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The Hottest Residential Carpeting Trends of 2018

Residential carpeting is one of the most interesting flooring materials to watch because of the way the improvements in flooring technology have impacted the material. In an effort to catch up to other materials, such as traditional hardwood flooring or vinyl plank flooring, residential carpeting has made big strides. Although it might seem like residential carpeting is on the way out, that school of thought could not be further from the truth. Carpeting is doing fine, and with the right amount of help, finding the right carpet for your home is going to be a breeze.

When It Comes to Residential Carpet Colors, Bold Is the Way to Go

Like most of the flooring you will see in your average Nashville and MIddle Tennessee homes, color options for residential carpeting are usually going to be on the bolder scale. What we mean by this is that most of the colors chosen are going to pop. It makes sense. After all, the floor is one of the first things someone will notice about your home, so you want to go with something that is going to make an impression. That does not mean that people are going with bright colors, like a deep red or something equally attention grabbing. Most people are going with colors like grey, various shades of blue, and other cooler shades. These colors and tones have a nice way of calming people down, even on a subconscious level. They also change the feeling of a room, so if you are concerned about the room not coming across as cozy or intimate, then these shades will help bring everything in, so to speak.

Residential Carpeting Has Many Types

The sheer number of types of carpeting available for you to choose from in 2018 is overwhelming. This is the main area where technological advancements have impacted the world of carpeting. You can now even purchase waterproof carpeting if you so desire. If you have always wanted to live in a world where you could have carpet in your kitchen or bathroom, 2018 is the best time to make that dream a reality. Another hot trend in the world of carpeting, one that extends to the rest of the flooring world as well, is the use of recycled materials. If you are concerned about the amount of waste that comes from new flooring, then put your mind at ease because you can make the floor look the way you want with something that was made from the remains of another project. Modular carpeting, which is just a bunch of very easy-to-install floor squares that you can mix and match, is another big trend this year.

This Is the Year to Switch to Carpet in Your Home

2018 is the year where carpeting steps into the future and claims its rightful place alongside the rest of the flooring materials as a viable option for any room. If you have always loved the look and feel of carpet, but hate the way it doesn’t always match up with the versatility of other materials, now is the time to make a switch.

When you are ready, make sure to talk to the professionals here at Ozburn-Hessey about it, and they will help you every step of the way!

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