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Layering a Rug on Carpet?

Layering a Rug on Carpet?

27 Nov, 2018  /  by canopyadmin

Most people would never think to place a run on top of their carpet flooring. However, it’s not a crazy idea. Area rugs are used to protect what lies underneath and that is no different for it being carpet. Keep reading and we will walk you through the steps to being practical with a rug on top of your carpet.

Be Bold

If bright and vibrant colors are your style then go for it. A rug can add even a small amount of color. It can help add neutral colors and tone down bold colors or it can add color to a neutral room.

Personality with Pattern

If you are adding a rug then let it talk for you. Patterns can help bring in more life but can be difficult to ensure that it will not clash with your other decorations. You can choose a rug that matches current colors or echo’s an existing pattern.

Texture can take the Cake

A rug can bring in interesting textures into a room. While texture is awesome to add to any room it can be difficult in regards to an area rug. An area rug with high amounts of texture can be hard in high traffic areas. Consider this when choosing a rug.

How to Keep Your Rug Still?

A rugs weight may be used to secure the rug to the carpet. You can look for a heavier material with substantial fiber; those rugs will have a better chance of staying still. You can also use chairs and other furniture pieces to keep the rug in place.

Rug Pad?

Rug pads are used for many reasons including protecting the floor and keeping the rug in place. There are types of rug pads made specifically for rug on top of carpet.


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