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Make Your Carpet Last Longer.

01.04.2012 · Posted in Other A&E Article

A new Carpet is an expensive investment. Take care of it properly and it will last a long period of time and still look good. However, there are a lot of misconceptions and untruths about how to look after it properly. Listed here are 5 common myths. Read them, follow them and you will see a significant return on you investment.rnrnWill buying cheap carpet save you cash?rnBuying cheap carpet will cost you more money in the long run. This is because cheap carpet wears more quickly and you will find yourself replacing it more often. As fitting the carpet is a major amount of the cost, you will probably soon wish you had purchased a higher quality floor covering. Cheap carpets are made with carpet fibre like Olefin. It has a very low resistance to wear. Higher quality carpets contain natural fibres such as wool and nylon fibres with a hard latex backing. This makes it far more durable and resistant to wear. A great quality carpet can last for 20 years or more.rnrnrnCan I save some cash by buying cheaper underlay?rnNo. You will not save money in the long run here. Buy one of the best quality underlay you can afford. Cheap underlay has a tendency to break down quicker and lose its bounce. This has a detrimental effect on the carpet it supports, allowing it to wear quicker. Buy a good quality underlay and protect your carpet.rnrnCarpets under 2 years old don

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