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In the event you purchased el cheapo carpets and have lots of rugrats or animals they may just last 5 years. Great things may continue more than a decade. I assume if it were only you as well as your partner and you required your shoes off before going into the home they may extend to 20 or 30 years.
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How frequently should you replace carpeting installed inside your home?


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