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How to Fix a Squeaky Floor That’s Carpeted

Fixing a squeaky floor that’s carpeted can be challenging. To fix a squeaky carpeted floor, you might have to try a few times until you get the squeak to stop. [more…]

How to Fix Ripped or Torn Carpet

Fixing a ripped or torn carpet is essential because loose carpet tears easily. Fixing a ripped carpet while the tear is small can prevent accidents and keep the damage from spreading. Sharp objects can [more…]

How to Fix Damaged Pile Carpet

Patching a pile carpet that’s damaged or stained can renew its look. Fixing damaged pile carpet with a patch is cheaper than replacing a whole carpet. Just cut out the damaged or stained spot and add a [more…]

Calculating the Amount of Carpet You Need

If your home improvement project involves new carpeting, determining how much carpeting to buy is easy. Calculate the square footage of floor you want to cover, divide that number by 9, and you have the [more…]

Tips for Laying Carpet

Although installing carpet isn’t difficult technically, it’s challenging because of the size of the rolls and the often limited workspace. Whether it’s cushioned-back carpet for a basement or plush carpet [more…]

How to Clean and Deodorize Your Carpet

Carpet-cleaning professionals say that the most effective method of keeping carpeting clean — and making it last a long time — is to vacuum it regularly. In fact, they recommend vacuuming three or more [more…]

Using Carpets and Rugs to Change a Room’s Look

Wall-to-wall carpeting fills the floor area with pattern, color, and texture. An area rug is an accessory that defines a special spot in a room. Both can be used to update a room. Sometimes, just changing [more…]

Decorating Floors in Awkwardly Shaped Rooms

If you’re faced with an awkwardly shaped room, you can use floorings to reshape it. Consider the following list of trouble areas and how to incorporate all types of flooring materials, including carpeting [more…]

How to Wash Your Carpet

However often you vacuum, there comes a day when the carpet looks dull, it’s time to wash the carpet to get it clean. Grease from cooking, food spills, and body oils cannot be vacuumed up. It needs either [more…]

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