how do i stop my area rug from moving?

November 20, 2012 by
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Area rugs
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Question by Katt: how do i stop my area rug from moving?
I have two area rugs on carpet, and there is furniture on each. They keep moving and wrinkling up, and they’re so stiff that I can’t get the wrinkles out. I rotate them every few weeks, but that doesn’t seem to help.
Do the rug pads work on carpet?
I mean, do rug pads work between carpeted floors and area rugs? I don’t have bare floors.

Best answer:

Answer by Good Luck
There are things that you can use to attach the corners of a rug to the floor. If you have a coffee table, put that in the center.

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5 Comments on how do i stop my area rug from moving?

  1. Your Friendly Jewish Accountant on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 5:26 pm
  2. misterlucky on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 6:09 pm

    yeh either target like the acct said or walmart or even home depot..they sell the rubbery waffle-like sheets in rolls,; you can cut to fit and they keep area rugs from sliding and slipping.

    if you mean carpet padding and its value, …carpet padding saves wear on the carpet . carpet on bare floor get undue abrasion on the backside where the stitching is present,

    and the foot pressure and furniture pressure on carpet w/o padding is absorbed by the carpet totally, all leading to accelerated wear and tear. Besides, carpet padding makes the thinnest of carpets feel more bouncy , plush, and carpety…..

    a lot of people, usually southern, opt to simply place the new carpet over top of the old, using the old as padding…it might sound icky on first impression, but have you seen and felt what carpet padding is like? .. just shampoo the old carpet first, thoroughly vacuum and lay away.

  3. Fate543 on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 6:30 pm

    AREA RUGS ROCK! I love them but i know what you men by them moving. Use this site. It will give you tons of ideas.

  4. dawnb on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 6:51 pm

    There are two types of rug pads, one for bare flooring and one for carpets. Both are available at Bed Bath & Beyond, Home Depot, Lowes and practically everywhere they sell rugs. Make sure you specify that you need a pad for carpets.

  5. summerraminad on Tue, 20th Nov 2012 7:13 pm

    In most cases, if rugs are placed on carpets and under furniture they don’t need rug pads. Nonetheless rugs not placed under any type of furniture tend to slide even on carpets, and so rug pads are needed.

    So to answer your question, yes rug pads do work on carpets.=)

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