Category: "Carpet"

Sanitary and Unsanitary Water Damage To Your Carpet

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One of the most difficult situations facing any homeowner is knowing what to do with carpeting if you sustain water damage. There is no standard for dealing with every flooding situation. Every crisis must be considered based on the circumstances of the event. A few questions can help you determine the next steps to take...

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Carpet Condition Test – How Old Is Too Old?

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When a carpet manufacturer lists how long a carpet should last, it’s merely a guess. After all, they don’t understand your family dynamics and how much wear and tear your carpet will receive. Some carpets may last for 2 years while others may last up to 20. Yet sooner or later all carpet must be...

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Does Your Carpet Smell?

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Have you ever walked into a room and had a bad smell? You’re not sure what it is, but it seems to be lurking in your carpet. It may even get a little worse on hot summer days. It might be your carpet. Just like stains, your carpet fibers can trap odors, making the scent...

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Enhance Your Carpet With The Right Carpet Padding

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Carpet cushion – carpet padding – is the foundation for every carpet installation. While it plays an important role in the life of your carpet, it’s important to remember that padding and carpet work together in staying in great shape. The old adage that if you have to choose between high quality carpet or high...

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What To Know About Carpet Stretching

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If you have carpeting in your home, you may benefit from having your carpet stretched. Carpet stretching is a process that involves pulling the carpet tighter and resecuring it to the anchor strips located along the perimeter of the room. In most cases, if a carpet is professionally installed, it will be tightly secured against...

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Light Colored Carpet May Bring Out The Summer All Year Through

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How many shades of white are there? You’ve probably been amazed if you ever stepped up to a paint chip display in your local big box. Like paints, carpeting also comes in a variety of colors, depths, and styles. And nothing says summer like a light carpet, one you can pair just about anything with...

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It’s Summertime – The Most Common Carpet Problems

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Summertime – we love everything about it, right? The warm days. The cool evenings. The sounds of summer. Ice cream. Dinners outside from the grill. Stains on the carpet … Okay, maybe we don’t love the stains. And unfortunately, the constant in and out of the house makes them more possible than ever. But with...

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Rug Pile Height: What To Know Before You Buy

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If you’re starting to search for new carpeting or a new rug, one of the first things you’ll learn is about rug pile height. Rug pile refers to the visible tufts of yarn that make up a rug’s surface. In other words, it’s the face of the rug. Rug pile can be cut or left...

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What You Should Know About Stair Runners

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Curb appeal is everything to a home on the outside. But once you step inside, your eye automatically takes in all around you. And for many homes throughout the Front Range, the staircase is one of the first things you see. In many cases, the staircase is just an extension of the flooring chosen for...

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Stairs and Flooring: Making Them Attractive and Safe

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Stairs used to be a part of our landscape. They dominated our homes and were used in commercial applications to get from one floor to another. Modern technology began taking that away, installing escalators and elevators not just in businesses, but in some homes too. While an elevator may seem like a sophisticated fixture in...

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