How to use Carpet in a sentence

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  • It will be covered with carpet by next weekend.

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  • This thing wouldn't be easy to handle on a red carpet, but I think I can make it all right.

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  • He followed the trail to the edge of the carpet then took in the dirty dishes in the sink.

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  • She felt more grounded as she stepped out of the horrible grey elevator onto a thick carpet of green.

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  • I didn't sleep well but the carpet was clean in the morning.

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  • There's no carpet in the street.

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  • The horses stepped over the field as over a thick carpet, now and then splashing into puddles as they crossed a road.

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  • You may be a cop, but you're also an obnoxious slob who's soiling a clean carpet with your discarded body parts.

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  • But this carpet of flowers is very partially distributed and lasts but a short time.

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  • He's a genie offering a bottle with a flying carpet tossed in.

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  • More particularly, chased and inlaid metallic wares, bez (thin cotton) and carpet - weaving receive government support.

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  • Of course, but most people prefer the carpet.

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  • Once the carpet was laid, it would be ready for occupants.

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  • A golden leaf floated down in the cool morning mist and joined a carpet of others under the tree.

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  • Carpet Bedding consists in covering the surface of a bed, or a series of beds forming a design, with close, low-growing plants, in which certain figures are brought out by means of plants of a different habit or having different coloured leaves.

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  • Although its manufacturing importance is now small in comparison with that of several other Yorkshire towns, it possesses mills for spinning worsted and carpet yarns, coco-nut fibre and China grass.

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  • It is, however, a valuable fibre for carpet yarns, especially for dark yarns.

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  • The meadows south of Alost are often covered with the linen undergoing the process of bleaching, which makes them assume the aspect of a whitish-blue carpet.

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  • In springtime the flora of the wood is covered with a carpet of blue anemones and yellow archangel.

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  • The moon will not sour milk nor taint meat of mine, nor will the sun injure my furniture or fade my carpet; and if he is sometimes too warm a friend, I find it still better economy to retreat behind some curtain which nature has provided, than to add a single item to the details of housekeeping.

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  • Xander was everywhere, from posters on the wall, stacks of books he'd allegedly written, even a red carpet entrance flanked by adoring female fans and photographers.

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  • Next in importance comes the spinning and weaving of wool, cotton, linen and carpet manufactures, and dyeing.

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  • The textile and carpet mills are among the most famous in the United States.

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  • Bigelow established in Clinton the Lancaster Mills for the manufacture of ginghams. From 1845 to 1851 he perfected his loom for the weaving of Brussels and Wilton carpets, the greatest of his inventions; and he established the Bigelow Carpet Mills here.

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  • The grand carpet which had covered the floor of one of the mosques for three centuries was purchased by a traveller about 1890 for ioo, and was finally acquired by the South Kensington Museum for many thousands.

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  • It contains car-works, foundries, and carpet and woollen factories, and is a summer resort, especially for Americans.

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  • The Germans have an orphanage with 300 Armenian children, a carpet factory and a medical station.

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  • The room would have been cheerful with the morning sun if the wine carpet and dark walls hadn't leached the light.

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  • Giddon kept the lawn mown short to discourage snakes, but the rich green carpet wasn't nearly as enticing as the tangle of brush that threatened to invade the area around the house.

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  • Beneath her feet, the carpet was plush enough to fascinate her as she took a step.

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  • A small team of four vamps approached the window and stopped at the edge of where the carpet from the hallway met the tile of the foyer.

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  • Replica of the brass of Adam Bacon, set in the rather alarming chancel carpet.

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  • When softened by whale oil, it can be woven on machines to make coal sacks, horse bags and carpet backing.

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  • Sporting groups include badminton, basketball, bowls, carpet bowls, football, hockey, netball, table tennis, tennis.

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  • A wonderful antique carpet beater in willow wood, dating to circa 1895.

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  • It was frequently used in Victorian carpet bedding schemes.

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  • Kevin maintains you can still see the bloodstains on the carpet.

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  • These include bricklayer, carpenter or joiner, carpet fitter, and glazier.

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  • From the Roof of the World includes a Tibetan noble's jacket made from a silk brocade woven Chinese carpet.

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  • Naturally, this features a red carpet, flanked on either side by a row of chunky, flickering candles.

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  • Will strolled up the red carpet wearing an England football strip.

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  • The art work shows 2 cubes floating on a " magic carpet " in a galaxy of stars.

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  • This spacious room has thick dark blue carpet covering the circular floor.

