Thursday, 12 May 2016

Different kinds of carpet pads

Just like carpets, there are different kinds of carpet pads that are placed underneath the carpets for performance and durability. To extend your carpet's and underpads lifetime   regular carpet cleaning services is a must otherwise all the dirt will seep down to the underpad and it will start to deteriorate.
Urethane Foam Pad: When installing carpets, this pad usually avoided because its lack of support to hold up a regular foot in a residential home. Denser versions are usually used, ones that are found in upholstery. If you are looking for the cheapest way out, this is the pad to use.
Rebond Pad: out of all the carpet pads, this choice is one of the most popular. It is made of high density recycled foam, making its durability much better than a lot of other choices. This padding could usually last up to 10 years which is a very lengthy lifetime for a good quality carpet bad.
Waffle Rubber Pad: this specific carpet padding looks very similar to tire tread. The bumps in the pad are filled with air, so they don’t provide the same support and regular rubber pad would give. This type of pad isn’t really recommended because there are cheaper options that do a better job. This type of padding is rarely used while other options are available.

Flat Rubber Pad: This specific pad, is the most expensive and premium on the market and has the best performance. It will hold up anything such as furniture, and very high traffic areas all while maintaining its original softness. This padding will last anywhere up to 15-20 years, and is best suited for people that do not mind paying extra to have their carpet look the best for the longest period of time.

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