Carpet Guide

If you are looking to add style and comfort to your home, then consider carpet for your next flooring project. Be sure to visit 47th Place Carpet One Floor & Home in Madera and Oakhurst for all of your flooring needs. We are proud to be your neighborhood experts when it comes to quality carpets, as we offer the area’s best selection. Our flooring professionals will give you the personalized attention you deserve.

Carpet’s unmatched style and comfort are part of the reason why it continues to be a popular flooring choice. We can match you to the best carpet for your home using our unique Select-A-Floor™ system which narrows down your selection based on your lifestyle and personal style. We even offer our own warranties on our exclusive brands, so you and your new carpets are protected.

Expert Advice - Choosing a Carpet Style

Jim Aaron, our VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home, shares some information on the different carpet styles that are available.

What Are the Popular Carpet Types?

There are several carpet characteristics that play a role including the base that the fibers are attached to, fibers that are either synthetic like nylon or natural like wool, the pile which the tightly twisted fibers, and the carpet cushion. Besides having to choose a color, you will want to consider other options as well that make up carpeting. Pile styles have unique characteristics that’ll you’ll want to know before selecting a carpet. Different pile styles include cut pile, loop pile, multi-level pile, and cut and loop piles.

What are these different characteristics? Cut pile has fibers that are cut at the ends making the carpet denser. Loop pile is the opposite, where no fibers are left at the surface and are in a series of loops, giving the carpet an even look. Multi-level loop staggers the height of the loop fibers to create an uneven surface. Cut and loop piles also provide an uneven look but also give texture to the carpet and hide dirt.

The most important thing you need to do is choose the right type of carpet. There are five main types: level loop, patterned, textured, frieze, and plush.

Level loop

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Patterned

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Textured

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Frieze

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Plush

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Types of Carpet Fibers

Carpet fibers can be made out of different materials and make an impact on the look and feel of the carpet. It also determines the stain and matting resistance as well as long-term durability. Nylon is the most durable, polyester has a comfortable feel, and wool is a natural fiber

Where can Carpet be Installed?

Our stain, wear and fade resistant carpets can be installed in places around your home that experience a lot of traffic like stairs, hallways, and even children’s playrooms and basements. Carpet is a great option for more intimate spaces like bedrooms and living rooms. If you have pets or young children in your household, we may recommend choosing a waterproof carpet option. Places around your home we do not recommend installing carpets in include bathrooms and kitchens because of moisture and other factors.

Our Selection of Carpet

As your local neighborhood flooring experts, we want to make sure you find the best carpet for your home. We offer name brands carpets you love in addition to our exclusive brands including Relax, it’s… Lees®, Tigressá®, and Innovia™. Check out our carpet selection at one of our showroom locations in Madera or Oakhurst, CA and choose which carpet is right for your home!

  1. Lees carpet
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    Lees carpet offers a leading warranty.

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  2. Tigressa H2O waterproof carpet
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    Tigressa H2O features a waterproof construction.

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  3. Innovia carpet
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    Innovia combines style and performance.

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How to Maintain Carpet

Caring for your carpet is easier than you think. We recommend having a professional carpet cleaner clean your floors once a year. Follow the link below to learn about cleaning tips to use in-between cleanings.

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What are the Different Types of Carpet?

Not all carpet is the same. Carpet can be made of different fibers, and those fibers can be twisted into different piles. Learn about the different types of carpet and which would work best in your home.

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