Choosing The Best Carpet for Your Home
There's a very large range of carpets to choose from when it comes to deciding which one is right for your home. There's different styles, designs, patterns, colours, and qualities ... not all of which be right for everyone. So, how do you choose?
The first step is to work out which room the carpet will be going in. Different rooms require different types of carpet - for instance, a bedroom might need a softer and more luxurious feel while a hallway needs something hard wearing.
Once you've established which room the carpet is for, it's time to think about the style. Do you want a plain carpet or one with a pattern? A bright, bold colour or something more muted? Will it go with the way the rest of the room is decorated, remember that it's not just about the carpet itself that matters but what goes on top of it and around it.
Then it's time to start thinking about the size of the room and how much traffic the carpet will be receiving. This is especially important for areas like hallways and stairs. If you have a lot of shoes trudging in and out, it might be worthwhile going for something hard-wearing that's a little bit thicker.
The next step is to think about the quality of your carpet - what will stand up best in this room? Do you want a thick pile or would one with low pile work better? If you have children or pets, it might be worth considering a stain-resistant carpet.
Once you've decided what type of carpet will work best in your room, it's time to start thinking about the price. If money is an issue, then think carefully before investing too much into a luxurious looking carpet, cheaper carpets don't always mean a lower quality.
Finally, always remember to consider the underlay when choosing your carpet - this is what will make sure your new purchase stays looking good for years to come!
Choosing the right carpet for each room in your house can be a daunting task, but it's important to think about all the different factors involved before deciding. By considering the style of the room, how much traffic it will receive and what type of carpet will stand up best against wear and tear, you'll be able to find the perfect floor covering for your home.
Talk to one of our team and we'll always guide you in the right direction.