Carpets Help Insulate Homes

Carpets Help Insulate HomesIn today’s economic climate, Americans are trying to stretch their pennies by making their homes more energy-efficient. Green homes save money and help the environment, but if you have already invested in energy-efficient appliances, what else can be done? Many homeowners don’t realize that their flooring choice can be a contributor to a home’s energy-efficiency. Unlike other forms of flooring, carpet provides insulation. Installing wall-to-wall carpet keeps your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer, while also lowering your energy costs.

Five Common Carpet Myths Debunked

Five Common Carpet Myths Debunked(NewsUSA) - Carpeting has been the most popular floor covering in America for decades for good reason - carpets feel soft, reduce noise and insulate rooms. But some common misconceptions deter people from buying carpets. Before purchasing flooring, consider the following information from Shaw Floors. Read more >>