Carpet? Which one?
Updated: Nov 21, 2019
When remodeling or building the home of your dreams, it's often difficult to know what type of flooring will work best for you and your family. If carpet is your decision we have some helpful tips to make sure you get exactly what you want and what will work best for your budget and lifestyle. Continue reading for all the helpful tips and advice. So, you have decided on carpet for your flooring of choice, but now what one will work best? Well, we suggest Nylon for high traffic areas of your home and if you have children and four legged family members. Polyester is a great choice for bedrooms, basements and any low traffic areas. Next, do you want Saxony (plush), Berber or Patterned. All these options come in both Polyester and Nylon. After those decisions your ready to start shopping. When at your flooring retailer look at the information on back of the sample to see what type and quality of carpet it is. Face weight of 30-40 ounces and tuft twist of 5 of higher is where your durability is at. Lastly, to extend the life of your carpet select a good quality pad. A good quality pad can make all the difference. From more spring and cushion to a stain barrier.