Category: Carpeting

Cleaning Tips for Each Type of Flooring

Mop on a floor, cleaning

Summer is here, and with it comes a great time to look at your flooring and give it a good clean. Yes, even if you did your spring cleaning, giving your floors a deep clean is never a bad idea. Summer brings fun, but it also brings mud, sand, and sticky treats such as ice… Read more »

Tips for Protecting Your Carpet from Pets

Cat laying on carpet

If you’re considering making an investment in a new carpet for your home but are unsure if it will be safe with your pet or pets running around the house, you can rest assured that there are several methods that can be used to protect your carpeting for the long haul. No matter what color… Read more »

Common Carpet Myths to Ignore

Bedroom with tan carpeting

Carpeting has long been one of the most been popular flooring solutions, with its use dating back hundreds of years. While carpeting has remained a staple of floors in homes and businesses throughout the years, certain carpeting has been criticized for one reason or another.    In this blog, we will touch on a few… Read more »

3 Signs It’s Time for a New Carpet

Older, discolored carpet on stairs

While we all love that carpet that’s been a fixture of our living room for years, there comes a time when it should probably be replaced with a more comfortable and stylish option. Whether it has been years since you had your current carpet installed, it has developed permanent stains or it no longer feels… Read more »

5 Tips for Installing Your Own Carpet

Homeowner Fitting Carpet to Floor

When you’ve purchased a carpet and decided to install it on your own, it’s important that it’s installed properly. While you will undoubtedly save money by installing it yourself, an improper installation can cost more in the long run if it needs to be repaired or completely re-installed by a professional. To ensure this doesn’t… Read more »

Finding the Perfect Carpet for Your Home

New light carpet in waterfront home

Should you be ready to add new carpeting to your home, it’s important to consider several factors to ensure the carpeting not only fits well in your space, but that it matches your furniture, walls and more. When you take these things into consideration, you will increase the chances of finding carpeting that you’ll be… Read more »

Why Winter Is a Great Time to Purchase Carpeting

New Grey Carpet in a Living Room

While there isn’t a bad time of year to purchase a new carpet for your home or business, winter is typically seen as one the best times to purchase and install this comfortable flooring option. Prices have been shown to be at their best during this time of year and having carpeting in your home… Read more »

How to Prepare Your Carpets and Flooring for Holiday Guests

Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Clean

Are you hosting the holidays this year? With extra people in your home, it’s important to take a few extra precautions to protect your flooring from damage! Give your floors a little extra love and attention this holiday season by following these tips: Clean Your Carpets Before Guests Arrive Before the guests arrive at your… Read more »

4 Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Looking as Good As New

Tips for Cleaning Your Carpet

Whether you have wall to wall carpeting or a home filled with throw rugs, then you know how quickly your soft carpet can get dirty. When your carpets are clean, they provide a much nicer ambiance, and they keep the home looking nice and smelling great. Here are some great tips to help you keep… Read more »

Benefits of Carpeting 

Benefits of Carpeting

Carpeting is among the most popular flooring options. Carpeting rose in popularity in the 1950s, during the post World War II housing boom. Wall-to-wall carpeting quickly became a luxury most people wanted in their homes. Now, more than 60 years later, carpeting is still used in many households across the world.  Here are some of… Read more »

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 »

Carpet Cleaning Tips

housewife cleaning carpet with brush and doing housework

Carpeting is a comfortable, energy-saving flooring option. There are a variety of textures and styles to suit any home’s design elements. To ensure your carpet looks, it’s best; it is important to maintain it by cleaning it often. Here are a few tips for cleaning your carpet and removing stains: Vacuum at least once a… Read more »

Residential Carpeting vs. Commercial Carpeting

Samples of Residential Carpeting and Commercial Carpeting

Most people are familiar with residential carpeting but not as much with commercial carpeting, unless they are the ones responsible for buying new carpet for the office, factory, warehouse or other place of commercial business. What are some similarities and differences between the two types of carpeting? The Purpose of Residential Carpeting Think of how… Read more »

How to Find the Right Carpeting For Bedrooms and Stairs

Replacing Carpeting on Stairs

Has the old carpeting in your home’s bedrooms and stairs seen better days? If so, you should consider starting off the new year by replacing it. You can freshen up the bedrooms in your home by having new carpeting installed. You can also make the stairs in your home so much safer than they are… Read more »

Is Mohawk Carpeting Worth Your Investment?

Mohawk Carpeting Logo

At Carpet Closeouts, we sell a variety of brands, including the Mohawk brand. If you’re looking for durable, stylish and comfortable carpeting for your home, Mohawk is a great choice and worthy of your investment. It’s already in millions of homes– shouldn’t it be in yours? Mohawk’s History Mohawk has a long history in the… Read more »

Here’s How New Carpeting Can Help Your Business

Men Looking at a book of Commercial Carpeting Samples

Is your business in the market for new flooring? You’ll learn quickly that there are plenty of options to choose from. You can install everything from hardwood floors to tile floors in your commercial space. Nevertheless, there is something to be said for picking carpeting for the floors in your business. Take a look at… Read more »

How to Find the Right Carpet Store For Your Needs

Shopping for the right Carpeting

Are you on the hunt for a carpet store that can help you find the right carpeting for your abode? Google “carpet stores near me” and you will likely see at least a dozen different options pop up. However, you shouldn’t choose just any old carpet store to assist you with your carpet needs. You… Read more »

Ways to Determine the Quality of a Carpet

Assessing Carpet Quality from a book of samples

To most people, a carpet is a carpet. They don’t know much about the differences between different types of carpeting and they don’t really know how to tell the quality of a carpet… but you’re here, reading this blog, and you’re the kind of person who appreciates learning about such things. What are some factors/characteristics… Read more »

Does My Office Need New Carpeting?

Carpeting in an Office Environment

Does your office need new carpeting? Obviously, the carpet’s physical appearance needs to be taken into account– does it still look good or not? If visitors have remarked that it’s ugly or old and filthy, you might want to think about replacing it. Do you think it’s time for something new? Have styles changed drastically… Read more »

How New Carpeting Can Help Schools

Living Room Carpeting

Many schools have hard flooring installed inside of them. If you can avoid it, you should try not to have hard floors put in schools. Carpeting is often a more prudent option for a variety of reasons. Check out some of the ways in which new carpeting will prove to be superior to hard flooring… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »