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Help me decide: New carpet or wood flooring?

I really like how wood looks, but I like how carpet feels and how it is quieter. Which do you like best?

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Asked by DigiScrapperMom at 11:43 PM on Jul. 19, 2010 in Home & Garden

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  • We have been debating the exact same thing!

    Answer by beckie66 at 11:44 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • I would do the wood floors with a plush area rug in the middle.

    Answer by Cindy18 at 11:44 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • Wood flooring with area rugs, like the PP said. :)

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 11:44 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • wood..its easier to keep clean..just make sure you get one that doesnt scratch easily...

    Answer by alexis_06 at 11:45 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • wood-- cleaner and better resale value

    Answer by ecodani at 11:46 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • i prefer carpet its quieter and i can lay on it with the kids and watch a movie its softer and also less apt to bust a head open or something

    Answer by momof4onesApup at 11:47 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • Hmmm, there is pros and cons... how good of shape are your hardwoods in?

    We have hardwoods throughout the foyer, living room/dining room, and office and carpet in the bedrooms, I like that combo :)

    Answer by MDT09 at 11:47 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • Wood flooring. I hate carpeting, especially with pets. My allergies act up more with carpeting than wood floors.

    Answer by kuriequinn at 11:48 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • I have wall to wall now with two dogs and a 4 1/2 yr old. I wish I had the money for hardwoods. I think that they are so much cleaner and if you have allergies they would probably help with that.

    Answer by Codysmom2106 at 11:49 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

  • I am very anti carpet. Hardwood or tire throughout the house. I have large rugs in the main area of the living room and in the kids bedrooms. The cleanliness of hardwood with the softness of carpet where you need it. Best of both worlds

    Answer by karamille at 11:54 PM on Jul. 19, 2010

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