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Healthy Carpet Choices

Today Pamela writes, Hello Diva, Please help me as I’m confused on which eco-friendly/healthy carpet to choose for my bedroom!  I know wool is good but I cannot handle the idea of bugs leaving eggs in it.  After reading the blog I know my choices are: Mohawk Smartstrand vs Dupont Sorona vs Beaulieu’s Bliss.  I even read… Read more »

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Carpet Buying Tips

Today Bryan writes: Diva, We purchased a house that requires new carpet throughout. We have been looking and have decided to go with Mohawk/DuPont’s SmartStrand since it seems to provide good stain resistance and long life. The two decisions we have left to make are which type. We know we want cut (no Berber). My… Read more »

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Environmentally Friendly Carpet

There a few different categories when considering environmentally friendly carpet. For example, do you want your new carpet to be made of recycled materials? Maybe instead you want it to be recyclable or made of more environmentally friendly material? Is this carpet made of pop bottles? Otherwise known as PET carpet fiber, these carpets are made of recycled… Read more »

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Old Pet Urine Stains

Today a reader left this comment, I know I’m a little late to this post, but I was wondering if someone could help me. My girlfriend and I have a dog in our apartment. A couple of weeks ago, I didn’t get home in time to take it him outside and he had an accident… Read more »

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New Carpet For Our Entire House

Today Susan, writes: I have a question. We need new carpet for our entire house. We have three kids, two being teens with friends constantly coming in, two small dogs inside, and two cats who go in and out of the house. I need a carpet that withstands all this. Heavy wear and tear, shoes… Read more »

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Carpet To Hardwood Flooring

Today Janet and Steve write: Dear Diva, We’ve lived in our brand new house for five months and are really confused about what to do with our existing hardwood flooring. Here’s the problem: we have a light toned existing hardwood floor in the kitchen and we think the shape is odd.  We’d like to make… Read more »

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Martha Stewart Carpet

You may have heard that Martha Stewart is now partnering with the Home Depot.  Early this year Home Depot and Martha released a line of paint, cleaning products and storage solutions.  But recently they released a line of carpets — Martha Stewart Carpet. I have to admit, I was a little skeptical about this at… Read more »

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Best Carpet Choice For A Baby’s Room?

Today Samantha writes: We are going to be having a baby in two months and with that, we are building up a nursery from scratch.  I want everything to be as perfect as possible. We have painted the nursery and used a no VOC paint (thanks to your articles). But what about carpet? I have… Read more »