Author: Paul Tucker

Beautiful carpet in living room

3 Tips to Refresh Your Living Room for Spring This post from Love Your Abode is part of the 2021 Beauty of Carpet Spring campaign. Now that Spring is here, I was itching to change up a few things in our living room. Naturally, our family room is the ultimate cozy space for hanging out, reading, and watching shows. I switched out a few things for the season and thought I’d share my 3 tips to refresh your living room for spring.  TIP 1: SWITCH OUT THE TEXTILES A simple way to c [...]

Child and dog playing on carpet

Refreshing Your Child's Bedroom for Spring on a Budget This post from Modern Day Moguls is part of the 2021 Beauty of Carpet Spring campaign. Springtime is the time for new beginnings as well as room refreshes! This go-around we are working on my youngest daughter's room. She would describe her current room as “not my style” or “too mom-ish.” She says these like it’s a bad thing. A few years ago we ended up ditching our guest bedroom for my office and in turn, made her room suitable for gue [...]

New NHLBI Guidelines for Asthma and Allergies: What They Mean for You In December 2020, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, an organization under the National Institutes of Health, released new guidelines for the treatment of asthma and allergies. The guidelines are comprehensive in their content and are used by numerous organizations in government and the medical community. For CRI, the updated guidance is neutral concerning carpet removal and does not include any recommendations reg [...]

CRI Programs: Creating Better Products, Homes, and Buildings The Carpet and Rug Institute is dedicated to providing the best information on carpet and how it can improve homes, offices, and commercial spaces. Our programs allow consumers to have the best carpet experience by picking the right products for their floor and picking the best products to maintain it. Green Label Plus Green Label Plus, an ANSI-accredited program, certifies carpet and carpet products as low-VOC emitting products. Recog [...]

Children in playroom

How to Design a Multigenerational Space with Carpet Design Inspired by Heritage and Family This post from Black Southern Belle is part of the 2021 Beauty of Carpet Spring campaign. My husband and I both work from home and have been fortunate to spend time with my parents and with their grandchildren. Our weekdays are often spent at their home, and I’ve been looking to do something extra special for them. I decided to surprise my parents by transforming their upstairs suite into a multifunctional [...]

Vacuuming Carpet at Home

The Best Carpet Cleaning Practices for Your Home Carpet cleaning is the simplest way to maintain the appearance and life of carpet in your home. We've got some simple steps you can take to keep carpet looking great and lasting. Vacuuming, spot removal, and professional cleaning will enhance your carpet experience for the life of your carpet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKfqAAIIJVc

Christmas decor with carpet

The Benefits of Carpet During the Holidays This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Haneen's Haven. I always love adding seasonal touches to the bedrooms. They’re the coziest rooms in the house because they’re carpeted! I can’t wait to share more images of our new carpeting! It was just installed two weeks ago, and it feels SO good! So nice to have fresh carpet in time for the cold winter months. It’s soft underfoot! I don’t know about [...]

Kids playing on carpet during the holidays

How to Decorate for Christmas Using Non-Traditional Colors and Carpet This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Modern Day Moguls. Modern Day Moguls outlines how carpet is the perfect base for designing around the holidays! Cozy– Carpet was such an easy choice in this room because I knew it would be a central working/collaboration spot for our family. Seeing that carpet is soft, warm and cozy underfoot it  makes hanging out in here so ea [...]

Children’s Room Flooring Inspiration This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Unlikely Martha. When it was time to start considering new flooring for my children’s rooms, for a very short time we tossed around the idea of putting a hard surface option in their rooms, and then when I put some thought into how my children live in their rooms it was evident that carpet was the best choice. My children sit on the floor a lot, both of them f [...]