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    How Was Your Carpet Made?

    Last updated 1 day 3 hours ago

    As the expert in this video shares, the intricate process of creating carpets consists of numerous steps including threading, weaving, dying, and gluing. The first step in the chain focuses primarily on making the yarn that will be the centerpiece of the carpet. Once the yarn is thick and strong enough, it is fed onto spools and then set using a heating device.

    After the yarn has been significantly strengthened, a machine will feed it into the backing and then fuse it to this component using 12 sewing needles. Once enough piles have been created, the machine then cuts the carpet into rolls for packaging and eventual delivery.

    Now that you know a little more about how carpet is made, it's time to find out if it's the right flooring choice for the many rooms in your home. Call Carpet Den Interiors at (615) 656-7662 to learn more about the many flooring styles we offer at our Franklin store.

    A 101 Guide to Carpet Types

    Last updated 5 days ago

    Whether you're renovating your old home or are starting from scratch in your new place, one of the simplest ways to give your living space an air of sophistication is to install quality carpet. The right style of carpet can transform any room in the interior and enhance the overall value of your home. Let's explore the many types of carpet available at your Franklin flooring store with this helpful carpet guide:

    Luxurious and Diverse Berber Varieties
    One of the most sought after carpet types by home owners who value comfort and quality is Berber carpet. This distinct carpet type varies based on how it is created and consists of three subgroups, Berber cut-pile, Berber loop-pile, and multilevel loop. The latter two are better suited for busy rooms that see heavy traffic since they sustain wear very well.

    Cozy Cut-Pile Plush
    Another carpet type that feels great under the feet is textured cut-pile carpet. In fact, this carpet style is so plush that it rarely shows signs of footprints. Because of its easy-to-clean nature, textured plush is a great fit for any room in the home, even a child's bedroom or a room frequented by pets.

    Traditional Saxony Carpeting
    If your interior design style leans towards the traditional and elegant sides of the design spectrum, then be sure to ask the team at your Franklin carpet store about Saxony carpet. Unlike plush and Berber carpets, Saxony is smoother in texture yet still soft and gentle under the feet. Its sophisticated nature will add an air of refinement to any space in your house.

    Bold Yet Refined Cut-Loop Styles
    The last carpet style that a professional at your Franklin flooring store may share with you is the cut-and-loop pile carpet. This style is a favorite for customers who embrace color and appreciate sustainability. Its color options mask stains well, making it a long-lasting style in even the busiest rooms in your home.

    Are you ready to find the perfect carpet for your home? If so then be sure to check out the beautiful supply of carpet styles available at Carpet Den Interiors. To learn more about our collections of carpet, tile, and other types of flooring, call us at (615) 656-7662.

    Non-Toxic Cleaners for Hardwood Floors

    Last updated 19 days ago

    If you have recently purchased hardwood floors from Carpet Den Interiors, then you know just how big of a boost your new flooring can offer to your home's indoor environment. To ensure that the environment remains as eco-friendly and pleasant as possible, it's important to clean your new floors with a solution that is non-toxic. Some great non-toxic options include a solution of Castile soap, white vinegar, and glycerin, a solution of one part vinegar to ten parts warm water, and a mixture of equal parts vegetable oil and white vinegar. The latter of these mixtures is a great non-toxic alternative to standard polish.

    In the event that you experience a strong smelling stain on your hardwood floors, you can remove it using equal parts vinegar and water administered using a slightly dampened sponge. You can also use certain commercial products sparingly, but be sure to check their labels to ensure that they are free from fragrances, colorings, and other ingredients that will damage the floor and pollute the indoor environment. If you have more questions about keeping your hardwood floors looking great, then call the flooring experts at Carpet Den Interiors at (615) 656-7662.

    Holiday Flooring Sale

    Last updated 19 days ago

    Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away BUT with our "Low Stress" sale you can have your flooring ready just in time for the holidays! Sale ends tomorrow, November 8th, so come see us today for immediate installation!

    Don't Stress Your Flooring Sale | November 6th - 8th

    Last updated 23 days ago

    Our "Don't Stress Your Flooring" sale is your first step to a stress free holiday! Imagine your floors completely redone before Thanksgiving! November 6th - 8th save up to 40% on America's BEST brands! Visit our website for more information or to view our product catalog!

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