Author: Paul Tucker

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 [...]

Family plays on comfortable carpet

Kid’s Room Design Inspiration: Toddler Playroom Ideas This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at Black Southern Belle! Enter the #BeautyofCarpet sweepstakes here. I have a toddler and a baby who spend most of their time playing and crawling on the floor. The kids play all throughout the house with their toys and books strewn everywhere. Our two year old is very active and our baby will be walking soon, so I wanted to create a dedicated pl [...]

Girl petting dog on carpet

Carpet for Bedrooms: Why We Chose Carpet for Our Girls' Room This post is part of the Carpet and Rug Institute’s Beauty of Carpet campaign. Read the full post at House of Hood! Enter the #BeautyofCarpet sweepstakes here. Carpet is a great choice for any room in your house, but I wanted to specifically share why we chose it for our girls' bedrooms. Our girls are still little. They are 4 and 6, and are constantly playing with their dolls. They primarily play in their playroom and in their bed [...]

A spilled glass of red wine on a carpet

CRI Spot Solver: Remove Stains Quickly and Simply CRI is all about providing the best information on all things carpet to make is a benefit for your home or facility. The CRI Spot Solver is a free web tool with the information to help you get that pesky spot or stain out of your carpet. Carpet cleaning is a necessary part of maintaining the appearance and longevity of carpet in your home or facility. Vacuuming and deep cleaning are the biggest aspects of carpet cleaning, but removing spots and s [...]