What to consider when buying an area rug?
We get it — shopping for area rugs can be overwhelming. Today, there are so many rugs for sale in a range of sizes, materials, colors and shapes. Whether you’re looking for kitchen rugs, living room rugs, bathroom rugs or rugs for another room or the hallway, the most important thing to consider is size.
How big should a rug pad be for a patio?
A rug pad should be slightly smaller than the actual rug, so the edges of the rug will taper to the floor. If you purchased a rug pad and it’s not quite the right size, you can cut it with scissors. Looking for 8 x 10 area rugs or outdoor rugs for a patio?
How big of a rug do you need for a dining room?
For a dining room, a good rule of thumb is to choose a rug that’s large enough for the dining chairs to fit on the rug whether they are pushed in or pulled out. For kitchens, you should opt for a rug that leaves 6 inches of space between the cabinets and the edge of the rug.
What do you need to know about rug pads?
Rug pads are an essential purchase when investing in new rugs. In addition to keeping rugs from slipping, they also help to preserve the life of your rug, providing a supportive foundation. A rug pad should be slightly smaller than the actual rug, so the edges of the rug will taper to the floor.
How big of a rug do I need for my Kitchen?
2’x4′. Kitchen rugs of this size are excellent for making standing tasks more comfortable. If you have limited space in your kitchen, place one in front of the sink or in the doorway to add color to the space and reduce the amount of debris tracked onto the floor.
Is there a change to the Forlongs account system?
We have made a change to the Forlongs account system. This will not affect existing purchases but for new purchases