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Berber Carpet Tips
Preventing Damage to your Berber Carpet
The Solution for Apartments - Berber Shag Carpet
Cleaning Berber Carpets
Berber Carpet or Tile for a High Traffic Area
Buying Carpet Tips
Measure Before You Buy Carpet
Safety is Essential with Carpet Mills
Finding the Best Places to Buy Carpet Online
Higher Prices Alternatives Means More Carpet Sales
Better Savings – Carpet Outlets or Online Shopping?
When You Buy Carpet, Don't Forget the Accessories
Carpet Installation Tips
5 Things to Check When Using Professional Carpet Installation
Using Adhesives to Install Carpet
How to Install Carpet – Your First Step is Preparation
Choosing the Right Thickness of Carpet Padding
Ceramic Tile Tips
Cutting Corners with Ceramic Tile
Spacing Your Ceramic Floor Tile Correctly
Using a Wet Saw for Cutting Ceramic Tiles
Do It Yourself Ceramic Tile Installation
Replacing a Single Ceramic Tile
Ceramic Floor Tile vs. Ceramic Wall Tile
Grouting Your Ceramic Tiles
Making Mosaics with Ceramic Tiles
Hiring a Professional for Ceramic Tile Installation
Choosing Grout for Your Ceramic Tile
Marble, Granite, or Ceramic Floor Tile?
Different Textures of Ceramic Tile
Flooring Tips
Tips to Spruce Up Your Flooring
Protecting Your Wood Flooring
Getting Tile Flooring Samples
Carpet Flooring - What to do When Moisture Hits
Paint or Epoxy Resin for Your Garage Flooring?
3 Advantages to Using Tile Flooring
Floor Your Neighbors With Your Flooring
Wood Flooring - Choose the Right Underlayment
Reducing Slipping Accidents on Tile Flooring
Flooring Installation - Give it to The Experts
Choices in Hard Wood Flooring
Using an Epoxy for Garage Flooring
Painting Your Garage Flooring
Hardwood Flooring Tips
Refinishing Hardwood Flooring
Hardwood Floors vs. Laminate Floors
Buffing Scratches out of a Hardwood Floor
Bruce Hardwood Floors by Armstrong – Great Value, Great Warranty
Carpeting Over Hardwood Floors
Pets - Protect Your Hardwood Floors from Them
Laminate Flooring Tips
Laminate Flooring - Get Your Cuts Right
Advantages of Pergo Flooring
Replacing a Plank in Your Laminate Floors
Staggering Your Laminate Flooring Planks
Keeping The Echo Down from Your Laminate Floors
Save Extra Planks of Your Laminate Flooring
Filling Chips in Laminate Floors
Covering Thresholds When Laying Laminate Floors
Common Mistakes in Laying Laminate Floors
Self Locking Laminate Flooring - A Great DIY Home Improvement Project
Pulling Up Laminate Floors
Allergies? Put in Laminate Flooring to Reduce Dust and Pollen
Expecting a Child? Use Laminate Floors in the Nursery
Outdoor Carpet Tips
Benefits of Indoor / Outdoor Carpet for Your Patio
Outdoor Carpet - Not Your Daddy's Astroturf
Installing Indoor Outdoor Carpet Tiles
Outdoor Turf Carpet for Home Recreation
Tips About Area Rugs
Rugs to Accent Your Flooring
The Best Materials for Area Rugs
Cleaning Your Valuable Rugs
Making Your Own Braided Rug
Keys to Buying Oriental Rugs
Area Rugs - Get a Tight Knit
Tips About Carpet Prices
Negotiating Lower Carpet Prices
Want Discount Carpet Installation? Do It Yourself!
Wholesale Carpet for Large Projects
Avoiding High Carpet Prices
Finding Discount Carpet Prices
Buying Wholesale Carpet on the Web
Determining the Right Vintage Carpet Prices
Discount Carpet when Durability Matters
Tips About Carpet Tiles
Carpet Tiles for Children's Rooms
Installing Carpet Squares - Plan Ahead
A Tool Checklist for Installing Carpet Tile
Tips About Carpets
Different Carpets for Different Designs
Advantages of Carpet over Other Flooring
Mohawk Carpet – Carpeting & Care
Shaw Carpet – Simply the Largest Selection
Featured Styles of Shaw Carpets
What is Frieze Carpet?
