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Are Carpet Seams Driving You Crazy?

Posted on: May 22nd, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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New carpet installations are rarely done in one piece. What many homeowners don’t know is, carpet rolls come in specific sizes and their dimensions vary from vendor to vendor.

A roll of carpet might be in the dimensions of 12 feet by 20 yards (example). That means, if a designated room is 14×14, seaming carpet together will be needed. Seams are common in almost all installations unless the room is small.

Also, every room in your home is a different size. The carpet is cut as close as possible to the size without having excessive waste. Any extra carpet pieces can be saved or used in smaller areas like closets. (more…)

Is There a Best Time to Install Hardwood Flooring?

Posted on: May 18th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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Even though hardwood flooring can be installed any time of the year, it’s usually best to do so in early Fall.

Fall is the best time because it’s cooler out and there’s less moisture in the air, which can be detrimental to new wood floors.

Fall will get the best performance out of your hardwood flooring, and here’s why. (more…)

The Magic Of Carpet Financing Plans

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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A carpet financing plan can do wonders for so many people. The “buy now, pay later” plans have been trending for many years. Homeowners can buy big items, get what they want, and make affordable monthly payments.

The “buy now, pay later” plans have been trending for many years. Homeowners can buy big items, get what they want, and make affordable monthly payments.

This trend doesn’t exclude carpet and flooring, and many homeowners are financing carpet and flooring routinely nowadays. (more…)

Who’s got the Best Carpet in Metro Detroit

Posted on: May 11th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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Metro Detroiters want to know, “who has the best carpeting in Metro Detroit? The Carpet Guys say that’s hard to answer

With all the carpet and flooring companies around, it can be hard to find an answer. Each company is different, so it’s a little bit hard to compare one company to the next.

That’s where The Carpet Guys come in to save you from stress and anxiety. We are one of the best Metro Detroit carpet companies around, and we have the credentials to back it up. (more…)

Who Offers the Best Prices on Carpet?

Posted on: May 8th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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When homeowners begin to think about new carpet, the first thing they look for is always the same.

Who has the best prices on carpet?

Who wouldn’t look at the price first, right? You don’t want to break your bank solely for carpet. (more…)

Top Wood Flooring Trends 2017

Posted on: May 4th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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The latest hardwood flooring trends change every now and then, while others can last more than a lifetime.

Choosing the right shade and type of wood is important not only for the moment, but for the years to come as well.

Whether you’re buying a new home or planning to sell your current house, keeping up with the hardwood trends is going to be a huge benefit for you. (more…)

The Carpet Guys Guide to Hardwood Flooring

Posted on: May 1st, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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Installing hardwood floors in your home gives it an elegant and timeless look.

Loved by many homeowners, quality hardwood flooring has been highly desired for centuries. Modern or traditional, wood floors are always in demand.

Whether you choose solid hardwood flooring, which is wood throughout the entirety of the board, or engineered wood floors, made from wood composite veneers, consider your options wisely. (more…)

Pros and Cons of Vinyl Plank Flooring

Posted on: April 27th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

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Vinyl flooring, or Luxury Vinyl flooring, is one of the most popular styles of flooring in the industry. It has come such a long way since it was first introduced decades ago.

Available in Glue-down or Floating Planks, The choices and options are endless when it comes to colors and designs.

Vinyl is appreciated for many qualities, but mostly for being affordable and durable.

How To Pick The Perfect Color Carpet

Posted on: April 24th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

choosing a carpet color

One of the most exciting (and stressful) aspects of buying new carpet is choosing the right carpet colors for your room(s).

Since carpet is more of a focal point nowadays, selecting the right color of carpet can make or break your room’s design scheme.

The Carpet Guys are here to help you make the right selection. (more…)

What is Low VOC Carpet?

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

carpet and health

VOC’s are found in many products we use on a regular basis. From hairspray to paint, this Volatile Organic Compound smell doesn’t linger for long.

It can also be found in a lot of flooring products too, and it’s not the best for your health.

There is, however, a saving grace in the flooring industry, and its low VOC carpet. (more…)

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