7 Reasons for Choosing Carpet for the Floors of Your Home or Office

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For almost a century, mass-produced wall-to-wall carpeting has been recognized as one of the most versatile, durable and affordable floor covering available to the residential or commercial building owner. In addition, it is available in a dizzying array of colors and patterns from dozens of manufacturers. With custom dying and finishing, it is almost inconceivable that a buyer would not be able to find a wall-to-wall carpet to exactly fit their taste and budget. Continue reading

Today’s Leading Manufacturers of High-Quality Carpeting

While it may not be apparent to the inexperienced eye, the mass-produced carpets of today are actually a blend of high-tech design and exact manufacturing. In fact, the leading manufacturers go to great lengths to ensure that their products are of the highest quality in terms of aesthetics, durability and stain resistance. Here is a quick rundown on the most respected of these carpet companies and the reasons they have outlasted the competition: Continue reading

What’s in Our Warehouse? – Everything You’re Looking for in Carpeting!

What’s in Our Warehouse? – Everything You’re Looking for in Carpeting!chicago_carpet

Without a doubt, there is an absolutely amazing number and variety of carpets to choose from. Innumerable colors, textures and styles make the process seem daunting and it might overwhelm the uninformed consumer. Still, with a little information and guidance, a homeowner or designer can find a carpet that will not only fit their aesthetic tastes but also their practical needs. To that end, here is a quick primer on the carpet basics that you need to know to make an informed buying decision. Continue reading

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Berber Carpet

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Berber carpet is found in the vast majority of homes in the United States and in sizable portions of its office spaces. It is extremely durable, highly versatile and more affordable than many other types of carpet. In short, Berber carpet is exceptionally popular for a variety of reasons. Here is a fuller telling of its story. Continue reading

Check out the latest offering from Shaw

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Check out the latest offering from Shaw Carpet

For almost half a century, Shaw Industries has been producing quality carpets for both residential and commercial applications and is now the largest manufacturer of carpeting in the world. It is no real surprise as the manufacturer – now a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies – is constantly innovating and bringing new products to the marketplace. Continue reading

Check out the newest styles from Mohawk Carpet

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Check out the newest styles from Mohawk Carpet

The carpets available from Mohawk have always been exceptional – in quality and in price. This year, however, they have completely outdone themselves. After ten years of research, they have introduced a new line of carpeting called SmartStrand Forever Clean. This product offers a number of dramatic and time saving benefits. In particular, they are: Continue reading

The Array of Carpet Colors Available Today is Simply Dazzling

THE BEST CARPET RECYCLING CHICAGO OFFERSWhen carpets were first handwoven, and then well into their first years of industrial manufacturing, they were colored with natural ingredients that were severely limited as to their color and brightness choices. Developments over the past few decades, however, have brought a far wider range of choices in carpet colors than ever before. Here are a few things to look for: Continue reading

Specific Types of Berber Carpet

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The original Berber carpet, first created before the birth of Christ, was a hand-woven product from North Africa and made from natural materials. Back then, Berber rugs from the various tribes were only differentiated by colors, texture and individual knot-tying techniques. These days, however, things have changed tremendously. Here are a few things to know about the various types of modern Berber carpet available today: Continue reading

A Homeowner’s Guide to Carpet Installation

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Although some homeowners make it so, having wall-to-wall carpet installed in your home need not be a particularly troublesome remodeling project. Nevertheless, there are several issues that should be addressed before the final installation contract is signed with the vendor. Here are a few questions to ask: Continue reading