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Pros and Cons of Carpet Tiles

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Carpet, Flooring

The flooring industry is always expanding and bringing new innovative technology and ideas to the marketplace. In fact, a very common product used in commercial applications and even homes is carpet tiles. Carpet tiles are available in many different colors and patterns to help work with any design theme. So if you are looking to add carpet tiles to your design, you should investigate all the pros and cons these flooring systems have to offer. Today, we are going to explore some of the main pros and cons to help you decide if carpet tiles are best for you. Let’s get started!

Pros

Replace Just Wherever Needed

The main dilemma with traditional, wall-to-wall carpet is if you stain the carpet in a noticeable area, you have to replace the whole rug. However, with carpet tiles, you have the option of just replacing the single tile that becomes damaged. This factor can save you from expensive replacement projects in the future.

Extremely Durable

The lack of comfort is used to help make these carpets more durable. It is not uncommon to see carpet tiles used in heavy traffic areas like gyms, airports, or malls. They are laid in a pattern that can help eliminate the sight of traffic wear as well.

Large Variety of Styles and Designs

Carpet tiles come in an incredibly large selection of styles and designs. From Modern and Contemporary styles to basic flecks or patterns, this feature can allow carpet tiles to work in virtually any themed space.

Cons

Not as Soft and Commutable as Regular Plush Carpets

Carpet tile is not going to be the option you want to use in a room that you will be spending a lot of time on the ground. It is more for commercial use and heavy traffic areas in residential applications. For instance, you may decide to use it in a basement or home gym at your house rather than a bedroom or living room. Carpet tile is glue-down or occasionally loose laid. They go directly over your subfloor without the padding affecting the comfort.

Cost

If you are looking for the least expensive carpet option, carpet tile will not be the best choice. If you know the floor will need to be durable; however, it will be worth the investment. Having the option to switch out individual tiles as they get damaged can also save you money in the long run. However, for short term or comfort, carpet tile is not the optimum selection.

If you are considering carpet tiles, make sure you fully understand the versatility of this flooring. It is a great and durable flooring for many applications but may not be suitable for every home. If you still feel a little uncertain if carpet tiles are right for you, one of our expert sales associates would love to assist you. Please do not hesitate to call or visit us with any questions. Thanks for reading!

There Is No Place Like Home For The Holidays

Written by creatingyourspace on . Posted in Carpet, Ceramic / Porcelain Tile, Christmas, Design and Decorating

A roaring fire, chestnuts roasting, cookies baking in the oven and snow falling outside. Yes, it’s holiday time again and you know what that means. Your family is about to descend on your home. Now is the time to make those home improvements that have been on your to-do list forever. Rest assured, we have your back and even better, we have several great products on sale!

The Distinctive Laminate flooring collection from the Allure Collection is a great way to add value to your home. Laminate flooring brings a rich and elegant look while it “lives” worry free. This beautiful alternative to traditional hardwood flooring is perfect for anyone who is budget conscious, time crunched and style savvy.

Have you been dreaming of brightening up the backsplash in your kitchen, or adding a pop of color to your bathroom? Glass tiles are the perfect way to add a new design element. They can be mixed and matched with any ceramic wall tile to add depth and interest to your chosen area.

Carpet tiles are perfect for a basement or rec room are also being featured during our Holiday Sale. They can also be replaced by individual tile, so no need to replace the entire room’s worth of carpet! How great is that?!?

To learn more about how to make a few home improvements before the holidays please visit us and see our great holiday deals! We are here waiting to help make your home more beautiful than ever – just in time for those delicious family dinners, caroling and decking the halls.