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How To Choose Flooring Wisely




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Make Your Carpet Last YEARS Longer


How To Select New Flooring Wisely

By Alan Fletcher - aka The Carpet Professor - 30-Year Flooring Expert & Consumer Advocate


Choosing the Right Flooring To Match Your Needs, Goals & Budget!

Whether your looking for Hardwoods for your new home or New Carpet for just a bedroom or two, selecting a suitable new flooring for your home can be a daunting task. 


The last thing you want to do is choose the wrong quality level and have it not last as long as you anticipate.


What type of flooring are you interested in?


Hardwood Floors

Carpet Tiles

Ceramic Tile

Slate Floor Tile

Wall to Wall Carpet


Start by defining out what your needs and goals are. For the moment, let's not be too concerned about the cost involved, we will get to that later, for now let's focus in on what you want to have accomplished when its all said and done.

Choosing new Carpet or Flooring has become so confusing that most homeowners don't know where to begin. Rather than learning while you shop, learn  a few things before you shop so you can save time, know what questions to ask, make informed decisions and avoid making costly mistakes.


Choosing Wall to Wall Carpet 

The key to selecting the right Carpet for your home is to select a product that is capable of tolerating your own personal Level of Foot Traffic you have in your home. 

Take my free Carpet Foot-Traffic Test to get a good idea about your level of foot traffic in your home, and what grade of carpet you need to purchase to meet your needs, goals and lifestyle.


Typical Carpet Installation Fees & Charges:


I have added a partial list of all the various flooring products I discuss in more detail. This is a continuous work in progress and this website will always be growing to keep up with the ever-changing floor covering industry. Learn more about What Grade of Carpet Should I Select?


Most Carpet Dealers carry all types of flooring products so if you are in the market for new flooring of any type. Visit my Preferred Dealer Directory to see who I recommend near you.


Even after you buy new carpet or flooring there are many smart ways that will help make your floors maintain their like-new appearance as long as possible. In addition to that there are other things you might like to know... 



How to Make Your Carpet Last YEARS Longer!

There are many factors to consider including;

  • Color and Style

  • Durability and Clean-ability

  • Care and Maintenance Requirements

  • Total Cost for Materials and Installation


What Grade of Carpet Should I Select?



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Home floor tile and flooring products review and guide. Money-saving secrets and useful information for homeowners.









Alan's Carpet Buying Guide

By Alan Fletcher - 30-year Carpet Expert & Consumer Advocate


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Have Carpet Wrinkles? Top 10 Causes and Smart Solutions Revealed

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Use my free Carpet Durability Rating Chart and learn about the PAR carpet rating system.



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