Category: "Carpet"

Save or Replace Carpets After Water Damage

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Even a small amount of water can cause a lot of damage in your home. Water from a spill, a broken pipe, or from flooding can quickly grow into a larger problem, producing harmful mold that can impact your family’s health. A little moisture and a little dark space, and it can quickly escalate into...

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How To Protect Your Flooring When Throwing A Party

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The holidays are filled with family and friend get-togethers. More people will be visiting your home, celebrating throughout the end of the year. It’s a beautiful time of the year, decorations creating a warm glow, and aromatic smells wafting from the kitchen as you prepare your home. The last thing on your mind should be...

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Nylon or Polyester Carpet – Which Should You Choose?

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Shop around for new carpet and you’ll quickly discover that the most used carpet fiber materials are nylon or polyester. Both have their own characteristics. Both can make excellent choices. Which is right for you? While nylon and polyester are quite different in feel and performance, they do share a few characteristics. Both, for example,...

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Trends New Home Buyers Want In Flooring

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Want to know what’s happening in the world of flooring? Carpeting is getting softer, wood is taking on a variety of new looks, and vinyl is turning into one of the most luxurious, popular floor products on the market today. What’s driving the popularity of luxury vinyl is the increase in technology that makes just...

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Sisal vs Jute Carpeting: Which Is Right For You?

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Selecting new carpeting for you home? If you’re looking for a natural, eco-friendly option, it may be time to consider sisal or jute. Why go natural? Rather than using a synthetic material such as nylon that utilizes natural gas and petroleum to fabricate, and has off-gassing of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), a natural fiber uses...

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What Is Your Carpet Pad Made From?

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Ever wondered what the carpet pad underneath your carpeting is made from? Bonded urethane foam, also known as rebond, is the most common type of carpet padding on the market today. Currently about 80 percent of padding sold is made from bonded foam, which is constructed of foam scraps left over from the manufacturing process...

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Comparing Carpet Fibers

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Looking for new carpet for your home? There are four basic carpet fibers used in production. They all have unique qualities and strengths; all provide different characteristics and benefits. Although you will find some carpets are made from blends, in general, carpeting is made from one of four fibers: Nylon Polyester Polypropylene Wool Nylon In...

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5 Carpet Performance Myths

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Carpeting; if it looks the same, it is the same, right? Nothing can be further from the truth. With many different manufacturers, brands, styles and types, there’s a lot to learn about carpeting before you make the final selection for your home. Depending on the carpet dealer you talk with, you may have found yourself...

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7 Mistakes People Make When Buying Carpet

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Are you in the market for new carpet for your home? It can be a daunting task. It’s not a process you do on a regular basis, and with the amount of choices available to you, where do you begin? Because it’s something you purchase infrequently, don’t make common mistakes and regret your purchase almost...

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Mistakes To Avoid When Adding Carpeting To Stairs

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Nothing makes a grander entrance than a beautiful staircase leading from the upstairs down into your entryway. The wood. The trim. The carpet. Yet nothing takes away from that look more than a poorly installed carpet. And not only will it become an eyesore, but it can also be dangerous as well. From measuring properly...

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