Do I Need A Rug Pad?

Choosing the right area rug can be tricky, even when you have a keen eye for design. The right one can complete the look of your space, while the wrong one can make a room feel awkward or unfinished. Style, shape, size and color — there are so many elements to consider.

So when you’ve finally found that perfect, room-completing area rug — it’s absolutely essential that you pair a rug pad with it. Why? We’ll tell you…

Safety First

A quality rug pad will keep your area rug from sliding around, bucking, and creating a trip hazard. Regardless if you have hardwoods, tile, or even wall-to-wall carpet — there is a particular rug pad designed specifically for your needs.

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Long Live Your Rug

A rug pad will protect your rug from wear and tear by absorbing the majority of impact from your feet. This takes the strain off the rug fibers, and over time extends the life of the rug.

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Happy Feet

Still not convinced? A rug pad will add cushiony comfort underfoot, and add insulating qualities to your floor for heat and sound. Comfortable feet, and a more comfortable home, overall! Seems like a no-brainer to us 

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Happy Floors

A rug pad helps to prevent staining and scratching to the surface beneath the area rug. To ensure proper protection, make sure that you purchase a rug pad made specifically for the type of flooring you have.

If you still haven’t found the ideal area rug to use in your home, RiteRug Flooring can custom make one for your specific needs and style. And of course we’ll ensure you get the right rug pad to go with it. Contact one of our Flooring Experts today.