How to create your own interior decorating shopping list

Decorating and interior design projects kick off with a little creativeness. It begins with jotting down design ideas and rough drafts. Once you have your thoughts organized, you can make your plan come to life. Creating a shopping list will help you get an idea of costs and putting together… Read More

Protect Your Home with Waterproof Carpet Backing

Not again! Fido had another accident on the carpet! Hopefully you can quickly clean it up, and it won’t smell, but, you know liquids go right to the backing of your carpet and into the sub-floor. Talk about the worst! Since we’re a flooring store, we can’t really tell you… Read More

Shaw Floors Spring 2018 Sale

Update 6/1/2018: Our May Shaw sale has ended, but you can still save on your new carpet purchase at Creative Carpet & Flooring in Mokena and Highland. This June we'll make your floor worry-free with a FREE Titanium LifeGuard waterproof backing upgrade on all Shaw AnsoNylon Colorwall Platinum… Read More

Why is Wool Carpet the Cream of the Crop?

Wool is the usually the pick of the sophisticated and chic homeowner when it comes to carpet. Why is it considered such an extravagant, “cream of the crop”, fiber? You must not have heard about the number of advantages wool carpet has. Masland - Florentine in… Read More

April Showers

Information direct from our Mohawk Industries Territory Manager   April showers might bring flowers in May, but what do April snow flurries bring?  If you’re a pet owner, whether it’s showers or flurries the answer may be dirty paw prints across the new carpet, or if your pooch doesn’t… 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

How Waterproof is Shaw’s LifeGuard™ Carpet Backing?

A Pool Made From Carpet? For all those active households with pets and kids, we all know that accidents are going to happen. Even with eyes in the back of your head, you can’t be everywhere at once and can guard your only home so much. Unfortunately, there isn’t an… Read More

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

Off-Gassing Decreases Significantly Several Months After Installation Carpets can emit VOCs for five years or possibly more, although the off-gassing decreases significantly several months after installation. The Environmental Protection Agency advises ventilating the area well for at least 72 hours after installation by opening windows and using fans that move… Read More

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