdoor area rugs are a great way to make an outdoor space feel like home. These rugs are commonly used for outdoor activities like celebrations, bbq gatherings, park lunch dining, home lawn weekend activities and hunting trip relaxation etc. These rugs are made to sometime showcase the same styles and patterns found in interior flooring, but are specifically made for outdoor usage. They are also used in high traffic interior areas. Durability, portability, and affordability are the distinguishing characteristics of a good outdoor rug. Most of the outdoor area rugs are able to resist mold and mildew. These rugs also resist staining, fading and are therefore easy to maintain. Common preferable materials used in outdoor rugs are synthetic and natural fiber. Synthetic outdoor rugs can be easily hosed down for cleaning and dry quickly.