Hah, the carpet is 21 years old and is due for being replaced. As far as going with the Perlicks SWMBO told me when I was discussing the costs of things. (Already had kegerator, co2, reg, & kegs at this point) "Don't go over $400, and do it right."
Anyhow, I'm still getting used to getting the dispensing pressure right. Still, I'm a happy guy today!
Primary - Beer
Primary - More Beer
Secondary - Still More Beer
Kegged - Yet More Beer
Planning - A Bunch of Beer and some mead
I always forget to update this thing, so the above should in general hold true.