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How to stop rugs creeping over carpet or sliding on hard floors
Are your rugs moving on your carpeted floors?
We know that this can be annoying as well as dangerous.
The solution to this problem is Rug Lock, which is easily applied and provides the required grip so your rug stops sliding.
So why do rugs move around on carpet?
All carpets a have a pile, this means that the top surface of the carpet is above the base of the hard floor, this area has air voids, and, when walked on it will always compress down.
The carpet pile will always move in one direction when compressed, so when a rug is placed on top and is walked on, the pile of the carpet moves sideways in one direction, making the rug, move with it.
The taller the pile the more chance of movement, but if the pile is very dense (some more expensive types are denser), the sideways movement is reduced.
How much Rug Lock do I need?
As it’s only available on a continuous roll, how much to use is dependent on the situation, eg. type of carpet or how big and heavy the rug or hallway runner is, or the amount of foot traffic in the area.
Ideally the whole area of the rug should be covered with the Rug Lock to minimize movement.
For instructions on how to install Rug Lock go to: http://www.empind.com.au/files/rug_lock_how_to.html
To purchase Rug Lock click here: http://www.makeyourhouseahome.com.au/product/5021/87293/rug-lock/