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DIFFERENT TYPES OF CARPET : MATERIAL

DIFFERENT TYPES OF CARPET : MATERIAL

For high traffic “living” areas in the home such as kitchens, living rooms and dining rooms, hardwood is more popular than carpet these days. However, that doesn’t mean carpet is a thing of the past. Carpet is still widely used in other rooms in the house. A comprehensive look into the world of carpets. The different styles categorised on the basis of material, construction, and pile height, their advantages and limitations. The different styles of carpeting generally vary on the basis …

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Selecting the Right Carpet Pile Height

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There’are many types of carpets and carpet specifications aren’t easy to understand. And even if you understand what everything means, it’s hard to know whether or not that’s a good choice giving your lifestyle and carpet use. Understanding your carpet specifications is the only way of knowing if your carpet will tolerate the level of traffic you have home and how long it will last. WHAT IS CARPET PILE? Carpet Piles are the name given to the …

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How to Choose Best Carpet For Your Needs?

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There are literally thousands of different types and styles of carpet to choose from, and it’s overwhelming to all of us. Just because a carpet looks great and feels nice to your hand doesn’t mean it is good quality or it is durable!  In order to choose or select new Carpet without getting ripped off… You need to know something about Carpet Specifications. Sometimes locating all the carpet specifications you need to help you make wise …

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The Importance of Carpet Padding

importance of carpet padding

One of the most overlooked aspects of buying new carpet involves choosing the right carpet padding. Padding gives you more than just a cushion beneath your carpet, it also adds to the sound and insulating qualities of the floor. A good pad also keeps your carpet cleaner by allowing for increased dirt removal and airflow during vacuuming. The main purpose of carpet padding is to protect your carpeting. The pad keeps the underside of your …

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Carpet Glossary, Choises and Decisions

carpet glossary, carpet types and terms

Buying new / best carpet can feel overwhelming because there are so many choices and decisions to be made, from pile types to colours – the options are seemingly endless. To help you sort through the possibilities and ultimately find the best carpet for you and your home, you’ll want to consider the following. Density. The closeness of the yarns in a carpet. Denser pile translates into better quality. Fiber. The basic material in a carpet, fiber is …

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What You Need to Know Before Installing Carpet

What You Need to Know Before Installing Carpet? Carpet Installation tips

Carpet installation is a skill that is developed through years of experience, so using professional installers is just plain smart. Also, understanding the basics of carpet installation will increase your knowledge of the process and enhance your confidence in the professionals working in your home. Some of these basics follow. Like most home improvement jobs, good preparation is the key to success when it comes to installing carpet. In addition to knowing how to lay carpet, you’ll …

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How To Replace Worn Carpet Padding

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Carpet padding is something that most homeowners never think about. It sits under the carpet for years, and the only time you really think about it is when it is under-performing or when you are replacing your carpet. If your carpet pad is worn out, but the carpet is in good shape, you could actually replace just the padding. Here are the basics of how to replace worn carpet padding. While the fibers in carpet padding …

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How to Install Wall-to-Wall Carpeting?

How to install wall to wall carpeting yourself

When it comes to installing carpet in your home, some people may think opting for a do-it-yourself installation is a great way to save money. The reality of the situation is, while you can install your own carpet, it is a difficult job for a novice. In most cases, it is easier to pay a professional to install the carpet for you because you will end up with less hassle, and a quality job in …

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How Much Does It Cost To Remove Carpet?

How much does it cost to remove carpet

Before you can install your new carpets, you have to take out the existing carpet, because you can’t install new carpet or any other kind of new flooring over old carpet. Removal of the old carpet may be included in the estimate for installing the new carpet. Cost factors There are numerous factors to effect prices when you decide to remove old carpets. Of course you know that the most important factor is room size. …

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How Much Does It Cost To Install Carpet In One Room?

How much does it cost to install carpet?

To work out a useful spending plan for install new carpet your room, you’ll need to get out your evaluating tape and complete a few fundamental calculations. Installation costs vary due to the wide range of room sizes, carpet type, flooring condition, and carpet quality and whether you lay it yourself or hire a professional . Installing new carpet costs about $5 a square yard just for the labor alone while carpet removal costs about $4 a …

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How Long Does It Take To Install Carpet?

how long does carpet installation take

Of course you know that it depends on you. But there are few examples that you can understand how long does it take to install carpet in your own room or rooms. There are two or three factors that can influence the time it takes to install carpeting like: Project sizeFurniture removal Individual room sizeInstallation crew efficiencyAmount of carpet neededOld flooring rip-up The time it takes to install carpeting depends on the the measure of …

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What is tackless carpet installation?

Carpet install - tackless

These are strips of wood with angled pins that catch the back of the carpet and hold it in place. They are laid against the walls around the room. Most residential and some commercial carpet is installed over a cushion (or pad), and is fastened to the floor by stretching the carpet onto pins protruding from wood strips around the perimeter of the installation area. The wooden strip with projecting tacks or pins is known …

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Carpet Installation Types

Carpet installation types

Installation with Tackless Strips – Stretch In Carpet Installation Most private and some business cover is introduced over a pad (or cushion), and is affixed to the floor by extending the rug onto pins jutting from wood strips around the border of the establishment zone. The wooden strip with anticipating tacks or sticks is known as a ‘tackless strip,’ so named on the grounds that it appears differently in relation to the now out of …

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