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  • My "best" room, however, my withdrawing room, always ready for company, on whose carpet the sun rarely fell, was the pine wood behind my house.

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  • Then he fell upon the carpet, rolling and writhing, while scream after scream resounded through the house.

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  • Carpet has its advantages and disadvantages, too.

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  • The decor is tres hip, with a carpet patterned in plum, brown, sage and orange and wine racks that are a translucent shade of orange.

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  • On the other side of the thick entry door was a sitting room with lush wine colored carpet.

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  • She shielded her eyes with one hand and walked down the carpeted hall, stopping when she realized her hallway didn't have carpet.

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  • A white desk crammed in a corner was covered with teen magazines, and a box of beads had spilled and scattered a rainbow across the carpet.

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  • Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green "tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.

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  • Orientals sit on the floor in preference to chairs; hence it is thought very necessary by them that the carpet should be kept clean, which could not be done were persons to keep their shoes on.

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  • Besides a considerable agricultural trade, Deventer has important iron foundries and carpet factories (the royal manufactory of Smyrna carpets being especially famous); while cotton-printing, rope-making and the weaving of woollens and silks are also carried on.

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  • In the United Kingdom, under the name of "coir" matting, a large amount of a coarse kind of carpet is made from coco-nut fibre; and the same material, as well as strips of cane, Manila hemp, various grasses and rushes, is largely employed in various forms for making door mats.

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  • It's the 1970s - Twiglets, flares and shag pile carpet.

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  • A hessian backed wool carpet square (2 ' x 2 ') is a very useful thing to have for many purposes.

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  • Upstairs the Visitors Room, with it's Black Watch tartan carpet, is a vast cavern for stylish lounging.

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  • Return to the top of the page 1876 carpet sweeper invented The first carpet sweeper was invented by Bissell.

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  • Any carpet cleaner can say anything about his past jobs.

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  • The carpets are being recycled by small company Carpet Burns, started by Kelly Atkins.

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  • Varied Carpet beetles and Wooly bears The adult varied Carpet Beetle is between 2 to 4mm long with a highly convex body.

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  • Dining Room with fitted carpet, understairs cupboard off.

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  • A thin carpet in a dark color does not deaden your footsteps.

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  • This is the time for yogurt and dead grass, for carpet fluff and wildflowers, for junk from the bottom of my toolbox.

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  • Guests decked in their Sunday best walk the red carpet with wedding gifts in tow.

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  • Tiled floor, flush wooden block flooring under benches; heating vent grilles beneath carpet in aisle.

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  • Became a bit of a carpet salesman, myself... " This brought hoots of derision from some of his listeners.

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  • The walls were painted a light, grayish green color and the carpet was dark jade.

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  • He'd eat carpet fluff if it had enough ketchup on it.

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  • The bluebells were in bloom among the trunks, giving the place a carpet of dark lilac.

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  • The old lino has been removed prior to laying a new carpet.

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  • From 1755 till 1835, there was a celebrated carpet manufactory at Axminster.

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  • A neat touch, typical of Citroen, is a reversible boot mat with carpet on one side and washable PVC on the other.

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  • He is a very powerful media mogul who worked his way up through the carpet industry to get where he is today.

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  • Hard floor wand More and more carpet cleaners are earning extra money by offering hard floor cleaning.

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  • It is worth noting that the reef was covered in a carpet of tiny juvenile mussels.

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  • Atzerodt shuffled along in carpet slippers, a long white nightcap on his head.

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  • I can still pee on the carpet in the dark.

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  • These floated away, together with flower petals, forming a carpet over the water.

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  • There is an unusual memorial to wartime carrier pigeons surrounded by a carpet bed.

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  • During our trip we only saw one snake, a not poisonous Carpet Python.

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  • A carpet was drawn across the ghastly spectacle, and the tyrant resumed his feast over the still quivering limbs of the dying.

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  • From the moment you get your Mini Racetrack, you'll be dying to spread out on the carpet and get racy.

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  • The EX Factor finalists literally graced the red carpet as they came under the hammer in front of a star gazed audience.

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  • Thinking we might find some reptiles, we began to look under a carpet of cut hay on a sunny slope.

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  • It's like riding a magic carpet, it makes riding at speed across extremely rocky trails a breeze.

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  • Instead there would have been a carpet square, rush mats, or oriental or rag rugs.

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  • Dirty Marks carpet Usually respond to carpet shampoo e.g. 1001 or Vanish.

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  • I've got more chance of climbing Everest in carpet slippers than ever being that good.

