westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet runners - what types are in style? - 08/30/13 07:34 PM
What types of Carpet runners are in style?
Trends in Carpet Runners - Westchester NY
We've been getting more and more calls for Carpet runners on steps in Westchester County NY.  Runners on the steps serve a few purposes: 1) safety (less likely to trip and easier for pets to go up/down the steps) and 2) decorative (esp if steps can be viewed from the entryway, 3) noise reduction, 4) Easier on your ankles, and 5) they preserve the life of your steps and help you avoid needing to refinish them.
 
Trends for carpet runners in Westchester NY:
1) Simpler styles are … (13 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: They call it Saxony; I call it irresistably soft. What's a Saxony carpet? - 08/10/13 08:42 PM
Shaw just recently introduced a new line of Saxony carpets called Cashmere.  It's part of a larger line called "Caress by Shaw."  They are so soft, that once you feel them, you will fall in love with them. So I thought it would be helpful to review Saxony carpets.
 
What is a saxony carpet? Saxony is a type of carpet that is a soft cut pile with an even surface. Saxony carpet is typically woven very densely, and it has a very soft, plush feel. The primary disadvantage of a saxony carpet is that it tends to show marks such … (20 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet runners in Harrison NY | Carpeting for steps - 07/19/13 08:16 PM
Everything you ever wanted to know about Carpet runners. In Harrison NY, carpet runners for the steps have become more and more popular. What are carpet runners? A carpet runner goes on top of your hardwood steps. Unlike wall to wall carpet, carpet runners cover most of the step, but still show the hardwood on either side. They are bound on the sides for a finished look.
 
Why are carpet runners so popular in Harrison NY? Carpet runners serve 2 purposes: 1) they make the stairs safer - they help prevent slipping and 2) they add a decorative element. By … (14 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Sisal Carpeting - What is it? - 05/18/13 08:13 PM
What is sisal carpeting?  Why is it becoming so popular in Westchester County? Sisal is a natural carpet fiber made from the Agave plant's long spiny leaves (species Agave sisalana). It's is a highly durable and resilient carpet that is often used in heavy traffic areas and higher end homes.   It's ecofriendly and sustainably harvested. 
 
Sisal can be used as a wall to wall carpet, an area rug or runner. Often, sisal area rugs and runners are bound with a canvas border (about an inch wide - see below) for a more tailored finish. In Westchester County NY, sisal … (39 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet runners in Mamaroneck NY | Carpeting for stairs - 04/18/13 08:21 PM
Everything you ever wanted to know about Carpet runners. In Mamaroneck NY, carpet runners for the steps have become more and more popular. What are carpet runners? A carpet runner goes on top of your hardwood steps. Unlike wall to wall carpet, carpet runners cover most of the step, but still show the hardwood on either side. They are bound on the sides for a finished look.
Why are carpet runners so popular in Mamaroneck NY? Carpet runners serve 2 purposes: 1) they make the stairs safer - they help prevent slipping and 2) they add a decorative element. By having … (14 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet runners in Bedford NY | Carpeting for stairs - 04/14/13 10:38 AM
Everything you ever wanted to know about Carpet runners. In Bedford NY, carpet runners for the steps have become more and more popular. What are carpet runners? A carpet runner goes on top of your hardwood steps. Unlike wall to wall carpet, carpet runners cover most of the step, but still show the hardwood on either side. They are bound on the sides for a finished look.
Why are carpet runners so popular in Bedford NY? Carpet runners serve 2 purposes: 1) they make the stairs safer - they help prevent slipping and 2) they add a decorative element. By having … (15 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in Scotts Corners NY 10576 | Shop at home carpeting - 03/01/13 08:39 PM
Selecting carpet for your home in Scotts Corners NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever been to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave you more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in Scotts Corners NY?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, … (5 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in Scarborough NY 10510 | Shop at home carpeting - 02/10/13 02:08 AM
Selecting carpet for your home in Scarborough NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever been to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave you more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in Scarborough NY?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, what's the … (0 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet pad with a moisture barrier - 02/04/13 05:11 PM
Moisture resistant carpet pad - Shaw Triple Touch moisture barrier carpet cushion What are the benefits of moisture barrier carpet pad? A carpet pad with a moisture barrier can absorb moisture - both to prevent mold and reduce odors. These pads are typically ideal for basements with minor moisture (note: if you have a lot of moisture, carpet may not be a good option for your basement, regardless of type of pad used. A moisture barrier carpet pad can also help alleviate pet accidents so that the liquid does not reach the subfloor (which can be challenging and costly to repair. … (17 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet runners in Pound Ridge NY | Carpeting for stairs - 01/25/13 08:41 PM
Everything you ever wanted to know about Carpet runners. In Pound Ridge NY, carpet runners for the steps have become more and more popular. What are carpet runners? A carpet runner goes on top of your hardwood steps. Unlike wall to wall carpet, carpet runners cover most of the step, but still show the hardwood on either side. They are bound on the sides for a finished look.
Why are carpet runners so popular in Pound Ridge NY? Carpet runners serve 2 purposes: 1) they make the stairs safer - they help prevent slipping and 2) they add a decorative element. … (24 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: What types of carpets are best for cats? - 01/14/13 08:26 PM
Cat friendly carpeting - Carpets that work well with Cats Cats are a very important part of the household, and my customers know I love cats (as well as dogs). I “own” 2 cats…or maybe I should say, they own me and allow me to pay the mortgage. Cats are wonderful, but sometimes they can do number on carpets, so it’s ideal to select a carpet that will co-exist well with your cat. What types of carpets are best for cats?  
 
