Month: May 2012

Carpet Installation Cost

Carpet Installation Cost Alan Fletcher - Carpet Expert & Consumer Advocate   Carpet installation costs, fees and charges vary depending on your location, how difficult the job is and the type of Carpet you select. Here's what YOU need to know... Highest and Lowest Carpet Installation Costs Nationwide In different parts of the United States, … Continue reading Carpet Installation Cost

How Long Will My Carpet Last? Carpet Professor

About Carpet Durability and Foot Traffic. How long will my carpet last? There are several specifications that will help determine how long a particular carpet can tolerate your level of foot traffic. The 4 main factors most homeowners need to consider are: Choosing the Right Fiber There are several different types of fibers to choose … Continue reading How Long Will My Carpet Last? Carpet Professor

All About Carpet Durability and Foot Traffic for Your Home

How Long Will My Carpet Last?  All about Carpet Durability, Carpet Cost and specifications All About Carpet Durability and Foot Traffic for Your Home, Carpet Cost, Carpet Durability, How Long Does Carpet Last?   There are several carpet specifications that will help determine if a carpet can handle your level of foot traffic. The main … Continue reading All About Carpet Durability and Foot Traffic for Your Home

How Do I Choose the Right Carpet Fiber? What is BCF?

What Does BCF Mean? Q. I have four kids and three dogs. I need a carpet that is able to take a beating. My question: I am confused about carpet specifications. What is BCF?  I see these initials on the back of some carpet samples but not others? What does this mean? Alan's response: BCF … Continue reading How Do I Choose the Right Carpet Fiber? What is BCF?

What is a Good Carpet Choice for Kids Dogs Cats and Pets?

What is a Good Carpet Choice for Kids Dogs Cats and Pets? Q. I am looking for a good quality carpet that can withstand children, cats, dogs and heavy traffic. I have a formal living room that you land in upon entering my house. To get to any other part of the house at that … Continue reading What is a Good Carpet Choice for Kids Dogs Cats and Pets?

Berber Carpet Cleaning Complaints

Berber Carpet Cleaning Complaints © By Alan Fletcher Why do some Berber carpets attract dirt and are hard to keep clean?  While Berber styles are elegant and beautiful when new, there is a common complaint from homeowners with Berber carpets made with the Olefin fiber. Consumers often report that within a week or two after … Continue reading Berber Carpet Cleaning Complaints

Carpet Buying Questions and Answers

Carpet Buying Questions & Answers by trusted consumer advocate. How to choose new Carpet wisely and avoid costly Carpet buying mistakes. Every homeowner wants to make wise and informed choices when buying new Carpet or Flooring for their home. Here I have posted dozens of Common Carpet Buying Questions and Answers for you to read … Continue reading Carpet Buying Questions and Answers

Carpet Styles – Popular Carpet Styles; Berber, Plush, Frieze…

Popular Carpet Styles; Berber, Plush, Frieze... Choosing the right Carpet Style can be challenging. Here is a guide to help you sort it all out and allow you to make a wise and informed carpet selection. While Berber styles are popular, they are not always a good choice for those with active children or pets. … Continue reading Carpet Styles – Popular Carpet Styles; Berber, Plush, Frieze…