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Is This Good Carpet For My Stairs?

Today Camille writes: Hello, I am purchasing a remnant of Shaw carpeting from a local carpet store (to be installed by them) for the stairs from my main to second floor. I have never purchased carpet and I am a bit confused regarding proper type. The carpet is synthetic – polyester and a Texture with a slight… Read more »

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How To Buy Carpet For Your Home

As we continue winding our way through the season, many of you are thinking about the home improvements that need to take place in your homes. But one home improvement that tends to be put off until the last-minute has to be changing out old carpeting. Why the procrastination? Most of the time it stems from not… Read more »

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Carpet Fibers Comparison

There are many different types of carpet fibers available. However, when it comes to purchasing new wall to wall carpeting, most homeowners stick with one of three choices. These three carpet fibers are olefin, polyester and nylon. If you’re in the market for new carpeting and aren’t sure where to begin, this article will help you get a… Read more »

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Green Carpeting Options

Recently I read this article on the Floor Covering News website that pretty much summed up what I’ve noticed over the last couple of years. While total carpet sales are down due to the recession, there has been an increase in percentage of overall sales of PET fiber carpeting. (PET stands for polyethylene terephthalate and… Read more »

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Dog Friendly Carpet

Today Jennifer writes: I have two dogs that both have frequent accidents.  Our current carpet is destroyed with stains.  We need to replace it, but aren’t sure if we should even bother getting another carpet.  I really don’t want any other kind of flooring.  Is there any carpet that can withstand two dogs like mine?… Read more »

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Lees Carpet Good Vibrations

Today a Emma writes: I am looking for carpet for our family room, bedroom, and steps in our basement.  We are retired but have grandchildren and do use our steps and family room a lot.  So I want something that will stand up and not mat  down.  The carpet I am looking at is Lees… Read more »

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Environmentally Friendly Carpet Tiles

Today Kelly writes: Dear Diva, I’m looking for some environmentally friendly carpet tiles. But all I’m coming up with is the FLOR brand, are their any other brands or is FLOR my best bet? Thanks! Kelly, when it comes to environmentally friendly carpet tiles, FLOR carpet tileshas definitely got the most choices and is the easiest to find. Over half… Read more »

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Home Depot Carpet Installation

Today Janet writes: Diva, We are looking for new carpet. I have not found a carpet I like yet, but my husband likes the Home Depot carpet installation prices. Is this a good place to buy carpet? Do you have any tips? Janet, rest assured Home Depot carpet installation prices are fair. Because Home Depot and other… Read more »