Guidelines for Carpeting: How Much Is Too Much?

Homeowners often consider flooring replacements in their properties. As the carpeting begins to dull or tiles crack after many…
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Homeowners often consider flooring replacements in their properties. As the carpeting begins to dull or tiles crack after many years of hard wear and tear, the tendency to want to rip up the entire home’s floor and start over is a compelling thought in the minds of many. Replacing multiple rooms or areas of the home at once is a great way to get your money’s worth, but for some, this can come with the flawed idea of laying down a blanket layer of the same flooring material all through the home.

Placing a variety of different flooring options in your home is the best way to ensure comfort, luxury, and stylistic continuity throughout the property. Likewise, landlords who are seeking to spruce up a property to gain additional rental income or attract a larger pool of interested homes or apartment seekers will benefit greatly from a strategy to renovate the flooring with a mixture of carpet, tile, linoleum, and even wood flooring.

Continue reading to learn more about carpeting do’s and don’ts in order to ensure the best possible look and aesthetic feel in your property.

Carpeting is luxurious when used sparingly or in a stylistic duet with other flooring options.


Carpet offers a great addition to any home. This flooring option is comfortable and often affordable. But used across large spaces or with too much uniformity and carpets can quickly look drab or overbearing. The same is true for commercial carpets, which enjoy the best utility in a business setting when used to complement another flooring component like tiling in the kitchen areas or as a flat foundation for computer and other equipment racks around the edges of offices and rooms. Carpeting should always be used in tandem with other flooring options, and business spaces are no different in this regard than in home environments.

Using carpets that meet up with more luxurious flooring materials like hardwood options or even tile floor spaces can provide a fantastic luxury home or office feel that makes people relax and enjoy their time in the space. This is what homeowners and business professionals are looking for as they renovate their living and working areas, and it should be a top priority for you.

Blending flooring options provides the greatest level of comfort possible, and this can be the perfect statement piece when working to incorporate better energy that promotes healthy living or efficient working practices. Likewise, for a homeowner that is suddenly doubling up usage in their home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the importance of rub space that blends into tile, linoleum, or hardwood flooring is paramount.

Consider the highest quality carpet you can find when flooring an entire room with the covering.


If you are a carpet lover, it can be hard to place a fine point on where “too much” of the surface might fall. It’s totally fine to carpet an entire room or even adjacent rooms and the hallway that connects them with carpeting. However, it’s often best to splurge on the best flooring option you can in this instance. Softness, texture, and durability are key elements in a carpet that will extend beyond a limited area in any home, office, or other interior space. High-quality carpets provide durability without sacrificing elements of comfort, quality, and a look that will always stay in style. The flooring of your home is an investment and great carpeting will pay dividends for many years to come.

Consider these elements of a great carpet strategy when thinking of relaying your floor. These approaches will yield the best results over the long term.