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  • 2). Evaluating Laminate Floors  By : Rusell Huth
    Since the introduction of laminate flooring into the US in 1982, the sector has experienced growth of up to 20% per annum at the expense of other floor types, making laminate the fastest growing floor type in the country. The appeal lies not only in its aesthetic value of its representation of real hardwood, but also due to its incredible durability and ease of maintenance.
    Article Related to: interior decorating, flooring, hardwood flooring, floors, home improvement

  • 6). Repairing Loose Carpet  By : James C
    When carpeting is installed in a home, it is stretched over your floor onto tack strips which secure it on the sides. Over time with general use and age your carpet will actually stretch out. This will often show itself as wrinkles and loose spots in your carpeting. So how do you repair these wrinkles, is there a way? Yes, to get rid of these unsightly wrinkles, you need to have your rugs professionally stretched.
    Article Related to: flooring, floors, carpeting, area rugs, carpet, stretching, stretcher, repair, home improvement

  • 9). Carpeting Issues - Traffic Lane Gray  By : James C
    The carpet in your home is subject to a lot of abuse. Because of that abuse and because of the characteristics of carpet it can develop a number of problems. One of those problems is Traffic Lane Gray. Traffic Lane Gray is a condition where the traffic lanes in a home start to look darker than the rest of the carpet. It is different from regular soiling because the darkness is not caused by soil but by scratched carpet fibers that no longer reflect as much light as the rest of the carpeting.
    Article Related to: carpet, flooring, floors, home improvement, carpeting, rugs, cleaning, decorating, area rug

  • 11). Carpeting Issues - Soot Lines  By : James C
    Your homes carpets deal with abuse on a daily basis. They have damaging foot traffic, spills, pets and a host of other factors to deal with. One factor that is overlooked is the damage that can be caused by candles. It may sound strange but candles can do a great deal of damage to your carpeting. When you think about candle damage to carpet you probably think about a candle tipping over and burning the carpet or spilling wax on it.
    Article Related to: carpet, flooring, floors, home improvement, carpeting, rugs, cleaning, decorating, area rug

  • 16). Types of Carpeting  By : James C
    Carpeting can be made with a variety of different fibers. These fibers have different characteristics that will drastically effect the way the carpet performs. Read along to find out about the three most common types of fibers used in carpeting. The first material I will discuss is Olefin or Polypropylene. Olefin is generally a lower end carpeting but it does have several good qualities.
    Article Related to: carpet, area rugs, carpeting, olefin, nylon, wool, flooring, floors, home improvement, home repair

  • 19). How Often Should You Clean Your Carpet?  By : James C
    If you want to extend the life of your carpeting, you need to clean it often. A dirty carpet contains soil and other debris that will wear your carpet's fibers. Every time you walk on your dirty carpet, you are grinding the soil into the fibers, permanently scratching and wearing them. A carpet cleaning will remove these damaging particles. But how often should you clean it? How often you clean your carpet depends on a number of different factors.
    Article Related to: floors, flooring, carpet, rugs, carpeting, carpet cleaning, carpet cleaners, oriental rug

  • 20). 5 Quick Mopping Tips  By : James C
    Mopping may not be the most fun job in the world but nothing can make as big of a difference in your home as a nice clean floor. A shining floor expresses the message that your house is clean. If you want a cleaner home or just want to get done with mopping quicker, read these 5 quick mopping tips. 1. Flip your mop over often to expose a clean side.
    Article Related to: house cleaning, maids, mopping, floors, cleaner

  • 24). Selecting A Hardwood Floor For Your Home  By : Rusell Huth
    Hardwood floor styles come in strips, planks and parquet, and are available with numerous edge treatments such as square, micro, and beveled edges. The state-of-the-art technology and almost limitless choices of today's stains, finishes, styles and designs makes hardwood flooring one of the most practical and versatile floor coverings available. The shade of hardwood flooring you choose can dramatically change the look of your room.
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