There’s nothing like the sound of children playing in a happy, busy home. Kids can be amazing. Their life’s work is play, which means they bring chaos and energy everywhere they go. Whether they’re tracking in mud on their soccer cleats or bringing in stray animals, kids also come with plenty of messes.


That’s why picking the right carpet can be a pretty tough decision. Fortunately, the carpet installation pros at Brenner Floors understand carpet inside and out, which is why we’ve put together this guide to choosing the best carpet for your busy home.


Choosing Between Cut Pile and Loop Pile

There are two main types of carpet pile. Loop pile is constructed in loops that are not cut. Cut pile, on the other hand, is basically loop pile that’s been cut on the ends. Either solution works pretty well for a busy home. But loop piles are widely considered to be the more durable option and make work better for busy homes where there’s going to be a lot of high traffic. Ultimately, it’s a matter of preference.


Picking the Right Material

Our carpet is available in several types of material. Some of these work much better for busy families than others. While wool is an attractive and hypo-allergenic option, it’s probably not the best option for a busy family because it’s highly absorbent and children tend to spill things. Polyester is also a very lovely option but is more suitable for a lower traffic option than the chaos of a busy family. For highly durable options that will stand up to the rigor of children’s mud and dirt, consider nylon or triexta.


Color and Style

When it comes to choosing the color and style for your carpet, it’s ultimately a matter of personal choice. However, it might be worth considering darker shades if you’ve got a busy family. That way, if a stain does happen to sink in, it won’t be the end of the world. Try a darker shade like navy or deep burgundy depending on the interior colors of your home.


You’ll also want to consider the following:

●        Room brightness

●        Room size

●        Access to the outdoors


Minneapolis Carpet Installation Services

Great carpet is meant to be lived on. From crawling babies to sprawling LEGO cities, your carpet will be where your family makes memories for many years to come. If you’re considering new carpet installation in your home, the Brenner Floors team would love to help. Our team can work with you to help you decide the best carpet for the needs of your busy family. To find out more about our carpet options, contact us online, or call us at 763-595-9151 to schedule your free estimate.