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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Prepare For Carpet Care When You Buy

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Flooring isn’t something a lot of us think about on a regular basis. If you have carpeting throughout your home, you vacuum it. You may also occasionally have it professionally cleaned. But outside of that, it’s probably something you take for granted. However, to keep your carpet in top condition and ensure a long life,...

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How Long Does Vinyl Plank Flooring Last

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Are you thinking of installing vinyl in your home? Before you make your final selection, you may want to consider the longevity of what you will be installing. Every material has pros and cons, and what you select is often at the intersection of affordability, durability, and aesthetics. Today’s vinyl flooring options can meet all...

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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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4 Things To Consider When Transitioning Flooring

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How many different flooring styles do you have throughout your home? Most homes have a variety of flooring styles, from carpets in the bedrooms, to hardwood in the living room, to tile in the kitchen. Without transitional flooring, multiple flooring styles can lack flow-through from room to room. Transitioning flooring bridges the gaps between different...

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Floating Floors – How About Tile?

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If you’re looking for a convenient approach to DIY flooring, you’ve probably stumbled upon floating floors. In general, a floating floor is any material – wood, laminate, or ceramic – that is not attached to the subfloor. Individual pieces are attached laterally to themselves. This doesn’t mean the floor is structurally unstable. Floating floors are...

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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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Do You Know How Many Layers Your Floor Has?

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Think your flooring has only one layer? Think again. Flooring is usually created in multiple layers to create a tighter, stronger structure. It also gives you the ability to change out the look easier if you tire of it, or it becomes damaged after years of wear. Top Layer This is the visible layer you...

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