green floral rug
Courtesy of Anthropologie

Go for the Green Label

Wall-to-wall broadloom carpet is typically made with synthetic fibers, backings, and adhesives that release VOCs.

So when you're getting carpet for an entire room, it's important to look for natural fibers, like wool, or synthetic products that have earned the Green Label or Green Label Plus from the Carpet and Rug Institute (ensuring that floor coverings have low-VOC emissions).

• See how to allergy proof your home.

• Coqo rug from Anthropologie.

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