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  • In spring and early summer snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells carpet the woodland floor.

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  • Other established uses for old tires include turning them into office sundries such as mouse mats, bookmarks and coasters, and carpet underlay.

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  • The deep yellow rays of the morning sunlight streamed through the floral blinds making shadows like prison bars on the dusty carpet.

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  • The Archbishop of Canterbury using a metal detector to locate a carpet tack stuck to a horse.

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  • The rucked carpet or carelessly placed rug, long toenails, no stair rail, poor footwear, poor lighting.

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  • These systems can also be applied to synthetic turf, which is a major product for European carpet mills.

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  • Many consumers compare quotes for the total installation costs of carpet and accessories, including underlay and gripper, before making a decision.

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  • A relief map of Zimbabwe in carpet underlay, wonder what Mugabe would make of that?

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  • Do not use newspaper or carpet as a liner underlay, as after time it will rot allowing stones through.

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  • Rhino The Rhino is a very powerful 3 x 3-stage vac, 200 psi carpet cleaning extractor.

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  • From a coarse herbage we passed on to a carpet of fine green verdure.

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  • Ground Cover Plants - Plants that carpet the ground with dense growth suppressing weeds.

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  • Among the inoffensive species are counted the graceful green " tree snake," which pursues frogs, birds and lizards to the topmost branches of the forest; also several species of pythons, the commonest of which is known as the carpet snake.

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  • In the north, where the lichen-covered or ice-shaven rocks do not protrude, the ground is covered with a carpet of mosses, creeping dwarf willows, crow berries and similar plants, while the flowers most common are the andromeda, the yellow poppy, pedicularis, pyrola, &c. besides the flowering mosses; but in South Greenland there is something in the shape of bush, the dwarf birches even rising a few feet in very sheltered places, the willows may grow higher than a man, and the vegetation is less arctic and more abundant.

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  • Farther north we come to the urmans of West Siberia, dense thickets of trees often rising from a treacherous carpet of thickly interlaced grasses, which conceals deep marshes, where even the bear has learnt to tread circumspectly.

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  • Johnson saw with more envy than became so great a man the villa, the plate, the china, the Brussels carpet, which the little mimic had got by repeating, with grimaces and gesticulations, what wiser men had written; and the exquisitely sensitive vanity of Garrick was galled by the thought that, while all the rest of the world was applauding him, he could obtain from one morose cynic, whose opinion it was impossible to despise, scarcely any compliment not acidulated with scorn.

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  • He heard those around him disputing in whispers and one of them insisting that he should be led along a certain carpet.

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  • And do you remember how we rolled hard-boiled eggs in the ballroom, and suddenly two old women began spinning round on the carpet?

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  • They recycle old carpets through a carpet reclamation scheme.

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  • Back Up to Bosnia Page Canned Lies Belgrade has rolled out the red carpet for a new epic film.

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  • Home to find Button has regurgitated what looks like an ex bird on the sitting room carpet.

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  • It 's like riding a magic carpet, it makes riding at speed across extremely rocky trails a breeze.

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  • The shockwaves ruck up the planet 's surface like a carpet, destroying most of the civilized world.

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  • The massively rumpled carpet in the Live room added an extra element of danger to throwing shapes which were in turn becoming increasingly bizarre.

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  • Her feet scuff up my carpet as she goes.

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  • The sedum matting, which came in a roll like a carpet, was simply laid on top.

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  • Is that a shag pile carpet under the rabbit?

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  • Dirty Marks Carpet Usually respond to carpet shampoo e.g. 1001 or Vanish.

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  • Broken glass littered the carpet in a trail to the bathroom, shimmering slightly.

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  • Stairs up to Bedroom 1 5ft double with stunning sea views, sisal carpet.

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  • By the end of the movie, Levine 's golden carpet was slithering away from under our feet with a tinkle of ice cubes.

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  • Want to smother the weeds on your plot with layers of old carpet?

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  • It is NOT safe to use the spinney chair on top of carpet which has not been fixed to the floor.

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  • Today these gardens are famous for their splendid carpet of spring bulbs.

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  • Department stores make great use of the difference between carpet and linoleum to subtly steer customers around and hold them in certain places.

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  • Stilt walking is best practiced on either carpet or grass.

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  • She dropped the straightening irons to the floor, which proceeded to leave burn marks on the carpet.

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  • Thick carpet lay underfoot and cushions were strewn liberally over the floor.

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  • There 's profit in selling childcare, and so the very big disadvantages about it are swept under the carpet.

