Tips To Help You Choose The Right Carpet For Your Home

When it comes to choosing new carpeting, the options are seemingly unlimited. Visiting just a single carpet store?s showroom will present you with an endless choice of samples. It?s a big decision and it can seem daunting but there are a few simple tips that can make the process easier, and at the end of the day this is supposed to be a fun and exciting time! Choosing new carpeting is more than an aesthetic choice- it?s deciding the foundation of your home, where your children will play and make memories, and the backdrop for your day-to-day life.

In your search for the right carpet one of the best strategies you can employ is to do your research up front. Educating yourself and perhaps even narrowing down a sense of what you?re looking for will help make the shopping process run much more smoothly.

What's The Function Of The Carpet For Each Room In A Home?

Before visiting a carpet store, it will help if you?re prepared to answer certain questions that will allow the flooring experts to guide you in the right direction. For example, what room is the carpet for? Will the room experience heavy traffic or serve as a direct entry point from the outdoors? Will it be in a playroom for the kids? Will the carpet be used in your main living area? Each room in your home serves a different purpose and knowing how much traffic the carpet will receive helps in determining the best choice.

Choosing The Color Of Your Carpet

Most of the time you will want your carpet to match your home?s existing d?cor. One thing that can help is if you bring an example to the showroom such as wallpaper/paint swatches or samples, fabric swatches from furniture or curtains, throw pillows, or any other items that represent your d?cor. The more materials you can bring with you, the better sense you will have of how color schemes can work together. Images of your space can also help, but the size of the space and its lighting conditions can also affect the color and style you choose so bringing actual materials to the showroom is more helpful.

Considering The Cost Of A New Carpet

Are you redecorating for your comfort and enjoyment? Or are you updating the flooring with intentions to sell the house? Whatever the reason for buying a new carpet is, it may impact how much you are willing to invest. In any case, having a budget in mind can help guide you to the most cost-effective yet highest quality solution for your carpeting needs. There are also some associated expenses to factor in, including padding, seaming, installation, and more.

Kanter's Carpet & Design Center is your premier source for quality carpeting in Westchester County, NY, and the surrounding areas. Our flooring experts can help you select the perfect carpet based on function, color, budget, and any other factors. Whether you have a solid idea of what you want, or you don?t even know where to start, we can work with you to ensure you get exactly what you?re looking for in your carpet. Contact Kanter's Carpet & Design Center today to learn more or schedule a showroom consultation!