Although I included links to these handy guides in my CSI: Carpet Scene Investigation post, I thought they deserved a post of their very own. First, from Fabric Link comes an alphabetical who’s who of horrible stains. From acid toilet cleaners to wine, there’s something for everybody. Also worth a look-see is 3M’s stain removal guide, which they bill as alternatives to using one of their own products. How magnanimous of them.
If you’ve ever been in the market for carpeting, you know what a daunting job it can be. Besides color and style, there’s a whole carpet lexicon that only makes matters worse. By identifying and defining these individual terms, we might be able to get to the bottom of the conundrum of choosing the perfect carpeting.
There are three terms that describe the construction of a carpet’s surface. They are weight, density and twist.