Do plastic glides scratch hardwood floors?
When placed on hardwood floors, durable felt is gentle on the feet while still being sturdy enough to support the weight of the furniture and be moved around frequently. Contrast that with the metal or plastic chair glides, which can rust and leave stains and scratches.
What is the best thing to put on chair legs to protect hardwood floors?
Chair leg protectors made of felt are a great option for protecting hardwood floors from scratches, but they only work if the felt is kept in place and doesn’t accumulate much grit over time. Various fasteners, adhesives, nails, and even flexible slip-ons have been developed by manufacturers to keep the felt in place.
How can I make my chairs easier to slide?
If you have a thin carpet, plastic or rubber glides should be used. Plastic or rubber glides may make it more difficult to move a kitchen chair on a carpet with a long weave. It is possible to use leg glides on any chair leg because they come in square or round shapes.