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5 Reasons Why You Need a Rug Pad Under your Area Rug

Updated: Mar 31, 2022

You may think a rug pad is used just under wall-to- wall carpeting to make thin rugs more comfortable under foot. While it is true that it does ad cushion, it is not just for underneath wall-to-wall carpeting. It is so beneficial to use padding under area rugs too; here’s why…

1. Safety

A rug pad helps to hold your area rug safely in one place. A non-slip rug pad is the best away to avoid accidents due to a shifting rug. Even rugs anchored by furniture can slide or bunch up without a rug pad and create a tripping hazard. We even have rug pads designed to be placed between an area rug and carpet.

2. Comfort