Should I have carpet in my bathroom?

Carpets in bathrooms are a bit like Marmite — people tend to love it or hate it. Many homeowners fear the practical repercussions of adding this soft floor covering to their bathroom whereas others adore the additional luxury and indulgence it brings.

Here we dive into some of the thoughts you may go through when deciding whether or not to fit bathroom carpets in your home.

Are carpets practical for the bathroom?


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If you have small children or much older relatives living in your home, putting carpet in your bathroom may offer additional peace of mind where slips and trips are concerned. A carpet made specifically for the bathroom can greatly reduce the risk of post-bath falls from wet and slippery floors.

Deciding whether or not to lay carpet in your bathroom is down to personal preference and you must consider whether it creates the right look for your room. If bathroom carpet is your ideal choice, then ensure you select a product that’s fit for purpose and designed to match the specific requirements of this room.

Will carpets suit my bathroom?

While some may not consider a carpeted bathroom to be a pertinent point of purchase, personal preference aside, a well-maintained bathroom carpet will certainly make a style statement.

A soft and fluffy carpet underfoot can add the finishing touch to your blissful bathroom. Our bathroom carpet collection offers an array of contemporary colours to suit any interior scheme. Furthermore, installing a plush pile can help to create a luxurious bathroom interior — particularly when used in a large and lavish room.

One of the most obvious and enjoyable benefits of a carpeted bathroom is the comfort factor. Stepping out from the shower onto a soft, warm carpeted floor can make a world of difference to your wellbeing. Although vinyl flooring can offer a practical solution for bathrooms, the warmth provided by carpets is a winning factor. For many, the ability to sink your toes into thick, luxurious carpet after a long soak in the bath is a real luxury.

Are bathroom carpets hygienic?

Will it withstand long-term water exposure?

Unsure about how carpet would look in your bathroom? Why not order some free samples, or upload a photo of your bathroom to our visualiser tool and see what our products would look like in your home.

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