There are many attributes for using a felt pad under an area rug. For starters, they make the rug appearance look more plush and attractive. They prolong the life of the area rug from overall wear from foot traffic. They protect the floor from scratches and harm caused by the area rugs abrasive backing. They add an overall safety element in that they keep the rug from buckling and sliding on the floor which prevents a tripping hazard. They act as a sound buffer on the floor especially if used on a second floor or in an apartment complex or condominium. Felt rug pads are made into various thicknesses. Any thickness at 1/4" or higher will add a cushion comfort under foot when walking or sitting on an area rug. Also, since felt rug pads are the thickess of all pads they are the #1 choice of pad for use on tile floors. This is because they hide the grout lines that commonly show through to the surface of a rug when over tile for long periods of time. And dont forget outdoor wooden patio decks. Since outdoor rugs are very common a felt rug pad is a popular choice for use under a rug on a wooden deck to hide the lines of the deck from showing through to the rug. All of the attibutes described above are found in the felt rug pad. No other rug pad material found in the marketplace is as versatile as the felt rug pad. This makes the felt pad as the #1 rug pad option available. We hope you get one today and start enjoying the many benefits.
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