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Carpet Cleaning Tips and Care

Here's a few little tips for keeping your carpet clean ... because we want your carpet to stay clean longer! The first step towards keeping your carpet clean is never to buy any store-bought spot cleaners. Most store-bought spot cleaners are detergents and will leave a soapy residue on your… Read More

Carpet Cleaning and Floor Refinishing

There's tons of advice, myths and misinformaiton on cleaning your carpets refinishing hardwood. Especially since everyone has access to the world wide web! We want to clear the air on some common myths out there on cleaning your carpets or refinishing your hardwood floors! CARPET: You shouldn’t… Read More

New Carpet Off-Gassing and VOCs

The evaporation of chemicals into the air from a new product is called off-gassing. Off-gassing products release volatile organic compounds, more commonly referred to as VOCs, and small particulate substances during the life of the product. There are numerous household products are releasing VOCs and other chemicals into… Read More

Protecting your hardwood and vinyl flooring during the summer

The change of seasons can cause a change in your hardwood and vinyl flooring. The fun of summer in the Midwest is here! The trees are finally full of leaves and flowers are in full bloom. With that brings rising temperatures and humidity. What can summer do to your hardwood… Read More

18 Common Customer Flooring Questions Answered

1.  Are the installers your installers or are they sub-contracted? Answer:  They are sub-contracted; however, we work with the crews we send out every day and have a steady working relationship with them, so they are technically sub-contracted but feel like employees. Our positive online reviews tell a better… Read More

Protect Your Floor from Winter

“Weather” you like it or not, it’s coming… WINTER! Along with that comes the wet dirty slush and salt. Here are a few quick tips to protect you floors from the winter elements. Shaw Biltmore Ancient Grey 8 in Laminate Our Top Tips to Protect Your Floors… Read More

I was told that new carpets will off-gas for at least 2 years. Is this true?

This article explains the carpet off-gassing process and how it might affect your home. To learn more feel free to stop in one of our showrooms in Mokena or Highland. Off-Gassing Decreases Significantly Several Months After Installation Carpets can emit VOCs for five years or possibly more, although the off-gassing… Read More

How Important is Carpet Cleaning? How Often Should I Clean My Carpet?

Clean Carpet Every 6 - 18 Months Professional carpet cleaning is essential to the life of the carpet, protects traffic lanes and helps retain warranties. How often it is required depends on the type of carpet and the conditions your carpet is exposed to. Ordinarily, this could range from… Read More

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

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