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Carpet Flooring Guide in Ontario

Best Carpet Store in Barrie, Ontario

Cozy and comforting, carpet is one of our favourite flooring options for commercial and residential settings. One of carpet’s strongest attributes is its ability to provide a dramatic and instant transformation to every space it touches. With a full spectrum of styles, colours, and textures offered, there’s truly carpeting for everyone.


At Irvine Carpet One Floor & Home in Barrie, Ontario, we carry a wide assortment of carpeting and area rugs, and can help you navigate the different product families, narrowing down your search to discover the perfect flooring fit for your home or business. You can shop our carpet selection now!


Below you can take a closer look at the different types of carpet options and what makes them unique. We offer a variety of different carpet styles that feature different fibres and pile styles. Our carpet experts can help you find the best carpet for your home!



Types of Carpet

Thanks to modern innovation, today’s carpeting spans many, many beautiful and smart solutions, suitable for all the common flooring challenges. There are carpets made to resist all types of stains, and withstand extreme conditions. Some types of carpeting are made to trap and repel common allergens, while others are made for quick and simple cleaning.


There are a variety of carpet fibres available, including both natural and synthetic options. The type of fibre you choose helps determine the durability and fade-resistance for your floor, along with other performance features. You can also decide on eco-friendly choices, like recycled polyester or natural wool, as well as options that off-gas lower levels of VOCs to promote a healthier indoor environment.



Pile Constructions

Beyond the type of fibre you choose, it's also essential to look at the overall construction of your carpet. Different pile structures offer varying levels of tear and wear-resilience, as well as textures and styles.



Why Carpeting?

When it comes to carpeting, today’s consumers have more options than ever before. There are carpet choices appropriate for every room in your home, regardless of your lifestyle and budget. There are even carpets that can cohabitate peacefully with children and pets. The beauty of carpet flooring is that it can be installed almost anywhere in your home. It has the ability to transform a space into a cozy and inviting area to gather in. We recommend installing carpets in bedrooms and living rooms, and in other areas of the home like hallways, stairs, and children’s playrooms.



Our Carpet and Rug Collection

At Irvine Carpet One Floor & Home we offer one of greater Barrie’s finest arrays of carpeting and related products. As members of Carpet One Floor & Home, which is the continent’s largest cooperative of independent flooring stores, we boast unmatched buying power, localized and friendly services, and competitive pricing.




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Custom Stair Runners

A custom stair runner is about more than

just looks. It adds wear and tear protection

to your hard surface stairs. You’ll see

less scratches, fading, and blemishes over the years.



Stair Runner on Hardwood Stairs