Do I need carpet padding?

Do I need carpet padding?

One of our most frequently asked questions is whether carpet padding is necessary, especially if a thick, plush carpet is chosen. Of course, the answer is yes, and we're going to tell you more about why carpet padding is a requirement and what you can expect with and without it.

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Carpet padding is a necessary part of your successful carpet installation, even if your chosen floor covering is plush, soft, and thick. Padding helps to hold your flooring in place to avoid bunching, balding, and premature wear, especially in areas where traffic is highest.

Carpeting with high-quality underpadding will indeed be much more comfortable as well, making it a perfect addition to private rooms such as bedrooms, home offices, and sitting rooms. In addition, you'll find the underpadding also works as another layer of insulation, making your home warmer and eventually saving you money on your energy bills as a result.

We can help you choose the perfect padding to go underneath any carpet you choose, so be sure to share your needs as you browse. Once your materials are selected, we'll also offer the professional installation that puts them perfectly in place, so stop by today to get started.

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When you visit Wards Discount Carpet, you’ll find floor covering options that can meet your every need. Our associates will get to know your preferences and requirements and then help you browse our showroom, guiding you to only those materials that match you best.

Our clients live in West Jordan, Cottonwood Heights, Midvale, and Orem, and you can visit our Sandy, UT showroom today to find your flooring. We invite you to visit our carpet store any time to find the best flooring options for your home, and we look forward to earning your business.