Carpet selection guide

When you start shopping for carpeting, you'll see hundreds of samples of styles, textures, colors, and patterns, all from different mills in our carpet store. It can be a little distracting to be surrounded by so much beauty, but if you stay focused on your needs and styles, you will be assured of finding a quality carpet that looks great and performs well for many years.

Develop a needs and wants checklist

1. Do you have any additional requirements? Carpets today come with extra durability and stain resistance, are pet-friendly, hypoallergenic, and more sustainable.

2. What style is your overall decor?

3. What is your budget? Look at the overall picture, including necessary products and services, including installation, disposal, padding, transition strips, etc. 

Understanding quality 

1. When comparing two different carpets, you must be sure they are both of the same quality, so your analysis is accurate.

2. Weight alone doesn't determine quality. Many factors, including density (how closely together the fibers are tufted), do. For rugs with longer fibers, consider twist, which is how fiber is often turned per inch. The higher the number, four or above, the less chance of fraying and unraveling.

3. Examine the warranty. It's a good indicator of the manufacturer's confidence in the product and will alert you to any requirements and restrictions.

4. Get a professional installation. This protects your investment and ensures a smooth, beautiful surface.

If you want a unique design, a locally-owned flooring company is the way to go

We're not restricted by corporate rules directing us only to show the best sellers, so you'll find a more comprehensive selection and, if necessary, we'll order it for you.

Best Buy Supply Inc is your one-stop source for everything flooring and remodeling, such as kitchen and bath, custom shower, and more. We've been around since 1984 and have developed a superior reputation. See for yourself, learn more about carpet floor covering and get a free quote. In our Cambridge, MD showroom, we serve Easton, Salisbury, Talbot County, St. Michaels, Dorchester County, Linkwood, Wicomico County, and Mardela Springs.