Many Benefits to Stainmaster Carpet
Buying from a Dalton Carpet Outlet
Tips About Persian Carpets
A Brief Education on Persian Carpets
Importing Persian Carpet
Locating Antique Persian Carpet
Vinyl Flooring Tips
3 Tips for Removing Vinyl Flooring
Style and Durability? Congoleum Gives Both
Laying Laminate on Top of Vinyl Tile Flooring
Regular Cleaning of Vinyl Flooring
Vinyl Flooring – Rolls or Tiles?
Creating Unique Patterns with Vinyl Tile Flooring
Congoleum – A Revolution in Resilient Floor
Extending the Life of Your Vinyl Tile Flooring
Benefits of Armstrong Vinyl Flooring
Repairing Peeling Corners in Vinyl Flooring
Flooring Newsletter Archive
Repairing Peeling Corners in Vinyl Flooring
Buying from a Dalton Carpet Outlet
Featured Styles of Shaw Carpets
Shaw Carpet Simply the Largest Selection
Mohawk Carpet Carpeting & Care
Different Carpets for Different Designs
A Tool Checklist for Installing Carpet Tile
Carpet Tiles for Children's Rooms
Discount Carpet when Durability Matters
Wholesale Carpet for Large Projects
Negotiating Lower Carpet Prices
Keys to Buying Oriental Rugs
Making Your Own Braided Rug
Rugs to Accent Your Flooring
Expecting a Child? Use Laminate Floors in the Nursery
Pulling Up Laminate Floors
Self Locking Laminate Flooring - A Great DIY Home Improvement Project
Save Extra Planks of Your Laminate Flooring
Keeping The Echo Down from Your Laminate Floors
Staggering Your Laminate Flooring Planks
Replacing a Plank in Your Laminate Floors
Laminate Flooring - Get Your Cuts Right
Carpeting Over Hardwood Floors
Using an Epoxy for Garage Flooring
Flooring Installation - Give it to The Experts
Wood Flooring - Choose the Right Underlayment
Paint or Epoxy Resin for Your Garage Flooring?
Getting Tile Flooring Samples
Grouting Your Ceramic Tiles
Using a Wet Saw for Cutting Ceramic Tiles
Spacing Your Ceramic Floor Tile Correctly
How to Install Carpet Your First Step is Preparation
The Solution for Apartments - Berber Shag Carpet
Benefits of Armstrong Vinyl Flooring
Congoleum A Revolution in Resilient Floor
Vinyl Flooring Rolls or Tiles?
Regular Cleaning of Vinyl Flooring
Laying Laminate on Top of Vinyl Tile Flooring
Style and Durability? Congoleum Gives Both
Berber Carpet or Tile for a High Traffic Area
Preventing Damage to your Berber Carpet
Better Savings Carpet Outlets or Online Shopping?
Finding the Best Places to Buy Carpet Online
Higher Prices Alternatives Means More Carpet Sales
Measure Before You Buy Carpet
When You Buy Carpet, Don't Forget the Accessories
5 Things to Check When Using Professional Carpet Installation
Using Adhesives to Install Carpet
Ceramic Floor Tile vs. Ceramic Wall Tile
Choosing Grout for Your Ceramic Tile
Different Textures of Ceramic Tile
Do It Yourself Ceramic Tile Installation
Hiring a Professional for Ceramic Tile Installation
Making Mosaics with Ceramic Tiles
Marble, Granite, or Ceramic Floor Tile?
Replacing a Single Ceramic Tile
3 Advantages to Using Tile Flooring
Carpet Flooring - What to do When Moisture Hits
Choices in Hard Wood Flooring
Painting Your Garage Flooring
Protecting Your Wood Flooring
Tips to Spruce Up Your Flooring
Bruce Hardwood Floors by Armstrong Great Value, Great Warranty
Buffing Scratches out of a Hardwood Floor
Pets - Protect Your Hardwood Floors from Them
Refinishing Hardwood Flooring
Advantages of Pergo Flooring
Allergies? Put in Laminate Flooring to Reduce Dust and Pollen
Common Mistakes in Laying Laminate Floors
Covering Thresholds When Laying Laminate Floors
Filling Chips in Laminate Floors
Benefits of Indoor / Outdoor Carpet for Your Patio
Installing Indoor Outdoor Carpet Tiles
Outdoor Turf Carpet for Home Recreation
Area Rugs - Get a Tight Knit
Cleaning Your Valuable Rugs
The Best Materials for Area Rugs
Avoiding High Carpet Prices
Buying Wholesale Carpet on the Web
Finding Discount Carpet Prices
Want Discount Carpet Installation? Do It Yourself!
