Tag: PET polyester carpet

Smartstrand Carpet Complaint

Smartstrand Carpet Complaint Dear Alan I am hoping you can offer some advice. We purchased Mohawk Smartstrand carpet for the master bedroom of a “seasonal” residence. Two adults and no pets inhabit the residence for approximately 5 months of the year. The condo is in Florida. The carpet was purchased 8/2013. The carpet is showing excessive … Continue reading Smartstrand Carpet Complaint

Smartstrand Carpet Complaint Resolved

Smartstrand Carpet Complaint. I am hoping you can offer some advice. We purchased Mohawk Smartstrand carpet for the master bedroom of a “seasonal” residence. Two adults and no pets inhabit the residence for approximately 5 months of the year. The condo is in Florida. The carpet is showing excessive wear patterns anywhere we have to … Continue reading Smartstrand Carpet Complaint Resolved

Best Carpet Choice for Home

Best Carpet Choice for Home Dear Alan, I live in Clinton Township Michigan.  My husband and I are looking to replace all of our upstairs carpet. The carpet to be replaced includes a hall, a stair case with 12 stairs, and four upper bedrooms. Last week I stopped into a local family owned carpet store to look … Continue reading Best Carpet Choice for Home

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

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

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?