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How to choose a good carpet

A 'good carpet' is best for your home. What activities will take place in the room, and will that space be used often? How much is stain resistance needed? Pet-friendly carpet, which is also ideal for active households, highly stain-resistant. If you need the toughest carpet available, consider ...
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Is My Vacuum Cleaner Damaging My Carpet?

When carpet suddenly starts to fray, fuzz, pull apart or look shaggy, you might not realize that your choice in vacuum cleaners could be the culprit! The qualities that many leading vacuum brands are known for are sometimes precisely what makes them unsuitable for some types of carpet. High-end ...
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How to Remove Most Carpet Stains

Coffee. Red Wine. Ketchup and mustard. Just the mention of these most common stain offenders is enough to send a chill down the spine of homeowners everywhere. And from holidays to birthdays, Super Bowls to March Madness, there is an endless source of get-togethers in your home, with every meal a ...
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SmartStrand Carpet Featuring ColorMax Technology

It’s no secret that today’s homeowners prefer the look of natural materials like wood and stone in interior design. Neutral walls and nature-inspired surfaces remain popular trends just about everywhere you look. But this doesn’t mean there’s not a place for wall-to-wall carpet! If you want that ...
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How to Choose a Rug for a Dining Room

Kim and Christian of KC Design Co. share their advice on how to choose the perfect style for your dining room rug plus what fiber qualities to look for.Hi Friends!  Have you ever thought about adding a rug to your dining room and are unsure about where to begin? I had been considering one for a ...
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How to Position Your Furniture on a Rug in a Bedroom

Chaney Widmer, the founder of Mix & Match Design Company, shares her favorite options for styling bedroom rugs.Rugs are one of my favorite ways to up the cozy factor and give a room a finished look. I love how they have the ability to “ground” your furniture and define a space, but it’s not always ...
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Why I Chose Stylish, Pet-Friendly Carpet

Lori from The Finished Project is a design and DIY-enthusiast, sharing her latest woodworking projects and home décor on her blog. Here, she shares how a custom SmartStrand carpet-bound rug made her sitting room the perfect spot to unwind with her adorable pup, Ted.Hey, friends! We recently made an ...
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How Often Should I Vacuum?

We hear this question a lot. The best carpet or rug in the world won’t perform well if you don’t vacuum regularly. To get the most out of your soft surface flooring, it’s important to adopt a regular maintenance routine. No matter the product, you can extend your carpet’s life by vacuuming ...
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SmartStrand Carpet: Tested and Proven Through the Years

For homeowners everywhere, especially families on-the-go, it’s a battle as old as time: beautiful carpet versus an active home. On one hand, you love the idea of a plush, soft carpet that the family can lay out and play on together, but then you think of the kids and pets constantly making messes ...
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Guide to the Best Soft Carpet

Who doesn’t love soft carpet? The feeling of sinking your bare toes into the lush pile is so luxurious. But when shopping for soft carpet, your tootsies will only tell you part of the story. What about staining? What about durability?This guide will walk you through the information you need to ...
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Can Carpet be Hypoallergenic?

We spend a lot of time indoors, which means our flooring is always getting dirty and dusty and receiving A LOT of foot traffic. Overall, this combo is not very friendly to allergy sufferers, especially when it comes to carpet. So, here’s the BIG question. Can carpet be hypoallergenic? Your ...
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How much carpet do I need?

Estimating for new carpet may seem confusing. Most rooms aren’t perfect rectangles, so it’s hard to measure. Then when you go shopping, some prices are in square feet, some are in square yards. And what about padding and installation? How do you know if you’re comparing apples to apples?Help is ...
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Step by Step Guide for Carpet Replacement

Picking new carpet for your home can be a demanding process, but you’re not in it alone! Ashley Phipps is an interior designer turned DIY and craft blogger who went through the process of picking new carpet for her home and documented the entire project, from the initial selection all the way ...
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The Best Carpet Fiber For Your Lifestyle

You want your home to look its best, but some days it seems like your family and pets are conspiring against you. Let’s face it, it’s not realistic to cordon off entire rooms only for guests or to ban all food from the den. Messes and wear are bound to happen. To find a carpet that will stand up to ...
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4 Tips for Selecting Pet-Proof Carpet

If you have a pet at home, you’re in good company. More than 85 million households in America include at least one pet, and for good reason. These fuzzy, scaled, and feathered critters provide many benefits to their humans. While pets of every classification and breed provide companionship, lower ...
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Is waterproof flooring a durable option?

