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Huckaby Brothers Floor Covering in Phenix City, AL


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What you need to know about area rugs

They might be small, but area rugs pack a big punch, both aesthetically and functionally, and, as an area rug retailer, we want to tell you what you need to know to get the best experience.

Huckaby Brothers Floor Covering, a family-owned and operated business, has been providing flooring for over 40 years to homeowners, as well as businesses, schools, universities, churches, community centers, medical facilities and more. If you’re looking for rugs in Phenix City, Al., look no further than us. We have it all, from broadloom to carpet tiles to scatter rugs. We provide a free estimate, free in-home design consultation, and professional installation.

Visit our showroom in Phenix City serving that city as well as Auburn and Opelika AL., and Columbus and Fort Benning, GA.

Know this: you need the right size

The biggest mistake most people make is to buy a rug or runner that’s too small or even too large. You should at least be able to anchor it by placing it under the front legs of the sofa and other furniture, but there should never be more than an 18-inch extension. If it’s too small, it will distort the room and the furniture. If it’s too large, it will just overwhelm.

Know this: they can be used to divide a room

Like any other flooring, take measurements and plan; how does it fit in with the furniture and the room layout? You want to be sure to create balance with the positioning. Of course, the rugs also need to coordinate. While it’s not necessary to match, you do want to be sure the area has a sense of unity. Bedrooms can be tricky; after all, how can you anchor it with a bed? Simply use two runners so there’s one on each side to create balance and scale. Well placed rugs not only separate but add color, texture, and visual interest.

Many of today’s homes have open layouts where one big space can house both the living and dining room. That’s especially prevalent in a condo or townhouse, as well as in small areas where people want to create an office area or library in a corner