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Welcome To My Free Carpet Information Website!

I've been in the carpet business well over 30 years, but I have retired and no longer sell or install carpet. However, with what I have learned over the years, I know I can help you avoid common carpet scams, and teach you how to choose the right carpet that will meet your needs and lifestyle, and help you save time and money. 


It's a free service and I won't make a dime no matter where you choose to buy new carpet or flooring.


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Rest assured, on my websites, homeowners have totally free access to all my unbiased carpet buying articles, useful forms and charts, and over 200 common Carpet Questions & Answers (Q & A). 


You can also email me your carpet buying questions if you want to get my free carpet buying advice. 


On the left side of this page you can access my Sitemap to see all my articles or type in a keyword or phrase to search all of my websites collectively. No matter what you need to know about, when it comes to buying carpet, I have an article that will help you make wise and informed choices. 



Best Carpet Choices for Homeowners

You need to arm yourself with key information that will help you make the right choices for carpet, padding and installation. Buying the right grade of carpet can be very confusing and it takes considerable time and effort. Select the wrong grade of carpet or padding and you stand to lose hundreds or even thousands of dollars when it wear out too quickly. So don't think you can just head out this weekend visit a couple of carpet retailers and get the job done in a couple of hours. 


Your carpet buying journey should start by doing some research and answering some hard questions, like "how long do you want your new carpet to last?" and "what carpet style will best serve my needs and goals?"



Carpet Confusion - Don't Get Stressed Out!

Buying carpet is supposed to be fun and exciting but it does require that you do your homework. I suggest you start by taking my free Carpet Foot-Traffic Test to see what grade of carpet can best serve your needs and goals. It only takes a minute to determine what level of foot traffic you have in your home. 


Don't be in a hurry, take your time and make sure you think about each choice carefully. From carpet styles, patterns, color and quality, each and every decision you make is important and deserves substantial forethought and careful consideration. 


Some folks take several months to choose the right carpet and padding for their home. Take several carpet samples home and consider them carefully. Ask for all the carpet specifications from the dealer and compare various carpets side by side in the comfort of your home. 



Don't be pressured to buy today by any salesperson.  Learn more about Carpet Specifications


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What Does Unbiased Carpet Information really mean?


There are tons of useless carpet websites that claim to offer unbiased carpet information, but the truth is, they are just trying to sell carpet and hope to make a huge profit from your carpet purchase. 


They will tell you anything to get you to buy from their sources. That's just plain wrong! That's not unbiased information, that's a Carpet SCAM! 


I believe that every consumer deserves to know the truth about buying carpet. That's why I provide the best source of unbiased carpet information on the internet!


Why should you trust my carpet buying advice?

First of all, I do not sell carpet and I will not make any profit from any carpet you buy. So when I give you my professional carpet buying information or advice, you can trust that I will not intentionally steer you wrong. 


Second, I have over 30 years experience in the carpet business. I do not sell carpet or install carpet and I provide free unbiased carpet information for homeowners. Home Improvement Big Box Carpet Scams?



Email me your Carpet Questions!

I've already answered thousands of emails from homeowners like you. I invite you to read through my information packed website, read my free carpet buying articles, browse through over 200 common Carpet Buying Q & A  



5 Keys To Carpet Buying Success


1. Obtaining proper measurements saves you money.

Having the correct measurements for your home could save you plenty, not to mention the headaches that could be caused from under-measuring. My book reveals the tricks to getting your home measured right. In fact, I even show you how to measure your home yourself!


2. Product knowledge gives you power to choose wisely. 

Selecting the wrong carpet fiber is worst mistake you can make! Learn the truth about carpet fibers and carpet styles in my book. The more you know the better choices you will make. Beware of information obtained from websites that want to sell you carpet.


3. A wise shopper always gets several estimates. 

Getting several estimates is just plain smart. Not only can you make your final choice by choosing the best deal offered for similar products, it also gives you the chance to see who is fair and who is not. My book reveals where and how to quickly comparison shop to find the best deals.


4. Installing carpet correctly increases performance

Finding a qualified carpet installer is tougher than you might think. Carpets installed poorly will develop wrinkles and can cut the life expectancy in half! You must have your carpet installed properly if you expect it to last. Learn how to find a qualified installer in my book!


5. Proper maintenance insures longevity.

Take proper care of your carpet and it will serve you well for years to come. If you don't clean your carpets correctly you could easily ruin them. In my book I reveal the truth about carpet care and what you need to know about carpet cleaning!



Alan's Preferred Carpet Dealers


It's getting hard to find a reputable carpet dealer these days! That's why I've created a special hand-picked list of over 400 locally owned Carpet Dealers who offer Free estimates, fair prices, knowledgeable staff, honest measuring and qualified installers. See My Recommended Carpet Dealers Near You!




Recommended Carpet Stores

Preferred New Carpet Dealers



Best Carpet Cleaning Services

Carpet Cleaning Service Directory

Buy New Carpet or Have Your Old Carpets Cleaned?



How To Choose New Carpet

5 Ways to Ensure Your Carpet Buying Success

How Much Does New Carpet Cost?

Carpet Specifications Explained

What Grade of Carpet Should I Select?

Best Carpet Choice for Kids Dogs Cats & Pets?

Retail Carpet Scams and Rip-Offs Revealed

Buy Carpet at Home Depot Costco Empire or Lowe's?



Carpet Padding Choices

Selecting the Right Carpet Pad

Types of Carpet Padding

Specialized Carpet Pads



Carpet Installation Facts

Carpet Installation Cost

How to Find a Qualified Carpet Installer



FREE Forms, Guides, Charts and Coupons

Carpet Shopping Form

Discount Coupon

Carpet Durability Guide Chart

Carpet Price vs. Longevity Guide

Carpet and Pad Pricing Chart



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