Never base a flooring purchase decision solely on warranty

     Never, under any circumstance, should you base a carpet purchase decision solely on warranty. While the warranty may sound convincing, read the fine print. Most warranties offer very little piece of mind once you understand the warranty coverage. The most common carpet warranty is a “wear” warranty. Read More

What Makes a Good Carpet Pad / Cushion?

The cushion is an unseen, yet essential part of your carpet system experience. It’s well worth the time to ensure you’re picking the right one. A firm and resilient carpet cushion forms the foundation for your carpet. The right cushion acts as a shock absorbent to increase comfort and extend… Read More

What is the Difference Between Laminate & Hardwood?

Laminate Laminate is essentially a photograph of wood applied to a High-Density Fiberboard (HDF.) It gets covered with a clear wear layer that is usually formulated with aluminum oxide. Typically, laminate has a superior wear and scratch resistance compared to wood. Shaw Basque Sage Laminate Hardwood The advantage for… Read More

What Makes One Carpet Better than Another?

Quality Materials & Performance Construction and quality of materials used are the two factors in determining the overall performance of a carpet. What is better for one customer may not necessarily be better for another customer, and it is my job to help uncover that! Anderson Tuftex Stainmaster… Read More

Do you really want the cheapest flooring?

- Only if it’s temporary. Even when on a budget, the cheapest isn’t always the answer. For instance, if you buy ½ price paper towels but must use twice as many, or even more, to do the same job as the more expensive… then you really don’t save… Read More

Announcing the Winner of our ‘DRESS YOUR PET’ Photo Contest

Congratulations to Amy Fuller of Tinley Park IL, the winner of the FREE Carpet Cleaning Grand Prize valued at $139.00 in our ‘DRESS YOUR PET’ photo contest! Henry is crowned the WINNER! Amy's photo entry of "Henry dressed for winter time fun" received 37 votes, the most… Read More

Dress Your Pet Photo Contest - WIN a FREE Carpet Cleaning!

January 14th was National Dress Up Your Pet Day. We need your help with our DRESS YOUR PET PHOTO CONTEST! Please help determine the winner by voting today!!! The pet with the most likes by 1/31/17 wins a FREE CARPET CLEANING (up to 3 rooms, 600 sq. Read More

Does Your Hard Surface Cleaner Leave a Film?

A Little Cleaner Goes a Long Way The number one reason for foggy and filmy looking floors after cleaning is TOO MUCH CLEANER in the mixture! This is a case where a little truly does go a long way. Make sure you follow the instructions when mixing your… Read More

How Do I Care for My New Hardwood?

Follow these recommendations and your hardwood floor will look fresh for years to come! Shaw Sequoia Hickory Bravo Mixed Width Hardwood Use Felt Pads Attach felt pads underneath all furniture that comes in direct contact with the hardwood floor to… Read More

Visit the Creative Carpet & Flooring Showroom Nearest You: