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DIY Carpet Installation 

DIY Carpet Installation

Carpeting is a great flooring option, especially for specific areas in your home like the living room, and bedrooms. Carpeting can be easily installed with the proper materials and technique.  Here are some tips that will help you to successfully install carpet in any room in your home: Clean your subfloor before you get started…. Read more »

How To Clean Your Area Rug 

How To Clean Your Area Rug

Area rugs are the perfect way to add a touch of style and sophistication to any room. In addition to being visually appealing, there are many other benefits to including this piece of decor in your home. Area rugs provide insulation and can make a room warmer. They also help to insulate a room and… Read more »

Maintaining Your Vinyl Flooring

Maintaining Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl is a popular flooring option for kitchens and bathrooms. Its water-resistant quality makes it ideal for rooms that experience spills and high-traffic areas. Although vinyl is a great flooring option, it requires special care to maintain it. Here are a few things to remember when cleaning vinyl floors: Be Gentle  When it comes to… Read more »

Engineered vs Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood vs Engineered Floored

Are you interested in installing hardwood flooring throughout your home? You might not realize that there are actually two different types of hardwood flooring available. You have the option of going with either solid hardwood flooring or engineered hardwood flooring. Continue reading to see what each of these hardwood flooring options has to offer. What… Read more »

Luxury Vinyl Plank Vs. Hardwood Flooring

Luxury Vinyl Plank

In the old days, going way back, everyone had hardwood floors, didn’t they? These days, thanks to advancements in flooring and flooring materials, there are several options to choose from, including luxury vinyl plank as well as good old hardwood flooring. Can vinyl rival hardwood flooring? Yes. The Benefits of Luxury Vinyl While hardwood floors… Read more »

Questions to Ask When Shopping for Flooring For Your Home

Buying New Flooring For Your Home

Shopping for flooring can be an exhaustive process. There are so many flooring options available, which can make it difficult to narrow down your search and find the right one for your home. You can make your search slightly easier by asking the right questions to an associate when shopping for flooring. Check out several… Read more »

Why Wall-to-Wall Carpeting is In Vouge Again

Wall-to-Wall Carpeting

Trends come and go. For a while, the trend was hardwood floors. Then there was a time when area rugs were the “new norm.” Guess what’s making a comeback now, in 2019? If you guessed wall-to-wall carpeting, you’re right! Comfort Wall-to-wall carpeting is cozy and comforting– it gives a room a warmer feeling than hardwood,… Read more »

Reasons to Avoid Chain Stores When Purchasing a Carpet

Buying Carpeting from a Chain Store

What are some of the reasons to avoid chain stores when purchasing carpet? Bait and Switch First, there’s the “bait-and-switch” problem, whereas a chain store advertises carpeting at a certain low price– say, $9.99 a square yard– but when you actually want to buy it they end up talking you into a more expensive carpet…. Read more »

Choosing the Right Carpeting for Business Use

Commercial Carpeting

Business owners and managers have to make all sorts of decisions, including, sometimes, what carpeting to have installed, right? What are some of the things to consider when choosing carpeting for business use? Complementary First, does it suit the space where it’ll be? Obviously, the space where the carpet goes helps determine the color, texture… Read more »

Here’s How You Can Remove Tough Stains From Your Carpet

Removing Tough Stains from Carpets

Isn’t it interesting how some of us are wired? Take siblings, for example. One sister can happily live in a messy, dirty house and think nothing of it– including stained carpets, dust balls the size of small animals, spider webs, and strange things growing where they shouldn’t… while the other sister will literally wipe the… Read more »

How to Pick the Right Carpet to Go With the Color of Your Room

Selecting the Right Carpet Colors

Picking the right carpet to go with the color of a room can be intimidating. For most people, they’re not too sure what to pick… but that’s why they read blogs like this, right? Process of Elimination First things first– with colors, eliminate colors you don’t like at all. If you don’t want anything to… Read more »

How to Keep Your Carpet Looking Brand New

New Carpeting

If you really want to keep a carpet looking brand new, don’t put anything on it, including furniture or feet! But, really, how practical is that? Not that practical, right? Avoid Shoes Okay, seriously, if you want to keep your carpet looking brand new there are some things you can do. For starters, don’t wear… Read more »

How to Find a Great Carpet With a Limited Budget

Buying Carpeting on a Limited Budget

So you want to buy a carpet for your place but you have a limited budget… how can you find a great carpet for a great price? Choosing the Right Material One of the most popular types of carpet is made of nylon fibers. While it enjoys a great reputation for its durability and resilience,… Read more »

