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What is a good color LR carpet to have with kids running around?

I KNOW it isn't beige!!!!

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Asked by funnymommy71 at 11:52 PM on Feb. 7, 2011 in Home & Garden

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  • Brown

    Answer by lisab122063 at 11:56 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • I have forest green and it is great!!

    Answer by kmath at 11:57 PM on Feb. 7, 2011

  • My Mom always bought brown carpet when we were growing up.

    Answer by Simplicity3 at 12:04 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • Definitely not white either. LOL! How about a medium shade of brown?

    Answer by amessageofhope at 12:37 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • If you get a speckled carpet, you can go with a tan and it will have various color flecks throughout the fibers. This is very good at helping hide soils and spills. Of course, you should still try to maintain the carpet as recommended by the manufacturers...ultimately, that's what's going to make the biggest difference in how the carpet looks and performs.

    Here's an example of speckled carpet, in case you aren't sure what it is:


    Answer by vicesix at 7:52 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • I prefer hardwood. :o)

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:53 AM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • If you have to have carpet I'd say go with the speckled, but personally I like wood or linoleum with kids.

    Answer by Momabear455 at 9:55 PM on Feb. 8, 2011

  • i agree with pp (again lol)

    Answer by san78 at 5:52 AM on Feb. 9, 2011

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