Category: "Carpet"

Why Indoor Air Quality Matters When Selecting A Floor

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Indoor air quality – or IAQ – has become somewhat of a buzzword in the home improvement industry. You’ll hear it referred to with just about any product you buy. And with good reason. We’re just starting to realize the importance of the air we breathe in and its effect on our health for the...

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4 Reasons To Use Carpet Tile For Your Commercial Location

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Upgrading your commercial flooring? There are many things to consider before you finalize your decision. Of course, you want it to look great. It’s important to have it maintain well over time. It’s also important that you get the best deal possible – why have this choice cut into your bottom line? While many people...

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Selecting The Right Style and Texture For Your Carpet

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With so many different styles and textures of carpet, where do you begin? Loop pile is made from multi-level loops or tufts of equal height. The loop design means it’s a durable option for both residential and commercial applications. Cut pile uses cut construction to create many different styles and patterns. This type of carpet...

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What Makes Berber Popular

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Berber carpet is popular because of its rugged good looks, its durability, and its economic cost. Berber is a high level loop weave of tight yarn loops that stand upright in a nubby texture. Berber makes a great choice for a busy, active household as it hides footprints and handles well under lots of activity....

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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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