Rug Padding Services
what rug padding is
Learn how rug padding can save your floor, prevent injuries, and why some pads are better than others.
Benefits & Quality
Rug padding serves a number of different purposes for your rug. Most importantly, it prevents your rug from sliding on your floor, potentially injuring yourself or others. In other cases, it can also keep your rug from buckling up when you have furniture on it. It can even protect both your floor and the rug from each other.
Standard Rug Pad
The standard rug pad is the most common and popular type, called a “Rubber Anchor.” It’s a simple sheet of rubber reinforced with fibers to prevent tears. It also grips both your floor and your rug together. It is cut to the exact size of your rug directly off of a roll. For larger rugs it is taped together to keep it in one piece. This pad is meant only for laying your rug on a hard floor, not for carpet.
Thick Rug Pad
When laying a rug on carpet, especially very thick carpet, your rug will tend to buckle up when furniture is set down on top of it. Using a thick carpet rug padding, your rug is held into place to prevent too much buckling. It can also be used on hard surfaces, in case you have a very thin rug which needs additional cushioning.