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"Stretchy" wall to wall carpeting

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It's time to replace my upstairs wall to wall carpeting.

I've noticed that many homes which have replaced carpet in recent years have a problem with the carpet stretching and leaving humps. For example, my daughter had expensive carpeting installed in her bedrooms and within the year, the carpet stretched out of shape. She had it restretched, but much of it needs stretching again.

I've been aware of others having the same problem and was wondering if the change in the backing a number of years ago from jute to some sort of woven polyester has created this problem.

I would rather not have rugs over the wood floors, but I don't want to create an ugly look in a short period of time. While it can always be restretched, it can get costly to repeat as needed. Anyone have any words of wisdom for me?

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