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Floor Shopping Made Easy

Posted by Jay On September 29th

Do you get excited about the thought of replacing your flooring? 

Especially when you hear how easy it is to do-it-yourself on the DIY TV channel! 

When you step into one of those big box stores are you amazed to see all the different samples of flooring that are available?


Floor Shopping

When it’s time to start your floor shopping you may be feeling a little apprehensive about selecting your new flooring and installing it correctly.
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Are you working with a nylon or polyester carpet fiber? How well it is holding up against dirt, wear, and texture retention? Has it faded? Is it environmentally smart?

Carpet Fiber

When your carpet shows signs of wear and tear, it’s hard to know exactly what is covered under your carpet warranty. Is your carpet wear and tear excessive or normal? Is it covered or considered an exclusion? When it’s time to replace your current carpet, how do you know what carpet fiber to choose?

Carpet Warranties

At Carpet Concepts, we have always been skeptical of warranties. Every manufacturer claims…
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Do you know the difference between carpets made in America and carpets made in China?

Quality Carpets

I recently received an email from a carpet manufacturer in China offering me free samples of their products, and…

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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 Padding

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

Your carpet padding is as important as the carpet itself. By laying the right foundation, you’ll be assured of giving your carpet the longest possible lifespan.

A quality carpet padding or cushion will prevent pile crushing. You may have seen pile crushing in a high traffic area like common walkways or stairs. With a good pad, your carpet will maintain its pile height and look great for years.

But there are other more tangible and immediate reasons to spend extra money on better padding. For one thing…

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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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