If you go into any carpet shop, you will find
amazed by all the choices there are
to choose from. You will find textured plush
carpets, Saxony rugs, Berber rugs and even rugs
commercial quality carpets.
There are rugs that
can be installed wall to wall and rugs that can
be cut to size with bound edges and carpet squares.
Your first consideration when buying a new carpet
it shouldn’t be color, even if it’s important.
Your first consideration should be the amount of traffic
you will have on the carpet. If you plan
put the carpet in the bedroom, then it will no longer have
a lot of traffic like a carpet in the living room.
Stain resistance will also be important. This is
something to think about with any carpet, above all
carpet that will be used in a dining room
or play area where there will be a stready
food flow or the possibility of spillage.
You will also need to ask about the evaluation of
carpet as well. Interior carpet is normally classified
on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest
rating. Carpets with a score of 5 are considered
ideal for heavy traffic areas. Rating of 4 are
considered exceptional and recommended for heavy
traffic areas of your home.
Ratings of 2.5 to 4 would provide a normal duration
for your home. Rugs that rate 2.5 or less
should only be used with light traffic areas, such as
like bedrooms. The choice of carpet according to the type of
the traffic it will receive can help you save a lot
of money along the way, even if you should buy
carpet suitable for your needs and requests.
The highest quality carpet you can buy is carpet
made of wool. Wool rugs are very expensive,
even if you reap the rewards in years of
use as wool will easily outdo any man
carpet made. Two of the best advantages of wool
carpet include its natural resistance to the ground and
is the ability to maintain the appearance, which means
it won’t squash or fray like other rugs.
The disadvantage of the wool carpet is the fact that
it’s out of reach for most of us. If you can not
afford to have woold carpet installed throughout
your whole house, then you should have instead
installed in the room receiving the highest
amount of traffic.
There are many different man-made carpets that
you can also choose. If you have a high
traffic area, so nylon would be an ideal choice
due to the duration. Nylon is stain resistant
and repels mold.
Olefin rugs are also a great choice
high traffic areas as it is very loud and easy
to clean. Polyester is another good carpet like
it is easy to clean and repels water-based stains.
Polyester is known for the look and feel of wool,
although it is much less expensive.
Consideration of color is also important. Light
colored rugs create a bigger effect
space, although they tend to show more stains
easily. Dark carpets on the other hand tend to do this
absorb light, giving a room what many know
the “cozy feeling”.
When you find a rug you like, you
should ask to take a piece home. Look at
during natural daylight and at night below
an artificial light to see if the color changes