1670 carpet Stories

My Houzz: Hodgepodge Happiness in a Santa Cruz Beach House
""Shag carpeting, dingy walls, paper-thin windows, all the things that needed to be... to wall carpeting in my Florida home and replace with wood. Thanks! LOVE your home... with Shag carpeting. We just hired someone to refinish them and that was it! Thanks so..."
Overlooked Design Opportunity: Stair Risers
"for a carpeted runner. From Spanish Revival tiles to numbers; from repurposed layers... ugly old carpet from the steep stairs to my bedroom and scraped off decades worth of... covered in carpet, I am renting. What can I do to spice them up? Wow If the risers are..."
My Houzz: New Life and Style for a 1976 Airstream
"shag carpet, wallpaper and claustrophobic curtains common to vintage Airstreams... musty old carpets & drapes and everything in the living room and down the road side,... of the carpet and the couch cushions. And I was pretty high on vodka fumes as well..."
10 Ways to Boost Your Home's Resale Value
"all our carpets cleaned, but since there weren't any obvious stains the realtor said... We had carpet buckling in a few places and called a locally owned flooring company... and the carpet was being replaced. With the furniture there, I’m sure a painter would... the same carpet in a colour I could only describe as pale mud. For that price, I would... olive-brown carpeting, I referred to it as “the bat cave”! I had my own logical preferences..."
Drama’s Afoot With Striking Black Floors
"furnishings, carpets and artwork. A Dyson rechargeable vacuum or a dust mop do the trick... black carpets in lounge and bedrooms. They show no more dirt than kighter floors... Berber carpet in our family room when our home was built 13 years ago. Beautiful... style carpet - again in black. It's striking to walk in the front door to see that... black carpet. A quick trip with the Miele every other day and it's lovely. We have..."
Discover the Rug Type Everyone Wants
"them on carpet. If you have a very low pile commercial type carpet, it could work... of your carpet or rugs..mine is a 9x12 with fringe..PS. My husband is a carpet cleaner... a pile carpet is really easier to keep spot free with pets (although I know they are... oriental carpet. I think I'll try a flat weave now. Go to www.jaipurrugs.com. They... low pile carpet? Flat weaves are great layered on sisal or other such natural grasses..."
They're Baaack: 7 Retro Design Features Making a Comeback
"orange shag carpet in their den...I have been begging them to get rid of it for decades... ratty old carpet!!!! Just shoot me...... Speaking of avocado in the kitchen, have you... shag wool carpet from Heals and dragged it around through four moves, back in the seventies... that shag carpets are attractive..... Oh, yay! I love the cool stuff about the 70s with... avacado shag carpet, avacado green suite in the bathroom, and "coin gold" (=mustard) drapes..."
How to Paint Your Hardwood Floors
"was the carpets! We knew there decent pine floors under the carpet, but didn't realize... laying carpet. I had floors refinished. They couldn't sand deep enough to get paint... realize the carpets were GLUED DOWN! We were on a very, VERY strict budget and if we were... to wall carpet at my 15 yr old cabin, imagine there is plywood underneath. Any chance... pulled the carpet up and then to our surprise I got laid off. With not a lot of money..."
Are You Gutsy Enough to Paint Your Floor White?
"Under my carpet I have plywood. Has anyone ever painted plywood? I have painted plywood... floors or carpet for our living room in our country home. We have two small children... laminate to carpet, and the room has already been partially transformed by painting the... look at carpet colors, but most people don't realize that these particles are abrasive... out the carpet (or the surface finish of hard surface flooring) faster and a little..."
Decorating 101: How to Choose Your Colors
"of the carpet with the curtains. Just included the blue wall with carpet and tiles... new wool carpet throughout the open plan living area Ina strong, deep terracotta! Not... with this carpet Maybe you could enter that (with photo) in the Advice area, Pilbarapink... first carpet, art, furniture, then I pull the wall color from these elements. On... with the carpet and has colors you like, then choose other pieces for the room based..."
Make Your Fixer-Upper Fabulous on a Budget
"unfortunate carpet that they HATED.... already installed, in rooms that should simply have... had the carpet cleaned. They had ripped out the beautiful neutral high quality, and... fabrics/carpets.rugs chosen for a room, and AN IDEA at least, of adjacent rooms. You... First carpet - salesman suggested I should get my lounge first and match the carpet... checked out carpet shades anyway and brought some samples home to check them in the room..."
Try DIY Plywood Flooring for High Gloss, Low Cost
"by the carpet pad staples. I was overjoyed to be rid of the carpet and the floor... bedroom carpet! Looks amazing I did some research before on this subject while trying... old shag carpet out of the bedroom in my old 1860's farmhouse. While I was trying to... nasty carpet with no budget for replacement flooring. I painted the underlayer plywood... white carpeting with plywood flooring for a contemporary home office/multi-use area..."
10 Accessories Worth Buying for Fall and Beyond
"top of a carpet. debi1949 - a wool carpet can rub if a rug is placed on it but a lot... Oriental carpet that I lay over our carpet from Nov-Feb. it adds a festive flair and... but my carpeting is boring and neutral. Thanks for the idea!! In reference to #10... damages the carpet underneath. Any input would be appreciated. For debi1949, I'm not certain... my wool carpet too much to cover it up at all. I also completely agree with design..."
When You Need Real Housekeeping Help
"their carpet. Well this woman had a deep pile in her carpet and I was the last one... under the carpet! There is already a very worn looking area on NEW carpet where this... there is carpeting, you vacuum your way to the door as you leave so as not to have any... of her carpet which was the first thing she saw when she got home. That was the end... cleaning carpets, and organizing me. They leave notes of where they put things, if they..."
Contractor Tips: Finish Your Basement the Right Way
"pieces of carpet at a time. We thought there would be concrete under the carpet and we... other than carpet? Carpet is considered for warmth, especially in the winter (OH)! Help... soaked the carpet. After days of trying to suck the water out with our wet to dry vac... that the carpet was toast. My poor husband has been moving heavy furniture and cutting... to lay carpet in a basement turned into a boys bedroom? Is it true one must use a..."
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