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13 Carpet Types You Definitely Need to See

If you're looking for a new carpet style in your own home, you definitely want to look at these different carpet types to help you find the right ones but..

Even though there are plenty of other flooring options out there, carpet seems to be one of the most popular. After all, there are plenty of options when it comes to carpet and even more features. That’s why you want to know all about the different carpet types that are available and how you can use them to improve your home.

Benefits of Carpet Types

The benefits, when it comes to carpet, are the options. That includes the different types that are out there and the different colors. You’ll be able to find something that fits your own personal style without having to compromise. Just pick your favorite color and the favorite type of carpeting as far as thickness and materials.

Many carpet types are now just as easy to clean as other types of flooring as well. They’re made so stain resistant you barely have to do anything to get things out. That makes them a great choice even for children’s rooms or dining rooms. Though many people once opted for solid floors in these rooms to prevent stains, the ability to easily clean makes this unnecessary.

In children’s rooms and living rooms especially, carpeting is much softer than a hard floor. This is great for small children who crawl or walk very slowly. After all, you want them to be comfortable and to be safe if they fall. It’s not always easy to do that with other types of flooring.

Cost of Carpet Types

There are so many different types of carpet that it’s nearly impossible to really know for sure what the cost is going to be until you pick one out. You will be able to save a whole lot of money over things like hardwood flooring, however. That’s important because you want something cost effective if you’re going to be putting in flooring in many rooms of your home.

General carpeting is going to cost you between $4 and $12 per square foot. That means you’ll be able to get the pieces you want without having to spend a lot. Keep in mind that the cheapest stuff may not be what you want. You also may have to pay extra to have the carpet installed or for padding if you buy a carpet that doesn’t already have it. These things can influence your overall costs.

What You See is What You Get

We’ve looked through a lot of different types of carpeting to find some that you’re definitely going to love. It’s all about looking at your options and seeing what you can find from there. After all, you don’t want to just walk into the store and pick out the first thing that you see. You want to know that there are options and you want to look at those options.

Once you’ve had the chance to look things over you can pick out what you really want and get your house looking the way you want. That carpeting is really going to make all the difference.

This thinner carpet has ribbing throughout it so you can see it and feel it. It's not going to give you a lot of plush, but it definitely is tough.

This thinner carpet has ribbing throughout it so you can see it and feel it. It’s not going to give you a lot of plush, but it definitely is tough.

 

This carpeting is a little bit thicker and that means it's going to be a little bit softer. It doesn't have as tight of a weave as the thinner types, but it's going to be more comfortable to use in trafficked areas.

This carpeting is a little bit thicker and that means it’s going to be a little bit softer. It doesn’t have as tight of a weave as the thinner types, but it’s going to be more comfortable to use in trafficked areas.

 

This is a plushy carpet that is definitely going to be fun to walk on though maybe not quite as good when it comes to cleaning. Still, it's a nice pairing for the wood floors.

This is a plushy carpet that is definitely going to be fun to walk on though maybe not quite as good when it comes to cleaning. Still, it’s a nice pairing for the wood floors.

 

This carpet is definitely plushy, but it also has a fun pattern, which really makes it unique. All you need to do is look and you can see how great it's going to feel walking around on.

This carpet is definitely plushy, but it also has a fun pattern, which really makes it unique. All you need to do is look and you can see how great it’s going to feel walking around on.

 

This carpet is thin but it also has some texture to it, which can help to hide dirt or anything else. It also feels different under your feet, but somewhat fun at the same time.

This carpet is thin but it also has some texture to it, which can help to hide dirt or anything else. It also feels different under your feet, but somewhat fun at the same time.

 

This jute carpet is definitely going to give you plenty of texture. It's also extremely durable and rough to go with any areas of higher traffic to get rid of dirt and debris. It's also very easy to clean.

This jute carpet is definitely going to give you plenty of texture. It’s also extremely durable and rough to go with any areas of higher traffic to get rid of dirt and debris. It’s also very easy to clean.

 

Here we've got a medium level carpet that has plenty of texture to go along with it. You're definitely going to get a sturdy and durable carpet that's good for higher traffic areas with this style and the texture helps hide dirt and debris.

Here we’ve got a medium level carpet that has plenty of texture to go along with it. You’re definitely going to get a sturdy and durable carpet that’s good for higher traffic areas with this carpet style and the texture helps hide dirt and debris.

 

Here we have a medium plush carpet that's comfortable for areas where children might play or even in bedrooms. It's also great for living rooms and other spaces you might want to walk around barefoot.

Here we have a medium plush carpet that’s comfortable for areas where children might play or even in bedrooms. It’s also great for living rooms and other spaces you might want to walk around barefoot.

 

This one is very textured and thick but it's not going to be as soft as others. Instead, you're going to get something stiff and durable that you can use in high traffic areas where you want to absorb more dirt.

This one is very textured and thick but it’s not going to be as soft as others. Instead, you’re going to get something stiff and durable that you can use in high traffic areas where you want to absorb more dirt.

 

This carpet isn't quite plush but it's not textured either so it's definitely a great option for bedrooms, living rooms or other moderate traffic areas of the house.

This carpet isn’t quite plush but it’s not textured either so it’s definitely a great option for bedrooms, living rooms or other moderate traffic areas of the house.

 

This carpet is soft and thick, which is great if you want comfort while you're walking. On the other hand, if you're looking for something that will last a long time you may want to look at something a little less thick and more durable.

This carpet is soft and thick, which is great if you want comfort while you’re walking. On the other hand, if you’re looking for something that will last a long time you may want to look at something a little less thick and more durable.

 

This option is definitely super plush and a really soft, but textured, option. It's definitely a great if you want comfort though it's not going to be a great option for those who want long lasting durability.

This option is definitely super plush and a really soft, but textured, option. It’s definitely a great if you want comfort though it’s not going to be a great option for those who want long lasting durability.

 

Okay, so this is technically a rug, but it's also really plushy (more so than the others) and that can be a great option if you're looking for something to enjoy in any room of your house and without sacrificing durability on the carpet.

Okay, so this is technically a rug, but it’s also really plushy (more so than the others) and that can be a great option if you’re looking for something to enjoy in any room of your house and without sacrificing durability on the carpet.

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