Carpet 101

SmartStrand Carpet: Tested and Proven Through the Years
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3 mins

SmartStrand Carpet: Tested and Proven Through the Years

For homeowners everywhere, especially families on-the-go, it’s a battle as old as time: beautiful carpet versus an active home. On one hand, you love the idea of a plush, soft carpet that the family can lay out and play on together, but then you...

Guide to the Best Soft Carpet
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3 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...

How much carpet do I need?
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3 mins

How much carpet do I need?

Estimating for new carpet may seem confusing. Most rooms aren’t perfect rectangles, so it’s hard to measure. Then when you go shopping, some prices are in square feet, some are in square yards. And what about padding and installation? How do 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...

SmartStrand Carpet Featuring ColorMax Technology
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2 mins

SmartStrand Carpet Featuring ColorMax Technology

It’s no secret that today’s homeowners prefer the look of natural materials like wood and stone in interior design. Neutral walls and nature-inspired surfaces remain popular trends just about everywhere you look. But this doesn’t mean there’s not...

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...

Karastan Kashmere Carpet: New Styles
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3 mins

Karastan Kashmere Carpet: New Styles

Karastan Kashmere nylon carpets combine luxurious feel, fine craftsmanship and trend-setting style with the ultimate in durability. This year, the brand released several new and updated styles in the Kashmere line, including adventurous patterns...

Karastan SmartStrand Carpet: New Styles
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3 mins

Karastan SmartStrand Carpet: New Styles

Karastan SmartStrand carpet is known for being luxuriously soft and extremely durable while also delivering the ultimate in stain-resistance and ease of care. With a variety of styles in lighter shades of beige, white and grey, Karastan...

Karastan Wool Carpet: New Styles
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3 mins

Karastan Wool Carpet: New Styles

Wool is carpet’s most luxurious material; it gives you a sophisticated, high-end look that you really can’t get from a synthetic, and it feels so nice and soft. But there’s more to wool than just beauty! Wool is a natural fiber that is both...