Believe it or not there are pet friendly carpets out there that will allow you to have carpets and a pet. Pets love carpets they are soft and comfy for them and are better on their little paws than slippery tiles or glossy hardwood floors. But you hate having to clean up all those accidents and deal with the smell, and spot cleaning isn’t always enough. Here are some things to consider when looking for pet friendly carpets; some carpets have been specifically made to prevent pet accidents from leaking through the carpet to the carpet padding where the moisture can promote the growth of mold. It is recommended to look for gel and waterproof carpet backing to prevent leakage, and special carpet pads to protect the carpet and your floors under the carpet. Carpets with stain resistance are an extra protection against pet accidents because they coat each fiber and repel moisture.

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