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5 Advantages of Adding Carpets in Your Home

Nowadays there are a lot of floor covering options available, and it can be tough to decide which one to put on your floor, for example, deciding between carpet and hardwood flooring.

Some people wonder if carpet holds many advantages over hard surface floors.

Carpet is a very popular flooring choice among homeowners. It creates a cozy home with interesting designs. Carpeting is warm, soft and cozy, and it offers so many colors and textures to choose from. Carpet is pretty versatile, it works well in a range of areas throughout a home or business.

Homeowners can easily make use of good quality carpet options in a living room, bedroom or office. Carpet flooring holds up well over time, it needs nothing more than basic cleaning and maintenance to keep it in good shape for years.

Here are five advantages of adding carpets in your home:

No.1 - It adds style

There are thousands of carpet styles and colors you can choose from. That means your choice will reflect how you want to decorate your living space.

You can find something that compliments your furniture or that makes your wall color to stand out. By choosing the right color, you can change the whole aesthetic of a room or give it a new vibe. You can go from luxurious and elegant to casual and comfy, a carpet can give a space a whole different look.

Many rugs are made very durable with the intention to withstand the rough and tumble nature of children, and carpeting can be matched to your pets' fur color to minimize visible shedding. You will always be able to find the right one that matches your specific needs, especially if you have children or pets.

No.2 - It serves as insulation 

A soft carpet creates a layer of protection that keeps the heat from escaping your home. The thick material prevents excessive loss of heat from the home, therefore minimizing the usage of artificial heating during the cooler months.

This will help you save some money on your heating bill in the end. In addition to insulating the home, carpets provide distinct warmth to the touch.

No.3 - It serves as cushioning 

It's well known that hard surfaces can be slippery, and they're not much fun to land on when slips and falls happen.

Adding carpets can be like adding a layer of padding to a room. Falling onto a carpet is much easier on the body than hitting the hard floor, so having a carpet is good for homes with children. They can be especially helpful in baby's rooms, it helps to prevent some falls in the first place, particularly on stairs.

Hardwood stairs are a safety concern, especially when there are very young or elderly residents that have mobility problems.

No.4 - It is easy to care for

Carpet flooring is very simple to care for. Vacuum your carpet often and if a stain or spot occurs, acting quickly is the key and 90% of stains and spots will be easily removed with water.

Regularly cleaning it will make your carpet look clean and smell fresh. To ensure lasting beauty and life of your carpet, it is advisable to employ the best carpet cleaning services every 1-2 years, depending on how much you walk on it and how much soil it is carried in from the outside.

In comparison to the finishing and upkeep requirements of hardwood flooring, carpet floors are very simple to maintain.

No.5 - It improves indoor air quality

Wool carpet is the lowest VOC-emitting flooring choice available. It acts as a passive air filter because it traps dust, pollen, and particles and then removing them from the breathing zone. The accumulated particles on your carpet will be removed once you vacuum it.

People who struggle with breathing problems, like asthma or allergies will be grateful for the ability of this home solution to keep the air clean and easy to breathe.

The carpet industry is minimizing carpet's impression on the environment through the "3 Rs" Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

Because of the new technology, old carpets can be recycled into new carpet or other products, reducing the pollution of the environment.

Author ImmoAfrica
Published 31 Jul 2019 / Views -

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