Factors to Consider When Carpeting Your House

There is no greater feeling than when you walk into a house that not only feels right but also looks right especially on the floor. The best way to have this experience is by ensuring that your floor not only clean but has that amazing look. This can be achieved very easily by carpeting your house once in a while, to give it that new look. The whole process will also come in handy when you want to sell the same house in the future. Here are some of the things that you will have to consider when you embark in this life-changing experience.

• How much will it cost?

There are several factors that contribute to the ultimate cost of installing the carpet. Regardless of the fact that a lot of stores that sell carpet include the installation charges, you will realize that when you compare the offered prices the installation charges will not be as free as you once thought. Here are some of the factors that one has to keep in mind, this is because they contribute to a great extent the overall cost of the carpet.

o What is the size of the room that you want to install the carpet?

o The users preferred the style and shape of the house or room

o Other labor costs of removing the furniture and hauling of the floor

Once you have the aforementioned in mind, you will be able to find out the cost of carpeting the house per square foot.

• What are your preferred style and the options available in the market?

The cost of the carpet is one of the major factors that will influence the general price of the carpet. There are a variety of options available in the market that one can choose from, all of them varying in prices. One thing that is very clear as the daylight is that the style and the material that has been used to make the carpet you desire is what will determine the overall cost and that is why one has to balance what they desire and the overall cost depending on the budgeted amount. Despite the fact that there are several carpets to choose from in-store they can be easily categorized as follows

o The cut pile carpet: It is one of the most popular carpets that because of its appearance and the fact that it is also dense and soft.

o The Loop pile carpet: Also known as heavy-duty carpet, it is one of the carpets that is considered very ideal for a busy place with a lot of traffic, the reason is that it is very durable.

o Cut and loop carpet: one of the rare kind of carpet because it is a combination of both the cut pile and loop pile carpet. Very ideal for an environment that has less traffic.

• Material

The most common carpet material that is sold here in the States is the synthetic fibers but you will realize that there are over three materials that are used to make the carpet. These are the acrylic, cotton, polyester, wool, and polypropylene. The prices of this various material vary depending on what you would prefer.

• Other Costs

There are also other costs that are involved in installing of the carpet apart from the cost of the carpet itself. Here is a list of some of the other cost that one has to factor in because they contribute a lot to the overall cost of installing the carpet in the house.

o Installing and rebuilding of the sub floor

o In case you want to change the floor type one will require an additional molding

o The cost of removing the old floor

o The cost of moving and arranging the furniture


What is clear is that the cost of carpeting the house seems to be one easy task when looked at the face value, but there is so much that has to be factored. This will not only help in the whole tedious process but also go a great length in saving the homeowner a lot of money in the long run.