Ew, why would anyone put carpeting into a bathroom?
It's faster to install and cheaper than hardwood floor or linoleum.
In the long run, wouldn't carpet cost more though? Cleaning (those deep cleaning not just vacuuming) and stain removal?
The person who is a landlord doesn't care about the longterm cost because they usually put somewhere in the rental agreement that the renter will leave the place as clean as it was when they move in or the security deposit will be used to pay for any cleaning that needs to be done. People who build houses will put in carpenting to cut corners and save money. They don't care if you have it torn up later and replaced or have to spend money to clean it. They offer Scotchguard (very expensively too) to protect your carpet. They make their money and they are gone.
Or it's a cheap way to make a house look better in a short time frame. Most people won't think much if the carpet is pretty and fresh because they don't thing longterm care. I bought my house and it was fully carpeted. It was less than a year old and the people who were going to move in ended up defaulting on the loan but had already picked out the flooring. So we have carpet - for now.
Something I'm DYING to say on the more *ahem* public sections...
Use the freaking SEARCH BAR
It's there for a reason.
Stop clogging up the forums with the same threads asking us, "What's my hair type????"
God gave you a wonderful brain. Use it. Use the search bar.
I try not to get snippy, but my inner b**ch begins to emerge when I see these types of posts.
Want to know why my post count is low? Because I do RESEARCH BEFORE posting a topic. There are many brilliant ladies on NC who have answered your question. A THOUSAND times.
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