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3 Things to Consider When Choosing Your New Carpet

Mike's Flooring & Design Center Tips for Choosing New Carpet

Choosing a new carpet can be a daunting task, so consider some important factors to help narrow your search.

Choosing just one carpet of the many different types, styles, colors, and patterns can be intimidating when you first begin to look. There are some considerations you can take into account before you begin looking that will help you narrow down your options. Thinking carefully about how your carpet will be used, where it will be located, and how much damage it will have to endure can greatly narrow down your initial results and give you a better idea of the style and type before it’s time to decide how you want it to look.


How much foot traffic the room gets is one of the first questions you’ll be asked by a carpet dealer. Appropriate carpet options differ depending on how much wear and tear it’s expected to be subjected to. A soft, plush carpet in a room that experiences heavy traffic will be stamped down in no time, but putting one in a quieter room that isn’t used often can be a great choice for a luxurious feel and aesthetic. 


Think about whether this carpet will be against an exterior door. Crud from the outdoors can get a carpet dirty in seconds, so make sure the carpet you choose can withstand the brunt of it. Even if it is not directly against a door, it can still be dirtied quickly if it’s near an exterior door landing area. Any area that is susceptible to extensive damage should be carefully considered.


Once the functionality of your carpet is decided, it’s time to make sure it suits your aesthetic. This is the fun part! Think about your furniture, your wall color, and your overall design. Consider interesting colors and patterns that will elevate the look of your space, creating a cohesive and visually interesting aesthetic that will turn heads and start conversations.

Contact Mike’s Flooring and Design Center

Since Mike purchased the business in 1996, he and his team have helped families like yours throughout Delmarva, Sussex County, DE, and Ocean City, MD. Mike continues to be involved in the day-to-day operations, ensuring the vision you share is the one we help deliver.

Over the years, we have established relationships with local manufacturers, such as Adura, COREtec, and Bruce, who we trust to deliver superior work. Our team will continue to be your point of contact through the entire process to be sure you are completely satisfied.

We also provide “SHOP AT HOME” service.  We will bring samples directly to your home, or should you already know what products you want, we can safely provide you with a “FREE ESTIMATE.”   This allows you the flexibility of not having to be at home for us to do an estimate, nor the installation.  All we will need to know is what areas in your home we would be doing and how we can gain access (hidden key, lock box, coded entry, realtor, neighbor, etc.).  This is tailored around the homeowner who needs to get their unit ready for the season or simply enhancing their home but does not want to leave their home or can’t make it to town (Ocean City, Berlin, Salisbury, Worcester / Wicomico County Maryland & Sussex County Delaware).

This service is not new to us.  We have already been providing this service for our customers for the past 26 years.  With the current situation at hand, we can continue to provide you with your Floor Covering and/or Window Treatment & Design needs along with the “AWESOME SERVICE YOU DESERVE, ALONG WITH PROFESSIONAL, QUALITY INSTALLATIONS.”

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