Rug Size

Choosing a Rug Size
Area rugs are often used through out the home, the following are the most common uses:


  • Choose a room size rug that would allow you to take a step or two on the rug when getting out of bed.

Dining/Breakfast Room

  • If you measure the length and width of the table and add at least 4' to each measurement, you should have a good estimate of the rug size you need.
  • There should be room to sit at the table with the legs of the chairs remaining on the rug.
  • Dining room tables usually need an 8' or larger area rug.

Living/Family Room
Coffee Table

  • Size depends on the size of your coffee table and surrounding furnishings.
  • Most of the time a 4' x 6' or 6' x 9' area rug works well under a coffee table.
  • All of the legs of the coffee table should rest on the rug.

Entire Room

  • An 8' x 11' rug works well with many rooms. Larger size rugs are available if needed.
  • To make your space seem larger, use the largest rug your room can accommodate.
  • Be sure to leave a nice proportion of flooring around the perimeter.

Rugs 101
Click here for more information about rug materials and weaves.

Rug Care and Cleaning
Click here for more info about caring for your area rug.