How to Roll Rugs

How to Roll Rugs for Shipping or Storage

If you’re consigning and shipping a rug to Nazmiyal Auctions, it’s important that you roll your rug up properly to avoid any damage to the rug in transit. Luckily, we’ve put together this handy step-by-step guide of how to roll rugs for your reference. To start, this gif shows all the steps in one process:

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Full process of rolling a rug

Next, we’ll break it down into individual steps.

Step by Step Instructions for Rolling Your Rug:

1. Lay the rug flat on the ground.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

2. Grab the corners on one side, and fold them one third of the way in.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

3. Do the same thing with the corners on the other side, so your rug is now trifolded.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

4. Fold over one end of the rug about halfway.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

5. Fold the other end of the rug over the first fold, so they are overlapped.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

6. Fold over the end of the rug one more time.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

7. Roll your carpet. Roll from the fold to the end.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

And you’re done! Now your carpet is ready to store or ship.

How To Roll Rugs by Nazmiyal

Check out our instructional video if you need more help:

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Nazmiyal AuctionsThe most comprehensive collection of antique rugs in the industry, Nazmiyal Auctions has been making vintage and antique rugs available to consumers through auction since 2002. Utilizing our staff’s expertise in the field as well as the powerful Nazmiyal name, we have acquired an impressive collection of pieces at the absolute best prices for the consumer.Countless hours of careful, hard work have been put into launching Nazmiyal Antique Rugs’ newest venture, the Nazmiyal Auctions online platform. This secure live auction site makes it easier than ever for consumers to place bids in real time, purchasing the best rugs at the lowest prices.
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