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Carpet Glossary

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ A top Axminster The Axminster name indicates a carpet woven on an Axminster loom. The pile is created by inserting a variety of colored yarns that have been arranged on spools. This method allows weavers to create a complex design that uses numerous colors. Cut pile is the only . . . Read more

How to Repair Carpet

Carpet is a valuable investment in your home, but sometimes, things may happen that damage the carpet. Before rushing out to replace the entire floor, relax. There are ways to repair the carpet without having to completely replace it. Repairing carpet takes careful precision, especially if you’re cutting out certain . . . Read more

Carpet Buying Checklist

Before rushing to the nearest carpet retailer to purchase flooring for your home, it is important to take time to consider which kind of carpet is best for your home and room situation. There are several different things to consider, including: style, color, carpet fiber, the size of the room, . . . Read more

Carpet Buying Guide

Carpet has a long history, beginning as early as 6000 BC. Over the years, it is has evolved into a quite popular floor covering, used in many homes and businesses. It is made by tufting pieces of yarn into a thick backing. Different fibers, colors and tufting techniques produce the . . . Read more

What are Carpet Tiles?

Carpet tiles, also known as carpet squares or modular carpet, are a modern and stylish alternative to standard carpet rolls. Though they’re much easier for a do-it-yourselfer to install on their own, they come with their own pros and cons. Often used in commercial settings, such as in schools and airports, they are becoming . . . Read more

How is Carpet Made?

Carpet feels like fabric, but most of the carpets on the market today are made from synthetic polymers. In fact, more than half consists of nylon, which is made from plastic. Some of the milk jugs and soft drink containers you recycle wind up being reborn as carpeting. Other plastic . . . Read more

Is Carpet Right for Me?

Carpet is just one of the many flooring choices for a home. When trying to decide whether or not to purchase carpet, it is important to consider design, price, comfort, sustainability, and whether or not it is ideal for the installation location. Taking a closer look at the advantages and . . . Read more

About Carpet

Carpet is the number one choice of floor covering in the United States. Why? There are a lot of reasons. It’s one of the most affordable options on the market and is also the easiest to install and remove. Flooring is an important decorating decision and with and endless array . . . Read more