Finding your footing: Common flooring terms explained

Shopping for new floors, but feeling like you need to go back to school just to understand all the flooring terminology used to describe materials and styles?Put your backpack down because we are here to help. Read on for definitions and answers to some of the most common questions our design consultants hear from...

4 questions to answer before shopping for new carpet

Buying new carpet might seem like a complicated process when you don’t think about flooring projects every day.That’s why we’ve put together this blog post.The process can be simplified, especially when you know how to prepare and plan. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know before you start carpet shopping.Carpet has been...

How often should you vacuum?

Can you vacuum your carpet too much? Yes.Can you vacuum your carpet too little? Yes.You can keep your carpet looking good and make it last with regular cleaning and proper care. The best (and easiest) way to remove dust, dander, and dirt is regular vacuuming.Here are tips for proper vacuuming to keep your carpet...

The 4 best floors for your baby’s nursery

When preparing a nursery for your baby, flooring is an important consideration. Your child will spend a lot of time on the floor—almost every day—while learning to crawl and walk, so you’ll want to make sure you choose the safest, most durable, and coziest option that matches your ideal style.The four main factors...

How to clean up your carpet after the holidays

From tracked-in snow and spilled drinks to wear-and-tear from new toys and extra friction from impromptu wrestling matches, the end of the year is a notoriously busy time and it’s when your carpet floors can get really beat up. You might have survived this year’s holiday celebrations and family visits, but did your carpeting?Maintaining...

2018 carpet trends

Editor’s note: This is the fourth part in our series of posts covering 2018 flooring trends. Miss our earlier posts? Visit our archives to learn what’s new (and what’s coming) in hardwood and tile flooring, and area rug styling.If you're looking to update your carpet this year, there are some fun and creative ways...