Try Carpet Tiles For A Different Look For Your Tampa Flooring

If your floor cries out for something to save it from looking dismal and uninviting, try carpet tiles.

You might just like this idea – carpet tiles for a new and different look in your home. It is innovative, kind of a classy new thing to do and you can have as much or as little variety in your results as you want.

The nice thing about carpet tile is that you are able to buy it in a wide variety of designs and materials. You can do pretty much whatever you have in mind, and that would include bamboo, geometric or even bordered. The makeover potential for this kind of alternative flooring is phenomenal and may well wind up being a conversation started when guests arrive.

Before you get carried away with the idea of transforming your room(s), figure out what you want to accomplish and make sure to get accurate measurements. Of course, before you get this far, you should know precisely where you will be doing the installation. Carpet tiles are unique in that they are wider and have cushioning, and that makes a difference in measuring and how to lay them. If that does not appeal to you, then consider hiring the job out to an experienced Tampa flooring contractor.

Carpet tile has a few other nice benefits for you as well. For instance, the soft surface is ideal for homes and they offer an energy insulation factor. It all depends on the thickness of the carpet tile that you lay, as to how well it performs for you. An example would be thinner tiles would likely be needed in high traffic areas or your office. In the bedroom, you would likely prefer thicker tiles for comfort and the feel on your feet. An added bonus? These tiles will last for a long time.

If you are thinking about doing a child’s room, then you might want to take a look into carpet tile made of plastic, rubber or even linoleum. They are perfectly suited for the wear and tear a kid, and even pets, may hand out. Also, if you are on a budget, and who isn’t these days, the pricing for carpet tiles depends on their density and thickness, so choose thinner tiles to save money.

Ideally, the price range for carpet tiles is anywhere between a $1 per square foot to $40 per square foot. If you have extra money to splurge, by all means do so, you will love the results. But having said that, even the $1 a foot tiles can make a significant difference in your home. Gone are the days of wall-to-wall carpeting when you discover the beauty, durability and portability of carpet tiles.

Dean Dupre is with Champion Tile, a Clearwater Flooring, Tampa Flooring, and tile installation company. To learn more, visit

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