Rug Attack: Size Matters

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A rug highlights specific parts of the house or the room. Sometimes, some home owners dare to actually make it the focal point of the room. In choosing a rug size, there are a lot of factors to consider in identifying the perfect size for it.

The first thing to do when deciding about the size of a rug for the living room is to measure the whole seating area. Then, the home owner should purchase the rug in the available size closest to this measurement. However, if there are some budget constraints, instead of purchasing a big rug, home owners can opt to buy smaller ones and just place these in front of pieces of furniture in their living room. However, for aesthetic value and optimum space illusion, it is important to keep the rug’s size proportionate to the living room size.

An important tip to keep in mind is that square rugs are supposed to be used for square rooms.