After you’ve chosen carpet to be the floor covering for your home,
you can depend on our trained sales professionals to assist you in selecting
the right carpet for your needs. We’re not about pressure, just
giving you the best advice that we know and quoting a price to you that
will not change, once we begin to install your new carpet. And, our
quote to you includes the installation, padding and the moving of furniture
and disposal of your old carpet.
Why Choose Carpet for Your Home?
Carpet has many styles, textures and types of construction. Carpet can
often be the right choice for first-time homeowners, to retirees, to
families with kids and pets. Did you know that the right kind of carpet
actually improves indoor air quality?
Carpet will maintain its beauty and durability for many years when it
is properly chosen, installed and cleaned. So, what do you look for
when selecting carpet? Generally, there are 5 major factors that you
should be concerned with when selecting carpet for your home:
accomplish these goals by using different technologies. For example,
some may use Scotch Guard Protector, while others build the protection
in, by the choice of fiber that they use in making the carpet.
Understanding a few simple basics about carpet will help you make the
right choices for your lifestyle and budget.
Still one of today's most popular constructions, cut pile achieves its
durability through the type of fiber used, density of tufts and the
amount of twist in the yarn. Highly twisted yarn will hold its shape
longer, making it a smart choice for high-traffic areas.
•Textured Plush — Most decoratively versatile. Textured
surfaces help hide footprints and vacuum marks. Adds causal beauty
to any room. Preferred style for busy households. A great “whole-house”
•Saxony — Refined surface. Works will with traditional
interiors. Ideal for living and dining rooms.
•Friezé — Forms a "curly" textured surface
because yarns are extremely twisted. Has an informal look. Helps minimize
footprints and vacuum marks.
•Plush (Velvet) — Has a dense luxurious feel. Shows footprints
and vacuum marks easily. Best for low traffic areas and formal rooms.
Level loops are the same height, creating an informal look. This style
generally lasts a long time in high-traffic areas. Many of today’s
popular Berber styles are level loop styles with flecks of a darker
color on a lighter background. This is a good choice for contemporary
to cottage furnishings.
This style usually has two to three different loop heights to create
pattern effects, providing good durability and a more casual look. New
technologies produce multilevel loop and cut-loop patterns, allowing
diamond, bow, pin dot or fleur-de-lis designs that “pop out”
in sculptured effects. The texture, colors and pattern of the carpet
can complement or contrast with patterns of your furniture and window
This carpet style combines cut and looped yarns. It provides variety
of surface textures, including sculptured effects of squares, chevrons
and swirls. The multicolor effects hide soil and stains.
Now you know more about carpet than the average salesperson. All you
need to do is come in to Quality Flooring Designs and pick out the right
carpet for your home.