Today I want to show you a cheap and frugal way to use what you have to stop your chairs from scratching your wood floors. We recently replaced the flooring in our kitchen, dining and living room. The darker wood was showing us everytime the chair moved.
The dusty look was driving me crazy. The original non slip pads were coming off.
I had finished wrapping a gift and saw the packing tape sitting on the table. I thought, could I just tape this corner up? Would it stop the chair from leaving faint marks all over the wood flooring?
After you install new flooring to go with your new kitchen makeover, chairs scratching up the floor doesn’t make anyone happy.
I tried it. And it’s been four weeks and we don’t have any more marks on the floor.
I used what I already had so it cost me nothing to stop the dining room chairs from scratching the floor.
What exactly did I do?
Use Clear Packing Tape to Stop Your Chairs From Scratching the Floors
Place a square piece of tape to fit around the bottom of your chair leg. Cut the remaining sides.
You want enough tape to be able to stick around the sides but not enough it will be noticeable.
Push the tape down to get all the air out.
Remember no one is getting a close up of your chairs. You can press the tape better than I did, but we also have two hairy dogs and a long haired cat.
The tape has NOT come off after four weeks. I’m happy to say this was a
The other perk was the hair doesn’t pile around the little fabric pieces like it did before. It kind of just glides off the tape. Thank Goodness, because the Roomba has no idea how to go around the dining room leg chairs!
(Ps.. The Roomba in a house full on animals and kids was the best Christmas present EVER!)