Barb-Lin Carpet One Floor & Home
640 North Main Street.
Doylestown, PA 18901
Bucks Country Carpet & Floor
4161 East Swamp Road.
Doylestown, PA 18902
Doylestown Floor Covering
209 North Main Street.
Doylestown, PA, 18901
215 348 4034
With the variety of home styles and ages of homes in the Bucks County area, there are many different flooring options in use today. Some homes are entirely carpeted, others are completely void of carpet and have some type of laminate flooring, tiling, or hardwood. And still others have a combination of these flooring styles. How you choose to style your home with flooring depends on your budget, decor style, and lifestyle. One thing to note, however, whatever flooring you choose should benefit the home and increase the overall value of your home.
The largest benefits of installing carpets into your home is the comfort and price. You can very cheaply install carpet in your home to have some type of covering. However, the more lush and designer the carpet the cost rises. Carpets offer a comfortable and warm environment for you and your family to enjoy. They are soft on your feet and provide better insulation within your home. Many people choose to have carpets installed in the bedrooms and living areas just for the comfort carpeting offers.
Carpets are made of millions of fibers that trap heat and provide you warmth throughout the day. They significantly increase the R-value of your place and offer you warmth. As the cost of electricity rises, one thing that you can do is to carpet your floor. This will save you money in electricity bills.
There are many types of flooring outside of carpeting. Natural hardwood flooring, ceramic tile flooring, marble, laminate, and even concrete flooring! Flooring is becoming more and more popular in design magazines for its modern and clean appearance. These types of floors are also much easier to keep clean. Unlike carpeting, that absorbs spills and dirt, flooring allows you to easily clean it up without staining.
Some older homes in Bucks County have had carpet installed on top of beautiful natural hardwood floors. Some homeowners have pulled up the carpet thinking they will just replace it with new carpeting and then fall in love with what was there originally. Of course, these floors would need to be resanded, restrained and buffed, but once complete the look of these old hardwood floors are simply amazing.
Many factors need to be considered before choosing the right flooring for your Bucks County home. Factors such as cost, durability, comfort, safety, cleanliness, appearance, insulation, and many more. Carpets are generally cheaper than hardwood so that is preferred. However, they are difficult to keep clean while hardwood flooring is much easier to clean. When we consider the point that materials last longer, hardwood flooring is the clear winner. On the other hand, carpets keep your home warm and insulated and give an elegant look to your home.
If you need help deciding or are unsure what kind of flooring is best for your Bucks County home, reach out to one of our trusted, vetted local carpet and flooring professionals. They have many years of experience and options to help you make the best decision for you and your family.