To choose your carpet thoroughly, in addition to the look, you will have to be vigilant concerning its dimensions and necessarily its shape. The area of the living room, but also the furniture present, will significantly impact the choice of carpet. Ask yourself the right questions about the role you want to give to this rug: is its presence intended to delimit the spaces within a large living room or to warm the room?
The space of the room and the furniture present will define the size of the carpet. No question of taking a small living room rug when you have a large sofa and a large coffee table. Ditto avoid an oversized carpet in a small living room, which would make the space even more cramped. To summarize: the carpet should be proportionate to the furniture in the living room. Also, depending on the area of the room but also its configuration, it will be necessary to choose a carpet all in length or a square carpet.
Besides the dimensions of the carpet, you have to know how to layout a rug in a living room. The rule is that the rug should be placed slightly under a piece of furniture, such as a sofa, a sideboard, or under a coffee table. In this case, make sure that it protrudes on both sides by 50 cm ideally. Finally, in a small room, it is best to leave the floor visible and cover it slightly in the center.
Choosing The Material Of The Living Room Carpet
Another detail that should not be overlooked when selecting the carpet: its material! The material of the carpet must imperatively be taken into account because, as a reminder, the living room is one of the rooms of the house that is most visited on a daily basis. And it is a real living room, hence the need to choose aTapetes Express carpet that will have a long life, and therefore resistance!
You have three options: natural materials such as wool, leather, materials from plants such as bamboo, jute, linen, and finally, synthetic materials such as polypropylene or polyester. The question of the price will immediately help you see more clearly, the carpets made of natural material being the most expensive, they will, however, be denser and pleasant to the touch.
Generally less expensive but less comfortable, synthetic rugs appear preferable for a bustling room like the living room, insofar as they are easier to maintain and will better resist small accidents of daily life — significant advantages in the case of a large family.