Carpet pattern matching seems like a no-brainer, a patterned carpet should match. At least this is the expectation of the end-user when they purchase a carpet. Why shouldn't carpet match, they purchased wallpaper and it matched. Sometimes carpet pattern matching may be expected and it just isn't going to happen no matter how good the carpet installer is. Some patterns are … [Read more...]
Carpet bowing skewing and other pattern alignment issues are one of the most difficult task a carpet installer will face. Pattern distortion that is manufacturer related such as bow and skew, usually occurs during the finishing, or backing application process. While less common, carpet bowing and skewing can also occur during tufting or weaving. … [Read more...]
Importance of Proper Carpet Installation
Proper carpet installation or should I say the absence of proper carpet installation? This has been a problem in the carpet industry for many years. Today, some carpet installers are paid little than carpet installers were paid when I ran a floor covering workroom more than 30 years ago. To keep the price of installation down, many … [Read more...]
Carpet repair may save you the expense of a new carpet. Accidents occur and your carpet is unexpectedly damaged and you need a carpet repair. Hopefully you saved the scraps when your new carpet was installed.
Perhaps an ember flies out of the fireplace leaving a burn or you spill a glass of red wine and have a permanent stain. There are many concerns that result in the need … [Read more...]