So many factors will determine your choice of carpet. From a home interior design angle, you’ll need to consider the style and colour that will best suit your home. Are you after a traditional, contemporary or eclectic look? Some carpets lend themselves better to different style outcomes.
On a practical level you may also need to consider what benefits you need from your carpet.
Do you have a busy household?
If so, you’ll need a carpet that can handle high traffic areas.
Do you regularly use a fireplace?
Then a fire resistant carpet is a must.
Do you have indoor pets?
Apart from a durable carpet, you’ll need a carpet that can maintain traffic from feet as well as paws (with claws), which may rule out a loop carpet.
Does sunlight spill through your main living area during the day?
Then a solution dyed nylon carpet would be suitable to reduce colour fading.
Do you have children or a rental property?
Choosing a durable fibre will be essential.
While it sounds like a lot, if you take the time now to consider your lifestyle factors and how you need your carpet to perform, the selection process will go smoothly and the result will be just as you anticipated.