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darsunt 06-04-2007 10:38 PM

What is apartment grade carpet?
 
I've heard the term and I am trying to buy apartment grade carpet. Is apartment grade a specific standard, or does it vary?

Does it have a specific weight per square yard? A specific density? Also does it have a specific type of padding?

Thanks

Floorwizard 06-04-2007 11:23 PM

Apartment grade really means low level quality flooring.
Affordable is another way of putting it.

Usually around 25 oz FHA approved along with a 5# rebond or whatever beneath it.

darsunt 06-05-2007 12:53 AM

Apartment grade is not commercial grade, correct?

Floorwizard 06-05-2007 03:22 AM

no it's not.
Although I have seen commercial goods in a rental

Yuk...

poppameth 06-05-2007 06:50 AM

We sell quite a bit of commercial grade carpet in apartments. But it's the cheapest stuff we sell.


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