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There’s no denying it—we’re deep in the winter season and it’s been rough. There’s been a lot of snow, ice, sleet and a lot of salt and mud. Unfortunately, you and your family have been tracking inside every day which is potentially staining and ruining your carpeting. However, by following these simple tips, you can keep your carpet clean and looking fresh during these freezing months.
Invest in Mats
One of the easiest ways to keep the outdoors out of your home is with doormats. Make sure you get them for both inside AND outside your door. Wiping your feet off twice, and encouraging guests and your family to do the same, will help remove excess dirt, salt or any loose snow from your shoes.
Remove Shoes/Dry and Wipe Pets
Once inside, make it a habit to take off your shoes or boots before walking through your house. This will greatly reduce the amount of [...]
A great option for safety and adding more décor to your home is stair runners. There are many people who have hardwood on their floors, walls and even their stairs and enjoy the bare simplicity of the wood. But when it comes to stairs, each step tends to take quite a beating and should be a safe surface to walk up and down on. Stair runners are the perfect way to protect your floors and add a bit of style to your home
WHAT IS A STAIR RUNNER?
A stair runner is a piece of carpet that doesn’t cover your entire staircase. It’s usually installed over hardwood or even tiled stairs and come in many different colors, textures, and patterns like regular carpet.
WHY ADD A STAIR RUNNER?
There are many reasons to consider adding a stair runner to your home.
Safety: Stair runners provide a great amount of traction and cushion to your steps which helps you avoid [...]
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The holidays are just around the corner! It’s a season filled with joy, great food and quality time with family. This time of year, may seem like all fun and games, but it can also be a very stressful time for you. You have to plan meals, host guests, and protect your house from holiday havoc.
And one area of your home that’s often hit the hardest during the festivities is your floor. Meals in the dining room often lead to wine or food stains, and guests’ shoes can leave behind scuff marks and dirt. Everything you love about the holidays could cause damage to your beautiful floors.
Whether you have hardwood or carpet, we’re here to help you protect your floor during the holiday madness. It may seem like a difficult task to take on, but it can be a lot easier than you think. There are simple steps to follow to help avoid [...]
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When going through the process of purchasing new flooring for your home, considering certain points at the beginning can dramatically help you avoid mistakes and increase your satisfaction in the end. So, to give you guidance, we’ve put together a list of things to consider to help you assess your flooring needs and narrow down the options the right way.
CONSIDER YOUR FLOORING BUDGET
Calculate your budget. Home renovations can be expensive, and while you can cut corners on costs in some places, one place you shouldn’t cut is the quality of flooring and the process of professional installation (we’ll get into that one later).
Some flooring options are more expensive than others, especially kinds that are high-quality. However, going for high-quality and durable flooring will stand the test of time. Yes, you might have to spend more money upfront, but it’ll save you money in the long run. (Because if you were to go with a [...]
Plush carpet can perfectly be described in both its appearance and texture. It’s soft carpet that is, elegant, luxurious—plush, a real treat for your feet!
This style of carpet has a pile that’s cut in a smooth, even way that gives the feel of very soft carpet a very soft feel. During manufacturing, the tufts are sheared to make the pile perfectly flat. It’s made in many different, solid colors and its attractive look makes plush one of the most popular carpet styles on the market.
There are also a few steps you can take to clean and maintain your plush carpet to make it last for many years.
Clean Regularly: Regular vacuuming is important to maintaining the look and feel of plush carpeting. Vacuum at least twice a week and more often if you have it in a high traffic area. Dirt and grime left behind will wear down the fabric and even discolor it.