Carpet Advice Tag

Pick the Right Padding for Your Carpet You choose carpet carefully, paying attention to fiber types, loop styles and other factors that make a good carpet. Do you spend the same amount of time thinking about your padding? Padding keeps your home comfortable, protects your flooring and...

How Often Should You Vacuum Carpets? Vacuuming doesn't rank high on most people's favorite activities, but it's the best thing you can do to keep your carpets and area rugs looking their best. Most carpet manufacturers recommend vacuuming your carpet at least once a week and vacuuming...

Cats, Kitty Litter and Carpets Cats grace millions of American homes with their presence. They're certainly delightful to have around, but having a cat also means having to deal with their litterboxes and the associated messes. Those boxes can cause unexpected damage to your carpets, rugs,...

What's Causing Those Carpet Ripples? If you look across your carpet and see amber waves of fiber, you know something's wrong. What's causing all those ripples and waves in your wall-to-wall carpet, and what can you do to fix it? Read on to learn more. It Wasn't...

Beyond the Cleaning Service You rely on your cleaning service to keep your bathrooms clean and your floors sparkling. While you're doing that, are you forgetting about your carpets and upholstery? Those soft places can be breeding grounds for mildew, dust mites, pet dander and other...

Keep Your Carpet Looking Great! All carpet looks fresh and wonderful when it's first installed. Over a few weeks, it starts to look even better, as the fibers spring to life after months of being rolled up. You're thrilled with it. But how long will those...