One of the most popular choices for flooring in homes is Carpet. It provides warmth and comfort while adding beauty and style, all while improving indoor air quality! That being said, carpet has a tough job to do as it gets walked on, sat on, and played on. So when shopping for the perfect carpet for your space it’s important to remember that there is no right or wrong answer. Its completely dependent on your lifestyle, the use of the space and what you want the overall style to be. Here are a few things to think about when making your decision:

You should pick a color that is going to match the style and personality of the room. Take into consideration your furniture and decorative accents too. The flooring is the foundation of any space so make sure that it fits the style that you are trying to achieve.

One of the most important things to consider is what type of traffic and activity will occur in the room. Will there be a lot of people walking back and forth across the carpet? Will children or pets be in that room a lot? Make sure you discuss this with your designer or sales associate so they can lead you to options that won’t disappoint.

Carpets can be basic colors (tan,  off-white, grey) that simply fade into the background or they can be bold designs or colors (red, dark grey) that act as a focal point.

Light Carpet Colors: Light-colored carpets make the rooms in your home look bright, yet can show the results of high traffic easily.

Dark Carpet Colors: Dark carpets, depending on the shade, can hide almost anything.  (But remember, just because you can’t see dirt and spots, doesn’t mean they don’t exist!)

Patterned Carpet: Patterned doesn’t always mean adding the carpet from your favorite hotel lobby. Instead, there are many options like the ones below that give you a touch of high-design in neutral colors with sleek sophisticated patterns.
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Choosing the right carpet can be a pretty weighty decision.  If you remember these tips and take your time when carpet shopping you will be able to make a decision you’ll be happy with for years to come!

At Avalon Flooring, we want to make sure you’re happy from your first step in our showroom to your first step on your new flooring—and as your partner in home design, we’ll be there every step along the way. Consider us your “One-Stop Shopping” destination for all things flooring…(and window treatments)!

Our design consultants are equipped with the knowledge to guide you through the wide selection of products we offer, and our expert installation team is professionally trained to make sure everything gets installed the way you envision. We know your home is an expression of your sense of style, and we’re here to make sure you’ll be proud of it for years to come.