Category: Flooring

Reasons to Have Your Carpets Professionally Cleaned

Clean carpet is important, both for the health of your family and the appearance of your home. Unfortunately, some people would only clean their carpet when it’s visibly soiled. Let’s take a few minutes to discuss why you should get your carpets professionally cleaned. Checkout the list below and consider getting professional carpet cleaning for your home. It is a germ hotspot Due to the traffic it encounters, your carpet could be harboring a lot of bacteria. The more people go in and out of your house, the more dirt

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How to Get Nail Polish Out of Carpet

In an ideal world, women would spend hours after hours in the salon just to get their nails and hair done. But with a hectic schedule, finding time to get your nails professionally done is close to impossible. In an effort to save time and money, most of us would resort to painting our nails ourselves. Wanting to catch up on your favorite TV shows, you set up your nail polish station on your living room floor. Everything’s going well until you spilled that hot pink nail polish on your

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The New Laminate Flooring

Have you ever seen a really bad laminate installation job? We have. In fact, we are called in to rip them up all the time. We think that is part of the reason laminate kind of got a bad rap coming into this decade. Many well-intended DIY’ers just couldn’t quite get it done right. In most cases, the blame shouldn’t rest on them, but rather on the low quality products they thought (or were told) they were saving money on. The reality is, laminate is still a great option if

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What are the different types of Carpet & Construction

If you own a home and are considering new carpet for the first time, you might be surprised by the number of different options you have. As you browse carpet swatches and contemplate which patterns will look best in your home, you need to also consider the type and construction of the carpet. Carpet is constructed using various styles and fibers, with each approach and fabric bringing different benefits. You’ll need to consider these factors when comparing your carpet choices, lifestyle, and budget. Denver Carpet and Flooring wants you to

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MythBuster Facts About Carpeting in Denver

There are many myths which sometimes keep people from purchasing carpeting in Denver. You might think that carpet is difficult to maintain, outdated and unattractive, or even that it makes you vulnerable to allergens. Here are some of the myths and the myth busters (facts) that make carpet the best choice for your home environment: MYTH #1: Carpet in your Denver home makes you more vulnerable to allergens. FACT: The EPA did studies on this topic and their results may surprise you. They actually found that people with allergies can

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How long does carpet usually last in your Denver home?

Denver Carpeting Replacement:  Is it time to replace the carpet? If you’re researching whether or not your existing Denver carpeting meets the criteria for replacement, chances are – it probably does.  If you’re considering replacement, there has to be a valid reason, but this assumption could be wrong. Maybe it’s almost time, but not just yet. When you’re on the fence regarding replacement, you want facts. There is a lot to take into consideration before deciding on carpet replacement. How old is the carpeting? The lifetime of carpeting can range

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An Earth Friendly Carpeting Option with Low Impact? Yes Meet PET Carpeting

Everyone wants to be more earth-friendly these days. So it is the wise Colorado homeowner who actively searches for solutions which are more friendly to the environment. P.E.T Carpeting (also known as Polyethylene Terephthalate), is a great solution. It is carpeting which is made from recycled soda pop bottles, ketchup bottles, and other reusable materials which would otherwise go to waste. The biggest challenge is to find materials which are not only earth-friendly, but are also durable, safe to people and pets, and stay beautiful over time. You want your

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How to Treat Pet Urine Stains on your Carpet in Denver

Pet owners know that accidents are bound to happen sooner or later, especially if the pets suffer from any of a wide range of possible medical conditions. Occasionally, the carpets in their homes become stained, and some of these stains are very hard to remove, if not nearly impossible. That tends to be the case with stains that have not been discovered right away. The damage will depend on the type of pet and the composition of the urine, which in turn will depend on the pet’s lifestyle, diet, age,

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Is Solid or Engineered Hardwood Flooring Best for Your Denver Home?

Hardwood Flooring: Solid or Engineered? As a typical homeowner, you have no doubt looked around your home while watching TV or cooking dinner and thought “what could I do to spruce the place up a bit?” If you’re like most homeowners, you have undoubtedly looked at your floors and wondered about upgrading from carpet to hardwood flooring. When you begin investigating hardwood flooring, you will no doubt find that your easy decision just got a whole lot more complicated. There are a number of options when it comes to selecting

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Shaw Carpeting Vs Mohawk Flooring Comparison

When looking to replace old flooring with new carpeting there are two names that truly stand out. Both Shaw Flooring and Mohawk Carpets provide industry standard quality flooring for the discerning homeowner. It is often said that both companies produce some of the best flooring products for hardwood and laminate floors on the market today. And, it is often said that Shaw has great nylon yarn in its carpets while Mohawk carpeting uses SmartStrand technology. Still the question is asked, which is better? Which Flooring Company Makes the Softest Carpets?

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