Why Should You Have Carpet in Your Home?

Carpet is such a versatile flooring option, there is something for every home. If you are in the market for new flooring in your house, carpet has many benefits and is a practical choice. There are several reasons that investing in carpeting for your house will improve your home’s overall feel and aesthetic.

Reduces noise

This is probably one of the biggest selling points for carpeting in your house. Carpet naturally muffles sound, which helps especially when you have multiple levels in your house. If you put it in a room, sound doesn’t transfer as much into another room. Carpet can also lessen the sounds of your kids or pets running around and playing above your head. A great tip is to pair your carpet with a thicker pad to dampen noise even more.

Variety of colors and designs

Carpeting has the ability to be designed to fit the style and theme of any room. It doesn’t matter what you are looking for, there is something out there to fit your room. Whether that is ultra-modern or comfy cozy, neon green, or completely neutral, carpet can fit any home aesthetic.

Carpet feels comfortable

Carpet is actually less taxing on your joints and is easier to stand on for long periods. A lot homes with hardwood floors in the main areas usually will have carpeting in the bedrooms. All of the benefits above are why.

A healthier choice

Did you know that carpet acts as a natural filter by collecting dust and fur and trapping allergens? The great thing is that they can simply be vacuumed up. Tile and hardwood floors make it easier for allergens and dust particles to move around in the air and end up getting trapped in air vents and filters. By reducing airborne allergens, you can improve the air quality and supports a healthier living space. You still need professional carpet cleaning every 6-12 months because dust can get ground into the fibers and penetrate down to the carpet padding.

Carpeting is an affordable and easy to maintain flooring option that can be customized to suit any décor in your home, and it supports healthier living. All it requires is vacuuming and an occasional professional cleaning.

The Health Risks of a Dirty Carpet

Here is a an eye opening thought, even if your carpets appear clean to the eye, they can be a host for bacteria, microbes and other irritants. Ick! Now you might be asking yourself what am I not seeing and what do I need to do? The first step is being aware, understand what these things can do to your health