Dining room carpet

Old 07-08-21, 07:00 AM
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Dining room carpet

Hi All, what would be the best carpet tile choice for a dinning room ?
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Old 07-08-21, 07:15 AM
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Commercial grade tile with nylon tufting and heavy rubber/vinyl backing. If the room is not too large you can lay the tiles wall-to-wall without adhesive and trim the edge tiles to fit against the baseboard. Although the usual recommendation is to limit unglued runs to 10 or 12 feet I have successfully used tiles that way in rooms 20 feet X 20 feet. Very large spaces usually glue a "frame" (with only minimal dabs of removable glue) and lay unglued tiles within.

Unglued tiles can be lifted up for cleaning or replacement if necessary.

Commercial tiles come in various pile heights designated by weight; 28 oz. is thicker than 21 oz.
Old 07-08-21, 01:38 PM
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I’d rather see an area rug in a dining room. Why carpeted tiles?
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I agree. We had carpet in our dining room for a while and always had an area rug on top of it. If it were me I would find a different flooring, hardwood or laminate or it it fits your decor, ceramic tiles. We now have hardwood with an area rug.

Looks better and so much easier to maintain.

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