Advantage and disadvantage of Wall to Wall Carpets.

Wall to wall Carpets are the most common type of soft floors.  The wall to wall carpet does justice to the word “soft floor”.  They are the real soft floors.  If you want a cozy, royal and elegant look in your room then wall to wall carpet is the best product.  As always there are advantage and disadvantage of Wall to Wall Carpets.

The wall to wall carpets comes in roll form.  For installing wall to wall carpets they are cut to sizes of the room.  The carpet may have joints in one room as they come in the standard width of 6 ft, 10 ft, 12 ft and 13 ft etc.  To cover the entire room the installer will have to cut the carpet to your sizes.  Please note that there may be joints in your room carpet if the size of your room is bigger than the width of the carpet.  If your room is within the width of the carpet your will have a joint less wall to wall carpet.

Before discussing the advantage and disadvantage of wall to wall carpets, let us understand different types of carpets available in the market.

Types of Wall to Wall Carpets available:

  1. The most economical Non Woven Carpet.  (Widely used in Tent Houses, Wedding Halls and Public Gathering Functions like conferences, Trade shows etc.)
  2. The luxury looking cut pile thick carpets.  These carpets have luxury look, are thick generally and the pile of the carpet is cut from the top.  The look of the carpet is of animal fur or hair.
  3. The loop pile carpets.  These carpets are made having multiple loops all over the carpet.  In other words the pile of the carpet are uncut.  In the luxury carpets the pile is in cut form, the pile of loop pile carpet is in uncut form.  The density of the fiber in the carpet will tell you the quality of the carpet.
  4. Loop Pile Carpet  – Tiles are the latest entrant in the field.  These are the loop pile carpets made in the form of tiles having a very strong backing underneath to give the firmness to the carpet.  These carpet tiles are mainly installed in office areas, home theaters etc.  The Carpet Tiles gives a very royal, elegant and corporate look to any office with the added advantage of sound insulation.  In big offices where the number of people working in one particular are is too high, the noise and sound created may become a trouble, the carpet tiles works as an acoustic element and is a  wonderful sound insulator for floor alongwith the false ceiling and other sound managers installed in any area.

Now lets us jump into advantage and disadvantage of Wall to Wall Carpets.  Before understanding the disadvantages lets talk about the advantages and merits.

Merits or advantages of Wall to Wall Carpet

  1. Carpet is a very good insulator.  It can save on your AC Bill and the room gets cooler faster and keeps you warm in winters or cold weather.
  2. It will not be wrong to write that it is easier to maintain.  If you can do regular vacum cleaning, carpet is a very good product.  You have to protect the carpet from stains, moisture and dirt.  If taken care of all the above points you cannot explain the merits of a carpet.  You will enjoy having a wall to wall carpet.
  3. Carpet is a very good sound insulator.  You will experience the advantages of sound insulation while watching TV in a carpeted room or Children playing in a carpeted room.  There will be very little eco or noise if wall to wall carpet is installed.
  4. You can enjoy walking bare footed on a wall to wall carpet.  It is a wonderful experience altogether.
  5. In offices also loop pile carpet and carpet tiles are a boon.  The loop pile carpets are very rough and rugged for wear and tear.  The carpet tiles are another benefit for the office areas.  You can just replace the damaged carpet tile if you need to repair the floor.
  6. The wall to wall carpets are 100% anti slippery and protection from accidents due to falling on the floors for whatever reason.  These are the safest form of floor specially for the senior citizens and small children

As always every product has advantages and disadvantages we are discussing advantage and disadvantage of Wall to Wall Carpets.  Now let us see the negative side – disadvantages or demerits of wall to wall carpet.

DeMerits of Wall to Wall Carpet

  1. If not cleaned properly may accumulate lot of dust.  The dust may lead to allergies, moth, dust mites and other foreign particles not good for health.  If you are sensitive to dust allergies please avoid wall to wall carpet.
  2. If some hard material like tea, coffee, cooked vegetables, soups etc.  is spilled on the carpet it will be very difficult or almost impossible to remove.
  3. If a portion of carpet gets damaged you may need to remove the entire carpet.  Doing patchwork will look very ugly.
  1. You may need professionals to clean the carpet at least once in a year depending upon your location and uses.

Hope you find above points useful.  You may also be having some more points to share.  Do leave your comments below.

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One Comment on “Advantage and disadvantage of Wall to Wall Carpets.

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