Category Archive for: ‘Helpful Tips & Info’

Don’t Cheap Out

Sixty Minutes broadcast- check it out. If it seems too cheap …..  it is! There’s no way around paying for a safe, quality product that your family is going to live on for years to come. You can still shop around to find the best value for your money, but why buy unlabeled, unregulated flooring with grossly high levels of formaldehyde? …

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STAINMASTER Pet Protect

STAINMASTER® has released a new product with pet owners in mind. PetProtect® carpet has built-in stain resistance that won’t wash off.  It is made from a solution dyed nylon fiber, which is engineered with inherent stain resistance and built-in color that resists fading. PetProtect Remember, Stainmaster is a brand of fiber that other mills use to make their carpet. There is no …

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New Product Line- DuChateau Hardwood

Oil Finishes are here to stay- NO polyurethane/ aluminum oxide wear layer That’s right….. the DuChateau collection out of Holland is nothing like you have shopped around for before. For decades the European tradition  has been to use natural oils and waxes to nourish and protect hardwood floors- something that has never really caught on here in America. Oil and …

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Life Expectancy of Carpet

Believe it or not the average Americans carpet only lasts 8- 10 years. Whether it’s from wear and tear, staining, or just bad décor you are most likely to get rid of you carpet within a decade. That’s not to say that I don’t see households with twenty year old carpet. Vacuuming is recommended daily for traffic spots and getting …

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Quick! I Need New Carpet

So your life got crazy and somehow you find yourself backed into a corner and the new carpet needs to be on the floor in 2 weeks.  Can we do it? …most likely! All of our carpet is bought directly from the carpet mills which are all located in Georgia.  A truck comes up to New York as soon as …

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What to do to Prepare for Carpet Cleaning

There are many different things you as a customer can do to improve the carpet cleaning experience for yourself as well as the technicians coming into your home to do the cleaning. First of all any garbage cans, mats under desks, or small furniture that you can fit into your kitchen or other area with hardwood flooring or tile is …

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Increase the Life Expectancy of your Carpet

Believe it or not the average Americans carpet only lasts 8- 10 years with typical and consistent care. Whether it’s from wear and tear, staining, or just dated décor decisions you are most likely to get rid of you carpet within a decade. That’s not to say that I don’t see households with twenty year old carpet. Vacuuming is recommended …

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Why not Espresso Wood?

Is it stylish? Yes. Is it practical? No. Two reasons- Dust &  Scratches. The darker the color choice for your stained hardwood flooring, the more you will see pop from the bold, dark background color of the floor. You will find yourself using the Swiffer to pick up those dust bunnies more than you would like. The darker tones do …

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Professionally cleaned carpets

Every mill has a recommendation for how and when, but some actually require every 6 months to keep the warranty valid. To avoid problems in the future, find someone you can trust, because no two cleaners are created equal. Our sales team hears horror stories about the fly by night Craigslist carpet “cleaner” who ruined everything and that’s what landed …

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DIY: Lock & Fold

People ask all the time can I handle self installation? Yes and no.It depends on the product you’re looking for. With money being tight for many households now, more and more homeowners we meet are approaching the idea of cash and carry products in our store for a weekend DIY project.  Although many people may have installed before or have …

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