Who does not remember the carpets of two or three decades ago? Before, it was totally customary to find a large part of the houses with carpeting.
The truth is that today they are practically disused. And it has its logic, the maintenance of the carpets entails a great effort and a great investment of time ... Nowadays we tend to opt for the practical. And the practical thing is to replace the carpet with a beautiful carpet, which after all are easier to maintain.

However, if you miss the charming old houses covered in carpet, it is interesting that you know that not all are complicated to maintain. This logical theory has one exception: vegetable fiber carpets. This type of carpet is much easier and more comfortable to maintain and also offers a very natural, elegant and up-to-date finish.

If you do not know if it really suits you to install a carpet in your home, here are the pros and cons.


  • They contribute to the decoration a "touch" avant-garde and sophisticated.
  • They are relatively cheap.
  • It is not necessary to have the services of an expert for its placement, we can place them ourselves.
  • They are ideal for rooms and corridors.


  • If the house is humid it is not advisable to install it, since it could develop mold.
  • If the house is near a sandy beach, it is quite tiring to be continually cleaning the sand that is left on the carpet.
  • It is not advisable to install them in damp rooms such as the kitchen or bathroom, it will end up spoiling.
  • They are not too insulating.
  • The variety of colors you will find in the market is not excessively wide.

If you finally choose to put a carpet at home, keep in mind that at the time of maintenance:

  • They can not be scrubbed, usually products are applied for dry cleaning.
  • Before stains, it is best to clean them as soon as possible.
  • It is important to aspirate it frequently to avoid excessive accumulation of dust.

Now, you decide. Carpeting yes or no?


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