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are carpets right for your home?

Dec 24th 2015 at 8:12 AM

Choosing the right flooring for your home can be a stressful task, as there are a huge amount of factors to consider to ensure that you don't end up choosing the wrong type for your needs.

Carpets are an increasingly popular choice for homeowners across Scotland.

But before installing carpets in your home, you need to consider several things. We've outlined some of the most important things for you to consider before installing carpets in your home:



If you have pets running around your home, you'll know that they can quickly turn your clean home into a messy nightmare in a matter of minutes (especially if you've been taking them for walks in some of the parks around Glasgow). But although this mess could be easily dealt with if you had wooden or laminate flooring, carpets are far more difficult to deal with. This is because any dirt that gets onto the carpets can become deep stains that would require professional cleaning to properly remove.


Kids can be just as messy as pets, and can be another source of mess and stains on your carpet. So if you have any kids in your home, carpets might not be the best idea for your flooring.


If you have an active, outdoor lifestyle or enjoy working out at home, carpets may not be the best choice for your flooring. Sweat is easily retained by carpets, and cleaning it out would be problematic. If you have an active lifestyle, wooden flooring could be a better and more hygienic choice. The glasgow carpets featured on this site are an example of carpets that could potentially deal with sweat stains effectively.


Installing carpets in your home is a great way to retain heat and ensure that your home stays warm during the winter months. If you are looking to save money on your heating bills, carpets can be a sensible idea that will help your home to retain heat. Also, carpets can provide a comfortable and cozy feeling that no other type of flooring can replicate (especially important for those cold winter months in Glasgow!)

So there are some great tips for you to consider before installing carpets in your home. They can be a great way to create a comfortable and warm atmosphere for your home.



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