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Why We Love Sisal (And You Should, Too!)

By Sisal Rugs Direct

1/22/2015 10:31 AM
At Sisal Rugs Direct, we carry a wide selection of high-quality materials to choose from. When it comes to choosing indoor rugs, however, we often recommend sisal (or a sisal combination) to customers, as the natural fiber offers many benefits that home owners and renters would enjoy. Sisal rugs are

How To Choose The Best Sisal Scratching Post For Your Space

By Sisal Rugs Direct

12/4/2014 3:28 PM
Cat scratching posts made from sisal are preferred by most cats. But with so many designs available, how do you choose the best sisal post for your space? Here is a quick guide to get you started. Scratching post with a perch: If your cat loves to be lazy, this style could be the purrfect fit.
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Which Is Better: Rope or Woven Sisal Cat Scratching Posts?

By Sisal Rugs Direct

12/4/2014 12:30 PM
If your cat still has his claws, it's essential to find a scratching post that your furry friend will prefer over your furniture. Many pet owners find that their cats like sisal scratching posts, and that they prefer it to other materials (including upholstery!). But not all sisal cat scratching pos
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Sisal: Tequilia's Kissing Cousin

By Sisal Rugs Direct

7/18/2014 12:28 PM
Did you know Sisal and Tequila are so close they are basically kissing cousins??? See if you can tell them apart below.Hint..... That's Sisal on the left!  Both are Agave plants respectively named Agave Sisalana and Agave Azul.  There are over 400 types of Agave plants.  Agave plants


History of Sisal

By Sisal Rugs Direct

6/17/2014 3:57 PM
Sisal is a natural fiber derived from the long, green leaves of the 'agave sisalana' cactus plant.  The word Agave is derived from the Greek word agauos, signifying admirable and magnificent.  Agave’s lineage dates from 1748 where it was included in a group of vegetable species of th

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