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What Homeowners Need to Know About Low, Medium, and High Cost Carpets

Buying new carpet can be an overwhelming process. You want to find flooring that fits the style of your home, handles frequent foot traffic, and does not break the budget. Homeowners in the process of remodeling know how hard it can be to find carpet that fits every criteria. One floor may be visual perfection, but the price tag hurts to look at. Another floor might look great and cost less, but is not designed to withstand the amount of roughhousing that happens in your child’s playroom.   At Carpet To Go, we understand the time and effort homeowners put into buying new carpet. With that in mind, we compiled some questions on the ways carpet is priced, then weighed the pros and cons of each price range. We hope the following information can help you find the perfect carpet…
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Detecting Mold, Fungus, Bacteria, and Dust Mites In Your Carpet

Maintaining a clean carpet and healthy home can be a lot of work. We have all experienced a tower of dirty dishes in the sink, or a trail of muddy footprints through the hall. It’s to be expected—simply living in a space creates clutter and grime. How to Detect Mold in Carpet   Like every other area in the home, carpet attracts a lot of dirt and wear. However, carpeting also holds contaminates that are invisible to the naked eye, such as mold spores, pet dander, dust mites, and bacteria. These contaminates can cause allergies, respiratory illness, and other health issues, even with regular vacuuming and deep cleans.   Detect and Identify What Is Wrong With Your Carpet Listed below are several hidden culprits that contribute to unhealthy carpets and how they arise.   Mold or…
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Protecting Carpets From Cats And Dogs

We love our carpets and we love our pets, but sometimes they can be hard on each other. Carpets are best when they look and smell clean, but pets have a way of leaving spots, stains, and lots of hair all over the carpet’s surface. Thankfully, you don’t have to get rid of your carpets or your pets in order to have clean, beautiful floors. Here are some essential carpet care tips for those who want the best of both worlds — pets AND spotless carpeting. Related Article: Best Pet-Friendly Carpets How To Keep Your Dog or Cat From Ruining Your Carpets 1. Bathe Your Dog or Cat Often While you may find the occasional viral video of some fluffy pet enjoying every moment of their bath time, most pets are not nearly so docile when it comes to a good…
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How To Consistently Keep Your Floors Clean

Having clean floors is a necessary part of keeping your home healthy, welcoming, and pleasant. But cleaning hardwood, laminate, and vinyl floors can get tiresome. These days, who has the time? Thankfully, there a number of easy tricks that make cleaning and maintaining your floors a breeze. How To Easily Keep Your Floors Clean All The Time   1. Take Your Shoes Off A shocking amount of dirt and grime is tracked in on our shoes. You might think it’s not there because you can’t see it, but we promise you — it’s there. This small amount of residue can make your floors look dull and dirty very quickly. Removing your shoes at the entrance of your home, or having a bristled rug for you to wipe your shoes on can help keep your floors looking clean and shiny for…
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How To Patch Your Own Carpet: The DIY Network Guide

Did you know that you can spend less than $50 and only an hour of time to repair your carpet all by yourself? I didn’t, but TV host and do-it-yourself homemaker Amy Matthews says you can in this quick article! She walks through 9 simple steps that make your carpet look great once again. Reading her article, I was surprised at how little you need to do this project from start to finish. Using only 4 simple materials and 4 household tools, you can fix your own carpets. How so? The procedure in nutshell involves putting an upside-down can or jar over the damaged spot, cutting around the jar to remove the bad carpet, and replacing it with a new piece of carpeting – all using simple tools and a fraction of your morning or afternoon. Following this guide patching…
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