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Rug Hacks: 10 Easy Ways to Reuse Your Old Living Room Rug
January 26, 2020 — No Comments

Sadly, no matter how well we take care of our rugs, there comes a day when it’s time to replace them. Whether a mysterious hole shows up that looks a lot like the handiwork of your cat or you’re working on a full-house makeover, sometimes it is time to say goodbye to your rug.

But rather than just throwing away that old rug, why not try a more creative use for it? There are tons of clever ways to reuse an old area rug, depending on what condition it’s still in. If it’s still in good shape, you can even use sections of an area rug for decoration. Or, if the pile’s seen better days, maybe a more practical purpose would work better. The creative possibilities are endless! Check out these 10 tips for recycling and repurposing your retired rugs.

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Do you have more creative ideas for old rugs?

Have you repurposed your old rug in a creative and inspiring way? We’d love to hear all about it! Send us images and walk us through your project, and we might feature your work on our site!


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Now Find Your New Rug!

Now that you know what to do with your old living room rug, it’s time to find a new one! If you need help finding a new area rug, check out my past blog post on finding the right rug for your space, or feel free to contact us with any questions! Whether you’re looking for a modern rug, something more traditional, casual and comfy, or a rug for your outdoor porch, we’ve got you covered.



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