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Pros and Cons of Carpets


New year, new carpets! Whether you are considering replacing your carpet or getting carpet for the first time, you want to know the benefits and disadvantages. If you already have carpet in your home, it might not need to be replaced, rather just need an effective cleaning.

Read below to discover the pros and cons of having carpet in your home.

Pros of Carpet:

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1-Provides more warmth

Carpet acts and insulation and keeps your home warmer. This is especially good in winter months because it requires you to spend less money on heat.


The first step on cold tile, or even hardwood, is chilly! With carpet, you have a comfortable, cozy place to walk. If you have little ones in your house carpet is especially helpful. It gives them a comfortable place to crawl and play. If they fall, as kids often do, they will have a soft place to break their landing.


Carpet can often be a more affordable option compared to other types of flooring.

4-Dresses up the room

Adding carpet to a room changes the style and feel. It can take a room from boring to beautiful.  

5-Acts as a sound barrier

Carpet acts as a sound barrier by breaking up the noise from your television, music players, or loud conversations.


From color to print to length- there are a lot of options when it comes to carpet! Carpet acts a way to express yourself in your home design.

Cons of Carpet:

pet urine in carpet in lake crystal mn1-Allergies

Carpet can trap allergens and dust. If those elements aren’t removed, they can contribute to allergy symptoms.

2-Requires maintenance

It’s no mystery that all areas of your house require attention, carpets are no different. Regularly vacuuming and cleaning your carpet are suggested methods for maintenance.

3-Trap odors

Carpet can trap odors from cigarette smoke and pet urine that are irritating if not removed.

4-Could stain

Carpets are more susceptible to stains that will need to be removed.

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With All American Chem-Dry by Rynearson, the cons of carpet cleaning become pros! We are equipped to remove 98% of allergens from carpets and upholstery. In addition, we have been successful in removing tough stains in homes just like yours; throw up, red dye, ink, chocolate, wine, pet urine and more. Maintaining your carpets becomes a breeze with All American Chem-Dry by Rynearson. We make it our priority to know what is best for your carpets. Scheduling with us improves the look and feel of your carpet so your flooring lasts longer. Book a carpet cleaning and say hello to virtually new carpets this year!