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Area rug measurements

Posted by lainer105 (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 18, 12 at 17:18

We recently purchased a sectional and are now trying to decide the appropiate size for an area rug. The sectional is L-shaped measuring 106 x 106. Do we go with an 8 x 10 or a 9 x 12? Overall room measurement is 16'2" x 16"5".

Is there a general rule of thumb...front legs on the rug, back legs off? Furniture on or off the rug?


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RE: Area rug measurements

The rule of thumb is furniture either on or off the rug....no frpont legs on back legs off....but also there is a "rule" that says rules were made to be broken.
I would do a rug even larger..15 by...whatever...14 or 12.


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RE: Area rug measurements

lainer I suggest a 9 by 12 and feel you should see some of the floor.


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