The link above is to an article worth reading if you are considering a rug purchase, and want to avoid a costly mistake. It is by an expert rug cleaner and rug repairer (in southern California) and validates the position we have always taken concerning tufted rugs, and rugs made with artificial fibers or low quality vegetal fibers. "...In the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established."
This YouTube link below is to a video we produced to explain some of the problems associated with tufted rugs:
When the cheapness of a product becomes the overarching consideration for the producer, the purveyor or the consumer, bad things start to happen, because "good things are seldom cheap and cheap things are seldom good."