If you’re a landlord renting property to tenants, one of the main considerations can be what type of flooring your rental should have. You want the rooms to look good, and have a cozy feel, so you’ve chosen to go with carpeting, but you must also be practical, while choosing carpet that is durable and will last a long time.
So, what are the best carpeting tips for rental properties?
When choosing carpet for rental properties the goal is to put choose something that will withstand constant traffic, and will look good for a long time. The cost of the carpet is a major consideration, but so is the durability.
We’ve all had the temptation to pick our favourite colours when renovating or replacing something for the home. When choosing carpet for a rental home however, your best bet is to stick with neutral colours that can appeal to just about anyone who might rent the property.
- Noise Reduction
Carpet can help keep noise levels down. Try to choose a tight, short pile for easier care, and some kind of stain resistance to help it last longer. More plush styles can be great in bedrooms, but it can trap odours, so this type is best kept away from bathrooms and kitchens.
- Regular Cleaning
Regardless of what type of you choose, regular cleaning is essential to prolonging the life of your rental property carpet. A skilled carpet cleaning company can not only keep your carpets healthy increasing air quality and reducing the chance of mold and mildew to form, but also offer other services, like treating upholstery, and tile and grout cleaning.
If you have questions on how to manage and improve your rental property carpeting, contact the DCC team.
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