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Fleck's Floors LLC
(888) 653-4165
36834 Dupont Blvd.
Selbyville, DE

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CARPET MART
339 E DUPONT HWY MID SUSSEX SHOP CTR
Millsboro, DE
 
PAUL B MORIN FLOOR WALL
(302) 539-7322
RR 1 BOX 123
Ocean View, DE
 
FEHRENBACH'S FLOORING PLUS
(302) 227-5513
15 FOX CREEK DR
Rehoboth Beach, DE
 
Sherwin-Williams Company
(302) 934-1556
565 E Dupont Hwy
Millsboro, DE
 
Affordable Flooring
(302) 537-7464
4 Sunshine Plaza Route 1
Fenwick Island, DE

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Old Wood & Company
(302) 684-3600
26804 Lewes-Georgetown Road, Route 9
Harbeson, DE

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HOMEWORK'S FLOOR COVERING
(302) 524-1800
RR 1 HICKMAN'S BEACH PLZ EAST
Bethany Beach, DE
 
ARIZONA CARPET & FLOORING
(302) 227-9252
503 D OLD LANDING RD
Rehoboth, DE
 
Truitts Carpet Service
(302) 934-8718
229 Main St
Millsboro, 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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