Elkton Carpet & Tile in Elkton, MD
207 S Bridge St, Elkton, MD 21921 | (410) 267-3377

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Are you considering carpet for your home?

Chances are, if you have looked into carpeting as a flooring choice, you already have an idea of what you’re looking for. You’ve probably already heard about the differences in fiber choices. You might already know about some of the great benefits carpet has to offer. You might even know that, contrary to popular belief, carpet can often help allergy sufferers.

At Elkton Carpet & Tile, we want to make sure you have the perfect floor. Therefore, we’re going to go over a few things you want to make sure you remember when choosing carpet. These things, if not addressed, can cause you problems further down the road, and we want to help you stay away from that scenario.

Don’t forget the carpet backing

Carpet backing is one of the most important facets of your carpet installation. Not only does it make for an amazing underfoot feel, but it also adds to the lifespan of the flooring. Without it, the carpet will wear directly against the subfloor and may need replacing long before its time.

Some people think they’re saving money by leaving this option off, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. In the long run, the cost of replacing your flooring earlier than necessary will cost you twice as much. It’s certainly worth it to make sure you don’t leave the backing off.
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Have your carpet professionally installed

Another area where homeowners think they can skimp is on flooring install. While that does work in some cases, there are some things you should take into consideration before you make that choice.

First, do you have the specialized tools for installing carpet? If you don’t, this can easily surpass the price of the install itself and is really not worth it. These tools are only used for installing carpet and certainly won’t pay for themselves.

Also, keep in mind that if carpet isn’t properly stretched and connected between rooms, wear and tear can drastically cut down its lifespan. This is another cause for unnecessary early replacement of the entire floor.

We can help with all your carpet needs

If you are in the MD areas of Elkton, North East, Chesapeake City or Rising Sun, or Newark, DE, feel free to stop by our showroom in Elkton, MD. We’ll be happy to show you our full line of carpet, and help you choose all the necessary options as well.

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