2019 Carpeting Trends

2019 Carpeting Trends

If you’ve been wondering about upcoming carpet trends, you’ve come to the right place. In 2019, what are some carpet trends you’ll notice? Big Is Back First, expect bigger sizes all around. “Bigger is better” is a term that comes and goes, trend-wise, in America, and now it’s back for 2019. Therefore, expect to see… Read more »

Tips for Picking the Right Carpeting for Your Bedroom

Bedroom Carpeting

When you’re getting ready to pick out the right carpet for your bedroom, what are some tips for doing so? Budget First, consider your budget. How much do you want to spend on the carpet, and what can you truly afford right now? Obviously, you’ll want to look at carpeting that fits your budget. Colors… Read more »

The Advantages of Tuftex Carpeting

Tuftex Carpeting

Are you looking for carpeting that will make your home or office feel warmer and more comfortable when the temperature drops? Tuftex carpeting might be your best option. It’s known for providing homes and businesses with thermal resistance and can help you cut down on your energy costs. There are other advantages that come along… Read more »

Here’s Why Luxury Vinyl Tile Could Be Perfect For Your Home

Luxury Vinyl Tile and Plank Flooring

Have you considered luxury vinyl tile? Made from modern technology, this form of vinyl tile gives you such a natural look that you’ll assume you’re actually stepping on real wood or stone. Again, thanks to technology, the textures and patterns used in luxury vinyl tile make it look like “the real thing,” without spending a… Read more »

Choosing Between an Area Rug and Wall to Wall Carpet

Area rugs vs wall to wall carpeting

At Carpet Closeouts, one of the main issues that comes up time and time again with customers is this: should we buy area rugs or do wall-to-wall carpeting in our rooms? Area Rugs Versus Full Carpets First, let us define the options. Area rugs are floor coverings made of woven materials and they only take… Read more »

How House Flippers Can Use Carpeting to Help Sell Properties

Carpeting for House Flippers

House flipping is where someone buys a house and quickly resells if for profit. With house flipping, there’s the 70 percent rule, which says that an investor should pay 70 percent of the “after repair value” of a property minus the repairs needed. Essentially, the after repair value equals what a home is worth after… Read more »

Which Rooms Are Ideal for Hardwood Flooring?

Hardwood Flooring

Carpet Closeouts may be known for carpeting, since it is in our name, but we also sell hardwood flooring, too. Which rooms in a person’s house are ideal for hardwood flooring? Living Room First, consider the living room, where people tend to congregate, relax, watch TV and/or eat snacks. The living room is often the… Read more »

The Benefits of SmartStrand® Forever Clean Carpets

SmartStrand Carpets

When you go to install new carpeting in your home, you’ll have a million and one options. It can make it tough to choose the carpet that’s right for you. SmartStrand® Forever Clean carpets are one option you won’t regret. Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll enjoy when you have these carpets… Read more »

What Color Carpet Should I Get?

Carpet Colors

If you get white carpeting, it will look great for quite a while but eventually it might look dirty, especially in the high-traffic areas. That’s a problem with white carpeting. So what do people do when they want “white?” They compromise and get a white carpet blended with a couple other colors, like tan, black… Read more »

Wall to Wall Carpeting Tips

Wall to wall carpeting

Does the idea of wall-to-wall carpeting send shivers down your spine? There are many homeowners who have turned to singular rugs in recent years rather than going with wall-to-wall carpeting options. But the truth is that wall-to-wall carpeting will look a lot better than a singular rug in many instances, if you utilize it correctly…. Read more »

Insider Tips For Buying a Carpet For Your Living Room

Living Room Carpet Buying Tips

Picking out the perfect carpet for your living room might be more of a process than you think. There are so many options available, which can make it tough to choose the one that would be best for your home. Fortunately, there are some trade tips you can keep in mind to help narrow down… Read more »

July is National Carpet Cleaning Month

National Carpet Cleaning Month

Do you clean your carpets on a regular basis? July is National Carpet Cleaning Month, which should serve as a reminder that you should be spending some time every week or so cleaning your carpets. From vacuuming your carpets thoroughly to bringing in a carpet cleaner and getting rid of dirt that has worked its… Read more »

Ask These Questions Before Buying a New Carpet

Selecting a New Carpet

Putting new carpeting in your home is one of the best ways to breathe some life back into it and modernize it. However, before you start installing carpeting throughout your house, there are some things you should carefully consider. Check out the things you’ll want to think about prior to residential carpet installation below. How… Read more »

