A binding is a strip of fabric sewn over a carpet edge to prevent unraveling, and add aesthetic appeal. Carpet remnants are often bound to form rugs.
Blackout shades filter out all light, and are ideal light sleepers who require total darkness to fall asleep.
Blinds are hard window coverings, typically composed of slats or vanes that can be raised or lowered for privacy and light control. The most popular blinds are made of natural materials such as wood, faux-wood, metal, woven grass or bamboo.
A carpet backing is the underside of a carpet that provides security to the tufts which gives the carpet strength & stability.
To provide softness and longer wear to your carpeting, a carpet cushion can be used to absorb the shock of everyday wear. It can be made out of a variety of materials, including foam, fiber, and nylon.
Ceramic tile is composed of clay that has been fired in a kiln and coated with a glaze to keep the tile from absorbing stains & improve the durability of each tile. A ceramic tile’s color and pattern also comes from the glaze. Ceramic tile is commonly used for floors, countertops and backsplashes.
Cut-and-loop is a style of carpet that is composed of both looped fibers and cut/straight fibers. This allows the carpet to have a geometric or abstract design.
A cut pile carpet is created when the carpet fibers are cut which results in a straight pile with the ends of the carpet fibers exposed. This is the most popular style of carpet.
Engineered wood flooring has a genuine wood surface, rather than being solid hardwood. They consist of a relatively thin layer of true hardwood over a layer of high-quality plywood.
Flat Weave rugs and carpets are made of cotton or silk and have no pile. This means they are a perfect fit if you need a large rug to cover a high-traffic area due to the fact that they are easier to clean. A flatweave rug usually doesn't cost as much as a high-pile rug so they are typically the most budget friendly option.
Frieze is commonly referred to as a twist, and is currently a very popular style of carpet. This creates a unique and clean appearance. Frieze carpeting is often multi-colored but it can also be a solid color.
Laminate flooring is a multi-layer synthetic flooring option that simulates wood with a design layer underneath a clear protective layer. Laminate is popular due to the fact that it is budget friendly, and easier to install and maintain than more traditional surfaces such as hardwood flooring. Laminate is a great choice for entry ways, hallways, and living rooms.
With a level loop carpet, all loops are made the same size to create a smooth and even surface for the rug or carpet. Level loop carpet is ideal for those looking to add texture and a stylish finish to a space.
Loop Carpet is a carpet style that consists of a surface made up of uncut loops.
Luxury Vinyl Plank, or LVP is an affordable, durable, and beautiful alternative to hardwood flooring. LVP mimics the look, texture, and warmth of real wood while being waterproof, hypoallergenic and eco-friendly. Many Luxury Vinyl Planks are also slip-resistant which makes them perfect for slick areas of the home, and well-suited to high-traffic areas.
Luxury Vinyl Tile, or LVT mimics the appearance of real wood, marble, or stone flooring, but provides many additional benefits. It is durable, affordable, resistant to water, and can be installed anywhere in the home!
A pile refers to the size and shape of the loops of your carpeting. If a carpet is high pile, it means the fibers are longer, and if it’s low pile carpeting, it means it has shorter carpet fibers.
Pleated shades are composed of a series of expanding pleats. They are perfect for light and privacy control.
Quartz countertops are often referred to as “engineered” due to the fact that they are typically made from more than just natural quartz. These countertops are manufactured by combining resin, polymers, and pigments with the natural ground quartz. Quartz countertops are extremely durable, low maintenance, and 100% scratch resistant. It is also extremely versatile and is available in a wide variety of beautiful designs, colors, and patterns that will fit any kitchen design!
Instead of having slats like blinds, roller shades are made of a solid sheet of material that covers the window and is brought down with a roller function. When pulled down, the tube in the middle turns and the material grows in length to cover the window. When pulled in the opposite direction, the material re-wraps around the tube.
A roman shade is a popular type of window treatment that features drapes or folds of fabric when the shade is raised. They are operated by using a pull cord or a continuous loop of cording to raise and lower the fabric.