- No one material or style is superior to another overall
- What is best for your home is determined by where the carpet will be, who will be using it, how much traffic it will get, and how large your budget is.
- Great-quality nylon can now imitate the luxurious look of wool, with the addition of stain resistance.
- Never buy a new carpet without also purchasing new underlay.
Purchasing the wrong carpet can be a costly mistake if you don’t choose intelligently. The following information will arm you with all the info you need before you take the plunge.
Carpet is multipurpose, keeps your home cooler in summer and warmer in winter, is slip-free (particularly advantageous for the elderly), provides a quieter indoor environment and is relatively simple to maintain. The jury’s out, but there is also some evidence to suggest that it helps allergic individuals by trapping dust mites (see allergies).
What are the associated fees?
Carpet is generally priced by the broadloom meter, which is – 1 m x 3.66 m. Make sure you convert to square meters when comparing carpet prices to other floor coverings, for example tiles or timber.
Not one carpet fiber is inherently more desirable as compared with any other. Each fiber is available in a variety of qualities and prices. The most significant points are choosing a fiber, style and construction that matches with your lifestyle and budget, and is suitable for the room in which it will be installed.
How about color?
Carpet can be purchased in every colour, any print or pattern you could imagine. When scouting for a color, ask yourself – do you want a natural color that blends in, or do you want a captivating color that reflects your personal type?
- Lighter colors are ideal for small rooms as they will make it seem larger, but they will show stains more readily compared to darker shades.
- Dark colors will be inclined to show lint.
- Cool greens along with blues will provide a relaxing effect.
- Reds yellows as well as browns will warm up a room.