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To choose the correct area rug size for a specific room, consider the furniture and layout, and think about the type and size of the room. It is also helpful to think about the main purpose of using a rug in that room. More »

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The standard size of an area rug for a dining room is 4 feet by 6 feet. If the dining table is of a standard size, that is 42 inches by 64 inches, a rug that is 8 feet by 10 feet is more suitable. More »

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To bind a carpet remnant to turn it into an area rug, begin by trimming the carpet to the desired size using a straight edge and utility knife. Trim away any fraying edges with scissors, and make sure that any corners ar... More »

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To determine the appropriate rug size for a room, consider the space available, the flow of traffic, the wall positions, the furniture arrangement and the furniture size. Use painter's tape to make it easier to determine... More »

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The standard size of an area rug for a dining room is 4 feet by 6 feet. If the dining table is of a standard size, that is 42 inches by 64 inches, a rug that is 8 feet by 10 feet is more suitable. More »

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There is no single standard size for a living room area rug, but a collection of sizes. Standard sizes depend on the overall shape and type of the rug. More »

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To calculate the area of a room for carpeting, measure the width and length of the room, and multiply the width by the length. Calculate the width and length by measuring the room at the widest and longest sections of th... More »

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