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Entries Tagged as 'Carpet Flooring'

Tips on How to Keep your Carpet Looking New

March 5th, 2011 · 1 Comment

Although more and more people are putting hardwood floors and tiles in their homes, carpet is still a highly popular flooring material that is available in a wide variety of textures, colors, materials and styles.  While many consumers still have carpet in their homes, some consumers are afraid of the maintenance required and the risk […]

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History of the Carpet Industry in the United States

November 20th, 2007 · No Comments

In the Beginning – Woven Carpet The carpet industry in the United States began in 1791 when William Sprague started the first woven carpet mill in Philadelphia. Others opened during the early 1800s in New England. Included in that area was Beattie Manufacturing Company in Little Falls, New Jersey, a company that operated until 1979. […]

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10 Questions to Ask a Carpet Installer

November 18th, 2007 · 2 Comments

10 QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK BEFORE HIRING ANY CARPET INSTALLER Before you begin calling around to find an installer, there are a few questions you need to know to ask a potential installer in order to be sure you find a good one. 1. Are you licensed bonded and insured? Many states now require contractor […]

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Benefits of Carpets

November 12th, 2007 · No Comments

Carpet – nothing looks like it, feels like it or performs like it. Carpet is a key decorative and functional element in a home or business. Carpet – It just feels better. Comfort- Insulation Carpet provides an added measure of warmth and insulation with its millions of fibers and places between them to hold warmth […]

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Carpet Basics

November 12th, 2007 · No Comments

Carpet is still the flooring of choice for many American homeowners where warmth and comfort are a priority in their decorating. Choosing the right color and style with confidence is easier if you have a basic understanding of today’s carpet fashions and how they apply to your personal tastes and lifestyle. Mohawk offers the finest […]

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Carpet Styles

November 10th, 2007 · No Comments

How to be a smart carpet shopper! Common Carpet Styles For most applications the carpet style you select is a matter of preference. You can also buy varying qualities of all styles available. First, select the style of carpet you like best and then consider what quality you should buy. Rather than post pictures of […]

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Carpet Fibers

November 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

Selecting The Right Carpet Fiber For You In this section we will be discussing carpet fibers, the most important aspect in selecting the right carpet for the home, office or rental. To make it easy on you, I will give you a two word crash course on carpet fibers; Buy Nylon! Nylon is by far […]

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