Choose the Right Carpet
Carpeting your home can mean a considerable outlay, so it pays to ensure that you buy the right carpet for the right room.
This useful room guide from the Carpet Foundation will ensure that you get exactly what you need in every room.
In the Bedroom, there is nothing like getting out of bed and your feet touching the warmth and comfort of carpet rather than chilly floorboards. It is a very personal space and you can do what you want here. i.e be unashamedly decadent; be sophisticated -the choice is yours! In terms of wear, it is the room that will take the least so you can save money here. A bit of carpet buying advice here is that if, for example, your preferred carpet comes in more than one weight, you don’t need to buy the heavier weight as it will not be subjected to heavy wear.
The Living Room, as the name suggests, is often the ‘hub’ of the household so, here again, a hard wearing carpet is needed. A house full of young children or teenagers will need a practical, hard wearing carpet over luxury and appearance. Stain resistant polypropylene might be the solution in that instance.
The Dining Room is often a ‘decorating centre’ and the focus of much effort and expenditure as a ‘showcase’ room. The choice is entirely yours when it comes to the carpet – plain, patterned or loop pile. They will all look attractive.
The Hallway is the first thing people see of our home – and we all like to create a favourable impression. For this reason a small runner is a great way to inject colour and make a statement.. It is also an area that takes a lot of wear and tear so your carpet n