Category: Carpet

Carpet Cleaning Misconceptions

Carpeting is an expensive investment that must be taken care of. But with a number of misconceptions roaming around, people are often confused about how to keep their carpet as clean and good-looking as possible. Denver Carpet and Flooring believes that educated clients are our best allies. To better understand carpet care, we have decided to list down some of the most common misconceptions we have heard through the years. Cleaning the carpet frequently may damage the fibers Dirt is abrasive and can damage your carpet. That’s why you should

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Tips for Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Home

Flooring plays a major role in the look, feel and functionality of your home. Since the floor is usually the largest surface in a room, it definitely makes a big impact in a space. It is also the surface you, your family and guests will walk on and your kids will grow up in. That said, choosing the right floor for your home is not something that should be taken lightly. Whether you’re building your dream home or just renovating your existing home, here are some tips that will help

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Signs It’s time to Replace Your Carpet

Carpet can have a huge impact on your home. It can make your floors look refreshed, brighter and more welcoming. Add to that, it provides a soft feel and keeps your toes feeling snuggly. Most carpets can last for years; while some can last for decades. But you’ll need to replace it sooner or later since it is not made to last a lifetime. Here are a few signs that it may be time to rip out that old carpeting and replace it with something new. Wear and tear Small

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Biggest Mistakes People Make When Cleaning Their Carpet

The rules of carpet care are pretty basic and the internet has made it relatively easy to keep your carpet as clean as possible. There are a lot of how-to articles and video tutorials posted on the internet, but there are far less information on how to prevent carpet cleaning mistakes. These mistakes, no matter how small, can lead to permanent damage. Here are some things you want to avoid when it comes to carpet care. Not acting quickly The longer you wait to remove a stain, the tougher it

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Hidden Dangers of DIY Carpet Cleaning

You take pride in keeping your home clean and organized. You also have the capacity to handle any kind of home-related issue with your bare hands. So, keeping your carpet clean is not a big deal. While it might be tempting to rent a machine to clean your carpet yourself and save some bucks, experts suggest that there are dangers that come with DIY carpet cleaning. Here are some of the dangers of cleaning your carpet on your own. Safety issues If you spill something on the carpet, your first

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How to Get Gum Out of Carpet

For many people, chewing gum is a flavorful treat that helps them stay away from cigarettes, eliminates boredom and exercises the jaw. However, one of the hazards of chewing gum is that it has an uncanny ability to bond with the fibers of your carpet, making it almost impossible to remove. If you get stuck in this sticky situation, there’s no need to panic. Let’s take a look at some easy ways to get that ugly-looking gum out of your carpet. The best part is, most of the things you

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Preparing for Carpet Installation

Since you have already hired a carpet contractor, you might think that you are now ready for this project! Now all you have to do is relax and wait for the contractors to come. Not necessarily. There are still a few steps you should take to ensure a trouble-free carpet installation. The following are general guidelines that you should observe prior to the installation of your new carpet. Disposal of existing carpet At this point, you need to consider how your old floor covering will be taken up and disposed

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Carpet Installation Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

So you bought a new carpet for your room and thought of installing it on your own. Carpet-laying is never easy.  3 hours later, you find yourself browsing the net, reading reviews for the best carpet installation company out there. Hiring a professional is sure to cost more than doing it on your own, but these people know exactly how to do it and will also help you avoid wasting carpet. There are a lot of things to remember about installing a carpet. If you’re not experienced, you are more

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Fun and Interesting Facts About Flooring and Carpet

Your home wouldn’t be complete without beautiful flooring. No matter what type of flooring you have in your home, it can make your home look and feel welcoming and provides a certain level of comfort. But did you know that your home’s flooring has a rich history? This week, we thought of sharing with you some fun and interesting facts about carpets and flooring. Most expensive floor tiles Pietra has taken floor tiles to a new level with its black marble creation. These luxurious tiles come with a premium price,

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Will My Carpet Shrink After Cleaning?

Having your carpets professionally cleaned is a sensible thing to do. Because of all the traffic it encounters, there could be so many creepy crawlers lingering in the fibers of your carpet. So you paid a lot of money to have your already expensive carpet professionally cleaned. But the last thing you need is your carpet shrinking into a smaller pile once they’re done. Woven carpets, especially those that contain jute in their construction, are more likely to shrink. Shrinking can occur if too much moisture has been applied to

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