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Pros and Cons to Carpet in Your Bathroom

Most new homes don’t put carpet in the bathrooms anymore. Most of the time they have tile in them these days. However, there are a lot of older homes that are out there that do have wall to wall carpet in their bathroom. The question comes into play whether you should keep it or install tile. Nip Tuck will go through the pros and cons of having carpet in your bathroom. That way you’ll know the decision that needs to be made when you’re ready to move onto remodeling the master bathroom and other bathrooms around the house.

Pros

There are many pros to consider when it comes to carpet being in your bathroom. One of the many is that it is warm. Most people would say that this is the number one pro to having carpet in your bathroom. There is nothing worse than getting done with a warm shower or bath and having to step out onto cold a cold tile or wood floor. In addition to this pro there is also the fact that if you have little ones there is no chance of them slipping and cracking their head open. Carpet that is intended for bathrooms are made in such a way that they don’t allow a must odor to develop leaving your carpet odorless.

Cons

By far the biggest con to having carpet in your bathroom is the fact the room is constantly humid and damp which can only lead to mold growing within your carpet. Following mold is deterioration and rotting of the carpet. Many carpet will say that they are washable, water-resistant, or even water-proof but no matter how you word it carpet remains the same… a breeding ground for the moisture to turn into mold in your bathroom. However most of them are washable which is the good news.

There are many different types of carpet, even ones designed to be put in the bathroom. Much more needs to be considered when it comes to whether you should keep your carpet that is in your bathroom or put new carpet in. No matter what happens with your carpet, Nip Tuck Carpet Repair can fix it. If you have carpet in your bathroom or anywhere else in the home with some damage and want it to stay in there we can make it look like there was never a problem in the first place. Call us today if you need your carpet patched, stretched or repaired.

By Nip Tuck Carpet Repair 1-24-2018