Flooring Tips

By: Nancy Lindgren

Carpet World Prince Albert

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Characteristics of Ceramic and Porcelain Tile

February 6, 2018 - 10:33am

There are many things people are looking at when deciding if Ceramic and Porcelain Tile is the right choice for their homes.

Some things to consider when looking at these two types of tile are: dirt resistance, slip resistance, color permanence, stain resistance and cleaning durablility.

There are 2 types of tile Glazed and Unglazed tiles:

Glazed Tiles the color is fired on the top of the tile

Unglazed tiles the color is fired into the clay

How To Tell Which Carpet Is Right For You

January 23, 2018 - 8:58am

Every carpet is different and every carpet has positives and negatives you will want to consider when making a purchase. There are 4 types of Carpet Fibers to consider: is Nylon Fibers, PET (Polyester) Fibers, Polyproplene (Olefin), or PTT (Triexta Polyester)

Nylon Fiber

PROS:

Resilient Even after being compressed for extended periods of time, nylon will retain its original shape.
Non-absorbent Quick drying, nylon carpet absorbs less than eight percent of its weight in water.
Easy to clean Nylon won’t hold odors.

CONS:

How to Maintain Your Hardwood

December 5, 2017 - 9:16am

Regular maintenance requires little more than sweeping with a soft bristle broom, and vacuuming with a soft floor attachment if your wood floor includes a beveled edge that could collect debris.

Oil soaps should not be used to clean the floors. Excessive grit and foot traffic may affect appearance.

A properly finished and maintained wood floor does not accumulate hidden soil or odorous compounds.

You also should clean your floors periodically with a professional wood floor cleaning product recommended by a wood flooring professional.

How To Tell Which Carpet Is Right For You

May 24, 2017 - 9:30am

Every carpet is different and every carpet has positives and negatives you will want to consider when making a purchase. There are 4 types of Carpet Fibers to consider: is Nylon Fibers, PET (Polyester) Fibers, Polyproplene (Olefin), or PTT (Triexta Polyester)

Nylon Fiber

PROS:

* Resilient Even after being compressed for extended periods of time, nylon will retain its original shape.

* Non-absorbent Quick drying, nylon carpet absorbs less than eight percent of its weight in water.

* Easy to clean Nylon won’t hold odors.

CONS: