Plants and Carpet

Plants and carpet are a good combination. Plants can help to clean the air and add moisture to a dry home. There are many types of plants that suited to different lighting and home conditions. If you choose to have plants in your home you need to take some precautions to protect your floors and furniture from damage.

Plants and Carpet

Plants and Carpet – Saucers

If you choose to put a potted pot directly on your carpet or other flooring, always put a saucer or basin under it. Plastic is probably the best choice. You want to cut down on any water running out of the pot and onto the flooring. You also want the basin to be non-porous so that water doesn’t condensate on it. The best choice is to elevate the basin and the plant with some type of plant stand or feet. This lets air flow between the plant and the flooring and you can easily notice any spills or condensation.

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