different kinds of wall to wall carpet
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On the Carpet

Buying the right carpet for a room in your home involves more than finding a style in the color you like. You first will need to consider your lifestyle—what you typically do in that room—location, material, construction, and upkeep. Carpet manufacturers have responded to homeowners' desire for great looks, value, and easy maintenance with many innovations and options in recent years.

Read on for our guide to terms and products, to help you navigate the selection process.

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