Three times in the past three years I've bought a complete set
of rubber foot protectors for the wooden chairs that are slid
day in and day out on the tile floors.
I first bought the dark brown rubber chair leg protectors
from Home Depot; then the black protectors at Lowes; and
finally the cream colored rubber chair leg protectors at
They all crack and simply fall apart.
Do they make a rubber chair leg protector that won't
fall apart in a year? Where can I get them?
If you put them on right they will stick.
I've put them on many dining chairs, lounge chairs and even
Must be a clean surface, and it helps to tap them with a
hammer to make sure they adhere.
The grout lines may be a little tough on them, but they work
flawlessly on wood floors
I don't understand why anyone would want to slide on rubber.
I've used the nail on nylon as shown in other post. I would drill a hole
Last summer I was making sofa legs. I was looking for larger sized ones for
rug. I ended up using just hardwood, and sanding smooth edge, and painted.
Open your yellow pages to Upholsterers and phone around to find out who
sells upholstery supplies in your area. The upholstery supply places
will carry a completely line of feet and casters for chairs of all
I'm wondering if you couldn't drill holes in the bottoms of those chair
legs and use rubber casters on them(?)
Note to self; Don't ever use a grouted tile floor where furniture
will be slid around.
If I had one, my first stop would be the biggest, fanciest, tile store
in the area to see what they recommend.
I like those teflon gliders that get tacked into the legs---- but I
think about twice over that grout line and they'd break right off.
God-awful-ugly, IMO, but I'd be tempted to put a smooth gliding
surface over the tile.
Googling for the name of that - I ran across the ones I use in my
kitchen, on vinyl, but they say they are for ceramic tile, too-- I'm
wary, but here's the link;
(Amazon.com product link shortened)
Let us know what you find for a solution.
Plainly, you have the wrong size. This one is too small. They may
not make the right size.
By nylon glides that nail into the bottom of the legs, with a metal
nail and a nylon disk almost as big as the leg's bottom. .
A) That will work.
B) Rubber is t he wrong material when you say you are sliding them on
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