Carpet Flooring and Installation Services

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From area rugs, to runners, to wall-to-wall coverage, even commercial carpets, Choice Floors & Stairways is sure to have the prefect carpet option for your
home, business or new build project. We carry brands such as Mohawk, Shaw,
Karastan, and more! Each of which carries a unique selection of patterned carpet and beautiful colors for your home.

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Carpet Care & Maintenance

Explore some great care and maintenance tips for protecting and keeping your carpet looking new.

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Understanding the different terms can help when selecting the best carpet for your home.


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Carpet Care
& Maintenance

Carpets add comfort, warmth, and style to our living spaces, and proper maintenance is key to keeping them looking and feeling their best. Regular care and attention can extend the life of your carpets and maintain their appearance. Here are some essential carpet maintenance tips:

Vacuum Regularly:

Vacuum your carpets at least once a week, and more frequently in high-traffic areas. Use a vacuum cleaner with strong suction power and a rotating brush or beater bar to effectively remove dirt, dust, and debris from the carpet fibers. Address Spills and Stains Promptly:

Immediately blot spills with a clean, dry cloth or paper towel to prevent them from soaking into the carpet fibers. For stains, use a carpet stain remover that is appropriate for the specific type of stain. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully.

Deep Cleaning:

  • Schedule professional deep cleaning for your carpets every 12 to 18 months or as recommended by the carpet manufacturer.Professional steam cleaning or hot water extraction methods can effectively remove embedded dirt, allergens, and stains from the carpet.
    Protect High-Traffic Areas:
  • Place mats or rugs in high-traffic areas, such as entryways and hallways, to minimize wear and tear on the carpet.
  • Regularly rotate or move furniture to prevent excessive wear patterns in specific areas.

Regular Carpet Rotation:

  • If possible, rotate area rugs or carpets in your home to ensure even wear and fading. This helps distribute foot traffic and sunlight exposure more evenly across the carpet.

Preventive Measures:

  • Use doormats at entrances to trap dirt and debris before they are tracked onto the carpet.  Encourage family members and guests to remove their shoes when entering your home to reduce the amount of dirt and grime brought in.

Professional Carpet Protection:

  • Consider applying a carpet protector or stain-resistant treatment to help repel spills and stains, making it easier to clean them up quickly.

Regular Carpet Inspection:

  • Regularly inspect your carpets for any signs of damage, such as loose threads or tears. Address these issues promptly to prevent further damage and maintain the carpet’s integrity.

Carpet FAQ's

This depends on foot traffic, pets, and style of your home among other things.

Wool carpet is made from renewable, sustainable materials, is soft and luxurious, naturally resists stains, and insulates rooms for comfort year-round.

Synthetic carpet is very durable and will retain its color for many years, is also stain-resistant, and is very economical.

You can also purchase a blend of both natural and synthetic fibers to get the best of both worlds.

First, try ventilating your home. Weather permitting, open windows and run fans to create airflow in the rooms where your new carpet has been installed. You can also vacuum to help speed the process.

If, after that, you still experience unwanted odor, you may want to try a hot water extraction. This is a type of cleaning that can be done professionally – simply call your local carpet cleaner and they can provide a recommended cleaning solution.

Unlike solid flooring, carpet is typically measured and purchased by the square yard, as it is manufactured in a roll. If you know the square footage of your space, simply divide by 9 and you should get pretty close to the right number.

Before purchase, a professional will come out and measure your space to ensure accuracy when ordering the product.

Carpet 101

Carpeting is one of only two major soft-surface flooring solutions (the other being area rugs). With that, carpeted floors stand out with their broad range of colors and textures. Carpet allows you to express your style through pattern as well, with varying options for carpet thickness and pile creating a range of visual effects. Choose from fine, delicately soft wool fibers and practical synthetic options that can stand up to heavy foot traffic, stains, spills and other common household wear and tear.

Every carpet style is different – and not just when it comes to looks. Softness and durability over time are also factors at play when choosing a carpet. We’ll break down some of the key differences here.

Textured carpet has a dense, uneven surface that creates patterns for a casual look. This style is adept at hiding footprints and vacuum tracks, which makes it a great choice for rooms that get a lot of traffic and activity.

Saxony carpet, otherwise known as “plush” carpeting, has a soft, even surface for a smooth, inviting finish. While luxurious, be aware that seams, footprints and vacuum marks will show up more easily in saxony.

Frieze carpet consists of long, twisted fibers that each lie in different directions. This makes for a loose, casual visual effect, with a deep, luxurious texture. Frieze carpet is also extremely durable, so it works well in high-traffic areas.

Cable or shag carpet consists of long, thick yarns that are very comfortable underfoot. These carpets are best suited to low-traffic areas, as they’ll begin to show wear patterns over time.

Loop pile carpet consists of loops of yarn. These can either sit at a range of heights for a patterned effect, or all at an even height for a soft and smooth feel. Both styles create an informal look and are exceptionally durable.

Cut & Loop carpet consists of both straight cut fibers and looped yarns, creating stylishly sculpted patterns that are both soft and smooth underfoot. As a bonus, these patterns also hide wear marks and loose dirt and soil very well.

Each type of carpet is best suited for different areas of the home, so take your room into consideration before choosing a carpet type. In general, carpet works well in bedrooms, living areas, children’s play rooms and home offices.

Cable or shag carpet, soft and comfortable, is perfect for lounging, making it ideal for family rooms or bedrooms.

Saxony and frieze carpet, both cut pile carpets, are the most soft and cushy. We recommend them for families with young ones who need a soft place to tumble, and also for pets because there are no loops for pet nails to snag on.

Cut and loop pile carpet are less durable and can snag on your pets’ feet, so reserve them for spaces that don’t see as much traffic, like a private bedroom or study.