car·pet noun \ˈkär-pət\ - “A heavy often tufted fabric used as a floor covering; also: a floor covering made of this fabric.
Origin of CARPET:
Middle English, from Middle French carpite, from Old Italian carpita, from carpire to pluck, modification of Latin carpere to pluck
First Known Use: 15th century.”
Even before the 15th century when this word was first used, carpeting has been a sign of royalty and dignity. The posh feel of the fabric under the feet has attracted men and women to this flooring option for countless ages. From Persia to India and now to local residents in Western Washington, carpeting is a preferred choice in homemaking.
From comfort to cost, carpeting is hard to beat. This option provides you with qualities floors that give your home a warm touch and a special coziness you simply can’t achieve with vinyl or wood. Here some specific advantages you’ll find with carpets:
- Comfort - A soft feel that’s pleasurable to experience and easy on the knees.
- Variety - The incredible selection of colors and styles are enough to blow your mind! It’s hard to find a choice that won’t work for you.
- Calm - Contrary to constant thumping of feet that you get with wood, carpets are silent and serene, perfect for bedrooms and living areas.
- Low cost - When compared to other flooring materials (wood, stone, vinyl, etc.), the cost of materials and installation can be expected to be less with carpets.
For those on a budget who desire coziness and pleasure, carpet should definitely be a top option!