Rug Size Chart

The Rug Size Chart provides suggested rug sizes for different room sizes and usage, from door mats and kitchen rugs to large statement pieces for grand spaces.
Rug Size (Feet) Room Size (Feet) Suggested Use
2′ x 3′ Entryways, Small Kitchens Door mat, Kitchen rug
3′ x 5′ Bathrooms, Small Bedrooms Bathroom rug, Small area rug
4′ x 6′ Small Bedrooms, Kitchens Area rug, Under a coffee table
5′ x 8′ Medium Bedrooms, Living Rooms Under a small dining table, Living room
6′ x 9′ Medium Bedrooms, Larger Living Rooms Under a dining table for 4-6, Large area rug
8′ x 10′ Larger Bedrooms, Dining Rooms Under a dining table for 6-8, In a living room center
9′ x 12′ Larger Rooms, Spacious Living Rooms Under a large dining table, Main living room rug
10′ x 14′ Large Rooms, Dining Rooms, Spacious Areas Luxurious space, Statement piece
12′ x 18′ Very Large Rooms, Grand Spaces For expansive areas, Large statement piece

The Rug Size Chart provides guidance on selecting the appropriate rug size for different room sizes and suggested uses. With a range of options from small entryways to large grand spaces, this chart helps homeowners and interior designers find the perfect rug dimensions to enhance the aesthetics and functionality of each area.


What are the standard rug sizes available in a rug size chart?

The standard rug sizes available in a rug size chart may include 2'x3', 4'x6', 5'x8', 8'x10', and 9'x12'.

How do you determine the right rug size for a room?

To determine the right rug size for a room, measure the dimensions of the seating area or the space you want to cover. In general, it is recommended to leave a border of 18-24 inches between the edge of the rug and the walls.

Can I use a smaller rug in a larger room?

While it is possible to use a smaller rug in a larger room, it is generally not recommended as it can make the room feel unbalanced. It is better to choose a rug that adequately fills the space.

What rug size is suitable for a dining room?

For a dining room, a rug size that accommodates the dining table and chairs when they are pulled out is ideal. Typically, a rug that is at least 8'x10' or larger works well for most dining rooms.

What rug size is suitable for a bedroom?

In a bedroom, a rug that extends about 2-3 feet beyond the sides and the foot of the bed is usually recommended. Standard rug sizes like 5'x8' or 8'x10' often work well in bedrooms.

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