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Carpet, Flooring, and More

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Is your entryway inviting and does it make a good first impression?

Does your fireplace make a statement, is it the focal point of your room?

Entryway Remodel

This is the fifth installment of
5 Easy Remodels for the Interior of  Your Home
that can be downloaded as a free eBook at www.carpetconceptsfl.com

When you walk into your home, is the “wow” factor still intact? Or as the years have slipped by has your “wow” factor disappeared?

It may be time for a remodel.

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5 Easy Remodels for the Interior of Your Home

Posted by Jay On December 31st

Are you ready to start the new year with an easy remodel?

Not sure where to start?

Perhaps your kitchen or bathroom?

5 Easy Remodels for the Interior of Your Home

Each year do you think that this is the year you will start the remodel of at least one of the rooms in your house? Does the year pass and you still haven’t started? Need help to determine exactly what you would like to improve and how?

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Looking for great flooring ideas?

Would like to see an outstanding selection of flooring?

Then take the time and stop by and see our awesome showroom!

Showroom
Today’s choices in flooring can be overwhelming. How do you narrow it down to exactly what meets your needs with so many types of flooring to choose from?
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You are probably wondering how a 10lb carpet pad could really be better than an 8lb pad.

carpet pad

Lately, quite a few people have come into my store asking me about the 10lb carpet pad. Many of them have visited the big box stores. Upgrading customers to the 10lb pad at the big box stores means a big profit for the store. Personally, because of the price they were charging, I didn’t think it was worth it.

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Carpet Sales

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

You’ve probably seen or heard advertisements that sound too good to be true. Carpet sales that are “extreme” – such as 80% off, or similar, are smoke and mirror tricks designed to confuse customers and drum up business in an unethical way.

There are some legitimate reasons for carpets to sell at a discount. The flooring retailer may have been able to get a bulk deal on a certain brand and make of carpet, and they can pass some of those savings on to the consumer. There might be excess inventory or a customer who reneged on a deal. Likewise, there can be discontinued types or brands of carpet that will sell for less than their original price.

How do you know if a deal is too good to be true?

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Shopping for Carpet

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

If you’ve been shopping for carpet for awhile, you might have already noticed that it is often difficult to compare apples to apples. There are so many different brands, that customers who want to shop products for the lowest price have a hard time figuring out the real deal.

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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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6: Carpet Warranty – What’s the Deal?

Posted by Jay On December 12th

Carpet Warranty

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

Buying a new carpet, whether in one room or for your whole house, can be a significant investment. Many carpet buyers want to skip the necessary homework and think that buying a carpet with a great-sounding carpet warranty will protect them.

Unfortunately, this isn’t the case. You will be making a mistake if you base your decision to purchase a carpet on the warranty being offered. It sounds impressive, but a 25 year warranty really doesn’t mean that you’re getting a great piece of carpet.

Why not?

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All About Carpet - Common Carpet Terms for the New Buyer

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

If you are in a carpet showroom, you may start to get overwhelmed by the choices and terminology. Then you know it’s time to learn all about carpet. Here are a few quick hints on some of the common carpet terms you may see and hear:

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3: How to Buy Quality Carpet

Posted by Jay On October 31st

Quality Carpeting

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

It can be tricky for the average homeowner to judge a carpet’s quality. The carpet’s cost and color are probably your primary concerns, and the wide range of choices can make it hard to pin down the different levels of quality carpet.

All carpets will probably look great for the first week that they’re in your house. But…

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