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  • The carpet was threadbare in places and the room smelled stale and dirty.

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  • From outside there came the dull thudding sound of heavy feet upon thick carpet.

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  • The demand for tufted carpets has grown to the extent that they now account for over 90% of global carpet sales.

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  • There are only two turf pitches, the rest consisting of carpet rolled over a cement strip.

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  • Thus the evolutionist has, in his very name, the idea of being unrolled like a carpet.

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  • The chairs were upholstered in green leather to match the pale green carpet.

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  • Please have a look at our carpet cleaning prices or upholstery cleaning prices.

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  • Regular upkeep is vital to the life of your carpet.

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  • Next day, veils of mist parted beneath us to reveal a thick carpet of frost below our sun kissed eerie.

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  • It looked like two squares of worn Turkish carpet, stitched together at the edges.

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  • I slid the book towards her, but it did not reach its destination, due to its friction against the carpet.

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  • Don't forget to select rugs and carpet that emit limited fumes and are anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and able to secure to floor.

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  • We have also found a great product that we recommend to all our clients is to consider using interlocking mat tiles from The Cartwheel Factory for a portion of the floor and to either carpet or hardwood on the rest of the floor.

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  • It's a messy approach that adds work like carpet cleaning and mopping the floor to the toilet training process.

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  • If you've tried all the other methods such as removing your daughter's diapers and letting her soil herself, and this has given you little progress and far too many carpet stains, then it's time to sit back and reevaluate the situation.

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  • Then it's time to go shopping for a new carpet.

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  • It is important to be prepared when you go shopping for a carpet.

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  • Fewer things are more frustrating than finding out you've got the wrong information after you have ordered the carpet.

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  • Check out the carpet showrooms and stores in your town.

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  • You can find carpet showrooms and stores near you by picking up your local yellow pages and looking up the word "carpet."

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  • Ask for samples of the carpet you like to take home and examine.

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  • Doing this will allow you to see how the color of your walls and belongings will go with the color of the carpet.

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  • After you've decided on what you want, think about the kind of padding you'd like to go under the carpet.

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  • Ask about whether the padding is included in the installation cost of your carpet.

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  • For instance, you don't want to spend a lot of money on a carpet that has a 20-year life if you're only going to be in your current home or apartment for another five years.

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  • Know that carpet by square yard usually costs about $15 for basic carpet and around $30 or more for luxury carpeting.

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  • Before the carpet gets installed, you will want to have experts come and measure the area to be carpeted.

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  • Stay out of the way of the professionals laying the carpet down in your house.

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  • Make sure the carpet has been installed to your liking.

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  • Local is a feature on the Yahoo! search engine that allows you to find carpet showrooms and dealers near you by simply entering your address or zip code in the allotted field and clicking on the "search" icon.

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  • Georgia Carpet doesn't require you to be from Georgia to order.

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  • Once you have completed selecting your carpet and the installers have finished their job, take a minute to sit back and reflect upon what you have before you.

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  • Fresh new carpet is truly a thing of beauty, something that you should take in before the wear and tear of daily life conspire to make it a little less bright and shiny than it is fresh out of the box.

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  • You might balk when you first see the bill for your new carpet, but when you get the experience of top-quality, brand-new carpeting you will know where that money went.

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  • This is a good place to start if your budget isn't up for an antique Persian carpet.

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  • If you're in the market for new carpet but you're not sure where to start, a carpet buying guide is a must.

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  • Find out more about the types of carpet, the rooms they're best for, and more.

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  • Not all colors and types of carpet are created equal.

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  • What types of activities will happen in the room you wish to carpet?

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  • How big is the room and how will that mesh with the cost per square foot of the type carpet you have in mind?

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  • What type of padding will you need under the carpet?

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  • Will it be feasible to opt for more padding and less expensive carpet, or do you need the durability of the actual carpet to get the longevity you require?

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  • Once you find the best price on the carpet you like, have the vendor send someone out to measure the area you'll be covering.

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  • Remember that you don't have to get the carpet, the installation, and the padding all from one place.

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  • Also, when you buy your carpet, make sure to carefully inspect the warranty.

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  • The warranty is an important part of your carpet buying experience, so read all of the fine print before making a commitment.

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  • This isn't the most durable carpet on the market, but if you're dying for wool and can't afford it, it's worth a look.

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  • Olefin is another nearly indestructible carpet fiber, similar to nylon.

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  • Berber is a carpet made up of tightly aligned loops, giving it a tight, uniform appearance.

