No. Removing carpet will not reduce the number of airborne allergens that produce allergic reactions in your home. In fact, removing your carpet may increase the number of airborne allergens, because other surfaces are not capable of holding allergens on the ground like carpet fibers. Regular vacuuming and routine cleaning will reduce the number of… Read more »
This odor usually comes from 4-phenylcyclohexene (4-PC), a by-product of the latex binder used to hold the carpet fibers and backing together. The odor is not harmful and will go away within a few days.
Typically, the color of your carpet will look lighter once it is installed. Most carpet selections are made from smaller carpet samples, so seeing the color in an entire room or home will make it appear lighter. This is especially true if the space has bare walls, windows, and lacks furnishings.
Areas in the home that experience a lot of activity, such as family rooms, hallways, stairs etc., would benefit from a durable carpet such as a textured, frieze, loop, Berber, cut pile and loop. Patterned carpet is also a good idea for high-traffic areas in your home. These styles will help disguise the appearance of… Read more »
A Saxony carpet, with its plush velvet appearance, would be the perfect carpet style to achieve a formal look. A patterned carpet can also add style to a formal room.
While many people commonly refer to loop style carpets as Berber, the term Berber means a flecking of color that originates from the natural flecking found in wool.