The most common issue with cats are that the carpet pulls (especially if they have claws). But,, there … (23 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in Pocantico Hills NY | Shop at home carpeting - 12/27/12 07:55 PM
Selecting carpet for your home in Pocantico Hills NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever been to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave you more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in Pocantico Hills NY?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, … (7 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in Bedford Corners NY 10549 | Shop at home for carpeting - 12/20/12 08:20 PM
Selecting carpet for your home in Bedford Corners NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever gone to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in Bedford Corners NY?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, what's … (6 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet runners in Katonah NY | Carpeting for stairs - 11/30/12 08:50 PM
Everything you ever wanted to know about Carpet runners. In Katonah NY, carpet runners for the steps have become more and more popular. What are carpet runners? A carpet runner goes on top of your hardwood steps. Unlike wall to wall carpet, carpet runners cover most of the step, but still show the hardwood on either side. They are bound on the sides for a finished look.
Why are carpet runners so popular in Katonah NY? Carpet runners serve 2 purposes: 1) they make the stairs safer - they help prevent slipping and 2) they add a decorative element. By having … (0 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in Greenwich CT 06830 | Shop at home carpeting - 11/10/12 10:00 PM
Selecting carpet for your home in Greenwich CT has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Fairfield CT. Have you ever been to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave you more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in Greenwich CT?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, what's the … (4 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in New Rochelle NY 10804 10805 | Shop at home carpeting - 10/22/12 09:46 PM
Selecting carpet for your home in New Rochelle NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever been to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave you more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in New Rochelle NY?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, … (10 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in Bedford Place NY 10506 | Shop at home carpeting - 10/21/12 04:24 AM
Selecting carpet for your home in Bedford NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever been to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave you more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in Bedford NY?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, what's the … (4 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Carpet Store in Baldwin Place NY 10505 | Shop at home carpeting - 10/13/12 08:47 PM
Selecting carpet for your home in Baldwin Place NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever been to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes, you may go into a store and find so many choices that you leave you more confused than you felt when you entered?  How do you know what's the best type of carpet for your home in Baldwin Place NY?  What's the right one for your budget?  And, … (3 comments)

westchester carpet and runners shop at home: Trends for Carpet runners in Westchester NY - 10/12/12 10:45 PM
Carpet Runner Trends - Westchester New York Lately, we've been getting a lot of requests for Carpet runners on stairs in Westchester County. Runners on the stairs serve 2 purposes: 1) safety (less likely to trip, easier on your feet and easier for pets to go up/down the stairs) and 2) decorative (this is especially important if steps can be viewed from the entryway - afterall, it's the first impression of your home).
Here are trends I'm seeing in Westchester County for Carpet runners: 1) Simpler styles are in and "less is more." Regardless of whether it's a higher quality/fancier … (13 comments)

 
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