Nylon carpet with short loops generally offer a long life span. Carpet lasts longer when treated with stain protection, especially in areas with heavy foot traffic like living rooms, hallways and stairs.
Plush carpet on your floors adds comfort to any home. Whether you’re upgrading one room or your entire house, 50Floor offers a wide range of carpet options to suit any style. We use durable, kid and pet friendly materials to accommodate active lifestyles.
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Benefits of Carpet
Homeowners and designers shop 50Floor for carpet to benefit from:
Types of Carpet
Find inspiration from the pictures of carpet we offer with options including:
Berber carpet offers a tightly-woven look. The looped carpet is ideal for high-traffic areas.
Our frieze options include cut pile carpets with fabric loops, providing a traditional, plush look.
Different heights of loops and cut fibers on the backing create a pattern carpet style.
The most traditional style of plush carpet includes a smooth, level surface for easy vacuuming.
- Smooth Saxony
A low and even cut of pile carpet creates a smooth Saxony design with a leveled look.
Flooring to MATCH YOUR STYLE
Why Choose Carpet Flooring?
Carpet flooring offers numerous advantages, making it a popular choice for both residential and commercial spaces. Carpets provide warmth and comfort underfoot, making them particularly inviting in colder climates. They comes in a wide range of styles, colors, and textures, allowing homeowners to customize their space to suit their aesthetic preferences.
Carpeting can help to reduce noise levels by absorbing sound, making it an excellent choice for areas where noise reduction is desired, such as bedrooms and offices. Moreover, carpets can also act as insulation, helping to reduce energy costs by retaining heat in the winter and cool air in the summer.
How To Maintain Carpet
Proper maintenance is essential for keeping carpets looking their best and extending their lifespan. Regular vacuuming helps to remove dirt, dust, and debris from the carpet fibers, preventing them from becoming embedded and causing damage. Additionally, it’s important to promptly clean up spills and stains to prevent them from setting and becoming permanent.
Periodic deep cleaning is also necessary to remove deep-seated dirt and allergens from the carpet fibers. This can be done using a carpet cleaner or by hiring a professional carpet cleaning service. Additionally, rotating furniture periodically can help to prevent excessive wear and tear on high-traffic areas.
Professional installation is recommended for carpeting to ensure a proper fit and optimal performance. The installation process typically involves measuring the space, preparing the subfloor, and then stretching and securing the carpet in place. Additionally, seams may need to be sealed to prevent fraying and ensure a seamless appearance.
The durability of carpeting depends on several factors, including the type of carpet, the quality of the materials, and how well it is maintained. Generally, high-quality carpets made from durable materials such as nylon or wool tend to be more resilient and longer-lasting than cheaper alternatives.
Advantages and Disadvantages
- Provides warmth and comfort underfoot
- Comes in a wide range of styles, colors, and textures
- Absorbs sound, reducing noise levels
- Acts as insulation, helping to reduce energy costs
- Can be installed over a variety of subfloors
- Prone to staining and soiling
- Requires regular maintenance to keep clean and looking its best
- Can harbor allergens such as dust mites and pet dander
- May need to be replaced more frequently than other types of flooring
- Can be more expensive than other flooring options, especially high-quality carpets
Learn more about carpet before your flooring upgrade with these common questions and answers:
The ideal carpet thickness will vary depending on the space and your preferences. Generally, a 7/16-inch thickness with a density of 6 pounds per cubic foot works well. For low-profile carpets, aim to pick a cushion no more than 3/8 inch thick with a density of 8 pounds per cubic foot.
Wool is one of the softest carpet materials you can find, offering a plush texture for the ultimate comfort.
Several factors will play a part in how much it costs to carpet your floor, such as the type of carpet you choose, the padding and the installation. If you want a carpet with special features, like stain or moisture resistance, you can expect to pay a little more, as well.
The six main types of carpet are:
- Acrylic carpeting
- Nylon carpeting
- Olefin carpeting
- Polyester carpeting
- Triexta carpeting
- Wool carpeting
In general, synthetic fibers are more durable and easier to maintain compared to natural fibers like wool. If having a low-maintenance carpet is a priority, consider a nylon or polyester carpet.
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