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The Best and Worst Places to Buy New Carpet

Are you wondering where to buy new carpet and flooring to truly get a fair and square deal? Do you want to know how to easily recognize a carpet scam! I'm Alan Fletcher, a 30-year Carpet expert and trusted consumer advocate.  In this candid report I reveal the untold truth about: Where and where NOT … Continue reading The Best and Worst Places to Buy New Carpet

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?

Should You Buy Polyester or P.E.T. Polyester Carpet?

Q.  I find Carpet shopping is quite frustrating. I have been to 8 carpet stores in the past few days. Each time the salesperson tries to steer me towards polyester. I hear it mats down quickly, is this true? I find it difficult to comparison shop because most of them don’t give you any specifications … Continue reading Should You Buy Polyester or P.E.T. Polyester Carpet?