After having been in our “new” house for 2 and a half years now, we still love our home very much. But naturally, some of the shine is going to wear off in that amount of time.
For example, just a few weeks ago when we got home from the pool, my wife looked at the carpet in our living room and stated, “Seriously, we need to get this cleaned professionally or something. Our carpet is only a couple of years old but it looks a lot older than that.”
She’s right. We opted for the “2nd from the lowest grade” carpet when we were having the house built. I didn’t see the point in purchasing a higher grade carpet, only to have to roll that into our mortgage and pay interest on it, when carpet isn’t meant to hold up for the duration of us paying off our…
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