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Archive for January, 2013

Carpet Stains  (Photo courtesy of Flickr user justj0000lie)

                    Dog shaped urine stain (Photo courtesy of Flickr user justj0000lie)

This is the ninth installment of 12 Things to Know About Buying Carpet which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

There are so many advantages of carpet over other types of flooring, but one problem area that families focus on is carpet stains. If you’re living a normal life, some stains are all but inevitable. No one is perfect! Some stains are easier to remove than others, but it’s also important to know what kind of stain protection you’ll be getting when you purchase a new carpet.

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8: Nylon Carpet vs Polyester Carpet

Posted by Jay On January 10th

Nylon Carpet vs Polyester Carpet

This is the eighth installment of 12 Things to Know About Buying Carpet which can also be downloaded as a free eBook.

Nylon and polyester are both types of materials that comprise the individual yarns in a piece of carpet. Don’t spend too long worrying about the differences between these two types of carpets. Both can be good carpet options.

Many times, nylon is more readily available because it’s such an easy fabric to work with. However, polyester has undergone lots of improvements in the last several years, so you might be surprised that the quality is better than you remember since you last purchased a carpet. Read the rest of this entry »