Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

family on floor Keep Your Floor Dry with these 3 Waterproof Flooring Materials!

Waterproof floors are a critical component of many basements. When choosing a type of flooring for your basement, these three waterproof materials have advantages as well as disadvantages. Consumers thinking about installing any one of these floor types should give consideration to the pros and cons before making their selection. Read more…

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

CC1 trends Resized 267x300 The Hottest Carpet Trends of 2014

Carpet trends of 2014 are pushing in the direction of personal creativity, and away from neutral practicality.

Carpeting has come a long way in the last few decades. In the 1990′s, the general consumer attitude was that carpet had to be neutral colored and it had to be Berber. Berber, an easy to clean, easy to maintain, and easy to match carpet was practical for so many reasons that many homeowners couldn’t imagine making any other choice. Gone were the days of 1980′s sea-foam and mauve colored carpets or 1970′s shag.

Berber carpets of the 1990′s have left a lasting impression that remains with us today. Berber is still the carpet of choice for public places like office buildings and waiting rooms. Yet, domestic carpet trends are moving away from the standards of the 90′s. These trends include unique and interesting patterns, bright color choices, and soft textured piles. Read more…

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

CC1 seniordog 200x300 Picking the Best Hardwood Floors For Your Older Dog

The appeal of hardwood flooring is undeniable. The beauty, durability, and easy clean up make hardwood an easy choice for many homeowners. However, there are some members of the family that may not find hardwood as enjoyable as others.

Dogs, especially older dogs, can have trouble with hardwood. Like tile, it can be slippery and difficult to navigate for older pets. Fortunately, there are hardwood options that can make everyone in the home happy. Read more…

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

CC1 dust on hardwood 300x200 Tackling Allergies: Is Hardwood Flooring or Carpet Better for Me?

During the allergy season, it can be miserable to step outside. Pollen can fill the air and it can become hard to breathe without coughing or sneezing. Although allergy medicine can help reduce the complications that arise when you step outside the door, it is also important to consider indoor allergies when you are ready to change the current flooring. Identifying the best floors to help alleviate your allergy symptoms can help you avoid any unnecessary hassles.

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Thursday, June 26th, 2014

baby carpet 300x199 How To Banish Black Mold From Your Carpet

Mold spores are naturally found in the air. All they need to thrive is a damp spot on the carpet and some dust to feed on. Because carpets are often dusty and prone to moisture, they are magnets for mold growth, particularly when the carpeting is located in basements and other areas of the home where damp conditions persist. One of the most dangerous types of mold to have in your home is black mold. If you have this type of fungus in your carpet, it’s in the best interest of your health to clean it up.


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Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

CC1 couple on carpet 300x209 What Determines My Carpet Installation Prices?

Of all the various different flooring options that are available for the home, wall-to-wall carpeting remains the most popular. It’s more affordable than most hard flooring options, is easy to maintain and can prevent slips and falls around the house.

Additionally, carpets are comfortable and can actually improve a home’s indoor air quality by trapping particles in its fibers (regular vacuuming and deep, professional cleanings then remove these particulates later on).

But one thing that many consumers often wonder about is the question of how carpet installation prices are charged. Generally speaking, installation prices vary based on factors such as: the carpet supplier, local labor costs (i.e. Maryland carpet installation prices may be different than other states), and standards of quality. This article will take a closer look at these factors. Read more…

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

CC1 vacuum 300x200 Dont Waste Time Controlling Carpet Beetles

Carpet beetles are small insects in the beetle family that can become significant pests in homes, business, and anywhere where they have access to adequate amounts of food. Controlling carpet beetles involves removing access to their food supply. Read more…

Friday, May 30th, 2014

cc1 samples What Makes a Quality Carpet?

Buying poor quality carpet is the quickest way to waste a good sum of money. Before you buy, don’t rely on a salesperson to make your decision. You can take a look to determine the difference between high quality and low quality carpeting.

Examining how your carpet is constructed will give you the most insight into how long it will last. Here is a quality checklist for you to make your own determination. Read more…

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

family allergies 300x200 Learn How A New Carpet Can Ease Your Allergies

Families who suffer from severe allergies become confined to their medication. Do you forget what a day without medication feels like?

Families accustomed to living with allergies often forget there are ways to purify their environment. These methods can help give some relief in the home.

Perhaps you recently moved into a home that previously housed pets and the dander lingers. Perhaps you just have accumulations of outdoor allergens trapped in your carpet from years of use. Even taking off our shoes at the door doesn’t prevent microscopic allergens from entering our home each and every time we leave and return.

These particles build up over time, releasing irritants that inflame our sensitive breathing passageways. The long-term effect is living in an unrestful home.

Who wants that for their loved ones?

Give your family a new carpet, and grant them a fresh start! Read more…

Friday, April 25th, 2014

joanrivers 300x285 History of the Glamorous Red CarpetContract Carpet One always brings you useful information about carpet maintenance and styles. We want to cover one of the most popular carpets there is – the red carpet!

There is lots of glitz and glamour surrounding this floor fashion, but no one really knows why – no one but Contract Carpet One, that is! Here is a timeline of the red carpet’s history, and major events surrounding its use. Read more…

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