Carpets Vs Laminate Flooring

Benefits of Carpets:

  • Appearance

Carpets are beautifully designed to complement your homes décor. Everything from their texture to colour can be chose to exemplify your living areas, no matter if you are going for that cosy home feeling or a corporate office with style at work.

  • Warmth

Carpets naturally insulate warmth in your home no matter how thin they are a warmer option than any hard wood solution. Having carpets can help with energy bills by keeping your rooms warmer for longer, while also not being cold on your feet in those winter months.

  • Safety

If you have young family their safety is always on your mind and is always something you consider when getting something new for your home flooring included. Less slips and trips happen on carpets than hard surface flooring, although they are still possible. If your child does has fall it is also beneficial for them to fall on a softer surface than a hard surface floor.

  • Peace & Quiet

Carpets as well as insulating warmth also insulate sound. Large noises will bounce and travel further off of hard surfaces carpets can help keep your home quitter adding to the cosy homely atmosphere you are trying to create.

  • Comfort

After a long day at work when walking on hard surfaces all day your feet can begin to ache, especially for very strenuous jobs. Carpets offer an extra layer of comfort your feet by cushioning your steps they are reliving the pressure put on your feet when they ache making you settle in after a long day’s work quicker.

Benefits of Laminate flooring:

  • Perfect against water and damp

Laminate is a go to option in areas where you may get water on the floor such as kitchens, bathrooms and hallways. While carpets will absorb the water and take a while to become dry laminate flooring will retain the water so you can easily clean it up and dry it within seconds.

  • Durable

Laminate flooring is durable and made to last unlike other hard surface flooring some of the best laminate flooring does not fade in sunlight. It is also stain resistant meaning any spillages or dirt won’t damage is and is very easy to clean up.

  • Price

Laminate flooring is made to be affordable while not sacrificing on style. When bought from and installed by professionals you can be sure your new flooring will look great and last a long time without breaking the bank.

  • Style

Laminate flooring comes in a variety of colours and wood effects giving a modern look to any home. It is incredibly easy to keep clean and can often give the illusion of more space. Laminate flooring complements many types of furniture well and allows you to extenuate your style of any room.

  • Easy to maintain

Good quality laminate flooring is built to last. This also means it is easy to clean and maintain. With laminate being water resistant it can mopped, swept or vacuumed to be kept clean giving its home owner a variety of cleaning options.

Carpets and Laminate flooring offer you a wide variety of options when adding them to your home. Your choice could be affected by many factors and maybe some that were not listed here. You can feel free to visit Colins Carpet Shop in Waterloo, Liverpool to have all of your questioned answered.