Area Rugs Overview
Add the finishing touch to your home decorating with a new area rug from LAMPS PLUS.
Rugs are a wonderful way to pull all the design elements in a room together. They
also can be used to anchor a seating area and divide different areas of a common
area from one another.
Area Rugs Quick Tips
The most common question asked about buying a new area rug has to do with size.
For smaller rooms or seating areas, the most commonly bought size of rug is a 5
x 8. The eight foot length spans most sofas and sectionals and works with most furniture
arrangements of side chairs and tables. For larger rooms or seating areas, measure
the area created by the seating pattern, then add one or two feet to each side to
get a rough size. When choosing an area rug to cover an entire floor area, leave
a foot or so of exposed flooring around the rug’s perimeter. Finally, we always
recommend purchasing a rug pad for your new area rug to prevent it from slipping