Carpet cushion tests methods are used for the evaluation of carpet pad (cushion). The industry has developed a number of carpet cushion tests methods for evaluating carpet cushion. These evaluations have resulted in a better carpet pad being offered to the consumer. Many wall to wall carpets will experience premature failure as a result of cushion (pad) failure. … [Read more...] about Carpet Cushion Tests Methods for Evaluating Carpet Pad
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Carpet Cushion, Carpet Pad, What's the Difference? Is carpet cushion carpet pad? Cushion, pad, lining, or underlay are all synonymous terms used to describe any type of material that is placed under the carpet. A cushion carpet pad adds comfort, absorb shock, reduce noise, increase insulation, and improve the performance of a carpet. While all of these names are synonymous … [Read more...] about Is Carpet Cushion Carpet Pad?
Why is My New Carpet Turning Different Shades? There are many types of carpet shading complaints. Carpet shading is a localized alteration in the orientation of the pile. Shading occurs as the result of randomness in pile lay direction. Shading will be seen on both wall to wall carpets and rugs. The physical cause of shading is due to the difference between light … [Read more...] about Carpet Shading, Footprints, Pooling
Wall to Wall Carpet or Modular Tile Broadloom carpet is not the only carpet that can be installed wall to wall. When in the market for carpeting for a high traffic area, keep in mind that carpet tiles are another alternative to stretch in carpet. Carpet tiles are available in a wide variety of designs, colors and materials. Carpet tiles are manufactured by many of the same … [Read more...] about Selecting Carpet Tiles
Carpet Holes Sprouting and Yarn Pulling Out My carpet is going to go bare! A complaint so often heard from consumers when they see loose tufts, snags and carpet sprouting on their wall to wall carpet. Seeing the yarn coming out of their carpet says to them that the carpet is failing and there must be a manufacturing problem. Most carpet sprouting issues, high tufts … [Read more...] about Carpet Sprouting, Sprouts, Tuft Loss and Holes