Basic carpet purchasing info


Carpet purchasing tips from Roman Floors

Whether you are buying carpet to install yourself, or are looking to have your carpet installed for you, it is important to know a few (basic) things about carpeting so you can make a wise and informed decision, but perhaps more importantly, you want to make sure you get what you want and need at the right price!

Basic carpet prices

Have you checked carpet prices lately? The cost of the new carpet has doubled in the past 10 years. Why pay more than you need to! Let us show you some smart and easy ways to save money on carpet. You really can save hundreds, or even thousands on your next carpet purchase.

Carpet Cost and Carpet Quality go hand in hand. The better the quality, the longer it can last and more it will cost. Some Carpet retailers offer better prices than others, some retailers offer low carpet prices and then jack up the price of the padding and installation. Some offer free installation and then surprise you with extra fees and charges you didn't expect.

You need to look at the big picture when you consider the cost of buying new carpet. This includes getting accurate measuring, qualified installation, and good customer service before and after the sale. Even if you are on a tight budget, you can't afford to choose a carpet that won't last as long as you expect. There are lots of critical choices to be made and you need to get each and every one of them right or you stand to lose hundreds or worse. Lucky for you, Roman Floors & Remodeling can help you make wise and informed choices and our "advice" won't cost you a dime!

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Carpet prices & longevity

Your biggest concern as a homeowner is to correctly match up your needs, goals and lifestyle with your budget and then factor in how long you want your carpet to last. It sounds easy, but it's not. I'm going to help you make sense of all the Carpet Confusion so you can make wise and informed choices. First, read about What grade of carpet should I buy?
Basic carpet purchasing info in Detroit, MI from Roman Floors & Remodeling

What grade of carpet should I buy?

The decision you make might well depend on how much money you have to spend on your project combined with how long you expect your carpet to last. You may be wise to consider doing your carpet project in two or three phases to give you more time to save up enough money to do it right. Before you do anything... Take our FREE Carpet Foot Traffic Test to see which grade of carpet you need to buy!

Price vs. durability: is the main problem to overcome when you are considering the best flooring options for your home. If you buy a poorly made carpet it will surely wear out faster than you expect. How will you know which grade of carpet is right for you? This is the hardest question for most consumers to answer. But this is where Roman Floors and Remodeling can help you make wise and informed choices. We will help you choose the right carpet to meet your needs and goals. We have the knowledge and experience to help you to choose wisely.

What makes one carpet more durable than another?
If you have an unlimited budget and can afford to buy the absolute best carpet on the market you don't need us help you, other than scheduling an installation. Just go and buy the most expensive carpet you can find and you will likely do just fine. For everyone else, we will take the time to educate you on a few things about carpet so you can get the most bang for your buck.

Which grade of carpet should you select?

We are brutally frank and honest: if you choose carpet that cannot handle your foot traffic it WILL wear out faster than you expect. If you want your new carpet to last for ten years, how will you feel when it wears out in five years or less? Will you be in a position to replace your carpet again in five years?

The choice is all yours
These are some of the "Basic Carpet Purchasing Information" that is important to understand, before you make any carpet choices. At Roman Floors and Remodeling in Redford, Michigan we will take all of the time you give us to learn about your needs, lifestyle and budget and help you to make an informed and educated carpet purchasing decisions. Keeping in mind, that sometimes it may come down to just getting "whatever is cheapest" at that particular time.