Hardwood floor is one of the most durable and beautiful flooring options. Moreover, installing the hardwood floor in your home will make the other properties value increased as well. This condition makes many people consider using this hardwood flooring options to make their home more beautiful. But sometimes, there are people who want to cover some area in the hardwood flooring with rugs. Rugs itself can leave some mark on the flooring, as the effect, they will use rug pads for it.
Rug pads made for prevent any harm to both of the rug and the flooring, but not all of the rug pads compatible with hardwood flooring. If you use the wrong rug pads, the rug pads itself will make some damage to your hardwood flooring. So before you choose any of the rug pads, you have to see first are the rug pads wont damage your hardwood flooring. Anyway, when you buy any rug pads, some of them already mentioned if the rug pads are safe for your hardwood floor.
If you are still worried, you can read the detailed information then. The types of rug pads that will damage your hardwood flooring are rug pads that contain a sprayed on latex rubber. The rug pads that contain a sprayed on latex rubber will break down and mark any hardwood or wood flooring.Â Anyway, some coarse materials such as polyester and nylon also had some possibilities to scratch the hardwood flooring.
If you want to know, there are some of the best rug pads for your hardwood floors. The first one is a rug pad that does not have any sliding problem, a rug pad from 100 percent recycled jute, which means this rug pad doesnâ€™t contain any rubber. As we stated before, a rubber may harm the hardwood floor and it is why you should not use any rug pads with rubber. This rug pads have various weight and most people prefer to use 40 ounces of material per square yard. This weight of rug pads will create a dense rug pad which is strong enough to protect the back of the back side and protect the hardwood floors as well.
The rug pads that has non slip side with a sprayed on latex is not good enough even they will give you some protection. Why? The sprayed on latex rug pads are sometimes cause damage and they are not last in a longer time. The sprayed on latex rug pads are easily broken and it will cause some damage to your hardwood flooring.
When you want to search some, you can go online or search it on some local shop. But you have to remember if you need to cut the rug pads a little inch less than the rug size itself on all sides. Therefore, you donâ€™t have to be worried because this rug pads just need a little care. Simply vacuum the rug and the rug pads itself will make it least in a long time.