Simply Floors’ Carpet Selection Guide: Find the Best Carpet for Your Home

Simply Floors’ Carpet Selection Guide: Find the Best Carpet for Your Home

At Simply Floors in Aurora, we understand that selecting the best carpet for your home is a significant decision. Carpet flooring offers comfort, style, and warmth to any room. To help you make an informed choice, we've crafted this guide to explore key factors and ensure your new carpet perfectly complements your lifestyle and aesthetic.

1. Understanding Your Needs

First and foremost, consider your household's unique requirements. Is your carpet primarily for a high-traffic area like a living room or hallway or a quieter space such as a bedroom? For households with kids or pets, stain-resistant options may be a priority.

2. Carpet Fibers: Pros and Cons

Each type of carpet fiber has unique characteristics, so let's break down the most popular ones:

  • Nylon: Durable and resilient, nylon is an excellent choice for high-traffic areas. It's also stain-resistant when treated.
  • Polyester: Known for its vibrant colors and stain resistance, polyester works well in low-traffic areas.
  • Wool: Natural, soft, and luxurious, wool is ideal for a more upscale look but requires gentle maintenance.
  • Triexta: A newer fiber similar to polyester but more resilient and stain-resistant.

3. Carpet Styles

Carpet flooring is available in various styles that can dramatically impact your space's aesthetic:

  • Plush/Cut Pile: Offers a velvety look, ideal for formal settings.
  • Berber/Loop Pile: Durable and practical, great for high-traffic areas.
  • Frieze: A twisted cut-pile style that resists footprints and dirt.

4. Padding Matters

Don't overlook the importance of carpet padding. A good quality pad adds comfort underfoot, reduces noise, and extends the life of your carpet. Choose padding with the right density and thickness for your specific needs.

5. Color Choices

Selecting the right color is crucial. Neutral shades offer versatility, while darker colors conceal stains. Bold colors can create a focal point, while lighter tones make a room appear more spacious. Bring home samples from Simply Floors to see how different hues look in your lighting.

6. Installation and Maintenance

Ensure your carpet is installed by professionals for a flawless finish. Once in place, follow the manufacturer's maintenance recommendations, including regular vacuuming and periodic deep cleaning, to keep your carpet looking its best.

7. Budget Considerations

Your budget will help you balance between the desired quality and affordability. Simply Floors has a wide range of options to help you find the best carpet without breaking the bank.


Choosing the best carpet flooring requires careful thought about your lifestyle, aesthetic preferences, and budget. At Simply Floors, we're ready to assist you in finding a carpet that not only complements your home but also endures daily wear and tear. Visit our Aurora showroom or contact us today to explore our wide selection of high-quality carpets.