“A house with no carpeting is often perceived as cold & lacking the texture that makes a house feel like a home. “
This one was surprising to me! I was under the impression that the opposite is true. Having carpet in your home can help lessen the symptoms of asthma and allergies. Carpet actually traps particles from the breathing zone. It also reduces the particles from circulating through the air. As long as you properly clean your carpet and use a CRI approved vacuum, particles will be removed from the air and kept from breathing in. Also, look for carpet certified by CRI’s Green Label Plus program, which indicates a low-VOC (volatile organic compound) product for homes, schools and businesses. With all of the upcoming parties and holiday events, there will be a lot more dust and particles circulating throughout your home. Having carpet will help minimize any allergens so your guests won’t have to worry as much. CRI has some great tips on what to look for when having your carpets professionally cleaned by the joinery dublin services !
Having carpet throughout your home actually helps retain warmth longer especially in colder climates. This is also an energy conservation benefit if you think about it! Our Christmas tree sits in our main living space, which thankfully is carpeted. The girls love sitting around the tree looking at the ornaments (and trying to guess what toys are wrapped up). They are much more warm and cozy being able to do this on our carpeted floors.
There are SO many carpet choices to choose from, that we had a tough time picking out the perfect color. We went with a lighter, neutral color that we’ve been so happy with. As I mentioned above, I also love layering area rugs over carpet. This can quickly change up the look and style of any room. It would be super fun to add an area rug in a festive pop of color (like red or green) to your holiday decor. If you’re trying to decide on a new carpet for your home, bring home samples to see what looks best. Head over to CRI’s website for tips on selecting the right carpet for you.