There are almost too many carpets to choose from! Don’t worry; we make the selection easier because we can access a huge number of materials. Some carpet dealers are “tied” to just one manufacturer, but Accu-Floor buys carpets from many mills and distributors.

Whether you are looking for elegant high quality carpet, ultra durable commercial carpet or more modest selections we have a broad range of materials at all price points to provide the value you are seeking. With extensive knowledge of products capabilities and the experience of decades of service to the carpet buying public, we can help you make the right choice for you!

To get started, here are some questions you can ask yourself to begin the process:

  • What kind of carpet are you looking for? Thick? Thin? Plush? Textured?
  • Do you want a cut pile carpet (typical) or berber?
  • Do you want a solid color or pattern?
  • What areas do you wish to cover?
  • How many people will use this area?
  • Do you have a large, medium or small budget?
  • Do you know what color you would like?
  • Is this for a rental unit?

Here are some answers to other important questions:

  • Yes - we offer FREE Shop at Home or Office Service
  • Yes - we can visit six days a week, day or evening
  • Yes - we carefully measure any area and show you how the total quantity is reached
  • Yes - we will help you determine the best location for seams
  • Yes - we provide only lifetime warranted pad
  • Yes - we can show you not only nylon, but carpets made with recycled materials not dependent on oil

With FREE Shop-at Home service and our expert installation, we can make your dream carpet a reality with just a phone call. There are a number of reasons why carpet is a great choice for many of the rooms in your home.

  • Carpet offers a variety of colors, patterns and styles to satisfy any personal style and match any decor.
  • Carpet's cushioned surface absorbs sound and is less noisy to walk on than hard surface flooring.
  • When considering affordability, carpet is one of the most economical flooring products to have installed.
  • The insulating properties of carpet provide additional warmth underfoot during cold seasons.
  • Carpet is a non-slip surface that is safe underfoot and provides a cushion to prevent breakage when delicate items are accidentally dropped.
  • Most synthetic carpets are treated with static, stain and soil resistant treatments, making them easy to clean and maintain.

Select the Right Fiber for You
To pick the right fiber, consider how you live in each room. There are basically four types of fiber:
A few types of nylon are among the most durable and stain resistant carpet fibers available, when treated with stain protection. It is the fiber of choice for homes with pets and children and for those who entertain a lot. Perfect for heavy traffic in hallways and stairs.
P.E.T. - The Greener Choice
Known for its luxurious look, feel and wonderful selection of colors and styles. Made with recycled products, many of the carpets surpass all previous stain resistance properties.
Olefin offers good stain and moisture resistance, but scores below nylon and polyester for wearability It is best suited for loop pile construction or high, very dense cut piles.
Favored for its natural beauty. Wool carpet has natural soil resistance qualities, but is not inherently stain resistant. Wool looks good for a long time and is well constructed.

Carpet Construction
Over 90% of residential carpet is manufactured as tufted carpet. A tufting machine works like an oversized sewing machine with hundreds of needles that insert loops of fiber (tufts or stitches) into the carpet's backing to form the face pile of the carpet.
How long your carpet will last depends on how well it is made. Quality construction will affect the durability, appearance and price of the carpet and is most influenced by the twist of the fibers and the density of the tufts.

Twist refers to how tightly the fiber (carpet yarn) has been twisted. This is especially important in cut pile carpet because the tips are exposed and can become untwisted, giving the carpet a matted and worn appearance. The tighter the yarn is twisted, the better the carpet will stand up to crushing and matting.
Frieze carpet has the highest twist level at about 7-9 twists per inch (TPI), whereas most cut pile carpet styles have between 3-6 twists per inch.
Density Density refers to both the amount, and how tightly packed together the fibers are within the carpet. The closer together the fibers are placed, the denser the carpet will be, and the better it will wear and perform.
Ways to check for carpet density include trying to reach the carpet backing by pressing your fingers on the carpet fibers. The more difficult it is to reach the backing, the denser the carpet.
Or with outward facing tufts, bend the carpet into a U-shape and look at how much of the carpet backing is visible. The less backing that shows, the denser the carpet.

Choose the Level of Stain Resistance
Again, consider how you live in each room. If you have kids, pets, and high traffic areas or entertain a lot, you will want to choose a carpet with stain resistance. The desire to protect your home with quality stain resistance won't limit your choice of carpet styles and colors.
The primary factor in determining stain resistance is carpet fiber type: nylon, polyester, olefin or wool. Beyond fiber type, most manufacturers apply post-production stain protection treatments to enhance the natural stain resistant properties of any fiber. Ask your Flooring America Sales Professional for assistance in making a flooring choice to suit your lifestyle.

Select the Color
Think of your floor as the fifth wall that connects all other design elements in the room. Consider the walls, window treatments and other furnishings when choosing a color scheme.Our free shop at home service alows you to see the carpet in your space with your lighting and colors! All these elements make a difference in how your floor will look.

Select a Style That Fits Your Lifestyle Cut Cut carpet consists of yarns that are cut at the ends. The soft feel of cut carpet makes it a perfect choice for the most comfortable areas of your home - bedrooms, living rooms and family rooms.
There are five basic styles of cut pile carpet: Velvet, Saxony, Frieze, Shag, and Cable, each provide a different look and texture. The primary difference among these styles is the amount of twist in the yarns that will ultimately influence the carpet's durability.
Loop Loop carpet has yarns that are looped and uncut on the carpet surface. The pile height can vary from low, tightly constructed to a more luxurious high-level pile.
Loop carpet has, strength and soil hiding capabilities. This style is ideal for heavy traffic areas. Berber is the most popular style of loop carpet that can be constructed as a level-loop or multi-loop carpet.
As the name suggests, this carpet has a combination of high cut tufts and lower loops in a variety of sculptured patterns. Cut-loop carpets offer good performance but are slightly less durable than loop carpets.

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