How to Buy Carpet For Your Southwest Florida Home

When we're asked "how to buy carpet", we suggest a number of things to consider before making your carpet selection. Before starting, you should ask yourself a few questions. Although price is the number one concern of most people, there are many factors to consider that will help determine how much you need to pay to get the most value for your money.

1) Are you year round or part-time residents of Southwest Florida?

Part-time residents may not have to spend as much to get the carpet they need. If your only here three months out of the year, a carpet that would normally last 10 years for a year-round Lee, Collier, or Charlotte County resident could last you four times as long.

2) Do you have small children or pets?

If so, you might want to look for a carpet that offers better stain resistance. Olefins and polypropylene are extremely stain resistant and less expensive than nylons.  However, they are not as soft or as durable as nylon. Most nylons have some kind or stain protection applied to them. The better quality carpets usually have built in stain protection like Stainmaster. You need to determine whats more important to you stain resistancy or durability. Of course if you willing to spend a little bit more you can have both.

3) How long do you intend to live in your home?

If you're fixing your home to sell it, you may want to put in one of our builder grade carpets. They're not great quality, but they're clean and inexpensive. Remember, most people may want to chose a carpet or other flooring to meet their needs and their tastes after they move in. If you intend to stay in your home for more than a few years, then we recommend that you buy the best quality that you can afford. Always consult a flooring professional to advise you as to the best carpet to meet your needs.

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We serve Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, Estero, Bonita Springs, Sanibel, Captiva, Fort Myers Beach, Bonita Beach, Naples, and Marco Island in Lee, Charlotte, and Collier Counties in Florida.