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How To Choose Between Hardwood and Laminate

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The differences between laminate flooring goes beyond simple cost and personal taste. While most homeowners think of hardwood as the cream of the crop and laminate as a consolation prize, that doesn’t tell the whole story.Both types of flooring have their pros and cons, which is why we’ve put together…

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Authenticity Is In: Aged Surfaces are Trending in 2022

Aged Surfaces are Trending in 2022 | Carpet Advantage

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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Black and White Flooring is Back: How to Make this Trend Work in your Home

Living room flooring | Carpet Advantage

Black and white flooring is making a comeback this year. The retro look ties together vintage and modern style perfectly, while also adding elegance and sophistication to your home. Black and white flooring is incredibly versatile. Though a checkerboard pattern is common, there are many options and patterns to choose…

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3 Great Eco-Friendly Flooring Options For Your Home

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The days of bland eco-friendly flooring options are over. These days, consumers are actively shopping green, resulting in major flooring companies expanding their eco-friendly options. At Carpet Advantage Company Inc in Urbana, IL, we feature a number of environmentally conscious flooring choices that we know you’ll love. Here are 3…

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Get Creative With Your Floors By Incorporating Patterns

Cabinets | Carpet Advantage

To avoid monotony in your home interiors, patterns are the perfect additions to bring visual interest, engagement, and creativity to your furnishings and flooring. From creating interesting, patterned flooring layouts to designing with patterned floor tiles, there is a multitude of ways to attain eye-catching surfaces in your favorite rooms!…

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The Top Carpet Trends for 2022

Top Carpet Trends for 2022 | Carpet Advantage

For all of the flooring trends that will come and go over the years, the supremely soft feel of plush carpet underfoot will absolutely never go out of style! After a long day of work, there’s nothing like kicking off footwear and walking across wall-to-wall carpet to begin unwinding. When…

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How To Clean Your Hardwood Flooring

Clean Your Hardwood Flooring | Carpet Advantage

Whether you are admiring the gorgeous hardwood species already installed in your home or are in the process of selecting hardwood flooring for your next installation, you want that pristine hardwood surface and natural beauty to last for as long as possible! The best way to maintain the elegance of…

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The Basics of Berber Carpeting

Berber Carpeting | Carpet Advantage

With a storied history originally woven from the Berber tribe, Berber carpets represent a unique type of carpet that has served homeowners with distinct style and valuable performance for decades. Choosing the right carpeting for the home is determined by a variety of factors such as activity level, décor preferences,…

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5 Reasons Carpet is One of Our Favorite Floor Options

Bedroom carpet | Carpet Advantage

Today’s flooring options are endless, from stone-look vinyl tile to solid hardwood to easy-care laminate, so deciding can seem overwhelming. But while you’re considering all your options, don’t forget about carpet. With so many other flooring choices available, you might be wondering if carpet is still a popular option. Well,…

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Do You Need to Refinish Your Hardwood Floors?

Do You Need to Refinish Your Hardwood Floors | Carpet Advantage

There’s no mistaking the inherent natural beauty of genuine hardwood flooring and the effect that the gorgeous graining and unmistakable texture has throughout the home. Listed as the number one flooring preference with prospective homebuyers, authentic wood planks also represent a true value-adding investment towards a property’s bottom line. Whether…

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