When you’re considering how to decorate your home, one of the things you’ll wonder is if there are any advantages to carpeting your floor. We’re here to tell you there are! Carpeting your floors is one of the best things you can do for your home.
A carpet may seem like such a simple thing, but it can completely change the look and feel of a room in more ways than you’d expect. Here are our top 5 reasons why your home could really benefit from having a carpet (or, if you’re considering carpeting multiple rooms, having multiple carpets!)
Style & Appearance
If you want your home to look good, a carpet is one of the ultimate ways to achieve that. A good-looking carpet can transform any room from looking boring, plain, and empty to looking fun, cozy, and fashionable. Carpets come in all sorts of sizes, materials, and colors, so it’s a guarantee that there’s a carpet out there that best fits whatever room you’re looking to buy one for.
The best part is that picking a carpet allows you to play interior designer and either strengthen or change the mood of a room. You could pick a carpet that completely matches your curtains and furniture or you could pick one that stands out from everything else in the room.
A dark room, for instance, can greatly benefit from having a brightly colored carpet, especially if everything in the room is dark-colored from the walls to the furniture, not just the floors. This carpet alone can be enough to liven up what would otherwise be a dark and serious room. What carpet you choose and which room you choose to put it in can have a great impact on the overall feel and style of the room and your home in general.
In fact, you may find yourself impressed by what carpets can look like now. Not only are they just plain colors or repeating stripes – some carpets now are so gorgeous, they can be considered artwork for your floor. Think of them like paintings, but instead of being hung on the wall, they’re laid out on the floors, making them the first thing you and your guests will see when entering the room. Your home is your castle, after all, and you deserve decorations that feel like they belong to royalty.
Warmth & Comfort
Have you ever woken up at 3 in the morning needing to use the bathroom? And when you get out of bed, the first thing that greets you is the cold hard feeling of the tiles beneath your feet?
Nobody likes that feeling. This is your home and you deserve to feel comfortable whenever and wherever you walk. Luckily, the warmth and comfort a carpet can provide is amazing. Even without slippers, your feet will feel like they’re walking on clouds, and it’s certainly better than walking barefoot on cold tiles or hard wooden floors.
Carpets are so comfortable, you can sit on them and still feel cozy. This is especially great for your living room. If you’ve got guests and there isn’t enough space in the living room for movie night, some of them can sit on the carpet and not feel uncomfortable. If you’ve got kids, they can play on the carpet and not feel the discomfort of cold hard floors. A soft carpet can turn your living room into everyone’s favorite place in your home.
Safety & Health
Tiled floors often equal slippery floors, making it very risky for your guests, your kids, or even yourself to be walking around mindlessly. Even wooden floors can be slippery when wet and can run the chance of someone tripping and falling. When that happens, you’ll want a thick carpet covering your floors to cushion those falls.
Because carpets are made of soft material, they lessen the risk of someone tripping, slipping, and falling, and even if they do, they can make the fall less painful than if someone were to fall on tiles or wood.
Tiles and wooden floors are easy to break, especially when you accidentally drop something big and heavy on the floor. Anything from your kids’ toys to a scented candle can be enough to crack your tiles or leave a hole on your wooden floors if dropped with strong enough force.
Carpets, however, can provide wonderful protection for your floors. They can cushion the fall of objects and provide a layer between the object and the floor so that your floors don’t get affected. This also includes tables and chairs that have a tendency to leave scratches or marks on the floor when dragged around or spills from dropped drinks, sauces, or lotions. Carpets will be able to prevent those too.
Not to mention, if those things have already occurred and there’s a big red stain or a noticeable crack on your tile floors, a carpet can easily cover those up. A floor with cracks, scratches, or stains can really affect the look of a room, and carpets are an easy and sufficient remedy for that.
Have you ever been in a room completely bare of carpeting? You probably have – in fact, your home could be that room right now. If so, you’ve probably noticed that the sounds were a bit different – they tended to bounce off the walls and created echos and reverb in the room.
That’s because sound carries much further when there is no carpet in the space. This is especially true if you’ve got wooden walls and floors instead of concrete ones. Hard surfaces can’t absorb sound the way soft surfaces can. With this in mind, if you want a much quieter space, and if you don’t want to disturb the neighbors, carpets are a certain way to reduce noise in your room.
Finally, carpets are simply one of the most convenient things you can have in your home. With hard floors, you always have to be careful in case you accidentally slip and fall or scratch the floors. With carpets, you can rest easy knowing the risks of these things happening are greatly lowered.
Carpets also make it much, much easier to clean. Hard floors gather dirt and dust much quicker than carpeted floors do. Cleaning is less hassle – all you have to do is bring out the vacuum. With hard floors, you’ll find yourself sweeping daily because of how easy dust can gather. With carpets, all you need to do is vacuum at least once a week to keep your room looking neat and tidy.
However, carpets still need maintenance albeit much less often. If you’re looking for professional cleaning services for not just your carpet but your whole house or apartment, Cleaning Lady’s here for you. Our customers have been satisfied with our upmost attention to detail when it comes to cleaning and tidying your home. We guarantee you’ll be satisfied too.