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Types of Carpet

The carpet market is a vast market, with many types to choose from. Below, you’ll find the several different types of carpet and what they will offer you and your home. Woven Woven carpet is produced on a loom that is very similar to woven cloth, being cut pile. There are many different colored yarns being used and the entire [...]


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Benefits Of Carpet

In the past and even today, carpet is very popular with home owners all across the U.S. Carpet is the most practical, fashionable, and versatile choice of flooring out there, as it also accounts for more than half of all flooring purchases that are made each and every year. The fact is, carpet has outsold every other type of flooring for [...]


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Synthetic Fiber Carpet

Nylon The fiber nylon was introduced first by the DuPont Chemical Company in 1938. Several years later, after a great deal of development, nylon became the first synthetic fiber to be used in the entire carpeting industry. The first 3 generations of fiber experienced many problems with the worst being staining. The 4th generation fiber [...]


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Todays Carpet Trends

Going beyond beige Long ago, when the choices of carpet were limited to basic beige, the designers tended to treat it more often than not as a neutral background for rooms. These days, with numerous patterns, textures, and colors to choose from, the carpet is quickly emerging as the focal point in many interior designs. Although you may [...]


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Carpet Cleaning Tips

Tip 1 Make sure that you get a deep cleaning of the carpet as often as it is needed. To achieve a clean carpet, you’ll need to have it cleaned by a professional or you’ll need to use a deep cleaning machine. There are advantages and disadvantages to this method, although a thorough cleaning is needed every six months or so. [...]


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Selecting Carpet For Your Lifestyle

Whenever you select carpet, you have to consider many aesthetic as well as technical areas. With well over a hundred thousands styles and colors being released every year, selecting the right carpet to match your needs can be a very challenging task indeed. Carpet is available in several different textures, constructions, colors, and [...]



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Choosing The Right Carpet Cleaner

Choosing an effective carpet cleaner is easier said than done. There are many carpet cleaning companies out there, each one claiming to be the best. With each one claiming to be the best, it can be very hard deciding which one is the best for you. If follow the tips below, you’ll have no problems finding your ideal carpet cleaner. [...]


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Kitchen Carpet Spill

A spill on the kitchen carpet can be anything from a child’s cup falling off the table to muddy footprints around the room. Properly dealing with the kitchen spill is what seperates the professionals from everyone else. With a little bit of common knowledge, many of the spills that occur can be cleaned up and corrected fast and [...]


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Dry Foam Carpet Cleaning

The dry foam procedure is mostly rather than dry as the name infers, although the content of moisture is so low that it can actually be referred to as dry foam (90% air – 10% liquid). The dry foam machine is equipped with a pressure tank, which you will pour a solution of water and shampoo into. A compressor will work to convert [...]


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Picking Out A Carpet

Carpets are available in many different styles and colors, although when you shop for your carpet, you should try to buy the best quality carpet you can get for the money. Even if you happen to be on a very strict budget, you shouldn’t skimp on your carpeting or your carpet pad, as quality products will tend to last longer, wear [...]


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Reasons To Buy Berber Carpet

Everyone hears about Berber carpet, and just how great it can be. The carpet was named after a hand made bulky wool that was textured and used by a tribe in North Africa, the Berber tribe. The Berber carpet that is used even today follows the same tradition of the tribe by using flecked bulky yarns to create a beautiful carpet. Below, [...]


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Natural Fiber Carpet

Natural fibers used with carpet are produced either by insects, animals, or even plants. The fibers that are produced by insects or animals are known as protein fibers. Those that are made by plants are known as vegetable fibers. Vegetable and protein fibers share the common disadvantage that they are both very absorbent and will have [...]



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Steam Carpet Cleaning

The process of steam cleaning your carpet involves hot water being fed to a spray extraction tool or wand, coupled to a pump vacuum power unit. The cleaning solution is injected under pressure deep into the carpet through water jet nozzles. The water will then penetrate the fiber all the way down to the backing. This action will loosen [...]


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Cheap Carpeting

When it comes to carpet for your home, you may want carpet that you install yourself. There are ways that you can carpet a room very cheaply, without having to spend a lot of money. Carpet can get very expensive in a hurry, which is why saving money is so very important to those on a tight budget. One very cheap way you can carpet a room [...]


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Antique Carpet

Antique type carpets help to add a touch of grandeur and glamour to your home or office, speaking greatly about your rich and extravagant tastes. Antique carpets are beautiful home furnishings and solid art investments. They aren’t just decorative items, but pieces of tradition, ethniticity, and true class that dates back thousands [...]


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Carpet Tiles

Anytime it involves your floors, you shouldn’t limit yourself to just carpet, but try the newer carpet tiles instead. Carpet tiles are available in an array of designs and a great choice of materials as well. Bordered, geometric, contemporary, or bamboo – will give your floors a complete makeover and a great look as well. [...]


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Right Carpet For Your Home

If you walk into any carpeting store, you’ll find yourself amazed at all of the choices that are there for you to pick from. You’ll find textured plush carpets, saxony carpets, berber carpets, and even commercial grade carpets. There are carpets that can be installed wall to wall, and carpets that can be cut to size with [...]


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How Carpet Is Made

The carpet that is made today is a mix of old world craftsmanship and a touch of 21st century innovation. By combining the two, carpet is able to become the household feature that we all know and love – and get tired of cleaning. Carpet can be manufactured in one of two ways; weaving or tufting. Carpets that are woven are primarily [...]



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Installing Carpet

A majority of how your interior looks and feels will depend on your floors. Houses that have carpet give off an undeniable warmth, vibrancy, and an aesthetic appeal. There is a wide range of colors, textures, materials, and designs available that can transform your home and give every room a chance to be unique. Your carpet installation [...]


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Carpet Repair

How often you need to repair your carpet depends on you. There are instances such as burns, crushing, fading, furniture, bleeding, sprouting, and carpet beetles where you’ll want to take action. Most of the time, you can finish a repair job without needing a professional, although there will be times when you will need professional [...]