How to Keep Your Tablecloth From Sliding Off the Table

Written by giselle mazur
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A tablecloth can add a sense of comfort and style to a home. More than just decor, a tablecloth serves a functional purpose as well. Tablecloths protect the top of your table from the spills, heat, stains and scratches of regular wear and tear. They provide a soft, no-slip surface on which you can rest dishes. But when your table cloth is slipping around, it defeats the purpose of having one.

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Things you need

  • Table padding
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors

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  1. 1

    Measure the size of your table with the measuring tape.

  2. 2

    Cut the table padding to the size of the table.

  3. 3

    Lay the table padding across the tabletop and cover the rug grip with the tablecloth.

Tips and warnings

  • You can substitute the table padding with rug grip or cabinet matting.

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