Area Rugs 4X6: Choosing The Right Size Of Area Rugs

October 6, 2010 by
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Large area rugs
by Ken Lund

Area Rugs 4X6: Choosing The Right Size Of Area Rugs There are plenty of areas in your home where you can place area rugs in order to provide a whole new and attractive look. Area rugs are excellent in making your home look warm and cozy but this does not mean that you can just pick any types and sizes of area rugs in order to change the look of a particular area in your home. Among all aspects related to area rugs, choosing the right size is as important as choosing the right pattern and color. For you to be able to get the area rug that will best fit its proposed location, you need to be able to know the perfect size of the area rug you need to purchase. Area rugs can come in a variety of size starting from area rugs 4×6 up to 9×12.

The reason why it is very important to have the right size of area rugs because choosing the wrong one can drastically change the appearance of the room, for example, if you will be using area rugs 4×6 on a big living room, the small size of the area rug will be highlighted. Using a bigger area rug on a smaller room will also make it look crowded and vice versa. If your purpose of purchasing area rugs is to place it either in the kitchen or in your bathroom, area rugs 4×6, 3×5, and 2×3 will be sufficient enough to meet your requirements. These sizes are the standard dimension for these areas in your home and for the much larger rooms like the living and dining rooms, rugs with dimensions of nine by twelve, eight by ten, and five by eight is enough. For your bedrooms, a four by six area rug is suitable.

Before you start shopping for area rugs, it is recommended that you first get the exact measurements of the area where you will be placing your rugs. You can mark the important areas and evaluate the volume of space in the particular room. You also need to know where you need to place the area rug you will be purchasing and evaluate whether it is feasible to place an area rug in that particular area. If not, find another space where are rugs can be best placed.
You need to know that a larger space might prove it difficult to find an area rug with the appropriate size. Today’ market makes it more available for smaller rugs due to its affordability and people seldom look for or buy large area rugs for their homes. If you are really intent on purchasing a large area rug, you can look for rug suppliers and dealers and inquire if they accept custom made area rugs to meet your exact specification. You can browse online for area rug dealers and before deciding on one, give it some time to compare prices from various dealers you can find. This can help you to find a dealer that can provide you with an affordable area rug with the exact size that you want.

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