Free Carpet Information and Buying Guide
Alan Fletcher - 30 Yr Carpet Expert / Consumer Advocate - I do not sell carpet.
Carpet Foot-Traffic Test
What Grade of Carpet Should I Buy?
Take my free Carpet Foot Traffic Test to find out! Learn how to determine what Grade of Carpet you should select that is designed to meet your needs, goals and lifestyle.
Your new carpet will wear out too fast unless the carpet you choose is capable of withstanding your home's unique level of foot-traffic.
I created this simple test to help you determine your level of foot-traffic based on several key variables. Once you know where you stand, you can use my Carpet Durability Chart to help identify the right carpet that will meet your needs and goals.
This test helps define your level of foot traffic you have in the main living areas of your home. To determine your Carpet Foot-Traffic Score, answer the following 6 questions carefully and add up your points:
1. How many adults live in your home?
2. Do you have children, teenagers or pets?
3. Do you entertain or have grandchildren?
4. How often do you vacuum thoroughly?
5. How often do you have your carpets professionally cleaned?
6. How Large is Your Home?
10 to 24 points = You have Low Foot Traffic
25 to 34 points = You have Medium Foot Traffic
35 to 44 points = You have Moderate Foot Traffic
45 points & up = You have Heavy Foot Traffic
Now check out my free Carpet Durability Guide Chart.
Learn what characteristics makes one carpet more durable than another.
Print or View My Carpet Durability Guide Chart