As you already know, there is a lot of talks and discussions regarding carpeting, including patterns, usage, types, colors, and fibers.
Being a novice in carpeting, it can be quite difficult to find your spot in the conversation, especially when looking for the right carpet types. Carpet accounts for about 51 percent of the U.S. flooring market, so you can be sure the choices are limitless. But with variety comes confusion. All the different carpet brands, colors, and styles can make your head spin. For that reason, it’s advisable to know the types of carpets that are trending to make decision-making easier.
Well, that’s why you are here anyway, so let’s get straight to it.
Make the right decision
These are some of the popular carpet types you can consider when planning your carpet flooring. Each comes in varied colors and patterns to give you various ideas for creating a complete and stunning space.
When shopping for your carpet, there are several things to keep in mind, including:
- Carpet weight and fiber
- Carpet pad
- Warranty coverage
- Financing options ( if available)
- Installation options and cost
Also, different materials such as nylon, acrylic, wool, olefin, triexta, and polyester should be taken into account for an informed selection. Nylon is the most popular as it’s used in about 65 percent of carpets sold in the U.S.
Whether you need a twist, loop, pattern or texture carpet, consider the installation cost. As of 2017, the national average installation cost is $1,579. Costs differ widely depending on the size of the project, carpet type, and location.
Most importantly, take the time to find and work with a professional carpet installer who understands your needs and preferences.
Remember, a great choice gives you peace of mind.