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Carpets are not ideal for moist or spill-prone areas like bathrooms or kitchens, but carpets can improve comfort and safety while reducing certain expenses in other areas of the house. Let’s look at the eight advantages of carpeted flooring.
Benefits of Carpets
1. Carpets are Warm
Carpet material often feels substantially warmer than wood or vinyl. Warm carpet helps to insulate the floor. Consequently, you might spend less money to heat your home or office by laying a warm carpet.
2. Carpets Increase Comfort
Buying a comfortable carpet increases both the warmth and softer surface of a carpet make people feel more comfortable when they stand, sit, or lie down. You can combine carpeting with a rug for even greater comfort.
3. Carpets Reduce Slips
In comparison to wooden flooring or rugs placed on wood, you’re less likely to slip and fall when walking across a carpet. It’s also less injurious to fall on this material.
4. Carpet Stays in One Place
Carpeting stays in one place. This enhances safety and eliminates the hassle of repositioning floor coverings.
On the other hand, people often find it difficult to prevent rugs and mats from lying flat on carpets, you can stop rug movement by purchasing rug tape.
Heavy Duty Double Sided Rug Tape for Area Rugs on Hardwood Floors and Carpet.
5. Protects the Flooring Underneath
A carpet protects underlying building materials from footwear and furniture. It’s less vulnerable to impact damage than hardwood surfaces that can easily get scratched or dented.
6. Carpet Costs Less
Some high-end carpeting costs more, but people usually pay less for carpeted flooring than they’d spend on vinyl or hardwood floors. Laying a carpet often eliminates the need for sub-flooring upgrades.
7. Easy Clean Carpets
Easy clean carpets are widely available these days and some can be cleaned with a solution of bleach and water.
We chose a Cormar carpet for our home which is pet friendly, guaranteed for 10 years and can be cleaned with bleach & water solution.
We also had an entrance carpet fitted in the hallway, which not only looks good, it’s hard-wearing too. It’s great because we can come straight inside and not have to worry about dirtying the carpet. (see below)
Rawson Entrance Carpet Trackmaster Charcoal SHEET TMP02
8. Noise Reduction
Unlike wood or concrete, padded surfaces produce little noise when people walk across them. They also make rooms quieter, prevent echoes, and improve privacy by absorbing other sounds.
Noise reduction holds extra importance if bedrooms are located downstairs. Many landlords and condominium associations cover at least three-quarters of every floor with carpets for this reason.
To sum it up, carpeted flooring prevents injuries and creates a more comfortable living space. It absorbs impacts as well as noise, and all of these benefits come at a comparatively low expense.