Which types of carpet are best suited to your home?

cream carpet in living room
(Image credit: Cormar)

In the world of flooring choices, most types of carpet are still a highly popular option, despite there being so many different types of flooring available.

Although carpet is often shunned in favour of hard flooring materials, such as wood and stone, it has an awful lot to offer homeowners and a high-quality product can last for up to 20 years or even more. 

Rebecca Foster

Rebecca began her journalism career writing for a luxury property magazine in Bangkok, before re-locating to London and becoming a features editor for a self build magazine. She is an experienced homes and interiors journalist and has written for many homes titles including Homebuilding & Renovating, Ideal Home and Period Living.

She has expertise on a wealth of topics — from oak frame homes to kitchen extensions. She has a passion for Victorian architecture; her dream is to extend an 1800s house.