Do guests wear shoes in your home?

I have recently purchased a new house that has brand new white carpeting throughout. Although I did not choose the carpet I don't want to replace brand new carpet. I have been told that the best way to keep it clean is to have a rule that everyone takes their shoes off at the door. I am not sure how to go... show more I have recently purchased a new house that has brand new white carpeting throughout. Although I did not choose the carpet I don't want to replace brand new carpet. I have been told that the best way to keep it clean is to have a rule that everyone takes their shoes off at the door. I am not sure how to go about this rule change. My kids who are 8,10,and 12 have always been allowed to wear shoes in the house as have I. What do you do about guests that visit? What do you wear in the house if you have a no shoes rule? I am moving into the house in early fall and want to know how to best handle this situation.
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