Some of the key points to consider in selecting a floor covering are the initial cost, upkeep and the care you expect or wish to give. But there are also more elusive factors to consider in choosing for your own needs.
"Smooth Floor or Carpet?,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 14
, Article 7.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol14/iss1/7