"What Do I Need To Know When Selecting Cushion?" is the fifteenth in a series of banner ads developed to run on the flooring news website Talkfloor.com. The banners ads contain great information for consumers, from choosing the right carpet, to safeguarding a home’s indoor air quality, to keeping carpet clean and beautiful as new. Today's is about selecting carpet cushion.
Let’s go over the questions – and pay careful attention because there will be a quiz. ;-)
Carpet Question Corner #15: What Do I Need To Know When Selecting Cushion?
Start by checking the carpet manufacturer’s requirements for both thickness and density. Choosing the wrong cushion can damage the carpet with problems like wrinkling, buckling and degradation.
- A general rule of thumb for most residential carpet is to choose cushion no more than 7/16 inch thick.
- If you have a Berber or a low-profile carpet, choose a cushion no more than 3/8 inch thick.
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