Tips

Picking the Right Size Rug

When figuring the size of your rug, consider the size of your room and your decorating tastes. How much floor space do you wish to show?

Furniture on a rug creates a warm affect.

Would you like your furniture on the rug for a warm feeling?

Keeping a rug free of furniture creates a crisp look.

Would you prefer your furniture off your rug for a crisper look?

A rug can be the focal point of a room.

A small area rug can provide a focal point.

For a dining room, choose a rug that has enough room for the chairs.

When placing a rug under a dining table, remember to leave enough room so that the chair legs remain on the carpet when pulled out. About two and a half feet beyond each dimension of the table should leave enough room.

A room-size rug creates ambience for a room.

A room-size rug sets the ambience for the room.

Broadloom carpeting can create a comfortable place to relax and play.

Don’t forget comfort too – for example, installed broadloom in a bedroom, hallway, or family room insulates while creating a comfortable place to relax and play.

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