Category: Carpet installation problems

Free Carpet Installation Checklist

Free Carpet Buying and Installation Checklist for Homeowners. By Alan Fletcher - Carpet Expert and Consumer advocate Learn what questions you need to ask and what you need to do before, during and after you have new carpet installed in your home! Learn little-known insider tricks and tips to make sure you get the job … Continue reading Free Carpet Installation Checklist

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?

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

Want New Carpet Before the Holidays? Better Hurry!

Need New Carpet installed by Christmas? ©Alan J. Fletcher - Carpet Expert, Consumer Advocate & Webmaster at AbcCarpets.com If you’ve got friends and relatives coming over for the holidays you might be considering replacing your old worn out carpet. Here are some “insider” tips & tricks to help you choose new carpet wisely, save money … Continue reading Want New Carpet Before the Holidays? Better Hurry!

Carpet Install Cost – Common Fees and Charges

Wednesday, January 12, 2011 How Much Does Carpet Installation Cost? Typical Carpet Layer Pricing. New Carpet Installation prices? How much does it cost to have carpet installed? If you are looking to find out how much it costs to install new carpet I have all the answers you need. In different parts of the country, … Continue reading Carpet Install Cost – Common Fees and Charges

What Every Homeowner Should Know Before Buying New Carpet.

What Every Consumer Should Know Before Buying Carpet.  By Alan J Fletcher - Consumer Rights Advocate, aka The Carpet Professor If you are thinking about buying new Carpet soon then you’ve come to the Right Place! I am a 30-year veteran of the carpet business and a Consumer Advocate for the last 10 years. Would you like … Continue reading What Every Homeowner Should Know Before Buying New Carpet.

What Every Consumer Should Know Before Buying Carpet.

What Every Consumer Should Know Before Buying Carpet.     ©2007-2009 by Alan J Fletcher - Consumer Rights Advocate. If you are thinking about buying new Carpet soon then you’ve come to the Right Place! I am a 30-year veteran of the carpet business and a Consumer Advocate for the last 10 years. Would you like to … Continue reading What Every Consumer Should Know Before Buying Carpet.

Take My Carpet Buying Quiz

Do you know enough about Buying Carpet to avoid making Serious and Costly Mistakes? Take this Quiz before you start shopping for carpet to find out. Can you make all the right choices and get the whole job done right from start to finish? Maybe so, my simple carpet quiz will put your carpet buying … Continue reading Take My Carpet Buying Quiz

Berber Carpet Advice

Berber carpet snags easily. Dogs with long toenails and kids with sharp objects, toys or other playthings can easily cause snags. Snags are difficult and expensive to repair. If you find a snag, don't pull it, snip it off with scissors. If you have kids or pets, you might want to avoid buying berber carpet.  Berber … Continue reading Berber Carpet Advice