The selection of cushions correlates to the requirements of the carpets represented in Southland Floors’ showroom. Carpet manufacturers are specific about the use of carpet cushion to keep wear- and lifetime warranties in play. Old corner-cutting tricks, like increasing pile height to eliminate using a cushion, have been rejected because:
They may be effective on an extremely short term basis, with the carpet wearing out prematurely, and
Such practices are in violation of and invalidate manufacturer’s warranties, leaving customers no redress except with the retailer which is untenable.
Benefits of carpet cushion
By adding cushion to carpeting, the result is greater than the whole. Selling points for carpet cushion include:
Carpet cushion cuts down on noise, both transmitted and received – deadening noises from neighbors and outside, like traffic
Cushion reduces foot fatigue by absorbing the impact of each footfall
Carpet cushion has significant heat insulation advantages, contributing to the overall energy efficiency of the space
Residential carpet cushion
Homeowners like to spend their flooring budget where it shows. Southland Floors works with our retail clients to make sure that carpet cushion is a part of every transaction by providing quality products at affordable price points. Retailers selling directly to homeowners find that including cushioning in the conversation from the beginning, promotes greater understanding and acceptance of the need for carpet cushion.
Commercial carpet cushion
Southland Floors carries carpet cushions that meet the demands of specifiers. We carry cushion products that can be used in LEED certified installations, heavy traffic corridors, optimal maintenance practices etc. Whatever the need your carpet customer has, Southland Floors has a selection of carpet cushions for you to recommend.