Hudson, NH Resident Needs Help Prolonged exposure to sunlight can cause carpet to fade over time.  This can be seen even more pronounced in darker carpet colors.  To minimize fading and extend the life of your carpet, try to reduce exposure to the sun.  The easiest way to do this is through window coverings, including blinds, drapes and shades.  Blocking the sun from windows and doors can go a long way to preventing fading in carpet. (more…)

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Hollis, NH Resident Seeks Advice Wool carpet is highly resilient, keeping its shape through wear and tear where other carpet types would become worn down and matted.  The wool fibers are naturally resistant to stains, and unlike other carpet fibers that tend to attract oils, wool does an excellent job of hiding stains and repelling oil.  Due to its resilient nature and stain resistance, wool carpeting can often last for decades.  (more…)

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Merrimack, NH Resident Looks for Easy Solution to Shop for Carpet The increase of social distancing has made it important for shoppers to feel comfortable and safe, and the flooring world is no different.  Cardoza Flooring has made many of the most popular carpet styles, from a variety of manufacturers, available to view through the company’s online flooring catalog.  Cardoza Flooring has also added a room visualizer to the web site to allow the shopper to see the floor in…

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Whether redecorating a room or choosing new flooring, you want to choose a color scheme that goes well together.  The focus should be on matching your flooring choice and color with the walls and furniture in the room.  One option is to choose a light and dark contrast, which will give the biggest impact.  Other homeowners choose complimentary neutral colors for the walls and flooring. A homeowner in Merrimack was redecorating her living room.  Looking to update the room’s flooring,…

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Remove Pet Hair from Carpet

Nashua, NH Homeowner Seeks Advice To remove pet hair from carpet you can use a vacuum to go over the area, using an attachment to get the hair that is stuck in corners and against walls and furniture.  However, some hair may be difficult to remove through vacuuming alone.  Pass a window squeegee across the carpet to get additional hair up.  Rubbing the carpet while wearing rubber gloves or with a kitchen sponge can also do the trick. A Nashua…

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Vacuum Your Carpet

Windham Homeowner Looks for Suggestions Carpets, particularly those in high-traffic areas, should be vacuumed regularly.  This will remove any dirt and dust that can become embedded into the carpet fibers.  This vacuuming should be done weekly, and more frequently in high-traffic areas of the home.  A homeowner in Windham, NH had just replaced her bedroom carpet.  She was looking for tips to keep the carpet looking like new for years to come. To Keep Your Carpet Looking Good, Vacuum Regularly…

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Windham Homeowner Sees Results Whether you are looking to sell your home now or to just enjoy the coming years, home improvement projects can significantly increase the value.  Some of the big winners for return on your investment are kitchen and bathroom remodels.  However, even smaller home improvement projects such as installing hardwood flooring or new carpeting can make a big difference. A homeowner in Windham, NH was listing her home for the summer market.  Seeking to get top dollar…

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Merrimack NH Homeowner Looks for Answers The key to removing carpet stains is to address the spill as soon as it happens, gently blotting the area with a warm, damp cloth or paper towel. Then place a damp cloth on top of the stain, allowing it to soak up part of the spill. This can be followed up with a carpet stain treatment. A homeowner in Merrimack recently contacted us looking for the best ways to keep unsightly stains from…

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Carpet

Amherst Homeowner Discovers her Options There are two main types carpet styles, based on how the carpet fibers are constructed ad attached to their backing; loop pile and cut pile. In loop pile, the carpet fibers are bent into little loops. Cut pile carpets have the yarns tips cut. A homeowner in Amherst, NH was looking to replace her bedroom carpet. She was unsure of the different carpet fiber options available and sought the advice of Cardoza Flooring. A homeowner…

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Hollis, NH building manager asks: How Can Flooring Affect a Room’s Acoustics? The best flooring for sound reduction is carpet, with a padding underneath this allows for even more sound absorption. Cork is also a good choice particularly for second floors, as it absorbs the sound. Vinyl flooring that has a foam, cushioned backing can also be a good option for sound reduction. Laminate flooring, when the installation includes putting down underlayment pads, can also help to absorb sound. An…

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