Carpet Vs Laminate in the Breakfast Area

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Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:28 pm

I was working on a project about two weeks back and the client wanted to refinish their breakfast nook area. I am considering putting down a laminate but the client wants carpet. How can I persuade them to get away from using carpet?

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Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:58 pm

They are paying. Give them what they want. I don't mean this in a smart-ass way either. Why do you want so badly for them to have laminate? Do they have pets? I agree with you in that food and drink spills wiould be easier to clean up after if the floor was laminate.
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Tue Feb 22, 2011 6:49 pm

I can't imagine why someone would want carpet in a breakfast nook.
How about how about laminate with an area rug under the table?

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Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:28 pm

I agree...they are paying for a service within their home. If they want carpet, carpet it would be. I have carpet in my dining room, I also own a carpet shampooer!

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