Installing Carpet Squares - Plan Ahead
Advantages of Carpet over Other Flooring
Many Benefits to Stainmaster Carpet
What is Frieze Carpet?
Locating Antique Persian Carpet
Importing Persian Carpet
Creating Unique Patterns with Vinyl Tile Flooring
Extending the Life of Your Vinyl Tile Flooring
3 Tips for Removing Vinyl Flooring
Cleaning Berber Carpets
Choosing the Right Thickness of Carpet Padding
Cutting Corners with Ceramic Tile
Floor Your Neighbors With Your Flooring
Hardwood Floors vs. Laminate Floors
Determining the Right Vintage Carpet Prices
A Brief Education on Persian Carpets
Safety is Essential with Carpet Mills
Reducing Slipping Accidents on Tile Flooring
Flooring Frequently Asked Questions
How can I stop my Berber carpet from pulling? cut off the yarn at the backing.
What type of carpet should I use for my rental property? 26.5 to 40 oz. Polyester or bcf nylon carpets
What is the best way to clean my berber carpets? have it professionally cleaned every 18 months
What flooring should I use for a very high traffic area in my home? for high traffic areas, Frieze's hold up best
How do I know how much I need when I buy carpet? have a installer measure the areas before you begin.
Is safety a concern in carpet mills?
How can I find the best places to buy carpet online? normally, the best one's on line will be the first 5 that come up in a flooring search.
Are carpet sales on the rise due to higher cost alternatives? yes.
Can I save more by shopping at a carpet outlet or online? yes. online. that's the way of the future.
What accessories will I need when I buy carpet to install? you'll need.. power stretcher, knee kicker, tack strips, seam tape and a sharp utility knif
How can I help the professionals with my carpet installation to be sure it is done right? make sure they install of the carpet going the same directio
What will give me the strongest hold when I install carpet?
How can I install carpet for myself? before you begin installing, take a class like most dealers can offer you or go online to a diy site.
How do I know what thickness of carpet padding I need? no lighter in density than 6 lb and no thicker than 1/2"
What is the best way to cut around corners with ceramic tile? us a wet saw.
How can I get universal gaps between my ceramic floor tiles?
Why do you use a wet saw for cutting ceramic tiles? wet saws cut the tile the best
Can I do my own ceramic tile installation? - yes, most dealers and box stores will even offer installation classes
How can I replace individual pieces of ceramic tile?
Is there a difference between ceramic floor tile and ceramic wall tile?
What should I do with pieces of scrap ceramic tiles? Save any whole pieces. you may need them in the future
Should I hire a professional for my ceramic tile installation? it's always best to hire a professional installer.
How do I choose the grout for my ceramic tile floors?
Should I use granite, marble, or ceramic floor tile?
How do I grout my ceramic tiles?
What are differences in textures of ceramic tile?
How can I give my flooring a new look without starting from scratch?
How can I protect my wood flooring?
Can I get samples of tile flooring before I buy? yes, some dealers offer free samples
What do I do if my carpet flooring is flooded? try using a wet/dry vac, but in most cases, the carpet & pad will need to be removed. Mold will start.
Should I use paint or an epoxy for my garage flooring?
Why should I use tile flooring instead of another material? Ceramic and natural stone are much more durable than any other floors.
How can I make my flooring stand out?
What do I use as padding under my new wood flooring? you don't put pad under a wood floor unless you float it [engineered and laminates only]
How do I paint my garage flooring? with a brush, roller or a paint sprayer
How can I make my tile flooring safer?
Should I hire someone to do my new flooring? yes, it's aways best to hire a professional installer.
What are the options for types of hard wood flooring? your choices are solid 3/4" and engineered wood floors
How do I epoxy my garage flooring?
Is it difficult to refinish hardwood flooring on my own?
Should I use hardwood floors or laminate floors in my home? hardwood floors look real, most laminates do not look like real wood.
How can I remove scratches from my hardwood floor?
What are the benefits of Bruce hardwood floors? Bruce has the BEST NAME in the Flooring Business.
Should I carpet directly over my hardwood floors? yes, or install a pad over the wood floors than the carpet.
How can I prevent my pets from damaging my hardwood floors?