How to Get Rid of New Carpet Smell

New Carpet Smell

If you’ve ever bought a new car, inevitably it had that “new car” smell. Same goes for buying new carpets for your home. Once they’re installed, there’s a “new carpet smell” that can linger for days. Now some people love this smell and it brings them great joy. It’s a way to signify they’ve bought… Read more »

Why Laminate Flooring is Becoming Increasingly Popular

Laminate Flooring

One of the main reasons people choose laminate flooring these days is because it does such a good job of imitating the wood look– at a much lower price! Indeed, laminate was developed several decades ago as an alternative to the more expensive wood flooring so common in older homes from another era. As with… Read more »

What Are the Best Flooring Options for Nursery Rooms?

Carpets for Nurseries

Toddlers can go around your house and “destroy everything in their path.” Ok, maybe that’s embellishing a bit, but who hasn’t known a little kid who seems to really, really “interact” with their surroundings? When babies, toddlers and little ones are in a room, it’s important to have smart flooring options. Chances are they’ll be… Read more »

Why Is My Hardwood Floor Squeaking?

Squeaking Hardwood Floors

Undoubtedly, installing hardwood flooring in your home has many advantages. It will make any space look more beautiful, and it will also raise your property value right away. However, one of the downsides of having hardwood floors is that they can start to squeak over time and annoy you and your family members. Check out… Read more »

Keep These Suggestions in Mind When Laying a Carpet

Laying Carpet

Are you going to be laying new carpet in your home or business at some point in the near future? Putting down a new carpet isn’t as difficult as it might seem, but you can make life much easier on yourself by following a few simple tips. Check out how to make your carpet installation… Read more »

Common Mistakes Made When Installing a New Carpet

Installing Carpeting

Are you thinking about installing new carpeting in your home? If yes, be sure to avoid mistakes that often inflict inexperienced installers when laying their first carpet. Here are just a few of those mistakes that can ruin new carpeting right from the start. Failing to allow new carpeting to get acclimated to a home… Read more »

DIY Carpet Installation Tips

DIY Carpet Installation

Do you want to save a few bucks while installing new carpeting in your home? You can do it by taking the DIY approach and putting the carpet in on your own. Here are some tips that will help you to successfully install carpet in any room in your home. Clean your subfloor before you… Read more »

How to Keep Your Laminate Flooring In Good Shape

Laminate Flooring

Many advantages come along with installing laminate flooring in your home. It’s cheaper than hardwood flooring even though it often looks just like it. Moreover, it’s also easy to install and will last you for a long time if you maintain it. However, you will need to put in a little bit of work if… Read more »

Where to Start When Buying a New Carpet

Buying a New Carpet

Installing new carpeting in your home might seem like a simple enough task. You go to a carpet store, pick out what you want, install it in your home, and you’re done. However, before you do carpet installation, there are some things you should keep in mind. Let’s take a closer look at them below…. Read more »

Why You Should Consider Tile Flooring For Your Home

Tile Flooring

In some parts of Jamaica, people don’t have screens on their windows. If wind blows dust or dirt around, it can easily end up inside people’s homes there. It’s no wonder, then, that most Jamaican homes don’t have rugs. Instead, they have tile flooring and they do a lot of sweeping. In places like Arizona,… Read more »

Mistakes People Make When Buying Carpets

Buying Carpeting

There are so many advantages to installing carpet in your home. New carpeting can add warmth to a room, make it more comfortable, and set the tone for the rest of your home décor. However, before you pick out a new carpet, you should educate yourself on some of the biggest carpet buying mistakes. Check… Read more »

Make Sure Your Carpet Install Goes Smoothly

Installing Carpeting

Carpet installation usually doesn’t take that long. If you work with a carpet installation company that has plenty of experience, they can typically carpet an entire room in an hour or two, if not less. However, there are some steps you can take to ensure your carpet installation goes as smoothly as possible. Check them… Read more »

The Pros of Hardwood Flooring

Installing Hardwood Flooring

When you decide to install new flooring in your home, you will have many different options to choose from. Some people will settle on carpeting, while others will go with tile. Nevertheless, one of your best options is hardwood flooring. There are many advantages to hardwood flooring; check out a few of them below. It… Read more »

How Carpeting Makes Your Home More Comfortable

Carpeting

Adding carpeting to your home is one of the simplest ways to make it more comfortable as a whole. Whether you choose to carpet one room or your entire house, you will notice a difference right away. Let’s take a look at some of the ways carpeting will work to make your home feel more… Read more »