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Before You Buy Carpet

At E.T.Flooring & Design there is hardly a day goes by that a customer will ask, do homeowners still use carpet? Yes , carpet is and continues to be a flooring of choice for those of us who want to step onto a warm surface first thing in the morning or enjoy the softness and warmth underfoot as we sit and watch movies in family rooms situated on the lower floors of our modern day homes.

Carpet manufacturers are keeping pace with the modern home by introducing easy care fabric and trendy designs. The carpet industry offers warranties that may include: stain proof, soil resistance, anti shock and multi year texture retention that can be extended with the various Premium Cushion under pad available. We at E.T. Flooring & Design will ensure you choose the carpet and under pad that best suits your needs to get the most durability and longest life possible.

Regular cleaning in the form of vacuuming and steam extraction will ensure your carpet remains looking its best. Vacuuming prevents soil from penetrating into the fiber and every 12 to 18 months the carpet should be cleaned with steam extraction to ensure removal of any build up of dirt. Most vacuum cleaners have adjustable cleaning bars to ensure proper cleaning without being too harsh on the carpet fibers.

Renovating? New home in your future? E.T. Flooring and Design has a multitude of carpet options as well as installers with experience and an eye for detail that makes your carpeting a joy to live with.


There are many different types of fibers such as wool, silk, polypropylene, PTT and other different types of blends. However the two most common are Nylon and polyester.


Nylon carpet is a synthetic fiber. Its typically found in more expensive carpets. Nylon is the first truly synthetic fiber. Nylon is a strong fiber and as such, It is one of the strongest types of carpets to date. However there are cons to all carpets. It is also the most likely to absorbs spills and dirt. With proper cleaning and maintenance it will out last many other fibers.


PET also know as polyester carpet. PET carpets are typical a softer carpet, Its also normal less expensive compared to other fibers. Also It is a synthetic fiber giving it more of a stain resistance.

Carpet Styles

With in the fiber there are also different styles of carpet such as:


Berber carpet began as a widely used commercial grade carpet, but has evolved into a great home carpeting option, and is most commonly used in basements, home offices and family rooms.


Plush carpeting is a type of cut pile carpeting. There are several advantages to the use of plush carpeting. One of the benefits is a comfortable covering for the floors in the home.


Cut and loop is mainly just a blind of both a plush carpet and a Berber carpet. By combining the two carpets it will give you different textures and different patterns of carpet.

There are also different types of carpet styles such as twist tile formats and more.

E.T. Flooring & Design
305 A 38th St E,
Prince Albert, SK, S6W 1A5
Telephone 306-763-2424
E-mail: info@etflooringdesign.com
Fax: 306-953-8284

Store Hours

Monday 08:30 AM – 05:30 PM
Tuesday 08:30 AM – 05:30 PM
Wednesday 08:30 AM – 05:30 PM
Thursday 08:30 AM – 05:30 PM
Friday 08:30 AM – 05:30 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Sunday Closed