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Style Trends: Stair Carpet

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In what area of your home do you see the most wear in your carpet? Typically carpet begins to show wear and traffic patterns in hallways and on stairs before other areas of the home. Concentrated traffic patterns with pivot points all add up to the carpet wearing down faster in those areas. ...
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Carpet Padding

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Carpet padding is a key ingredient when selecting new carpet. Carpet padding not only provides underfoot comfort but it also absorbs some of the impact from foot traffic helping to maximize the life of your carpet. Other pad benefits include reducing of sound and acting as an insulator thus making ...
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Luxury Vinyl Tile or LVT

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Have you wanted to put tile in your kitchen or bathroom but are afraid of the costs associated with ceramic tile? Perhaps you do not want a hard surface in an area where you might stand for a long period of time like your kitchen. What about wood? Have you wanted to put a wood product in your home ...
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Deceptive Floor Covering Marketing

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As consumers we all, at some point, have been swayed by great marketing ideas that promote a product or service. Only to find out that when we made our purchase and it was all said and done the marketing hype did not live up to its billing. As a sign I read once accurately confessed ,”when all is ...
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Carpet Warranties

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It is not uncommon these days to find 10, to 15, to 30 year, or even lifetime warranties on carpet. It becomes really confusing when looking at the same carpet being sold by two different companies each one offering a different warranty on the same product. How can that be? There is a sad truth ...
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Carpet Performance

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Once your carpet has been installed the primary factor in determining how it will perform long term is in how the carpet is maintain. The last post focused on the selection of a proper vacuum to help maintain the appearance and performance of your carpet. Here we will talk about another important ...
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Vacuums

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There are a lot of factors that go into a carpet’s overall long term performance and how a carpet is maintained determines in many ways how long that carpet will last. One of the most frequently asked questions from our customers is what type of vacuum should they use. There are so many makes, ...
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Welcome

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In today’s world of ever expanding technology which is leading to the dissemination of a wealth of information, whether accurate or not, we at Carpet Direct felt that the sharing of information regarding floor coverings would only serve to empower individuals when making important decisions ...
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