Carpets & Rugs

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Carpet Fitting Tips: How to Cut Carpet to Fit

The main trick is starting with more than you need.

Indoor outdoor carpet next to wooden flooring
How to Clean an Outdoor Rug

Keeping your carpets clean and fresh.

hands laying transition barrier between carpet and tile flooring
4 Options for a Carpet to Tile Transition

Clean up the edge for an elegant barrier.

A room of carpet being removed.
How to Remove Carpet

Removing carpet is a task any DIYer can attempt. Even if you're having fresh carpet installed, remove the old yourself to save some cash.

A worker cuts and installs bedroom carpet.
How to Install Carpet

Follow these steps to install carpet yourself.

Bamboo rugs
Bamboo Rug Ideas for the Modern Look

It's an environmentally friendly way to add cozy warmth.

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Cleaning New Carpet: What You Need To Know

Proper care will increase the lifespan of your carpets.

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Braided Area Rug Designs: Beyond the Oval

Explore some shapes that better fit your space.

a red persian rug
Cleaning Persian Rug Fringe

Cleaning a Persian rug is easy, but what about the fringe?

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How To Make Braided Rugs

How to recycle old clothes by turning them into rugs.

carpet being installed
Correctly Using A Carpet Knee Kicker

This is an important tool to achieve good results.

berber carpet materials
5 Common Berber Carpet Materials Explained

Berber Carpet is constructed using the loop pile method.

carpeting types on racks
3 Types of Carpet Material Compared

Quality makes a huge difference in durability.

Vinegar in a glass bowl.
5 Benefits to Vinegar Carpet Cleaner

Vinegar is an environmentally safe way to clean your carpets.

Red oriental rug
Oriental Rug Cleaning Instructions

Skip the pro clean in favor of old fashioned hand cleaning.

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Planning Your Carpet - Choosing the Size

You may want to fill the whole room, but not necessarily.

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Planning Your Carpet - Space

Cozy Size: Break up the large expanse of the floor with area rugs. Pattern: Pattern seems to take up

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Clean your Carpets the Green Way

Taking care of the carpets in your home can be frustrating.

Maintaining Outdoor Polypropylene Rugs

Polypropylene rugs may be used both indoors and outdoors

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Frieze Carpet Styles

One of the hottest trends in the flooring industry today is frieze carpet.

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How to Fix a Snag in Berber Carpet

Berber is a classic comfy carpet.

How to Dye Wool for Handmade Area Rugs

Create beautiful and unique accents for your home.

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How to Install Carpet Tile Flooring Part 2

Installing carpet tile flooring.

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Planning Your Carpet - Choosing Fiber and Density

A very important factor in determining the performance of a carpet is the density of the fibers.

A carpet cleaner.
Carpet Cleaning Machines 101

Carpet cleaning machines remove stains and dirt.

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3 Types of Berber Carpet Explained

The most common types of berber carpet and their characteristics.

How to Attach Flooring Carpet Tiles

Attaching flooring carpet tiles is an easy DIY project.

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Adding A Carpet Runner To Your Stairs

The preferred method for enhancing the style of staircases.

carpet roller over seams with contrasting natural colors
Carpet Seam Placement: 3 Tips

Important things to consider when laying down carpets.

A man works on carpet.
Carpet Repair Tools and Techniques

Carpet repairs can make it last a long time.

Stained carpet.
Carpet Repairs: Removing Stains and Replacing Sections

Carpet stains can be caused by all kinds of substances.

How to Soundproof a Floor under Carpeting Part 2

The second of a 2-part article on how to soundproof a floor.

carpet cleaning machine applying soap to blue carpet
Carpet Cleaning Machines: Why You Don't Need Them

They only come in handy once, maybe twice a year.

A man measures carpet.
Carpet Binding Basics

Carpet binding covers large rooms.

Neatly Laying A Stair Runner

A stair runner can improve the look of wooden stairs.

A Guide to Patterned Carpet

Installing patterned carpet in your home? Check this out.

steam carpet cleaner
Dry Carpet Cleaning vs Steam Cleaning

Dry cleaning and steam cleaning both beat vacuuming.

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Carpet Steam Cleaning

Some stains require a deep clean to fix.

Carpet in a room.
How to Use a Carpet Power Stretcher

A power carpet stretcher is used to install a new carpet.

How to Smooth Out Berber Carpet

Wondering how to smooth out your Berber carpets?

large carpet cleaner
Which Carpet Cleaning Equipment Works Best?

Many don't take the time to use the real equipment.

Seagrass Rugs: Three Advantages

Seagrass rugs combine beautiful warm and natural tones.

Someone cuts carpet.
Calculating Carpet Area: 2 Tips

You must plan before installing carpet.