When you need a durable flooring option, waterproof materials are some of the best. Not only do they protect you from water damage in any room they’re installed in, but they protect you from daily wear as well. It’s a perfect combination of benefits and characteristics that will serve you well from ...
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3 Unique Options For Your Home's Flooring!

When you’re planning home improvement you’re thinking of all your options. Various counter designs, appliances that can be replaced, whether to redo your bathroom or cabinets. These are all on your mind. You’re thinking of what you can do to improve the look and feel of your home.One of the best ...
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Top Trends for Tile Textures in 2017

Spring is a time to start fresh. Spring cleaning clears away the dust and stuffiness of winter. gardening gives your house a chance to glow. There all sorts of things you can do during spring to spruce up your home, but one change often gets overlooked — your floors. Choosing new floor patterns can ...
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Top 10 Tile Textures To Make Your Floor Stand Out

Once you’ve picked out the perfect tile for your home, laying it down in a unique and appealing pattern becomes the next biggest challenge. Here are 10 particular floor patterns you could choose. Windmill: As its name suggests, the windmill pattern creates almost a spinning look, with four ...
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4 Reasons to Choose Hardwood or Tile Flooring For Your Home

Choosing the type of flooring in your home is a serious decision. You don’t want to have poor quality material and you certainly don’t want to have unattractive floors that you’ll be forced to walk on and look at for years. That’s why, in addition to working with a professional carpet and flooring ...
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How Humidity Affects Hardwood Floors (And What You Can Do About It)

It is a well known fact that wood responds to humidity by expanding and contracting, but did you know that hardwood flooring can react the same way even though it has been dried, cut, and processed? Seasonal changes are normal for hardwood, so as a homeowner, you need to be prepared with methods of ...
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5 Reasons to Love Ceramic Tile Flooring

In a recent Houzz survey, respondents said that tile covers 23% of the floors in their homes. Why are ceramic tile floors so popular, you ask? It’s not just about the way tile looks, although the variety of attractive ceramic tile floor patterns certainly doesn’t hurt. Let’s take a look at the many ...
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5 Steps to Prepare for Your Carpet Installation

In a recent Houzz survey, 38% of homeowners said that they plan to carpet their master bedroom. If you’ve ever had carpeting installed in your home before, you know that this is not a small undertaking. Carpet installation requires a lot of equipment and can produce a lot of noise, dust, and ...
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Let the Sun Shine In Without Damaging Your Carpet and Hardwood Floors

Just as prolonged sun exposure can harm our skin, sunlight can also cause severe damage to our furniture and floors. Unfortunately, we can’t just slather a layer of sunscreen all over the carpet and flooring to ward off sun damage. Luckily, you can follow the tips below to protect your home and ...
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2016's Best New Kitchen Design Trends

Some people say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. It is where families gather, friends throw parties, and individuals satisfy their basic human need for sustenance.Because we spend so much time there, the ambiance – and thus, the design – of the kitchen is so important. As time goes by, ...
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Can You Guess Why Homeowners Love Hardwood Flooring?

There are many options when it comes to your floors, but overall, hardwood flooring is the most popular choice by far among homeowners. In a recent Houzz survey, 47% of respondents said that they favor wood flooring in their home, and a whole 90% said that they prefer hardwood or tile in the ...
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Why You Should Call the Professionals: 3 Benefits of Carpet Installation

At Carpet Connection, we know the stress and challenges that can come with new floor installation projects. Whether it’s new hardwood flooring, tile installation, or carpet textures, the process will be slightly different and the time and energy required to get it done may vary.One of the most ...
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3 Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Carpet Textures

Choosing new carpet textures can be a fun and exciting home makeover project. Few things can set the tone of a room or highlight/soften certain aspects of a room like the floor materials used to base everything around. Whether you’re planning a new dining room area, master bedroom, or kid’s ...
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3 Things to Keep in Mind About Hardwood Flooring

For some people, floor textures are just something they stand on. At Carpet Connection, we know how important selecting the right materials and patterns can be, which is why we try to provide our clients with as much information as possible to help with their decision-making process. From hardwood ...
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Ceramic Tile Vs. Hardwood Flooring: Which Should You Choose?

