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Choosing a Kid-Friendly Carpet for Your Home

When you are caring for small children, there are important decisions that must take priority when selecting flooring. In this case, your carpet, being soft and comfortable, is a wonderful option for children to practice walking or to play on. In today’s modern world, we have a myriad of choices when it comes to carpets, which can make selecting the perfect carpet for your family home a daunting task. But luckily, we have a few tips that may make your careful purchase of a carpet much easier.


The demands that come with caring for small children can also be demanding on your carpets, which is why durability and stain-resistance should be your priority when looking for a family-friendly carpet.

Allergy Alert

If there are children or any other family members in the house that suffer from allergies, choose a natural fiber carpet such as wool. Wool is naturally hypoallergenic and antimicrobial.


Whether it’s for children’s tiny bare feet as they play with their toys, for floor time for your little baby, or for a safe, cushioned surface for your toddler to learn how to walk without fear of hurting themselves should they fall down, a carpet that is soft, plush and comfortable is a must. The softer the carpet, the quieter the environment.

The importance of aesthetics

After considering your first three options, take an additional point in considering which room the carpet is for. Your carpet must suit any changes to the room that may occur in the near future, to help determine the colors and patterns that you prefer. If you take the time to make the right choice instead of jumping right in with the first carpet you see, the rewards that come with it are like no other. The perfect carpet assures a safe and comfortable home for your family.

Always choose Kennedy Carpet

If you need professional help in installing your brand-new carpet, not to worry. You can count on us. We've been carpet cleaning and specializing in restoration and flooring sales since 1978! Our operators are standing by to take your call. Better than that, we even have a selection of beautiful and expansive selection, so that you can be sure you'll walk away with a carpet that is just right. What are you waiting for? If you're in Boston, Massachusetts or the surrounding area, go and call us, Kennedy Carpet at 888-369-8626 and find out how we can be of service to you. You can also get in touch with us through our contact page