Archive for Category: Carpet

Loopy Carpets!

Previously, we discussed the types of fiber utilized to make carpeting; but there’s much more to the story. There are nearly as many different carpet types as there are fibers! ** Cut Pile has been popular for quite awhile...

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Aging in Place and Why Carpet Matters

As the Baby Boomer generation grows older and the economy remains challenging, more and more folks are either taking in their elderly parents in order to care for them; or renovating their parents’ homes to allow for aging in...

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Carpeting Basement Floors

Previously, we discussed a number of viable flooring options for basements. We learned that choosing the right flooring can be tricky when it comes to basements due to moisture issues. Although carpeting is not always recommended due to the...

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Care & Maintenance of Berber Carpet

Your Berber carpet’s care actually hinges on the type of Berber carpeting in your home. Last time, we covered the surprising number of materials of which Berber is comprised; this time, we will discuss how to clean and maintain...

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All About Berber!

Here’s something you may not know: berber carpeting is named after a Northwestern African tribe. The berber people of this tribe used this fabric, typically created out of wool or camel hair, to cover flooring. Interestingly, they were not...

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What is Stainmaster, anyway?

DuPont’s Stainmaster and Scotchguard by 3M are two of the most popular types of carpet stain protection utilized today. However, there is quite a bit of difference between the two products. For instance, Scotchguard must be reapplied to carpet...

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Why Carpet Wins Every Time

Interior fashions come and go as quickly as the wind changes, but there’s one trusty addition to your home that you will come to depend upon, no matter what – the warmth of luxurious carpet underfoot. A myth dispelled… There’s a...

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