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5 Reasons You Need a Rug Pad (Yes, You Really Do!)

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It’s a question we’re frequently asked. And our answer is always a resounding, “Yes, you really do need a rug pad!” Here’s why.

 

1. Cushioning

A rug pad adds softness to any rug and dampens noise.

 

2. Protection

A pad under the rug prevents scratches and dye transfer to your floor or carpet below.

 

3. Longevity

Because the rug pad acts as a buffer and prevents fibers from being crushed, it extends the life of your rug.

 

4. Safety

It helps hold the rug in place and prevents slips.

 

5. Cleanliness

It prevents the occurrence of mold, mildew, and odors by allowing more air circulation, stopping buildup of bacteria under your rug.

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