Super Lock Natural

Classic non-slip rug pad made with over 1lb of natural rubber per sq yard

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Nature's Grip

Made with natural rubber and plant fibers

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Anchor Grip

Solid design provides firm grip, increased floor protection, and a surprisingly plush feel

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Our strongest gripping non slip rug pad - made with natural rubber and felt

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Best overall value for subtle cushioning and reliable gripping power

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Superior Lock 1/4"

Cushioned felt combined with a reinforced natural rubber backing

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Non-Slip Rug Pads

What to Know About Getting a Non Slip Rug Pad

Non slip rug padding is ideal for any small or runner rug that tends to slip or move around. However, some imported plastic non slip padding or other cheap rug pads can stick to your floors and cause damage.

To avoid this issue, we use high-quality natural rubber or PVC on our non slip rug pads so the pad will grip your floor without sticking to it.

Why Get an Anti Slip Rug Underlay?

When you have stubbornly mobile rugs, smaller rugs, hallway runners, or rugs in high traffic areas, getting your rugs to stay in place often feels like a never-ending battle. You could try other ways to keep rugs from slipping like rug gripper or rug tape, but these often don't last very long or damage your flooring.

Enter the non slip rug pad. Whether it's your doormat, small oriental rug, hallway runner, or living room throw rug, if it slips, our non slip rug pads are here to help. A rug pad keeps things simple and durable while providing the solution you need for many years to come.

You may want a non slip rug pad if you have:

  1. A small rug
  2. A runner rug
  3. Rugs in high-traffic areas
  4. A lightweight rug
  5. Kids who like to run
  6. Energetic dogs

    Benefits of Our Non Skid Rug Pads

    Our different non skid rug pad options offer many different benefits

    Keep your rugs secured for years to come with one of our non slip rug pads. Made in the USA and backed by a 10-15 year warranty.

    Non Slip Rug Backing

    When you put a non-slip rug pad under your rug, you provide a non slip rug backing to ensure your rug stays where you want it and doesn’t create a safety hazard.

    Floor Protector Pad

    Our non slip rug pads don’t just keep your rug in place. Like all our quality rug pads, we’ve also designed them to help protect your floor from stains, scratches, and other damages.

    Rug Protection

    A rug pad acts as a barrier between your rug and flooring which reduces friction and keeps your rug in better condition.

    Environmentally Friendly

    We use sustainable natural rubber, organic jute fibers, or soybean oils and bio based fillers for our non slip rubber-backed rug pads. This makes them a sustainable eco-friendly option that doesn’t give off toxic chemicals.

    10-15 Year Warranty

    Our non skid rug pads have a 10-15 year warranty so you can feel confident in your purchase.

    Made in the USA

    We manufacture all our rug pads in the USA, which means we have full control over what goes into our product and you know you’re supporting domestic business.



    Stands Up to the Frantic Doberman

    Totally sold on this rug pad! My Doberman runs back-and-forth between the front of the house and the back of the house when she hears something outside, right over this rug. With the previous useless pad, the rug would slide whichever direction she was turning. It has not moved an inch since installing it. This is a purchase you will not regret!

    —  Kirsti 5.0 star rating

    The Best Non Slip Rug Underlay by Rug Size and Room

    You can choose from a variety of different styles of non slip rug pads from a thick rug pad for cushion and rubber grip to a thin grippy pad perfect for door mats because they won't interfere with the door's movement.

    When choosing the best rug pad for you, you’ll want to think about a few different things: your rug size, which room it’s going in, and the flooring it’s going on.

    Rug Pads for Non Skid Runners (2x8, 2x10, 3x8, 3x10)

    Runner rugs look great in hallways and kitchens, but without a non slip rug pad, they can be downright dangerous with how much they slip. For these rugs, you’ll want a low profile rug pad in our Pure Grip category such as Anchor Grip, Super Lock Natural, RugPro, or Nature’s Grip to provide that gripping power.

    If you want a bit of cushion or soundproofing for your runner, then go for our Contour Lock rug pad, which is 1/8" thick and combines natural rubber with felt for a bit more sound and impact absorption.

    What rug pad is best for a low pile runner rug?

    With low pile runner rugs such as flatweaves or any other rug thinner than 1/4", we’d recommend our Anchor Grip or Contour Lock rug pad. These are both 1/8" thick and offer fantastic grip stability so you won’t have to worry about keeping your rug secure.

    For slightly more lift, our 7/16” thick Superior Lock rug pad will give you extra cushion and layering.



    Anchor Grip Works Great!

