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Questions to Ask When Buying Flooring

Questions to ask yourself when shopping for new flooring Buying new flooring can seem like a daunting task. There are so many choices, so many new products and technologies; it’s a lot to take in! But never fear! Our trained…

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The History of Carpet

A look at the past and future of your favorite floor covering A carpet weaver in present-day Afghanistan uses techniques perfected over thousands of years.  (Photo: NY Times)   Ancient History   Our word “carpet” comes from Old French “carpite”….

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Famous Floors of the World #1: Versailles

Famous Floors of the World Versailles

  History of the Palace Originally envisioned as a hunting lodge for King Louis the 13th of France, the Palace of Versailles grew to become one of the most opulent and luxurious buildings anywhere in the world. It served as the…

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Fighting Winter Stains with Mohawk SmartStrand

High-tech stain-fighting for your floors Winter can be the worst season for carpet stains, but we have exciting news from Mohawk about the most advanced fiber innovation the world has ever seen. These SmartStrand Forever Clean carpets are unstainable, and…

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Now Offering Carpet & Padding Recycling

Doing Our Part for the Planet and for our Customers Carpet Surplus and Hardwood Liquidators is proud to announce that we are now offering padding and carpet recycling for our customers. It’s simple to participate, and everyone comes out a…

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LVF: Luxury Vinyl Flooring

What is LVF? And is it right for me? LVF at a Glance LVF stands for Luxury Vinyl Flooring. It is a high quality, man made flooring choice that can provide the look and feel of many other kinds of…

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Cabinet Basics: Types

Cabinet Basics: Styles

What are the pros and cons of the 3 types of cabinets? Stock Cabinets Stock cabinets are pre-made and often pre-finished. They come in a range of styles and sizes. Filler panels can span gaps if the available sizes of…

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Carpet School: Carpet Styles

Carpet School Carpet Styles

In this day and age, there are an overwhelming amount of options available to customer when purchasing carpet for their home or investment property. Here at Carpet Surplus and Hardwood Liquidators, we strive to inform our consumers so that they…

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Carpet School: Padding Basics

Padding Basics

What do you need to know about padding? Padding Facts Carpet Padding refers to the spongy material that sits under your carpet and separates it from the raw floors of your home or business. Padding is used to provide additional…

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Hardwood 101: Engineered vs Solid Wood

Solid Wood vs Engineered Wood

Which type of wood flooring is right for you? Hardwood: a rich tradition of quality flooring. Hard Choices Wood flooring has been around for a very long time, but the polished hardwood floors we recognize today were popularized in the…

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