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Kassees John S Inc
(302) 838-1976
121 S Kingscroft Dr
Bear, DE
Hiott Floor Covering
(302) 836-8466
469 County Rd
Bear, DE
Mr Sandman
(302) 737-5388
36 Brookhill Drive
Newark, DE

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Floor Concepts Inc
(302) 994-5002
4315 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
Dino & Son Tile Distributors Inc
(302) 999-0333
1908 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE
Diamond D Floor Covering
(302) 838-1551
97 Lums Pond Rd
Bear, DE
Just Carpets LLC
(302) 836-9885
3415 Wrangle Hill Rd
Bear, DE
M. Dills Flooring, Inc.
(302) 420-6011
440 Pigeon View Lane
New Castle, DE

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Harb's Rug Cleaners
(302) 994-2151
3412 Kirkwood Hwy
Wilmington, DE
Reavis Flooring
(302) 998-4952
3321 Old Capitol Trl
Wilmington, DE
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Is Wall-to-Wall Carpeting a Thing of the Past?

Someone is always ripping up wall-to-wall carpeting on those “extreme home renovation” shows on TV. But that doesn’t mean the soft surface that used to greet your bare feet in the Summer is dead and gone.

It’s just getting a little facelift.

Just like parachute pants, pet rocks and big hair, wall-to-wall carpeting had its time in the sun. In the 1970s and ‘80s, wall-to-wall carpeting was everywhere – in shag forms and colorful hues and fibers that eventually lost their luster.

While wall-to-wall carpeting never completely went the way the mood ring, it did see its popularity decline. Why?

  • Wall-to-wall carpeting became replaced by affordable manufactured wood flooring like laminate. Homeowners were able to have the look of real wood in their homes without having to break the bank to do it.
  • Other flooring options like bamboo, laminate, stone, vinyl and linoleum are easier to clean and maintain than carpeting.
  • Homes with wood or stone floors often have a higher resale value than those with carpeting.
  • Environmental and health issues – Carpeting often negatively affected indoor air quality, produced potentially harmful emissions and was more difficult to dispose of at waste disposal facilities.
Step into almost any new home in the 1990s and there was the same thing in the main living areas – boring beige wall-to-wall carpeting. It was cheap and went with any décor. Now, wall-to-wall carpeting is taking a little different shape.

Wall-to-wall carpeting in the 21st century is like the Oldsmobile commercials of the past: “This isn’t your father’s Oldsmobile.” Bright colors, geometric shapes and exciting patterns are today’s carpeting choices.

Instead of making furniture and wall decorations the focal point of a room, homeowners are starting with vibrant wall-to-wall carpeting. Wall-to-wall carpeting is becoming more of a f...

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