Browsing Tag

carpet

  • When–And How–To Use A Carpet Steamer

    If you have carpeting in your home, you’re probably no stranger to spot treating when faced with unexpected spills and messes. At least once a year, however, it’s a good idea…

  • Tigressa SoftStyle Carpet from Shaw Floors

    Yesterday we had an opportunity to visit the Shaw Floors campus in Dalton, GA. We were given a behind the scenes tour of the facilities and shown the process it takes…

  • 3 Ways to Compare Carpet Installation Quotes

    This week our editor Timothy Dahl is in Dalton, GA (the unofficial carpet capital of the world) visiting with Shaw Floors. We thought this was the perfect time to breakdown the…

  • Green Flooring Options

    If you are building a house, or remodeling, it is a great time to explore green options, including your flooring. Green flooring is never “no impact” or “zero emissions,” but choosing…

  • 7 Tips to DIY Carpet Pulling

    Pulling carpet yourself can save a few bucks and here are 7 tips to make the process go smoothly. 1. Pulling up carpet is a labor-intensive activity, so while you can…

  • Recycle Your Old Carpet

    Don’t just throw away your old carpet. Check out the Carpet America Recovery Effort and find locations to drop off your carpet for recycling. [via Shelterrific]…

  • Installing a Stair Runner

    Don’t wait to hire a professional to install the carpet runner down your stairs–do it yourself! Here you’ll find some tips and tricks for making the runner last longer and look…

  • Cushion Your Step

    When you get professionally installed carpet, you know it comes with padding underneath. But did you know just how important that padding can be? If you’re thinking of installing wall-to-wall carpet…

  • Remove and Recycle Old Carpet

    Tearing out old carpet is a quick way to give your room a fresh new look and if you are fortunate enough to live in an older home you may find…