4 Tips for keeping your home clean, warm and cozy this fall and winter
We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but summer is coming to an end. That means it’s time to bust out those fuzzy socks and start preparing your home for the cooler months. There’s nothing better than coming home after a long day out in the cold, firing up the heating, and planting yourself in front of the TV. At the same time, there’s nothing worse than seeing your inflated heating bill at the end of the winter...Read More
What is the ideal timing for vacuuming carpet flooring?
A good schedule for cleaning your carpet floor covering is essential for so many reasons. First, a well-kept floor is a great way to ensure the lifespan of your flooring.Regular cleaning is beneficial in many ways, and you'll want to know all about them. Here are some facts that can help you set a ...Read More
How long can I expect my carpet flooring to last?
Carpeting offers impressive benefits like beauty and elegant comfort. But it can be an excellent choice for a good lifespan too. Each flooring offers something different, so that the results will vary. These floors could last from 5 to 20 years or more, depending on your choices...Read More
Do I need carpet padding?
Padding, also called underlayment, must be laid on the subfloor before installing wall-to-wall carpeting. Your feet shock the carpet every time you take a step, and the padding absorbs that shock to protect the carpet. Without padding, your floor covering will quickly become worn. Michigan Carpet ...Read More
You need a carpet buying guide, and we have one for you
To purchase the perfect carpeting, you don’t need an extensive, multi-page guide. You only need a few pointers that can steer you in the right direction, no matter how large or small your remodel, and that’s just what we’re going to give you in today’s post.Your floor covering is our ...Read More
Can a carpet warm a room?
Technically, the answer is no. Carpet cannot warm a room. However, it does have a high thermal value. This means that it has an insulating effect that is higher than, say, concrete. A high R-value means that the carpet flooring still retains the warmth of the room. If you think about it, a rug can ...Read More
Wood-look flooring offers form and function
If you like the appearance of wood flooring, it's a good idea to consider both natural and man-made materials. Solid hardwood contrasts engineered hardwood, a plywood base that tolerates moisture, and a hardwood surface layer. Wood-look materials are another option. You can find all types of wood ...Read More