Some ways to stop moving your rugs

11 Apr

When it comes to home decorating the area rugs is one of the ultimate choices that is why there are so many kinds of rug company are dealing for the best and different kinds of rugs. The demand in the market is one of the factor that is why the rug production making high in the market. There are so many kinds of rugs in the market today in the different colors, sizes, designs and making it one of the flexible accessories at home. Actually lot of benefits that you can get with the rugs but sometimes it can cause the accidents at home when it is not properly in the floor especially for the wood floor got a tendency of slippage and if you have little children this is could be dangerous to them.

To avoid such occurrence while, enjoying its presence; here are some ways on how to keep it from moving:

Pick Go Between Pads

Most carpet stores know how to deal with carpet-related problem accordingly. They usually recommend felt rug pads, which are firm underlay pads placed under the rugs to make it immovable. Sometimes, they would also advise you to use a rubberized underlay; however, you need to choose the appropriate type. One type is suitable for smooth surface and a rug while, another type is especially made to be used between a carpet and a rug. You can check them out at several online shops specializing on home accessories such as carpets, rugs, and mats. A thorough research can make you compare quality as well as prices.

Apply sticky adhesive

Although not always advisable, sticky adhesives are effective in keeping your rugs steady; however, its downside includes permanence and untidiness. By the time you want to transfer the rug to another place, the adhesive is difficult to remove and produces sticky traces on the floor.

Use Rug-hold or Rug-on-Rug
Instead of using an ordinary accent rugs, try this special product with a built-in sticky synthetic material on both sides. This is designed so as not to leave any sticky deposits when removed.

Choose a No-Move-Pad
This is a rug variation that is made of synthetic material has a coarse texture underneath. The rough surface makes contact more stable; thereby, minimizing movement.

Go for heavy rugs
It is very obvious that lighter rugs have a tendency to be swept easily as compared to heavier rugs. The weight itself is more than enough to hold it in place. Therefore when choosing a perfect area rug, always take its weight into consideration, so that fixing it in place will not be a cause of concern.

Tack it in place
If permanence is your objective for using an area rug, you can tack it place to make it stationary. However, this is only advisable when the floor is made of wood and if your purpose for having one is not really for ornamentation. One you have decided to fasten it, expect that it will create holes on the floor, which can be very unsightly when exposed.

Incorporate latex webbing
You can buy it in roll and just cut small pieces of it to fit your area rug. Lay those underneath the rug and you will be amazed how effective it is in keeping your rug still.

Try Velcro tapes
It will not cause any harm if you try every possible way just to ensure your rug is steady. Some tried using Velcro instead of adhesives because they are concerned about the stains adhesive may leave. However, this is only ideal if your area rug lies on a carpeted floor since it will hold more on furry materials.

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Posted by on April 11, 2011 in Home Improvement, rugs


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