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  • The smaller the loops, the better it will look after daily wear.Cut Pile Berber combines the multi-colored look that's common in Berber with the look of plush carpet (there are no loops).

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  • Plush is one of the most common types of carpet in places of residence.

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  • Refer to carpet buying guides before making your purchase so that you can get the most for your money.

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  • A few main manufacturers supply most of the industry's carpet.

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  • Dalton, Georgia, has some of the largest carpet dealers in the United States, and because the large manufacturers are located nearby, you'll find some of the best prices in companies operating around that area.

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  • The American Carpet Wholesalers of Georgia offers 30 percent to 60 percent off retail prices on many major brands.

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  • Another company nestled in Georgia is Georgia Carpet.

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  • If you own an apartment complex or other rental homes, Georgia Carpet specializes in floor covering or Oriental rugs for those types of environments.

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  • Just like the car industry, the carpet business has new models and styles which means clearance, closeouts, and year-end deals.

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  • You can find some great deals at 50 percent to 75 percent off at Georgia Carpet.

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  • Also located on the website is the carpet roll section.

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  • These are basically remnants from leftover carpet sales that are contained in a small roll.

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  • Owen Carpet is located in Dalton, Georgia, which claims to be the "carpet capital of the world."

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  • This company recommends shopping locally for the style and brand of carpet of your choice, then browse their showroom or online website to find the same thing for price comparison.

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  • Also located in Dalton, Georgia, is Big Daddy Carpet.

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  • You'll get discounts because they have overstocked carpet, discontinued carpet, and slightly-flawed carpeting.

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  • Just like most carpet companies, Big Daddy Carpet holds clearance and discount sales, which can often be at bigger price reductions.

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  • Big Daddy Carpet has great relationships with the carpet companies to buy in bulk.

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  • With most online carpet wholesalers, shipping can get expensive if you have it directly delivered to your house.

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  • The reason is that carpet can get heavy and bulky to handle and this puts a strain on the carrier in terms of weight.

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  • Since it costs the carrier more, it costs the carpet company more and therefore, you must pay more.To alleviate some of the shipping cost, try to pick up the carpet yourself from the carriers facility.

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  • If that isn't possible, see if you can arrange for your contractor or a friend to get the carpet.

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  • Before buying online, research your local carpet companies to see if you can get a deal there or if they can offer you any of the same deals you might get online.

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  • There's heavy-duty, Berber, shag, and low-pile to name a few, but there are some key tips to help you choose the perfect carpet type for your home or office.

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  • Buying carpet doesn't need to be as intimidating as it might seem.

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  • Carpet nap runs in one direction, which means that footsteps and other tracks will show up in the carpet more frequently depending on the direction of the traffic.

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  • Often, a dog may counter boredom or stress by chewing items around the house including furniture, socks or your carpet.

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  • Does your dog get his nails stuck in the carpet fibers?

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  • Pulling and trying to get it free could lead him to pull off the toe nail or just tear the carpet.

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  • If you need to use a carpet flea powder, remember to always change your vacuum bag to help control fleas at the juvenile stage.

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  • I also like to spray this mix on the carpet and furniture before vacuuming.

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  • The shock is similar to what a person receives when he walks on carpet and then touches a metal object.

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  • The slender new culms spring gracefully from the carpet of arching foliage.

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  • In summer it forms a dense carpet on moist soil, and should always be grown in the bog garden or moist ferneries.

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  • This is a true evergreen, with thick glossy dark green leaves, sometimes variegated, and forms a neat carpet in the rock garden.

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  • It is multiplied by pulling the tufts into small pieces and then replanting them a few inches apart, when they soon meet and form a carpet.

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  • A beautiful effect, too, is got by their use as a carpet or setting to some of the plants in the rock garden.

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  • P. Webbiana is a good garden form, making a thick green carpet, with spikes of rosy-purple flowers.

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  • It is usually found in moist woods, where it forms a dense carpet.

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  • With songs like Born to Be Wild and Magic Carpet Ride, Steppenwolf continually explored this duality of human kind in a way that was thoughtful yet still fun and full of spirit.

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  • Ultimate Guitar - The biggest hits Steppenwolf had were Born to Be Wild and Magic Carpet Ride, and most tab sites will reflect this by having more versions of these songs than any others.

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  • For example, Ultimate Guitar has forty six tabs in all, but fifteen of them are versions of Born to Be Wild and ten more are versions of Magic Carpet Ride.