What is the best way to make my cuts when laying laminate flooring? use a table saw. always cut laminate with the face down to prevent splintering.
Why should I spend the money on Pergo flooring?
How can I replace a single plank in my laminate floors?
Why do I need to stagger my laminate flooring planks? staggering keeps ends from matching up to the next row.
How can I reduce the echo from my laminate floors? use a sound blocker pad when it's installed.
Should I keep the left over scraps of laminate flooring after I finish my job? yes, you never know when you may need to replace a board.
How can I fix a chip in my laminate floors? you'll need to replace that board. there's no easy fix to patching a laminate crack.
How can I cover the gap between rooms of laminate floors? transition moldings like T-Molds/Reducers/Baby Thresholds will do the job
What should I look out for when laying my laminate floors? that the end joints do not match up with one another.
How easy is self-locking laminate flooring for me to do? if your good a carpentry, it sould be easy for you
How can I pull up my previously installed laminate floors? most laminates are self locking and can be removed very easily.
Can laminate flooring help with allergies in my house? yes. there's no fuzzing with Laminate.
Are laminate floors a good choice for a baby's nursery? yes.
Should I use indoor outdoor carpet on my patio?
How has outdoor carpet changed over the years?
Can I do my own indoor outdoor carpet tile installation? yes. most carpet tiles have a adhesive already applied for easy installation
Should I use outdoor turf carpet for my kids recreational areas?
Are rugs a good way to enhance my existing flooring? yes, they work best with hardwood floors
What materials should I look for in an area rug?
How should I clean my area rugs of value?
How can I make my own braided rug?
What should I look for when buying oriental rugs?
Is the knit of an area rug important?
How can I get the lowest possible carpet prices? shop around. be sure everyone is quoting you on the VERY SAME PRODUC T
Where can I find discount carpet installation?
Is wholesale carpet available to redo my whole office? yes
How can I save on carpet prices without sacrificing the look or feel of my space?
Can I find discount carpet prices? yes. there are hundreds of web sites that offer carpet and other floors at a discount.
Where can I find wholesale carpet prices? Georgia Carpet Ind.
How do I know what carpet prices are right for vintage carpets?
Can I get commercial grade carpet at discount prices? yes. Commercial/indoor-outdoor + residental , frieze and berbers too
Is carpet tile a good solution for my child's bedroom?
How do I begin installing carpet squares in my home? start in a corner and move across to the far wall
What tools will I need to install carpet tile? a sharp utility knife.
What factors should enter into my choices of carpets? yarn type [nylon is best] yarn weight [40-70 oz] twist 4-8 ea.
Are there advantages to using carpet over tile? carpet is warmer in the winter than tile
Does Mohawk Carpet have any specific care needed? no more than any other manufacture's carpet.
Where can I find the largest selection of carpeting? Georgia Carpet Ind. in Dalton, GA.
What are popular styles of Shaw carpets?
What is Frieze Carpet? some say it's short shag. it's a carpet that has extra twist per strand of yarn. the more tiwst, the better the bounceback
Is Stainmaster carpet really resistant to stains? carpets made with Stain Master Yarn are very stain resistant
Should I buy my carpets from a manufacturer or a retail outlet? a retail outlet. mills do not sell to end users
What makes Persian carpets special?
Where should I get my persian carpet?
Where can I find antique persian carpet?
What are some effective tips for removing vinyl flooring?
What is congoleum flooring? Congoleum is a manufacture of sheet vinyl and VCT tile. like Armstrong or Mannington
Can I lay new flooring on top of existing vinyl tile flooring? yes. in vinyl, you would need to use Interflex vinyl. also, you could use a laminate .
How can I best keep my vinyl flooring clean? use the vinyl Manufacture's floor cleaning solution.
Are rolls or tiles better when choosing vinyl flooring? rolls.
Can I make my own patterns with vinyl tile flooring? yes. some dealers even offer speciality installation classes for that.
How can I fix small peels on my vinyl flooring?
Is congoleum the best resilient flooring? no, Armstrong, Mannington and Tarkett all make good , better & best floors like Congolem does.
How can I keep my vinyl tile flooring looking like new? most vinyl manufacture's make a stripper and polish to bring back that new look
Does Armstrong vinyl flooring have any benefits I should know about? yes. they have a new finish/wear layer called TOUGHGUARD. Warranted not to rip.


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