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Rug Edge Turns Up

I have a throw rug made of heavy carpeting and one of the edges turns up. I do not want to trip on it and fall. I have tried using tape and just about everything else short of bringing in an elephant to sit on it. Any ideas?

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By Joanne from Fond du Lac, WI

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April 3, 20090 found this helpful

If it's possible, flip the rug over for awhile. I have tried this at times and it usually works. I had rug that I couldn't fix. I realized it was a defect. The binding around the edge was not sewn on properly and caused it to curl up. I had to return the rug since there was no way to use it since it kept sticking up.

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April 13, 20090 found this helpful

You can also try moistening it with warm water, and weighing it down with a brick or iron placed on top of a folded up towel, at least overnite.

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