Carpet Guide

Carpet is the perfect combination of style, comfort, and warmth all in one product. What sets carpet apart from other flooring options is its unmatched comfort and style in addition to making a house feel more like a home. At Custom Floors Carpet One Floor & Home in Sarnia, ON we carry a wide selection of carpets to choose from like name brands as well as our own exclusive brands. Our flooring professionals can help match you to the perfect carpet for your home.

Carpet continues to be a top choice in flooring among homeowners due to its comfort qualities. Carpet is more durable than you think, and comes in options that are stain, fade, and wear resistant. We can match you to the best carpet for your home using our unique Select-A-Floor™ system which matches you to a carpet that suits your lifestyle while offering our award winning warranties.

Expert Advice - Choosing a Carpet Style

Jim Aaron, our VP of Merchandising for Carpet One Floor & Home, shares some information on the different carpet styles that are available.

Types of Carpet

Carpet has come a long way over the years and has adapted to changing styles and customer needs. It can be made to handle active family lifestyles and stand up to challenges such as children and pets. Characteristics such as pile styles, fibres, and the backing all play important roles in how a carpet should function in your home.

We offer carpets that are stain, fade, and wear resistant. That means you can live your life on your carpets almost worry free. The type of fibre carpet is made out of play a major role in how stain resistant and durable a carpet is. We have carpets with synthetic fibres like nylon and polyester which are inherently durable and soft. We also offer natural carpet fibres such as wool. Wool features several amazing characteristics like being hypoallergenic and easy to clean.

How do you find the right balance between performance and style? The most important thing you need to do is choose the right type of carpet. There are five main types: level loop, patterned, textured, frieze, and plush.

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Types of Carpet Fibres

Carpets are made up of fibres that are twisted into piles. Fibres can come from different materials like synthetic materials or natural materials. Fibres play an important role in carpet and can influence design, durability, and stain resistance. Synthetic fibres include nylon, polyester, olefin, and triexta. Nylon happens to be one of the most popular synthetic carpet fibres. It is durable, and can be treated to be stain resistant. We also offer carpets made with natural fibres, including wool. Wool comes from sheep and is a sustainable fibre, which makes it an eco-friendly option. Wool is also naturally hypoallergenic, resistant to staining, and can also resist show from wear.

Pet-Friendly Carpet

We offer pet friendly carpet for your home. There is no reason to sacrifice comfort for performance when you can have both. Our exclusive carpet brands such as Relax, it’s… Lees and Tigressá are specifically made with pets in mind. They feature the ultimate stain resistance and can easily be cleaned. Our H2O™ technology found in our line of Tigressá carpets features a waterproof backing that stops pet accidents from reaching your subfloor. This prevents the growth of mould, mildew, and odour causing bacteria.

Where Can Carpet Be Installed?

Carpets are a great choice to install in bedrooms, dens, or you can even install them in living rooms as well. Our stain, wear and fade resistant carpets can be installed in places around your home that experience a lot of traffic like stairs, hallways, and even children’s playrooms and basements.

In addition, as your neighborhood experts, we provide a number of premium services to make sure you make the perfect choice for your residential setting. We'll help you sort through the different carpet options, compare important features and styles, and we'll even come to you for an in-home consultation. Our team of professionals will help you from product selection all the way through carpet installation.

Our Selection of Carpet

Carpet makes your home feel warmer and cozier. As your local neighborhood flooring experts, we want to make sure you find the best carpet for your home. Check out our carpet selection at our showroom in Sarnia, ON and choose which carpet is right for your home! We offer name brands carpets you love in addition to our exclusive brands including Relax, it’s… Lees®, Tigress®, and Innovia™.

  1. Lees carpet

    Lees carpet offers a leading warranty.

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  2. Tigressa H2O waterproof carpet

    Tigressa H2O features a waterproof construction.

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  3. Innovia carpet

    Innovia combines style and performance.

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Carpet cleaning

How to Care for Carpet

Caring for your carpet flooring is easier than you think. Before you begin cleaning though, double check the warranty provided by the manufacturer so you use the right products to clean your carpets. Follow the link below to learn about different carpet cleaning tips.

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Tigressa Carpet

What are the Different Types of Carpet?

Not all carpet is made with the same materials, or made to look the same. Different types of carpets can function differently in your home. Follow the link below to learn more about the different carpet types and which would be best for your home.

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