Good question! Carpet certainly has been the choice of many homeowners. In fact, it remains the most popular floor covering choice for a variety of reasons. Read more, and then decide if this product is the flooring solution for the way you live.

Modern carpet traces its roots to ancient times, when cultures passed hand-tying and knotting skills from generation to generation. The Sixteenth Century brought merchant adventurers and explorers home to Europe and with them the awareness and desire for rich textiles and rugs from the East.

It wasn’t long before the appreciation of textile floor coverings took off, came to America, and became one of the most fundamental parts of our modern home interior.

Carpet is still the primary flooring choice for many. After all, it’s relatively inexpensive, comfortable, generally easier to install and replace than other floor coverings, and it offers more fashion options in colors and textures than any other floor covering option on the market.
Carpet offers you more warmth, softness and is much quieter than any other floor covering.

Today’s carpet styles, colors and textures also blend well with any home decor and with a variety of other flooring products. From traditional to country, from casual to formal, you can always find a carpet that will complement any interior setting and give you years of beauty and performance.

And if you like lists, and who doesn’t, here’s one on the advantages of carpet.
Check it out, maybe print it out, and then come explore the other Carpet sections on this site.
  • Carpet adds warmth and is soft under feet and easier on children’s knees.
  • Carpet is much quieter than hard surfaces floors.
  • Carpet comes in a wide variety of colors, tones and hues.
  • Carpet is easy to decorate with and offers many styles and colors allowing it to be the focus of the room or the perfect foundation for your furniture and accessories.
  • Carpet can hide many sub-floor irregularities that would not be permitted with hard surfaces floors.
  • Carpet can go over a variety of substrates and on all grade levels, even concrete slabs in basements.
  • Carpet is economical and the installation costs are generally less than some of the hard surface products.