Carpet 101

Is My Vacuum Cleaner Damaging My Carpet?
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3 mins

Is My Vacuum Cleaner Damaging My Carpet?

When carpet suddenly starts to fray, fuzz, pull apart or look shaggy, you might not realize that your choice in vacuum cleaners could be the culprit! The qualities that many leading vacuum brands are known for are sometimes precisely what makes...

How to Remove Most Carpet Stains
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6 mins

How to Remove Most Carpet Stains

Coffee. Red Wine. Ketchup and mustard. Just the mention of these most common stain offenders is enough to send a chill down the spine of homeowners everywhere. And from holidays to birthdays, Super Bowls to March Madness, there is an endless...

How to Choose a Rug for a Dining Room
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4 mins

How to Choose a Rug for a Dining Room

Kim and Christian of KC Design Co. share their advice on how to choose the perfect style for your dining room rug plus what fiber qualities to look for.Hi Friends!  Have you ever thought about adding a rug to your dining room and are unsure about...

How to Position Your Furniture on a Rug in a Bedroom
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5 mins

How to Position Your Furniture on a Rug in a Bedroom

Chaney Widmer, the founder of Mix & Match Design Company, shares her favorite options for styling bedroom rugs.Rugs are one of my favorite ways to up the cozy factor and give a room a finished look. I love how they have the ability to “ground”...

Why I Chose Stylish, Pet-Friendly Carpet
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3 mins

Why I Chose Stylish, Pet-Friendly Carpet

Lori from The Finished Project is a design and DIY-enthusiast, sharing her latest woodworking projects and home décor on her blog. Here, she shares how a custom SmartStrand carpet-bound rug made her sitting room the perfect spot to unwind with her...

How Often Should I Vacuum?
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3 mins

How Often Should I Vacuum?

We hear this question a lot. The best carpet or rug in the world won’t perform well if you don’t vacuum regularly. To get the most out of your soft surface flooring, it’s important to adopt a regular maintenance routine. No matter the product, you...

SmartStrand Carpet: Tested and Proven Through the Years
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3 mins

SmartStrand Carpet: Tested and Proven Through the Years

For homeowners everywhere, especially families on-the-go, it’s a battle as old as time: beautiful carpet versus an active home. On one hand, you love the idea of a plush, soft carpet that the family can lay out and play on together, but then you...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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