First off, it should be noted that choosing the “right” floor materials is impossible to do. There is no right or wrong answer, but rather what your personal preference and ultimate intentions are of the room/piece of property. At the end of the day, it’s your opinion that matters. However, there ...
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3 Reasons Your Choice of Floor Textures Matters

Whether you’re planning on remodeling the entire house or you’d just like to redo one room, one of the first things you should consider is the kind of floor textures you want to put in. The floor is literally the base of any room and from which everything else in the room must fit on and with. For ...
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3 Ways to Customize Your Home with Creative Floor Design Patterns

What does your home say about you? A person’s house can reveal a lot about their personality, preferences, and lifestyle. If you’ve been thinking about remodeling to convey a different message about yourself and your life, or just to make yourself happier, don’t confine yourself to the walls — look ...
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Consumers Find Hardwood Flooring Best Value

When it comes to picking out the best floor materials, a lot of it depends on what room of the house you’re working on. For example, 38% of respondents in one Houzz Survey said that they planned on carpet installation for their bedrooms even though hardwood flooring accounts for 34% of the floor ...
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DIY Gifts You Can From Your Excess Floor Materials

The holiday season is quickly approaching and with it the exciting (or excruciating) opportunity to get gifts for family and friends. Before you run out to the store, or start surfing online as is the more popular option these days, stop and ask yourself if you’ve done or plan to do any new floor ...
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High End Carpet Designs Feature Your Own Thumbprint

Carpet designs have had a long tradition of being everything from plain and subtle to over-the-top and crazy looking. The data suggests that many people prefer the convenience and elegance of hardwood flooring, as 47% of people in one survey favor it in their home, and 54% of home buyers were found ...
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Homeowner's Guide to Keeping Your Hardwood Floors Clean

In a recent survey by Houzz, 47% of respondents said they prefer hard wood flooring in their home over other floor materials, and 34% said they already have hardwood installed in their house. Additional data from the National Association of Realtors found that 54% of home buyers are willing to pay ...
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Carpet Floor Covering: Is It Right For My Home?

Carpeting is one of the most popular types of flooring found in a home. A recent Houzz survey showed that 38% of recipients planned to carpet major rooms in their home, such as a master bedroom. While many homeowners prefer the soft feeling of carpet textures underneath their feet and the added ...
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Carpet vs Hardwood: Which Is Right For You?

So you want to redo your floors, but you’re not sure what kind of flooring you want? One of the largest debates a homeowner may have is making the choice between carpet installation and hardwood flooring. There are many things a homeowner has to consider when choosing their flooring type, such as ...
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3 Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

There are many floor installation materials to choose from but all-in-all, hardwood is one of the most popular. According to a recent Houzz survey, hardwood makes up about a third of all residential floors floors, with 47% of homeowners indicating they prefer hardwood. Moreover, 90% of homeowners ...
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3 Common Reasons Why Hardwood Floors Are Better For Your Home

Wood floor textures are very popular in American homes. A recent Houzz survey found that 34% of respondents have hardwood floor textures in their homes. Another survey found that 47% of people prefer wood flooring in their homes and that 90% of homeowners prefer hardwood (or tile) in the kitchen! ...
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The Benefits of Carpet, Hardwood, and Tile Installation

Floor coverings are obviously quite important in one’s home. After all, floors are the most used feature of any house! The right floor patterns and floor textures can truly make a difference in a house, and different areas of the house demand different floors. Kitchens, for example, are almost ...
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Carpet Installation: What you Need to Know

Homeowners and soon-to-be homeowners have a lot on their plates. Finding a suitable mortgage is in itself a serious undertaking. One part of the house that homeowners pay close attention to, though, is the floor. Choosing the right kind of material for your floors can be tricky. From carpeting to ...
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