Carpets And Laminate Flooring: The Advantages Of Each

When it comes to flooring, Direct Carpets & Curtain Supplies can help you choose the best option for your home. It can be difficult picking between different materials. If you’re deciding on either carpets or laminates for your property, then it’s important to know that each have their own benefits. Here are their advantages:

Laminate Floors

Laminate flooring consists of a wooden base covered with an image and coated in a clear, durable layer. If you’re looking for a cost-effective alternative to natural wood, then laminate is the option for you. With many different choices of style, you can get floors that look like the real deal. From varnished oak to natural pine, there are many designs to choose from.

At Direct Carpets & Curtain Supplies, we stock a large selection of Quick Step flooring, with a wide range of designs to choose from. Here are some of the advantages that laminate flooring has to offer:

  • Durable
  • Scratch resistant
  • Easy installation
  • Simple Maintenance
  • Great designs
Laminate Flooring

Comfortable Carpets

carpeted bedroom

If you’re looking for a more cosy and inviting material for your home, then this flooring is for you. Carpets are a popular choice for many rooms. The living room and bedrooms are quite often selected for fabric flooring. With a range of materials, styles, patterns and colours available, there’s bound to be a design that suits you.

Carpets change in feel due to their pile count. If you’re looking for a cosy, plush floor, then opt for high pile. If you’re wanting a material that’s easier to clean and maintain, then choosing a low pile is the way to go.

Here are the benefits of getting this type of flooring installed:

  • Comfortable feel
  • Quieter steps
  • Reduces slips and falls
  • Retains warmth for longers
  • Stylish

The Best Flooring For You

When it comes to choosing between these materials, it’s important to consider the room you’re furnishing. For example, carpets aren’t recommended for places that have a lot of moisture such as kitchens or bathrooms. There are a few questions you might want to ask yourself before deciding on a floor for you.

Does the room have heavy foot traffic? If you are doing up your hallway or rooms patio doors, you’ll want a durable material that is easy to clean off as shoes bring in a lot of dirt. Laminate is a great option for the entrance to your home as it can simply be wiped clean.

Who will use the floors the most? If you have young children or are worried about people tripping and falling, then carpet is a great choice. Its soft feel will reduce slips and trips, making for a safer environment.  

Laminate Flooring In Kitchen

Contact Us Today For Quality Carpets & Laminate

If you need help and advice on which flooring to choose, get in touch with our friendly team in Torquay today. We have many different styles and finishes available so you can choose the right flooring for your home.

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