ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Modular Carpet Tiles for the Home

Updated on September 29, 2011

Modular carpet tiles are one of the hottest ways to breathe some new life into a room for very little money. These carpet squares can provide a homeowner with an amazing array of colors, patterns, pile, stain resistance and other benefits normally only found on expensive roll carpeting. The same features that homeowners love are now packaged in a convenient and inexpensive form that is also easy to install.

Residential carpet tiles still suffer from bad publicity. In many people's minds, these tiles are still thought of as being dark, stained, cheaply made industrial carpeting like the kind found in offices throughout America. Today's line of modular carpet tiles couldn't be further from the truth. Besides the designer colors and patterns, modern carpet tiles can feature multi-depth piling, which can create a sculptured look. The quality is not just skin deep, but goes to the core. These carpet squares also boast the same range of desirable features as the rolled up variety: mildew and mold resistance, stain resistance, fade resistance, and easy peel-and-stick backing. These features are standard on many brands and usually are just as affordable as basic tiles and many are even suitable for use as garage flooring!

It is little wonder that so many do-it-yourself home decorating shows opt for these self-adhesive carpet tiles. The installation and wear make them perfect for any space. If an individual tile becomes worn or stained it can easily be pulled and replaced. This can save homeowners a great amount of money. Because the tiles are the same size and shape it also makes it easy to mix and match and create interesting patterns. They cut with a regular utility knife and can be placed over many existing surfaces with little advance preparation. People actually enjoy installing them and seeing the bold transformation that takes place afterwards.

Buying Carpet Tiles

Unlike traditional carpeting that must be planned carefully for, buying modular carpet tiles is a snap. The square footage of the room is calculated with a small allowance for cuts. If a project is short, it is easy to just buy another box as needed. Because the tiles are stacked and packed in boxes shipping and transporting them around the house are easy. No more lugging heavy rolls of carpet up stairs and around tight bends in the hallway. Residential carpet tiles are available at most carpeting or flooring stores, but they are also easy to order online. The most famous carpeting companies like Mohawk and Berber design quality tiles for the home. The cost is often less than traditional carpeting and when you factor in the benefits of carpet tiles the price difference really doesn't matter. There are plenty of places to find cheap carpet squares, too. The next time a homeowner is looking for a big change, they can look to a small package - one full of ready to install carpet tiles! The whole family will enjoy the change.


Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • whitton profile image

      whitton 

      7 years ago

      Great Hub!

      Use of carpet tiles help to avoid such accidents like slippery floors in your home. It is an advantage for the family who has younger children or toddlers. Luckily that today, it is easier to find tile stores. You may ask one of the tile stores regarding home improvements and safety tips for your home, too.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)