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Hardwood Refinishing: What Does It Entail?

Don’t you just love hardwoodfloors? There is something so warm and inviting about them. Hardwood was the standard for flooring in homes from a different era. Today, they are an optional upgrade. And an expensive one at that, so it’s important to take good care of them. Regardless of whether…

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Trend Color Spotlight: Burnt Orange

Golden amber. Warm brown. Burnt orange. The colors of fall are one of the most loved attributes of the season. Here at Carpet Mart, INC in Louisville, KY, we’re all preparing for the fall season with some of our favorites like pumpkins, scarves, and warm apple cider. As the…

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Choosing Area Rugs For Your Bedroom

Area rugs are a wonderfully easy way to give any room a complete makeover without breaking the bank or taking up any unnecessary time on your well-deserved weekends. Area rugs are not just about looks; they also help to keep the room warm and cozy during the winter months, protect…

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Top Tips On Preventing Your Floors From Fading

When we make a purchase as significant as new floors for your home, we want some assurances that it will last. That’s why durability is often the number one thing homeowners look for when it comes to new flooring. Sure, they want something attractive, low-maintenance, and affordable too. But durability…

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Preparing Your Home For Holiday Foot Traffic

You may not quite be thinking about the holiday season yet while we’re still enjoying pumpkin spice and our favorite fall activities. But it is the right time to begin taking measures to make sure your floors are protected and ready for the extra foot-traffic with the upcoming holiday season.…

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Incorporating Metal Finishes Into Your Home

Brushed brass. Chrome. Oil-rubbed bronze. Metals and metallics are a prominent trend in the interior design world. Much like jewelry for your home, metals infuse glamour and dimension into your space. Here at Carpet Mart, INC in Louisville KY, we’ve been following the trend of mixed metals in the…

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The Easiest Floors To Clean and Maintain

Life gets messy. Whether you’re working from home, hosting your kid’s playdates, or preparing a big Sunday dinner, your floors will inevitably need your attention. From kitchen spills to scuffs and scrapes, the last thing you want to do is spend your day cleaning your new floors. So take a…

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The Benefits of Laminate Flooring

Choosing new floors for your home is an important process, that’s why we want to make sure you find the floors that make sense for your home. Laminate flooring is one of the most cost-effective and long-lasting floor styles you can find. Find out why laminate is one of America’s…

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Using Decorative Tile To Make A Statement

Tile flooring is a timeless classic that brings elegance to any room. Whether you’re decking your floors in the finest marble or simply updating your kitchen backsplash, the tiles you choose matter.If you want your floors to make a statement with every step, consider decorative tiles. Decorative tiles can produce…

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Flooring For Seniors

According to the CDC, 25% of retirement age Americans experience a slip and fall, and 20% of those falls lead to serious injuries. These include broken bones and serious head injuries. That’s why we tell our customers to prioritize safety when it comes to flooring for seniors. Carpet Carpet is…

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How To Choose The Best Area Rug For Your Room

An area rug is the perfect finishing touch in most rooms. Their versatility allows them to stand alone as a focal point, a powerful design element in your room, or as a background element that helps tie your entire room together. Area rugs can be switched out with ease so…

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The Best Tile For Your Kitchen Floor

Your kitchen is the heart of your home, and you want it to be perfect. Luckily, there are plenty of tile options that can help you bring it to life. Every tile material is different, and so are your home’s needs. So, before you shop, consider your needs. Do you…

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The Best Stain Colors for Your Hardwood Floor

Most hardwood floors look good on their own, but the right stain color can elevate any room. In fact, a well-stained hardwood floor can even increase the value of your home. Whether you’re trying to improve your home’s resale value or just giving the space you love a facelift, make…

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How To Choose Flooring For Your Home

Whether you are building a new home, remodeling your home, or just ready to replace your floors, knowing which floors to invest in can be overwhelming. Flooring is the backdrop for your interior design, but you must also consider what the room will be used for, how much wear and…

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Why Buy Waterproof Flooring

Water is inevitable. No matter how careful you are sometimes spills happen. Your floors shouldn’t suffer because your kid likes to play pirate in the bathtub or if your loved ones aren’t the best at remembering to dry off after swimming before traipsing through the house. You also shouldn’t have…

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How to Protect Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors aren’t just beautiful, they’re also an investment in your home’s long-term value. Whether they were there when you moved in or you scrimped and saved to have them laid, your hardwoods are worth protecting. Luckily, keeping your floors shiny and new isn’t hard. Our hardwood experts put together…

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The Best Tile For Showers

Don’t be overwhelmed by all your options for shower tile. There are more varieties of shower tile than ever before, so it’s more important than ever to choose the right kind. Aside from style and aesthetics, make sure to choose tiles that can handle moisture and heat from the shower…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Patterned Carpet

New carpeting can add a little charm and warmth to any room. Whether you’re remodeling your home or simply looking to refresh your space, the right carpet will make or break any style. While solid-color carpets are a safe bet, patterned carpets have become an increasingly popular way to accentuate…

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How To Use Warm and Cool Tones To Choose New Flooring

Your flooring choice helps set the tone for the room and should be taken into consideration in the overall design of your home. There are several decisions to make based on your preference, style, and lifestyle: Hard surface or soft? Pattern or solid? Focal point or background? And, of course,…

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Authenticity Is In: Aged Surfaces are Trending in 2022

Everyone loves the shine of newly laid floors, but you don’t want your house to look like everybody else’s, and newer isn’t always better. As with manual transmission and aged wine, showing your age isn’t just authentic: it’s attractive. That’s why we’re keeping an eye on the 2022 trend in…

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