Wall-to-wall carpeting is warm and comfortable underfoot. It can be very affordable (or very expensive!), easy to install, and it is far more sound-absorbent than other flooring materials.

Carpeting can also be less durable than other flooring materials, depending on the wear it receives and the material it is made from. It also can be more difficult to keep clean, depending again on the material and the height of the pile.

Check out the article links below for information that can help you make informed carpeting buying decisions. You will also find do-it-yourself help with carpet repairs and care.