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Old 04-16-2014, 04:35 PM   #1
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Hello,

I did some research on carpet, but still have some questions. Carpet will be going in 3 bedrooms, Master, Guest and Back Entertainment Room.

Master: 17.25' x 12'

Guest: 11.42' x 10.7'

Entertainment Room: 17.33' x 14.75'

I looked into Mohawk and Shaw. I was able to go to a local carpet shop and asked to see Shaw 100% Nylon. I felt the Anso Nylon fiber and another called Shaw carpet called Ravishing. I prefer the Ravishing (see below).

http://shawfloors.com/carpetdetails/...6866-spun_silk

Is this good carpet? Any other suggestions. Mohawk was more expensive.

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Ravishing is nylon, so it should wear well and resist stains. The only negative I see is that it's sofbac. I personally don't like sofbac, but some people do. Make sure that you get an experienced installer, sofbac carpets can be difficult to seam and stretch. Also, it is extremely heavy, labor is usually higher because it may take 4 men to carry it in.

To give an example of weight, I have never seen a 12'x12' that I couldn't carry by myself. except a 12'x12' of sofbac usually takes 3 men to carry in.

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Would you recommend any other carpet in Nylon? Which backing do you like?
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I like actionbac. But don't let me scare you off. Go to a store and check out the carpet samples and/or rolls. You can see the different backings.
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Thank you. I will look at some more carpet. I am getting several quotes right now.
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