There’s nothing more trite than tripping over your own rug. Rugs that slip all over your hardwood floors or bunch at the corner are fun for nobody. This is why we always recommend buying a proper rug pad whenever you decide to buy a new rug. Rugs wear primarily from the back as your feet cause the rug material to press and rub against the floor. Using a rug pad protects against this wear and tear, lengthening the life of your rug while also adding stability and insulation. Rug pads also help a rug breathe and circulate the air between its weaves for a softer, cushier feel that’s much easier to vacuum and care for. At Kathy Kuo Home, we sell different types of rug pads in a variety of sizes. Read below to learn what type of pad you need for your rug.
Felt Rug Pads
Felt is fantastic when you need to keep large, heavy rugs from moving around. They work with hardwood floors, but they’re definitely your best option for carpeting. Felt pads protect your floors, don’t leave marks, and provide excellent cushioning. Try out our Denny Modern Classic Dual Grip Felted Rug Pad.
Rubber Rug Pads
Rubber has a stronger grip than felt does, making it ideal for preventing area rugs from sliding on hard-surface floors—even if they’re not very heavy. For superior grip, try our Ginny Modern Classic Rubber Grip Rug Pad.
Vinyl Rug Pads
Vinyl is often the best solution for outdoor rugs, especially if your rug is in an uncovered area. Get your patio space covered with our Otis Modern Classic Outdoor Grip Rug Pad.
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