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Buying a carpet, what to look for?

Okay, I'm buying my first carpet for the house. Help!What kind of things do i need to look out for?What's the deal with underlay? I'm 24, but i've never had to buy a carpet before as this is my first house, and i have no idea what i'm looking for.Any help will be greatly appreciated :)

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ViVre pretty much had the answers for you. I used to sell carpet. You want to make sure you have a good installer as well. Sometimes if it's not stretched enough it will relax and develope ripples........if this happens, don't be afraid to call the installer back to restretch it. Also vacuum it every other day or so with a good vacuum. The info I gave you will help your new carpet last you a lot longer.
Aug 23, 2017
bought some last week. did a lot of reading. here's the summary: - new technology nylon - good density - high tuft twist (scale 3-9, 9 is best) - anti-static, anti-stain, anti-mildew - accurate measurements - good padding - warranty (usually 5 or 10 years) - borrow samples
Aug 23, 2017

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