Carpet certainly has been the choice of many homeowners. In fact, it remains the most popular floor covering choice for a variety of reasons. Read more, and then decide if this product is the flooring solution for the way you live.
Modern carpet traces its roots to ancient times, when cultures passed hand-tying and knotting skills from generation to generation. The Sixteenth Century brought merchant adventurers and explorers home to Europe and with them the awareness and desire for rich textiles and rugs from the East. It wasn’t long before the appreciation of textile floor coverings took off, came to America, and became one of the most fundamental parts of our modern home interior.
Carpet is still the primary flooring choice for many. After all, it’s relatively inexpensive, comfortable, generally easier to install and replace than other floor coverings, and it offers more fashion options in colors and textures than any other floor covering option on the market.
Carpet offers you more warmth, softness and is much quieter than any other floor covering.
Today’s carpet styles, colors and textures also blend well with any home decor and with a variety of other flooring products. From traditional to country, from casual to formal, you can always find a carpet that will complement any interior setting and give you years of beauty and performance.
And if you like lists, and who doesn’t, here’s one on the advantages of carpet.
- Carpet adds warmth and is soft under feet and easier on children’s knees.
- Carpet is much quieter than hard surfaces floors.
- Carpet comes in a wide variety of colors, tones and hues.
- Carpet is easy to decorate with and offers many styles and colors allowing it to be the focus of the room or the perfect foundation for your furniture and accessories.
- Carpet can hide many sub-floor irregularities that would not be permitted with hard surfaces floors.
- Carpet can go over a variety of substrates and on all grade levels, even concrete slabs in basements.
- Carpet is economical and the installation costs are generally less than some of the hard surface products.
We’ve made shopping for carpet easier than ever. Just choose your style, color, warranty and padding.
There are four simple steps make selecting your carpet easy and will help provide peace of mind. Carpet is currently not sold online but in The Home Depot stores only. Make sure you talk with an associate to discuss all of your carpet options.
Step1–Choose Your Style
You’re sure to find one that’s perfect for your home, décor & lifestyle. Textures provide a traditional, velvety appearance and style. Twists are incredibly durable & versatile. Loops have a classic look and are great for high-traffic areas. Patterns give you a modern flair and can range from subtle to dramatic.
Step 2–Choose Your Color
Once you’ve chosen the style that’s right for your home, it’s time to choose your color. With 5,000 colors to choose from, you’ll find a range of options, including a tremendous palette of neutral tones that will blend with any style. Or, if your tastes are a little more daring, you can try a vibrant hue that adds a stunning contrast.
Step 3–Choose Your Warranty
Your home is your greatest investment, and you want that investment to last. By choosing the warranty level that’s right for you, you can rest assured that your carpet will perform to your expectations.
Step 4–Choose Your Padding
It’s not just the carpet, but what’s under it that provides comfort and durability. The Home Depot offers three types of carpet padding to suit your needs. Carpet padding is manufactured for different types of carpets to provide comfort and durability. The Home Depot offers three different types of carpet padding for you to choose from.