Frequently Asked Questions About Carpet
Here we have answered some of the most commonly asked questions about carpeting-
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Choosing the best carpet all depends on the type of use and/or your lifestyle, here are a few factors to consider:
- Is the carpet going to be for an office or home?
- What are the high traffic areas of your home, and how might they affect the carpet?
- Do you have pets that live within your home?
- How likely is your carpet to experience stains?
- Is there a particular style of carpet you are drawn too?
- Do you have a budget in mind?
These are all essential factors to consider before you begin your shopping journey, as each answer will likely affect your decision.
Carpet comes 12 ft wide so if your room has one side that is 12ft or less you will not need a seam.
It is always best to let the professionals tell you how much you need but if you measure your self you do have to keep in mind if the room is bigger than 12 ft there will be a seam and the carpet to stay with the grain. So installers figure out where they will seam it and figure out how much extra carpet they need.
We are cash and carry. We do not install as a company but we do have a list of preferred installers that we can share with you.
With carpet, dust and allergens tend to remain locked into the fibers in one secure place until vacuumed up, making carpet a great way to control allergens. With smooth surface flooring, allergens like dust and pet dander tend to be more free-flowing and hard to control.
For individuals with allergies, synthetic fiber carpeting is a great flooring choice.
- VOC - Stands for Volatile Organic Compounds, which are chemicals that have high vapor pressure in ordinary room temperatures.
- IAQ - Stands for Indoor Air Quality, which refers to the air quality within a structure and how it relates to the health of its inhabitants.
These are both crucial factors to consider when purchasing carpet for your home. Ideally, the lowest VOC-emitting carpet options are best for your family's health and your home's indoor air quality.
Green Lable Plus is a testing program that identifies carpeting materials with very low VOC emissions to help improve the indoor air quality of the carpet buyer.
Green Lable Plus is simply a grade that lets you know as the buyer, that a specific carpeting material is safe and preferred for indoor air quality.