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Should I Get Hardwood or Carpeting? Why Not Both?

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This is a question that many struggle with. Both hardwood and carpeting have their advantages and disadvantages, and both can be great choices when done properly. But how do you know which one to choose? You might not have to choose! A rug can give you the best of both worlds.

Should I Get Hardwood or Carpeting? Why Not Both?

Should I Get a Rug?

While the answer to this question certainly isn’t universal, more often than not the answer is yes! Many home-buyers today choose hardwood flooring for their homes, and why not? It’s a great choice for flooring! But sometimes while we want hardwood or stone flooring, we also want the look and feel of a carpet, that’s where a rug comes in.

Benefits of a Rug

During the winter months, hardwood and stone floors tend to get quite chilly. A nice rug can allow you to keep your flooring, but also keep your feet warm during the winter months. Rugs are easy to place, position, and are inexpensive compared to installing a new floor.

Protect Your Floors

One disadvantage of hardwood flooring comes from its tendency to scratch. Whether they are being scratched by furniture resting on it or scuffed by those that walk upon it, no one wants to see their hardwood floor damaged. A rug can help to prevent damage to hardwood floors by covering them up. Protect your flooring while also improving it!

Flair Up Your Room

Nothing can liven up your room more than a beautiful rug. Here at Genesis Flooring America we have a wide selection of rugs with varying ranges of colors, patterns and designs, sure to fit any room. Visit us at our flooring page to view some of what we offer!

Have any questions about rugs or flooring in general? Give us, at Genesis Flooring America a call today (410-552-6410), or visit us at genesisfa.com.


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