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  • Their most popular bass tabs are - not suprisingly - Born to Be Wild and Magic Carpet Ride, but they also feature tabs for Rock Me and Sookie Sookie.

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  • Many home buyers scour old houses looking for original hardwood floors underneath the carpet to restore.

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  • Dust and mites cannot hide in wood floors the same way as they do carpet.

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  • Real estate agents say that houses with wood floors sell faster and at a higher price than homes with carpet.

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  • Carpet needs to be replaced every eight to 10 years, depending on the wear and tear.

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  • If you are using tools in the same room as a laminate floor, lay down a tarp or carpet remnant to help prevent damage caused by a falling hammer or tool.

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  • Otherwise you could end up with a beautiful refinished room that smells musty and has a damp carpet.Speaking of carpet, if you do have moisture in the subfloor, carpet may not be the best flooring choice.

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  • If you need to replace old carpet in your home or are doing some type of other floor remodeling project, consider using vinyl flooring.

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  • While carpet used to be the most desirable flooring in homes across the country, today's new homebuyers are looking for the convenience and stylish looks of hardwood floors.

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  • Examine the floor - Go over the floor to make sure there aren't any errant nails or carpet staples left behind.

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  • SwiftLock can even be installed over existing ceramic tile, concrete, vinyl, plywood underlayments, or over short pile carpet that is less than 1/4-inch high.

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  • It can go right over your existing flooring unless the room has carpet.

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  • The flooring, which can include tile, stone, hardwood, laminate or carpet, can be installed directly over the cement in a one-step installation.

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  • If you're looking for a durable, easy-to-install flooring option for your home, Berber carpet tiles may just be what you're looking for.

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  • Berber carpet is named after a tribe in Northwestern Africa.

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  • Berber carpet, including carpet tiles, is typically made from one of three materials - wool, nylon or olefin.

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  • Because wool carpet is so expensive, most consumer-grade Berber is made from either nylon or olefin.

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  • Vacuuming is the best way to maintain a Berber carpet, but if the carpet gets a stain, use a carpet stain remover.

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  • Be careful you don't saturate the carpet with water or other liquids; because the fabric is so dense, it will take a very long time to dry.

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  • Installing Berber carpet tiles is as easy as installing vinyl tiles.

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  • Some brands of carpet tile offer the advantage of having self-stick backing.

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  • If your Berber tile carpet has a snag or it is unraveling in a spot, you have a number of options available.

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  • Apply some glue to the carpet fabrics and set it back in place, sew the snag back in place with needle and thread or simply replace the tile with a new one.

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  • Having the ability to simply pull up a damaged tile and replace it with a new one is one of the prime advantages of having a Berber tile carpet in the home.

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  • Armstrong carpet tiles offer an innovative alternative for those looking for a new flooring solution or those who may just be tired of the same old options.

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  • When shopping for carpet tiles, make sure to consider what type of room the carpet will be going in.

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  • Thinner carpet tiles are best suited for high traffic areas where cleaning is a constant concern.

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  • Carpet tile is an excellent solution for areas where a fully carpeted floor may not be the ideal thing, like in a basement.

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  • If only part of your basement is used by the family, install carpet tiles just in that area without any fuss or special equipment.

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  • Armstrong carpet tiles are ideal for sectioning office space into work and lounge areas.

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  • Carpet tiles are available for a range of budgets and needs, from thick, plush carpet tiles priced around three dollars per tile to thinner, less expensive tiles priced closer to a dollar per tile.

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  • There are also plenty of carpet wholesalers and discount carpet stores both online and physical where you may be able to find huge discounts on the price of the tiles.

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  • Discount carpet tile stores often offer tiles that have been discontinued or ones that are no longer available, so it's important to know the amount you need to complete a job to ensure you don't come up short.

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  • Carpet tiles are installed in the same manner as vinyl tiles.

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  • Peel-and-stick carpet tiles already have adhesive on the backside of the tile.

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  • Peel away the paper covering and stick the carpet tiles down wherever you want them to go.

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  • These are also known as pressure sensitive carpet tiles; once the carpet tile is laid, apply some pressure to them to make sure they fully adhere to the floor.

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  • Carpet tiles without adhesive will require a separate adhesive to be laid down so it can stick to the subfloor.

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  • For example, if you're installing a carpet tile that has a thick pile, use a heavier adhesive.

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  • Clean carpet tiles just like regular carpet; vacuum and clean them with a hot water carpet cleaner.

