Hardwood floor is a glamorous addition to our home interior. Neat and shiny hardwood floor always appeal the visitors or guests. Permanent care of hardwood floor is the big deal than the installation of these types of floors. Although all the people at home should have floor-friendly habits, it is also necessary to take some measures for taking care of hardwood floors. Floor padding is the good idea to keep them safe with an addition to the beauty of a home. The Rugs pads provide safety to the floor from scratches, breakage and discolor. There are so many floor padding rugs in the market that can be selected according to the hardwood floor type. Hardwood floors’ manufacturers also suggest better the type of floor rug pads which could provide full finish and protection to the floor.
Some of the best types of the floor mats are as follows:
Natural rubber pads are safer for the hardwood floors. These pads are non-slip because of having a strong gripping power of the natural rubber. These are much better than typical PVC (polyvinyl chloride) which stick to the floor and fade the color of that part of the floor. Hence, it is hard to find out the natural rubber pads in a market as there are so many plastic rubber pads on the stores. So try to buy the best quality rubber pad with its warranty from the seller to get rid of the low-quality rugs.
Felt Rug Pad
These are more fluffy and cushioned than typical non-slip rugs. Intense layering in the rug provides ultimate safety to the floor from scratches or sticking. These are mostly used for larger areas on the floors.
Natural Rubber and Felt Rug Pad
These are the combination of both the natural rubber pads and felt rug pad. Natural rubber base provides a firm grip to the floor, and heavy cushioning provide a dense buffer between the floor and the rug. It is an amazing quality rug to be used on the hardwood floors for protection, beauty, and comfort at the same time.
- Remove dust before placing the rug pads
- Place big size rugs in living rooms or the wide areas of the house.
- Use rugs in the areas of the house which have heavy traffic like in kitchens or corridors.
- Use a non-slip pad under the rug; if it is a poor quality rug.
However, placing the best quality rug for the floor care is important, but these above tips can also be helpful for hardwood floor care.