Carpet 101

Guide to the Best Soft Carpet
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4 mins

Guide to the Best Soft Carpet

Who doesn’t love soft carpet? The feeling of sinking your bare toes into the lush pile is so luxurious. But when shopping for soft carpet, your tootsies will only tell you part of the story. What about staining? What about durability?This guide...

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4 mins

Step by Step Guide for Carpet Replacement

Picking new carpet for your home can be a demanding process, but you’re not in it alone! Ashley Phipps is an interior designer turned DIY and craft blogger who went through the process of picking new carpet for her home and documented the entire...

4 Tips for Selecting Pet-Proof Carpet
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2 mins

4 Tips for Selecting Pet-Proof Carpet

If you have a pet at home, you're in good company. More than 85 million households in America include at least one pet, and for good reason. These fuzzy, scaled, and feathered critters provide many benefits to their humans. While pets of every...

The Best Carpet Fiber For Your Lifestyle
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3 mins

The Best Carpet Fiber For Your Lifestyle

You want your home to look its best, but some days it seems like your family and pets are conspiring against you. Let’s face it, it’s not realistic to cordon off entire rooms only for guests or to ban all food from the den. Messes and wear are...

Can Carpet be Hypoallergenic?
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3 mins

Can Carpet be Hypoallergenic?

We spend a lot of time indoors, which means our flooring is always getting dirty and dusty and receiving A LOT of foot traffic. Overall, this combo is not very friendly to allergy sufferers, especially when it comes to carpet. So, here’s the BIG...

How Often Should I Vacuum?
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3 mins

How Often Should I Vacuum?

We hear this question a lot. The best carpet or rug in the world won’t perform well if you don’t vacuum regularly. To get the most out of your soft surface flooring, it’s important to adopt a regular maintenance routine. No matter the product, you...

Is My Vacuum Cleaner Damaging My Carpet?
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3 mins

Is My Vacuum Cleaner Damaging My Carpet?

When carpet suddenly starts to fray, fuzz, pull apart or look shaggy, you might not realize that your choice in vacuum cleaners could be the culprit! The qualities that many leading vacuum brands are known for are sometimes precisely what makes...

How to Remove Most Carpet Stains
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6 mins

How to Remove Most Carpet Stains

Coffee. Red Wine. Ketchup and mustard. Just the mention of these most common stain offenders is enough to send a chill down the spine of homeowners everywhere. And from holidays to birthdays, Super Bowls to March Madness, there is an endless...

How to Position Your Furniture on a Rug in a Bedroom
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5 mins

How to Position Your Furniture on a Rug in a Bedroom

Chaney Widmer, the founder of Mix & Match Design Company, shares her favorite options for styling bedroom rugs.Rugs are one of my favorite ways to up the cozy factor and give a room a finished look. I love how they have the ability to “ground”...

How to Choose a Rug for a Dining Room
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4 mins

How to Choose a Rug for a Dining Room

Kim and Christian of KC Design Co. share their advice on how to choose the perfect style for your dining room rug plus what fiber qualities to look for.Hi Friends!  Have you ever thought about adding a rug to your dining room and are unsure about...