Carpet Tile vs Wall-to-wall Carpet / Broadloom Carpet: Philippines

Are you planning to have carpet flooring in your home or office? DS Windows & Walls Interior Supply offers two types of carpet, the carpet tile and wall-to-wall carpet also known as broadloom carpet and carpet roll. We both supply and install affordable carpet all over the Philippines. Both carpet flooring have advantages and disadvantages. When you are planning to install carpet, you have to be well knowledgeable on both advantages and disadvantages of carpet tile and broadloom carpet.

Carpet tile is commonly used in commercial areas and one of the most obvious advantages of carpet tile is that they don’t require professional fitting installation. Due to its manageable sizes, you can easily adjust the size and shape of the tile depending on where you want them to place. You can also lay them out according to your desired design or pattern because it comes from wide variety of design, colors and textures. Cleaning and maintenance will depend on the frequency of floor traffic, vacuuming it twice or thrice a week is enough. When you accidentally spill food or drinks on the carpet, you only need to take out the affected tile, wash and dry it and return it back. If you take good care of them, carpet tile is durable enough to withstand the wear and tear caused by floor traffic.

Carpet tile also have disadvantages and one of them is its disjointed appearance. Unlike carpet roll, carpet tiles are installed individually and often don’t have smooth and often contain visible and uneven seams when not installed properly and carefully. For highly traffic areas with carpet tile, the tile tends to curl at the edges and may cause people to trip when not properly cared.

Carpet Tile: Philippines

Carpet Tile: Philippines

Wall-to-wall carpet or broadloom carpet is undoubtedly the go-to choice of home and offices that have large and long floor areas. Due to its uninterrupted pattern, it makes the room looks neat and spacious and there are no uneven seams, making it more easy to clean and free from mold and mildew issue. It also offers better sound absorption and insulation.

On the other hand, installing wall-to-wall carpet also carries certain disadvantages. Wall-to-wall carpet installation requires professional installer due to its huge size and various materials needed like underlay foam, wood grippers, aluminum binder, etc, making it more complicated to install. When it comes to cleaning and maintenance, wall-to-wall carpet doesn’t accumulate much dust, but it also requires professional cleaners to maintain its good look. There are also some tips if you accidentally stain your carpet – How to Clean Stained Carpet.

Wall-to-wall Carpet: Philippines

Wall-to-wall Carpet: Philippines

Nonetheless, both carpet tile and wall-to-wall carpet can be a value addition to your home due to its sheer beauty and comfort. You just have to consider the needs of the room you want to be carpeted.

For you to see the actual samples of carpet, you can visit our stores located at 4th Level Waltermart, Makati City, 3rd Level Robinsons Metro East, Pasig City and 2nd Level Pacific Mall, Lucena City. You may also call us at (02) 893-1373 / (02) 403-3262 / 0916-311-3909 or email us at inquiry@dswindows.com. We have also online gallery for carpet http://gallery.carpetphilippines.com.