What Carpet Should You Get for Your New House?


You’ve bought a new house. You’ve finally moved in with your family or friends, and you’re starting to do some decorating. The plant-pots look great, the movie posters are fab, and the kitchen is an oasis of peaceful tranquility. Do you feel that there’s something missing though?

Perhaps you should invest in a new carpet. They can quickly spruce up your home, giving it a new and exciting feel. They don’t have to break your budget either, with a lot of them available for reasonable prices. Of course, you might be worrying about the mess that can come with carpets. That’s why you should also read this article specifically about best carpet cleaners.

There’s actually a lot to consider when getting a carpet, including its:

  • Fire retardation
  • Durability
  • Stain-resistance
  • Comfort
  • Value for money
  • Installation time
  • Aesthetic

In this article below, we outline the three different types of carpets available — nylon, polyester and wool — as well as which one may suit your house best. Read the full piece to see which carpet may be the perfect solution for you.


If you have lots of kids and pets, then a nylon carpet may be the perfect choice for you. This is because it is the most durable and stain-resistant of all the carpet types, as it is able to absorb all of those little family-related problems that life can throw at you. It also has a very high-level of texture retention, meaning that it can keep its original texture and shape no matter what happens to it. That’s why we recommend if for patterning stairs and halls, as well as rooms involving the whole family.


A polyester carpet is the preferred option if you want a nice and soft carpet at an affordable price. This is perfect if you are running on a budget, and it is why the carpet makes a regular appearance at newly built homes. This low price is also reflected in its installation time, making it a good option if you want to have a carpet installed sooner rather than later. With a velvety feel, it’s perfect for running your feet through without feeling any nasty static electricity. If you are also looking to dye the carpet in a variety of carpets, then a polyester carpet dyes very well and is resistant to fading.


You should invest in a wool carpet if you want your carpet to last. They are spun into yarn from sheep’s wool, giving them an eco-friendly feel. Their natural fibers protect against fire and regulate temperatures very well. While it is the most expensive of the three carpet types that we have discussed today, they do feel the most luxurious, making it a good long-term investment if you want to stay in your house for a longer time. One thing to watch out for, however, is if the carpet gets wet, as then it can give off a smell resembling that of a wet dog.

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I am Jessica Moretti, mother of 1 boy and 2 beautiful twin angels, and live in on Burnaby Mountain in British Columbia. I started this blog to discuss issues on parenting, motherhood and to explore my own experiences as a parent. I hope to help you and inspire you through simple ideas for happier family life!


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