People usually roll a rug from end to end, causing it to bend and crack in the middle. Not only does this make the rug awkward to carry, it could also damage the back of the rug.

A better technique is to roll the rug diagonally, from corner to corner. The weight is distributed more in the middle, making it less likely to bend and easier to carry. Watch the video above for details.

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Joe Truini

Radio Show Co-Host

Joe Truini is a contractor, author, and the host of “Simple Solutions” on Today’s Homeowner TV and the weekly Today’s Homeowner radio show. He has worked on both large commercial projects and residential remodeling, and has written for national publications such as This Old House and Popular Mechanics. He has also written eight books, including three best-selling shed-building books. Joe lives in Connecticut with his family and enjoys hiking, traveling, and baseball in his spare time.

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