Frequently Asked Question About Rug
What is Standard Size for an Area Rug?
2 x 6 feet, 3 x 5 feet, 4 x 6 feet,5 x 8 feet, 6 x 9 feet, 6 x 12 feet and 8 x 12 feet is the most common rug size. However, there are some other not standard size but it’s quite rarely been found.
How to Flatten a Rug?
If you buying a rug online, it will be shipped rolled up. This will leave some creases. Over time, the creases will appear and the rug will flatten out on their own. But if you want your new rug to be flatten immediately, there are three different ways to do it :
- use heater (or alternatively you can use hair dryer) to heat up the rug slowly and flatten it up.
- Reverse roll the rug and hold it in this position for some minutes.
- Put some heavy objects above the rug.
For best results, you can combine all of those three methods.
What is the Best Rug Size under Single, Queen or King Bed
For a single bed, you can use almost any size of rug.
For a queen, 5 x 8 feet, 6 x 9 feet, 6 x 12 feet and 8 x 12 are the best options depending on the rug placement.
For a king bed, use only rug above 6 x 9 feet and avoid any smaller rug.
For more detailed information about rug size and placement for bedroom, you can read this article.
How to Keep Rug from Sliding
In a high traffic area such as hallway or living room, it’s very common that a rug could slip and sliding from it’s previous position. To avoid this, you can use this two different approach :
Use Rug Pad
A non slip rug pad is a pad made especially to keep the rug in one place. Just put the rug pad below your rug, and it will keep it from moving.
Use Carpet Tape
Alternatively, you can use carpet tape to make the rug stick to the floors. Honestly, any tape can be used, but for the best results, we highly recommend using the carpet tape that made especially for fabric materials.