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  • Regular maintenance includes vacuuming the carpet twice a week, or more if needed, and a deep clean with hot water and soap approximately every two to three months.

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  • Carpet tiles are easy to install, can cover the entire room or just a section of the floor and are easy to replace in case of stains.

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  • Carpet tiles were invented in the 1960s.

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  • Formed of large sheets of carpeting, squares of varying sizes are stamped out to from "tiles" of carpet.

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  • Carpet tiles were originally made for covering office floors.

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  • Carpet tile pricing begins at less than .50 a square foot and goes up to as much as $30 a square foot.

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  • There are several reasons why using inexpensive carpet tiles may be in your best interests.

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  • If you're installing carpet in a small area yourself, you may want to consider using cheaper carpet tiles for the first install.

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  • Installing carpet is not an overly difficult job, but it does take some practice and patience.

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  • Carpet tiles are much easier to install than rolled carpet, but can still have a learning curve.

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  • Rather than beginning your first project with expensive carpet tiles, use cheaper ones in an entry way, basement or kids' room to practice.

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  • Damp concrete and potential for moisture and floods can quickly mildew or ruin a carpet.

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  • Inexpensive carpet tiles are available in a wide variety of great colors, perfect for children's rooms.

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  • You also have the benefit of rearranging the carpet tiles into new patterns to keep the room looking fresh and fun as your children grow.

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  • There are a number of ways to get less expensive carpet tiles for your home.

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  • Begin by checking clearance sections of your local carpet store; because you can mix and match colors you can by closeouts of several colors in small quantities and save big.

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  • When used properly, carpet tiles make a great floor covering for less.

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  • If you like the idea of a soft carpet underfoot in the bathroom, but don't want to take the chance of water damaging the carpeting, bathroom carpet tiles may be a solution to consider.

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  • Carpet feels good underfoot, is slip resistant and is one of the least expensive floor coverings available.

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  • On the other hand, carpet can soak up water and therefore stains, making it a difficult floor covering to keep clean in a bathroom setting.

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  • In these times, bathroom carpet tiles make the most sense.

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  • While carpeting can seem like a cleaning nightmare in the bathroom, with water and the potential for mold and mildew to grow, carpet tiles actually have several advantages in the bathroom.

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  • Carpet tiles can provide this surface throughout the entire bathroom, or in the areas surrounding the tub, toilet and sink.

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  • If a carpet tile was to absorb water and become stained or mildewed, it is possible to pull it up for cleaning and either replace it again, or throw it away and replace it with a new one.

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  • Carpet tiles do not have grout lines to be maintained, and can be vacuumed, steamed or spot treated like regular carpet.

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  • These synthetic fibers do not absorb water at the same rate that wool or natural carpet fibers will.

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  • One of the benefits of carpet tiles is the ability to combine various colors and patterns into one, custom floor covering.

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  • If the idea of carpeting in the bathroom appeals to you, make sure to keep the following tips in mind when planning for carpet tiles.

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  • Carpet tiles can be formed into large area rugs, or installed inside a border of a water-proof material such as ceramic tiles.

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  • Consider inlaying carpet tiles in sections in front of the tub or sink, and covering the rest of the bathroom floor in easier-to-maintain hard tiles.

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  • Shower doors, properly hung shower curtains and the use of a bathmat can help to prevent excess water absorption from ruining your carpet tiles.

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  • Make sure your shower area is as water-tight as you can make it to avoid having to pull up the carpet tiles frequently.

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  • While bathroom carpet tiles are easier to maintain than wall-to-wall carpeting, they can be more work than hard tiles in a wet area.

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  • Commercial grade carpet tiles are a cost-effective way of adding the look and feel of carpet to virtually any room, but while they can be applied anywhere, they are made and targeted more for an office environment than for the home.

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  • Then again, if you run a home office out of your basement, these types of carpet tiles may be just what you're looking for.

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  • Commercial carpet tiles are just like vinyl or laminate floor tiles, except they have a thin layer of carpet on top.

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  • Some of the tiles may offer self-adhesive on the bottom, whereas others may require the application of an adhesive specifically manufactured for carpet tile installations.

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  • The typical commercial carpet tile is sized 2-feet by 2-feet.

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  • Because each box contains a set number of tiles to cover a specific square footage, determining how many boxes of tiles you'll need to complete the job will be much easier than trying to figure out how much regular carpet will be needed.

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  • Commercial carpet tiles are also designed for high traffic conditions, so you know they're made to last.