    Product was as advertised. Came in the exact measurement I requested and works wonderfully in keeping my 11ft runner in place. Love that is made with sustainable material. And it came when it was supposed to. Great Job RugpadUSA!

    —  David S. Five Star rating

    Small and Non Slip Throw Rugs (2x3 up to 4x6 Rugs)

    Smaller rugs in high traffic areas such as kitchens, entryways, bathrooms, and living rooms are tougher to keep anchored, so you’ll want a pure grip rug pad to keep it in place. All of our grip rug pads should be safe with all floor types, but we recommend you double check with your flooring manufacturer on the material they recommend.

    In most small rug situations, our Super Lock Natural rug pad is your best choice. This pad is the solution for especially slippy rugs with an extremely grippy natural rubber waffle design, which offers a touch of cushion and facilitates airflow to protect your floors.



    Pads That Stay Put!

    We purchased two of the super lock natural pads for runners on the high traffic areas of our hardwood floors. While we've only had them a week, they've already proven themselves to me. My dog has spent that time running back and forth across them, and even wrestled with my husband on them at least once a day, and they haven't moved an inch. I did lift them up yesterday to check on the hardwood underneath, and there was no sticking to or damage to the floors in any way. Truly thrilled with my purchase, and have already recommended them to a friend.



    Medium Non Slip Area Rugs in High Traffic Rooms (4x6 - 7x10 Rugs)

    With medium size rugs, you’ll likely want a dual purpose felt and rubber rug pad with cushion and grip like our Contour Lock and Superior Lock rug pads. This will provide the grip you need to keep the rug in place, while making the rug softer and more comfortable to be on.

    If you prefer to keep rugs flush with your floors, our thinnest grippy rug pad, the RugPro will be the one you want.

    Large and Extra Large Non Skid Area Rugs (8x10 Rugs and Larger)

    For thinner, lower pile rugs such as flatweaves, you always want a bit of grip even for large rugs. This will help keep your rug even, in good condition, and prevent bunching up. For those situations, our Superior Lock rug pad will get you a luxurious feel while still keeping your rug in place.

    For a thinner, more budget-friendly option, our Contour Lock rug pad will also provide a nice layer of cushioning while still giving your rug enough grip.

    If your large rug is heavier and anchored with heavy furniture, you may not need a non slip pad. In this case, a 100% felt rug pad like our Eco Plush is our #1 recommendation.

    What Is the Best Non Slip Rug Pad? (By Types of Rug Pads)

    You don’t have to settle for just non slip with our rug pads. We offer multiple types of non slip rugs pads with additional features you want in a pad.

    Thick Non Slip Rug Pad

    If you want something that adds a bit of cushioning to your rug while still being non slip, our Superior Lock or Contour Lock rug pads are the way to go. Both these pads use a combination of natural rubber and felt. The felt adds cushion which is great for any hard surface and helps the mat grip your rug while the natural rubber on the bottom grips the floor to keep the rug in place.

    These thicker pads come in three different thicknesses: the 1/8-inch Contour Lock, 1/4-inch Superior Lock, and 7/16-inch Superior Lock.

    Thin Non Slip Mat

    In a lot of non-slip scenarios, you'll likely want to have a low-profile rug pad to avoid a tripping hazard or keep the rug from catching on doors. That's where our thin rug pads like the Super Lock Natural, Nature's Grip, Anchor Grip, and RugPro come in.

    While all these different pads have slightly different features, they all provide top-notch gripping capability without distracting from the rug.

    Our RugPro rug pad is our thinnest rug pad at 1/16th of an inch thick and is one of our strongest gripping pads.



    We Love Our RugPro Pads

    What a pleasure dealing with a company whose #1 goal, it appears, is customer satisfaction. We love our RugPro pads—the felt over natural rubber gets the job done very well, and the way RugPadUSA cuts the pad to give us a 1” margin on all four sides. Perfect!

    —  Mike M. Five Star Rating



    Eco-Friendly Anti Slip Pads

    Our most eco-friendly rug pad is Nature's Grip, which uses hand-woven organic jute fibers and natural rubber. The combination makes for a super durable and grippy non-skid rug pad that’s environmentally friendly and sustainable.

    This pad is 1/8-inch thick meaning it won’t offer much cushion, but won’t cause a tripping hazard and should keep your rugs low enough to fit under doors.

    Plus, the organic jute fibers make this pad ideal for places with more moisture because it’s mold and mildew resistant and facilitates airflow.



    Anti Skid Pads Safe for Your Floor Type

    While all our non slip rug pads should be safe for any hard floor or carpet, these are the anti slip pads we’d most recommend for some of the most common floor types.

