When you're looking through your Calgary real estate options you're going to be seeing two distinct possibilities to choose from: carpeting in the home or hardwood flooring. While the decision will usually come down to personal preference, there are a couple things that you should be thinking about when you're looking through the homes.
If you have a young family or are planning on having one in the future you'll want to consider the costs of carpet cleaning. Kids will make accidents happen on the carpet, that's a guarantee, and from time to time you may need to call in a professional carpet cleaner for help. If you have pets you can expect minor occasional accidents as well.
A good carpet will usually last 10 years or longer with…