Our most frequently asked questions about carpet:
– Updated July 2021
What are the most popular trends today?
The most popular trends today include neutral or greige colors with linear patterns in a cut and loop style. When selecting carpet for the steps, customers are looking for “statement steps” that include either bold or subtle patterns.
What are the differences between polyester, nylon, and wool carpet?
Carpet can be made of polyester, nylon, or wool fibers. Polyester is inherently stain resistant. Nylon wears well in high traffic areas. Wool is a very durable option. Regardless of the fiber content of the carpet, how it is constructed is very important.
What is the best way to extend the life of my carpet?
Frequent vacuuming will help prolong the life of your carpet.
Is it true that carpet lowers indoor air quality?
This is a common misconception as studies actually show that with proper cleaning and maintenance, carpeted rooms have lower levels of dust-borne allergens than rooms with hard surface. Carpet traps allergens that are in all of our homes. With effective carpet cleaning – such as vacuuming with a high efficiency filter and routine professional hot water extraction cleanings you can reduce both surface allergens and airborne counts which help maintain good indoor quality.
Does professionally cleaning my carpet help extend the life of my carpet?
Carpet manufacturers suggest having your carpet professionally cleaned every 12-18 months. Keep your receipts as proof of cleaning, just in case any issues arise.