    Non Slip Rug Pads for Hardwood Floors

    With anti skid rug pads on hardwood floors, we generally recommend using natural rubber. As long as you follow your floor manufacturer’s curing time, all our rug pads (including our PVC Anchor Grip Rug Pad) are safe for hardwood and will not scratch, stain, mar, strip or otherwise harm your floor.

    With this in mind, the best rug pad for you will largely depend on your rug size and personal preference for how much cushion you’d like.

    Non Slip Rug Pads for Laminate Floors

    Laminate can be tricky because some floor manufacturers say to only use natural rubber rug pads, while others say no rubber at all. With this in mind, we highly recommend that you check with your floor’s manufacturer to double check.

    If you need natural rubber, Super Lock Natural, Nature's Grip, and RugPro are all high performance, low-profile rug pads with strong grip.

    If rubber is NOT recommended for your laminate, you’ll want our Anchor Grip rug pad, which uses a soybean-based polymer blend that grips and protects your flooring.

    Slip Resistant Pads for Vinyl Plank Floors

    Vinyl flooring will also depend on the specific manufacturer, but many will recommend no rubber. In this case, you’ll want our Anchor Grip rug pad, which uses high-quality PVC from a soybean oil-based polymer blend. This pad is 1/8" thick and will provide some slight cushion while protecting your luxury vinyl flooring.

    Anti Slip Rug Pads for Marble Floors

    Marble is a beautiful and elegant flooring, but it can also be cold and hard meaning it’s not all that fun to walk on, which is probably why you got a rug for it. All of our non slip rug pads will work with slippery marble floors, but we’d especially recommend our Super Lock Natural rug pad because it offers exceptional slip resistance.

    For more cushion on larger rugs, you can also opt for the 7/16” Superior Lock rug pad which is our most cushioned non slip rug pad.

    Non Skid Rug Pads for Cork Flooring

    Since cork floors are softer than hardwood or tile, they can easily scratch or dent, meaning some extra thickness may come in handy. We recommend our Anchor Grip rug pad for a non-rubber option, our Super Lock Natural rug pad for only natural rubber, and our Superior Lock rug pad for more padding and a mix of rubber and felt.

    Find The Perfect Anti Slip Rug Pad for Your Rug Type

    Your rug has unique needs. That’s why we’re here to make sure you get the absolute best rug pad for your rug.

    Low Pile Rugs (Under 1/4 Inch Thick)

    With thin, flat or low pile rugs such as flatweaves or many oriental rugs, you will definitely want some solid gripping power to ensure the rug doesn’t move around. With larger rugs, adding more cushion to the thin rug with either Contour Lock or Superior Lock can make the rug more comfortable. Otherwise, our 1/16” thick RugPro will virtually disappear under the rug and provide exceptional grip without any padding.

    Which Non Slip Rug Pad Is Best for a Flatweave Rug?

    We recommend our Anchor Grip or Contour Lock pads. Both low-profile pads are 1/8" thick and offer plenty of grip stability for the thinner rug to make sure it doesn’t bunch up or become uneven.

    Medium Pile Rugs (1/4 Inch to 3/4 Inch Thick)

    With thicker, medium pile rugs, you shouldn’t have to worry as much about buckling or wrinkling as they tend to lie flat on their own. Our #1 recommendation for this thickness is Contour Lock (though most of our non slip rug pads will work with this thickness). At 1/8" thick, the Contour Lock pad is still thick enough to grab the bottom of your thicker rug, but thin enough that it won't create much bulk under your already thick rug.

    If you're looking to add some more cushion or dimension to your room, you may want to consider our Superior Lock rug pad as well.

    Thick Pile Rugs (3/4 Inch or More)

    With thick pile rugs, we highly recommend our Contour Lock rug pad because it’s thick enough to hold onto your thick rug but thin enough not to cause a tripping hazard. The felt upper is also especially good to connect with the rug acting almost like velcro to attach to it and keep the rug in place.

    Which Anti Slip Mat Is Best for a Jute Rug?

    We’d suggest Contour Lock or Superior Lock which are both felt and rubber pads. Both these pads use a combination of natural rubber and recycled felt fibers. The felt upper layer is ideal for attaching itself to uneven rug surfaces such as those in jute rugs, while the rubber under layer keeps the rug firmly in place on the floor without sticking to or damaging your floor. Contour lock is 1/8" thick while Superior Lock comes in 1/4" or 7/16" thicknesses.



    Completely Transformed My Jute Rug

    I was having problems with my jute rug sliding and stretching out. When I put the Contour Lock pad under my rug it not only held the rug in place it instantly became cushy and plush feeling. I will be buying more!

    —  David M. Five Star Rating