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What to Do When Your Carpet Gets Wet in a Flood

The rain in Seattle is no joke and, if you’re like most people in the PNW, you might have to deal with flooding at some point in your life. It’s a stressful situation to get caught up in, but if you act quickly, you can rectify the situation. It’s important to act fast because it doesn’t take much water to cause mold. Moisture plus power outages put homeowners in a particularly susceptible mold situation. If you follow the next 6 steps, you should be able to quickly and efficiently dry out your flooded carpet. 1. Move Furniture Off the Carpet Begin by moving all the furniture out of the way. You don’t want to have heavy furniture weighing down the carpet, as the extra pressure will contribute to trapping water beneath the carpet. cause even more water to be trapped…
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Carpet Installation: 5 Questions to Ask Your Installers

A carpet installation estimate can be helpful in showing you all of your options for new carpet in your home. But when you’re selecting a carpet installer, there are other factors to consider beyond just the carpet prices and carpet installation cost. Working with the right carpet installation company is just as important as the carpet itself. If you’re looking to have new carpet installed, here are five questions that you can ask to find out if your carpet installer knows their stuff. Carpet Maintenance With each different type of carpet, there are varying levels of maintenance involved. Depending on what kind of carpet you select, you’ll want to ask the installation company what kind of carpet cleaning and maintenance you can expect. Thicker carpet may require deep cleaning every once in a while to remove stains, or a vacuum…
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Ensuring Easy Carpet Cleaning

Good carpeting can do a lot to create an overall feel for a room and make a home feel like home. Even Jeff Bridges as “The Dude” knew the importance of this, chasing after his stolen rug that “really tied the room together.” But sometimes carpeting that looks fantastic isn’t the best in terms of maintenance. While Seattle carpet cleaning is a service that is available for a reasonable cost, it’s quite nice to be able to keep things looking clean and polished on your own. When you’re visiting a Seattle carpet store and sizing up all of the different carpets you could augment your home with, take a moment to consider what carpet cleaning will look like in the future. Big, fluffy carpets and white carpeting can be troublesome when it comes to cleaning out particles or wiping out…
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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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TYPES OF LAMINATE, HARDWOOD AND TILE FOR EACH ROOM

Flooring plays an important role in the home. Not only does it add an aesthetic appeal to certain styles of decor, but the floor you choose will determine the functionality and durability of a room. For example, you may not want to install shag carpet in the hobby room considering the potential for stains and extra wear. Instead, a laminate or tile may work better. At Carpet To Go, our highest priority is to help homeowners find the best flooring for their house, and we realize how difficult it can be to choose the right one. Solid flooring in particular can seem even more complicated, with so many different types of laminate, hardwood, and tile to choose from. However, by researching the function of different flooring before going shopping, you can ensure that your flooring purchase is an educated one.…
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