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  • Like carpet and standard tiles, commercial carpet tiles come in a wide variety of choices, but your selection is greatly expanded when you shop online.

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  • Modern commercial carpet tiles are available in a huge variety of colors, designs, thicknesses and tufts.

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  • A few tips on how to install carpet tiles can make the job easier and faster.

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  • Carpet tiles are an easy, attractive and flexible carpeting choice.

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  • Sizing can be important; if you want patterned carpet tiles in a small room, using a smaller tile may make the space look larger.

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  • Quality carpet tile brands rate their carpets for wear and have both light duty and heavy duty options.

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  • The adhesive, backing and fiber materials in heavy duty carpet tiles are stronger and more rugged.

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  • If you plan on using carpet tile in an entry, kitchen, mudroom or other high traffic area, expect the best performance from a more expensive, high use rated product.

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  • One nice thing about carpet tiles is that you can mix and match them.

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  • Mark your layout; your drawing will come in handy on installation day and it will also help you evaluate how many carpet squares of each color you'll need.

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  • You can cut most carpet tile with a pair of shears or a utility knife.

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  • Now that you know how to install carpet tiles, you can move on to that wallpapering project you've been thinking about.

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  • Installing carpet tiles instead of wall-to-wall carpeting has a number of big advantages.

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  • Buy carpet tiles rated for your intended use.

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  • Although a nicely installed set of carpet tiles will be indistinguishable from standard carpeting, why not try something different.

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  • You may be surprised at the effects you can create with bold carpet in a fun room, like a media or exercise room.

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  • If you watch during spring and fall, you'll see attractive sales on great carpet tile (and other carpet, drapery, bedding and bath accessories) discounted to make room for this season's newest shades.

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  • If you don't mind being a few months behind the latest trends, you can net 20 to 40 percent savings on carpet by just watching for seasonal sales.

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  • If you need a refrigerator, blinds and carpet, the total for items purchased at the same time may make you eligible.

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  • Rent an industrial carpet cleaner and go to town.

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  • Or, if your carpet is looking exceptionally worn, pick up a carpet runner or strategically place throw rugs down to cover up the bad spots.

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  • With the majority of his clientele being famous Hollywood celebrities such as Rita Hayward and Ave Gardener, it is no surprise that red carpet fashion dominates the Dior house.

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  • Men today sometimes take their style cues from celebrities, who often show up on the red carpet in less than formal clothing.

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  • All of that may have left you with a beautiful carpet of green, but at a cost.

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  • They spend their time in air-conditioned spaces and they walk on carpet, asphalt or concrete.

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  • In addition to organic mattresses, bedding, and linens, the store also offers organic carpet, cleaning supplies, candles, paint, furniture, clothes, water filters, totes, and more.

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  • It's easy to want a dress seen on the celebrity we saw walking the red carpet on TV, but not all bodies look alike in the same dress.

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  • The fact is shapewear is a popular tool used by stylists to help give their clients that flawless look whether they walk the red carpet or the paparazzi are snapping their photo going into a restaurant.

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  • An active person who once enjoyed bowling may like skittles or carpet bowling.

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  • We often see stars and starlets on the Hollywood red carpet and movie premieres donning new and never-before-seen eyewear and other wardrobe choices.

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  • At the end you would ride the magic carpet slide.

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  • And although there are many in the video game industry who would dearly love for adult video games to disappear quietly under the carpet, they are a historical fact that cannot be ignored.

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  • Similar to delivering the package earlier, Tom now hands you a carpet and orders you to take it somewhere.

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  • Kurt Ziza - Go to Aladdin's house in Agrabah and talk to the dancing Magic Carpet.

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  • For the rest of us who have carpet, install the extra feet that Nintendo includes.

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  • These raise it from the carpet and act as a hard floor of sorts.

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  • After blotting up the stain you may have to use a carpet cleaner or clothing stain remover to remove any final impressions of the stain.

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  • Spot Shot Carpet Stain Remover by WD-40 is very effective on certain carpet fibers.

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  • Oxi Clean Laundry Stain Remover and Oxi Clean Carpet Spot and Stain Remover both do an effective job on certain carpet fibers.

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  • Spreading the paste lightly over the red wine stain, keeps it from soaking into the carpet.

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  • If the stain remains, follow with a carpet stain remover.

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  • Allow the salt to dry while it pulls the wine out of the carpet.

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  • In the 1800s, toy boats called carpet rollers became popular.

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  • Throw rugs should be secured to the floor with a rubber pad, double-sided tape, or a piece of foam carpet backing.

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