Vacuuming is always very important in prolonging the life and appearance of carpet. However, in every home there are areas of high use that will show wear faster than other carpeted areas. Examples are transitions from hard surfaces to a carpeted area and traffic paths going through a room.
People tend to drag their feet when they walk. This creates wear when going from a hard surface to a carpet because the carpet is typically higher than the hard surface. Also, we tend to go the same way through a room. The walking and the dragging of our feet create wear. This becomes very apparent in rooms with lots of activities such as dens. Another factor
We live in our homes and carpet wear is natural. However, there are things that can be done to help reduce the affect. You can look at buying higher grades of carpet which have a higher fiber count (more material per square inch just like “thread count” in linen). This can actually be a cost savings in the long run if you properly maintain the carpets. They will maintain their appearance and last longer than a lesser grade carpet. Also, avoid textured carpets in high use areas. While they look beautiful
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