Carpet IQ: the difference in thickness

As you research carpet flooring, you’ll find that there are different thicknesses available. Also referred to as density, the thickness is determined by how tightly together the fibers are packed. Different carpet types offer a variety of thicknesses, so it can help to know more about the topic before deciding on your own.

Not only does your carpet thickness change the way your floors look and feel, but they can have a bearing on the durability and resilience as well. If you’ve never before experienced this floor covering in your own home, it can help to view a wide variety of options to find out which will work better for you. Let’s find out more about these differences right now.

How thick should your carpet flooring be?

The answer to this question varies from homeowner to homeowner. We will share some specifications about the different thicknesses and allow you to make your own decisions. Of course, you should feel free to visit us for professional consultations, based on your requirements. A carpet that is thick with fibers that are tightly packed will better resist stains caused by wear and spillage. It also creates a sleek look that pairs perfectly with a more modern décor set. It’s also comfortable and more durable overall. Medium thickness offers a more casual look, thanks to loose fibers. However, it still resists wear and abuse better than its thinner predecessor, so it works well for areas that see moderate levels of traffic. As such, it works very well for lesser-traveled areas too. Thin densities do provide a sleek, clean appearance and are, of course, the most affordable of the thickness options. In low traffic areas, it performs well but is better kept out of high traffic areas or any room where lots of wear is going to be happening. If it is placed in an area of high traffic, you will have to replace it far sooner than you might have expected.

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Our showroom is an excellent place for carpet flooring

When you visit Gotcha Covered Floorcovering’s carpet flooring showroom in Acworth, GA, you’ll have an opportunity to view a wide variety of carpets, all with different thicknesses and more. Our associates are experienced and friendly and will work hard to make sure you get the very best options for your home. Since we strive for complete customer satisfaction, you’re sure to find exactly what you want and need. If you’re in the areas of Acworth, GA, be sure to visit us today for your carpet flooring.

Carpet is still a pretty big deal

There was a time when almost every home featured carpet in nearly every room. The plush underfoot feel and the inviting texture and look, made it the perfect floor covering. The good news in, while many things have changed, this is still a perfect material for your home’s flooring. In fact, with new technology, you could even say it’s better than ever.

At Gotcha Covered Floorcovering, it doesn’t matter how big or small your project is. With a combined forty years in the business, we know a thing or two about flooring, and we’re ready to put that experience to work for you. We proudly service the areas of Acworth, Woodstock, Kennesaw, Canton and Marietta, GA, with a showroom located in Acworth, GA. Feel free to stop in to speak with one of our flooring specialists to find out how we can assist you.
Luxury carpet in Acworth, GA from Gotcha Covered Floorcovering

What’s new in carpet?

When it comes to carpet, some things never change. It’s still the only soft touch flooring that’s not only comforting to walk on, but much safer for children and seniors. It still adds a remarkable touch to nearly any décor, and it’s an absolute pleasure on chilly winter mornings. However, some things do change. And for this particular floor covering, change is definitely a good thing. For instance, thanks to new technologies, some of these materials are created by using recycled plastic. This means they are not only amazingly resistant to staining, but they absorb less water than porcelain tile. That means spills are no longer an issue when it comes to this flooring material. For those that are worried about cleanliness and allergies, technology wins again. Hypoallergenic fibers mean that allergens are caught and rendered harmless, so you don’t have to worry about coughing and sneezing through allergy season. Along those same lines, antimicrobial fibers mean your floors will be easier to clean, and come with odor fighting technology built right in as well. Pets will be much more welcome in homes that have flooring with built in stain and odor protection, that’s geared specifically towards pet messes. Anyone with a dog or cat knows that sometimes, accidents are going to happen. While we can’t guard against everything that might be bad news for our floors, we can be proactive in what we cover them with. If you have questions about other new technologies that are available, stop by and see us at Gotcha Covered.