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How to choose the best carpet for your home:

Level up your home with the right carpet
By Expert Tips
Date: July 25 2017
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Carpets keep your homes clean and are an essential part of every home decor. Carpets not only prevent your floor from getting spoiled but they also add a beautiful ethnicity in the atmosphere. If you are looking for some reasons to purchase a carpet, then there are millions of them, but the only point that can disinterest you in buying one is its maintenance. Many carpet cleaning products & solutions are readily available in the market which will take care of it, but you should also choose the right carpet for minor maintenance. Here’s how you choose the right carpet.

  1. Lifestyle matters - Your standard of living and your lifestyle plays a vital role in picking out a carpet for your home. The fact that you are a bachelor, married, parent or pet lover will determine the variety of carpet which will suffice your interior decor needs. The regular carpets, luxurious carpets, trendy carpets and dull carpets are all available in the market but which one to pick  depends on your nature and the crowd of your house.
  2. Fabric needs to be checked - It is imperative that you understand that all carpets are not made of the same fabric. There are a variety of fabrics available in the store which can make perfect carpets for you such as wool, synthetic fibers, wool nylon and more. Wool is the most popular out of the lot because of its cool temperature during summers and warmness during the winters. With pets and toddlers, it is important that you pay attention towards the fabric with discretion.
  3. Be futuristic - While purchasing a carpet, keep a few particular points in mind to make the right decision. Will the color of the carpet fade within a few months? Will the fabric get torn from ends soon? Is the fabric too rough to lie down on? Is cleaning this carpet easy? Will the particulate matter of the air harm the surface of the carpet? Will the carpet extract pills? These are a few questions which you must understand and be clear about before you make a purchase because carpets are bought for the long haul and not for a short period.
  4. Match your decor - Every house has a unique decor. The decor of your house signifies your personality and so should the carpet. The pattern, fabric, colors, and designs of a carpet should be in accordance with the color scheme of your room. The furniture also plays an important part in deciding on the carpet. You may opt for dull shades, a combination of colors, dual tone, trendy tones or cool pastels depending on the color pattern of your room.
  5. Plush or loop - If we talk about the present prevailing trends in the market, then plush piles and loop piles are the two names that you will hear very frequently. For the fairy tale luxurious feel, plush piles are the perfect pick. They are soft, dense, beautifully colored and give the look of velvet which makes it a popular option. They are meant for presentation and appeal, so durability is out of the question. Loop piles, on the other hand, gives the feel of yarn put in the form of a carpet. Loop styles determine the pattern of a carpet which makes it a unique choice.

Carpets are not purchased merely for presentation purposes, but they also provide a cozy and comfortable feeling in the house which makes you feel more welcome. To ensure your carpet's wellness, carpet cleaning products and solutions are chosen and used as per the requirement of the owner.

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