How to Choose Carpet for your family home - Episode 07 (Season 11 - INTERIOR DESIGN BASICS)


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Want to know how to choose carpet for your family home and make the right choice?

There’s lots to know when it comes to carpet. How do you choose from all the different types, and understand all the terminology?

If you are wanting carpet as a flooring type, then it’s essential you know specific things about the different types, the terminology associated with pile and density, and the various other key things to know about this flooring type.

We’re going to share some of the key tricks to know when choosing carpet.

During our conversation, we dive into …

+ the different types of carpet available

+ what terminology you need to understand to make confident choices

+ understanding density so you can choose durable carpet

+ mistakes people make that mean disappointment or extra cost

I hope you enjoy this episode. Listen now.


Would you like to simplify your choices, and have total clarity and confidence that your interior design will help create your beautiful, functional, feel-good home?

Interior Design 101 is a self-study, DIY program. It contains the full version of all interviews from the podcast, plus extra content specifically created for Interior Design 101.

In this full interview featured inside Interior Design 101, Frances and I also talk about understanding the role underlay performs in the durability and luxuriousness of your carpet. We share some insider tricks to upgrading the whole feel of your carpet without changing what you spend by understanding weight and pile type, as well as information on the types of pile to never use in a family home!

We also talk about where to locate carpet in your home, and ways you can use carpet well to save money in your overall budget, without compromising the feel or functionality of your home.

You’ll also find full transcripts, videos, checklists, guides and so much good stuff to support you in the Interior Design of your renovation, new home or smaller project.

Interior Design 101 has been designed to help you gain clarity and confidence in all those selections and decisions you need to make for the finishes, fixtures, colours, materials and items you’ll be living with every day.


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