When shopping carpet know that the carpet pad is an important component of the finished floor. Not only does it affect general comfort, but good padding conveys a luxurious feel and lengthens carpet life. So when the carpet store offers samples of carpet pad like this, pay attention. A Ball Chain tether and Metal Grommet can do the trick. But if the shoppers are to take Padding seriously, maybe it deserves a better presentation in-store. Even a Good-Better-Best style presentation would influence the final purchase decision.