Category: "Carpet"

Avoiding The Hidden Costs Of Carpet Installation

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Having new carpet installed in your home? Nothing can freshen up a room more than new carpet. As it’s being installed, the last thing on your mind is when you’ll need to replace it. Yet if you don’t take certain precautions from the beginning, that time may come sooner than expected. Want to extend the...

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Choosing Carpet For Durability

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Want a carpet that will look good for years? There are a number of things to focus in on when making your final selection. In order to choose the right carpeting for durability, it must have: A proper backing system When choosing carpeting, look as closely at the backing as you do the carpet. Backing...

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Carpet: Understanding Normal Wear

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Longevity. If you own your home, longevity is a word you would like to hear with every home maintenance project you take on. When it comes time to purchasing new carpet, you’ll find a variety of carpet choices come with claims of “long wearing.” But what does that mean? Though you know in your mind...

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Repair or Replace Your Carpet: What Should You Do

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Some home maintenance items take on more expense than others. When it comes to your flooring, it can be one of the most expensive projects you take on. The life span of carpet is anywhere from ten to twenty years, depending on the style and maintenance schedule. And while regular vacuuming, cleaning, and the occasional...

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Carpet or Wood? What Should You Do With The Stairs

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Hardwood floors are the flooring of choice in many homes throughout the Denver Metro region. Yet as much as we love hardwood in our living space, carpeting remains a top choice for the bedrooms to provide warmth and comfort. What’s the best way to connect the two? Should you carpet your stairs … or use...

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4 Myths About Carpeted Flooring

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I love watching the HGTV shows. Some of the design ideas you can gain from 30 minutes of television are simply amazing. But I’ve noticed one thing on virtually every show I watch about redesign and remodeling … people hate carpeting. It’s a common trend throughout these shows. Yet I always have to ask why?...

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The Importance Of Good Padding With New Carpet

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Carpet padding isn’t an afterthought; in fact, it should be considered in the same manner as when you choose your carpets. After all, the padding is what sets the stage for how well your carpeting will perform over the years. Carpet padding should be soft enough for comfort, yet sturdy enough to support the traffic...

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Is Berber Carpet Still In Style?

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“I’ve had Berber carpeting before and love everything about it. I’m redoing the floors in my current home and would love to install Berber carpet, but I’m worried about having my home look out of date. I may be selling it in the next year and want something that will hold its value, not take...

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Fixing Frayed Carpets At Transitions

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“We recently bought a house in a neighborhood we love. The carpet is in pretty good shape and we weren’t planning on replacing it just yet, but we do have one problem. The carpet transitions into tile at one of the bathrooms and it’s fraying. Is there anything I can do? Is this a DIY...

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What Does Carpet Stretching Mean?

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Have you ever noticed bubbles, wrinkles, ripples or other bunched up areas in your carpeting? And once you notice a small problem, have you ever wondered why it seems to increase in size very quickly? It’s because carpeting is meant to be stretched tight. And once it begins to loosen, and forms any type of...

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