Category: "Carpet"

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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Are Powders Safe To Deodorize Carpets?

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Over time, carpets get dirty and start to smell. As much as you love a clean carpet, vacuuming only goes so far. And a regular deep cleaning may be good a couple of times per year, but what about in between? Carpeting often requires consistent maintenance to keep it clean and provide a healthy living...

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So You Want To Carpet Your Basement

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For many of us throughout Colorado, a basement isn’t just a place to store your extra things; it’s an extension of the space in your home. We use basements for just about everything: living space, bedrooms and bathrooms, entertainment areas, game rooms, movie theaters, even a wine cellar. And with all of that extra space,...

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Carpet Ratings – Should You Pay Attention?

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In some industries, you’ll find standardized ratings that can help you compare and contrast products from manufacturer to manufacturer. Not so with the carpet industry. Some companies may generate their own internal carpet ratings to distinguish between the different carpets in their lines, or to show how they compare to different companies in the marketplace....

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What To Expect From Natural Fiber Carpeting

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In today’s world, we’re getting back to natural living. We see it in the foods we eat and the materials we use within our homes. While most carpeting is made from at least some synthetic fibers, there are few choices that are entirely natural. However, you can find some beautiful carpet and rug choices that...

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How Do Carpet Fibers Impact Your Flooring?

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For many, the thought of having to replace your carpeting ranks right up there with visiting the dentist. It’s a necessary task that you put off until you absolutely have to replace. Because of that, you might not realize all of the choices currently available to you. Carpet has changed a lot over the past...

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What To Know About Carpet Before You Buy

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Some things exist in your home that you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about. Your carpet, for instance. Sure, you may vacuum it on a regular basis. You may spot clean it if you spill. But it normally takes years before you look at it with the thought of removing it and...

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Are Carpet Seams Acceptable?

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When you slide on your shirt or your pants in the morning, you probably don’t think much about the construction. We accept the fact that seams are a part of the construction. But what about your carpet? Carpet rolls come in three sizes – 12’, 15’, and occasionally 13’ 6”. That means if your room...

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