Harris-Cork-Floor

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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Carpet

Deep carpet cleaning, done by a professional, is necessary to keep your carpets looking fresh and long lasting. Surface cleaning at home through vacuuming, while necessary, is only part of the process. Carpets should be treated to a professional deep clean once every eighteen months. The carpets in a home in Brookline, NH were looking worn beyond their years. After speaking with the family about the carpet care, we were able to deduce that the cause was improper cleaning of…

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Best Carpet For Your Home

A homeowner in Hudson, NH recently contacted us. He had a dark carpet in one of his bedrooms and was already seeing fading as a result of direct sunlight from the windows. Concerned about even more damage, he was looking for ways to prevent this type of discoloration. For UV Damage to Carpets, Prevention is Best This is a common complaint for rooms that have a darker carpet and get plenty of sunlight. While it is natural that over time…

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