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Custom Area Rug Pads

Koko Boodakian & Sons have been helping the people of the Greater Boston Area keep their floors scratch-free for generations with custom area rug padding solutions. We care about your rugs and want to see them thrive in your home, which is why we custom-cut rug pads for area rugs.

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What is the purpose of a rug pad?

A rug pad is a sheet of cushion that acts as a buffer between your rug and the floor. A rug pad provides a non-slip foundation for your rug, reduces wear, and prevents holes and frayed edges. By having a rug pad made of natural materials you will never have to worry about damage to your flooring underneath.

The benefits of having padding underneath your rug

Prolonging the life of your rug

Protecting your floors from scratches and scuffs

Preventing slips and falls

Preserving your rug’s fibers and the flooring beneath them

Providing additional comfort and quiet underfoot

Don’t just buy a rug pad from your local department store

When it comes to a fine quality area rug, cheap pads found online or on the clearance rack in stores are not going to actively defend against foot traffic. If you own an antique or oriental rug, this is one area where you really need to seek out the help of an expert. When it comes to finding a rug pad that meets the quality of your rug, a credible rug store that specializes in quality area rugs will be your best bet.

How to choose the right pad for your area rug

A rug pad may seem like a useless or unnecessary add-on but upon considering all the times your rug has either slid, scuffed, or shed, you will shortly realize its worth. It may be hard to believe, but one cushiony pad can be the extra help you needed all along to prevent these problems.

Ideally, a rug pad should be slightly smaller than your rug to eliminate the risk of a tripping hazard. Having a smaller rug pad also ensures that it will not be visible. After determining the correct size for your rug pad, the thickness of your mat and the type of flooring in your home are some of the next things to consider.

Below are three different types of rug pads:

Grip pads

These rug pads are often used for outdoor spaces because they don’t soak up moisture. Grip pads are often the thinnest style of pads and are ideal when you do not want your rug elevated from the ground. For example, grip pads are often underneath area rugs within a close capacity to a door.

Cushioned pads

This type of pad is ideal for indoor use to provide maximum levels. Cushioned pads are particularly placed in living rooms, bedrooms, and spaces where children play. These thick rug pads are also great for muting the sound of footsteps.

Grip and cushion

If you want a pad with non-skid protection and cushion, this pad has both! Grip and cushion pads can be used and trimmed to fit in either indoor or outdoor spaces.

Unsecured rugs can lead to injury

People who fall due to rugs slipping on wood floors or other hard surfaces can suffer from a number of serious injuries. This common home danger is especially threatening for elderly people as it can cause broken bones and head trauma. Easily eliminate the chance of these accidents taking place in your home by getting a rug pad!

Common signs that your old rug padding needs to be replaced:

Your rug is not firmly held in place anymore

Your rug is beginning to deteriorate

Dye is transferring to your carpet or flooring underneath

Your rug pad is sticking to your floor or disintegrating

Pads made of felt or rubber can often extend their lifespan with a standard cleaning. However, all area rug pads will eventually have to be replaced.

Your Local Antique Oriental Rug Experts

Koko Boodakian & Sons is a family-owned and operated rug restoration company providing everything from professional cleaning to finding the perfect rug pad for your home. Since 1938, our commitment to quality and superior service has led us to become New England’s oldest and largest full-service oriental rug company. Whether you are looking for simple advice to restore your family’s heirloom in the Greater Boston area, or just need a simple cleaning, we hope to be your rug company of choice for generations to come.

Massachusetts Expert Rug Padding Specialists

For expert rug cleaning in Boston, Winchester, Wellesley, or the surrounding Great Boston area call Koko Boodakian & Sons today at (781) 729-2213, get an estimate, calculate your rug cleaning cost, or request service.

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