Carpet Guide

When you think of carpet you usually associate it with words such a comfort and softness. Homeowners today still choose carpet over other flooring options for their home. Why is carpet so popular? For one thing, it features unmatched comfort. Plus, most of today’s carpets offer premium stain and wear resistant technologies, so they can stand up to everyday life. Carpet One Floor & Home in La Grande, Enterprise, and Baker City, OR is your local source for all things carpet flooring, and we are here to help you find the best carpet for your home.

Compared to other flooring options, carpet is known for coming in a wide variety of styles. There are so many different colors, shades, and patterns from which to choose, so no design is considered off limits when you choose carpet. We use a unique system to help match you to a carpet that suits your lifestyle and personal taste. Be sure to check out the video below to learn more about the different styles of carpet that are available:

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.

Types of Carpet

Color can play a major factor in your decision when it comes to choosing a carpet, for example the darker a rug the easier it is to hide stains. Pile styles are also important. Carpet pile is the density of fibers that make up a carpet. 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 look and feel of your carpet can be impacted by the type of fiber used in the pile. It can determine the stain and matting resistance as well as long term durability. Nylon and polyester carpets are synthetic fibers that are durable and soft. Wool fibers are natural, and are found in most carpets.

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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Where can Carpet be Installed?

Today’s carpets are made to be durable and resistant to staining. That means you can have carpet installed almost anywhere in your home. The best places for carpet include bedrooms, living rooms and children’s play rooms. Other places you can have extra durable and stain resistant carpet installed includes hallways and stairs, you can even install a waterproof carpet in your finished basement. As always carpet should never be installed in kitchens or bathrooms because of the amount of daily moisture, and food can become trapped in the carpet fiber.

Our Carpet Selection

As your local Carpet One Floor & Home member, we are able to deliver quality carpet flooring as well as brands. We offer exclusives you can only find at Carpet One stores like Relax, it’s… Lees®, Tigress®, and Innovia.

Follow the links below and learn more general information about carpet and be sure to visit one of our locations in La Grande, Enterprise, or Baker City, OR.

  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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Carpet cleaning

How to Care for Carpet

Keeping your carpet clean is easy when you follow a simple cleaning routine. Before diving in to new cleaning products, be sure to check the manufacturer’s warranty. Follow the link below to learn a few cleaning tips.

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Tigressa Carpet

Different Types of Carpet

Not every carpet is made the same, or from the same material which is why there are so many styles to choose from. Follow the link below to learn more about the different types of carpets we carry.

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