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What’s next in carpet colors - and how do you choose?

Dark grey carpet in a Portland, OR home
We're writing this in the last two months of 2021, but people are already asking about color predictions for the next year, especially since they’re planning a carpet installation. Color choice depends mainly on decor; for example, the rustic decor trend will have a lot of browns, beige, and cream ...
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How long does carpet last?

Durable carpet installation in a Vancouver, OR home
Carpets often last up to 15 years or more, depending on quality, fiber, and how well you maintain the carpet installation. Even the subfloor's condition plays a part, especially if it's wet where mold and mildew can telegraph up to the surface floor and wreak havoc.One of the biggest causes of ...
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Can carpet warm a room?

Carpet installation in a warm Wilsonville, OR nursery
A carpet installation insulates a space ten times more than other flooring types, so it will make a warm or cool room stay that way. It won't, however, actually change the area's temperature. Still, it will make your room feel warmer and cozier (or cool if the air conditioner is running) by ...
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Your guide to carpet styles

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Walk into The Marion’s Carpet & Flooring Warehouses carpet store in Portland, OR. You'll see hundreds of samples, all from different manufacturers with names like Karastan, Mohawk, Masland, Lexmark, Dixie Home, and Engineered Floors-Dream Weaver. We know it can be overwhelming to be surrounded by ...
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What carpet type is best for your home?

Patterned low pile carpet in a Portland, OR living room
A carpet installation should harmonize with your overall decor and style; it needs to be aligned with your room requirements, lifestyle, and budget.Why the room is so importantWhen you walk into our carpet store in Portland, OR, you'll see hundreds of samples, all with a wide selection of colors, ...
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Where is the best place to buy carpet?

New carpet installation in a Portland, OR home
If superb carpet is something you are searching for, it can be tempting to head off to your nearest big box store and load up on the best 'deal'. However, that will not be the best way to meet your specific needs, so read along with today's post to find out how we can help.Specialized showrooms ...
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How to choose the best carpet

Carpet installation in a modern Vancouver home
Carpet is a fantastic floor covering that works splendidly in various spaces, especially with small children in the home. But there is a perfect combination of attributes that will work best for you, and we’d like to tell you how to find them in today’s post.The best carpet is closer than you ...
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Best carpet for high traffic areas

Durable carpet installation in a Wilsonville, OR home
When you have a busy home that includes many high traffic areas, it is vital to find a floor covering that stands up to the task. This is especially true with carpet, where durability, stain resistance, and a long lifespan are desired, so read along to find out what's best for your home.Carpet is ...
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What type of carpet is suitable for a bedroom?

Carpet installation in a Portland, OR bedroom
Put carpeting on the floor, and you've instantly created a cozy, warm, and inviting ambiance. This soft-surface elevates room decor and guarantees an eye-catching look. Marion's Carpet & Flooring Warehouses is a carpet store in Portland, OR. We also have a showroom in Wilsonville, Oregon, and ...
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Four tips for choosing the perfect carpet

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Have you finally decided to dive into the carpet flooring experience? If so, you’re probably looking at a wealth of products, information, and possibilities.While these are all attractive options, especially if you are getting floors for many rooms, you likely need a few tips on selecting the ...
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Nylon vs. polyester carpet fibers

New carpet installation in a Portland, OR home
When shopping for carpet, one of your decisions will be about fiber since they affect both appearance and performance.  Nylon and polyester are the most popular fibers and, while both are good choices, the selection will ultimately come down to your needs and budget. Here, from Marion’s Carpet ...
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Should you paint a room before or after installing carpet?

Soft new carpet installation in a Portland, OR home
New flooring installation and a fresh new coat of paint are often part of any remodeling project. If that’s where you currently find yourself, you might be wondering if you should paint a room before or after installing carpet.The answer is that you should paint before installing a brand new carpet ...
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Can carpet be installed over concrete?

Fresh carpet installation in a Portland, OR home
Carpet flooring can be installed on a concrete subfloor, whether that slab is located on or below ground level in the home or outdoors. As long as the right fiber is chosen for the location, and the flooring is installed correctly, the lifespan for high-quality products is long. Regardless of where ...
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Do different types of carpet have unique installation methods?

Perfectly installed carpet flooring in a Portland, OR home
There are three main types of carpet installation. What you select doesn’t depend so much on the type of carpet but rather, how and where you plan to use it. It also depends on your needs. Each has its advantages, as well as some challenges. Be sure to discuss this in detail with our flooring ...
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How is carpet installed on stairs?

Stairway carpet installation in a Portland, OR home
While some homeowners choose wall-to-wall carpet for the entire home, others have carpet flooring installed only on stairs. Since safety is always a concern, it’s easy to see why carpeted steps are so popular. It’s hard to slip on carpet, and the child-friendly flooring provides a soft landing if a ...
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How is carpet installed?

Carpet being installed in a Portland, OR home
Flooring is an investment and proper carpet installation will affect both longevity and performance of the material.These are just some of the things your installer will do.Preparing the room and the subfloorThe installer will come before the installation to correctly measure the room, and that’s ...
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The basics of carpet care: A simple, condensed guide that takes the complexity out of caring for soft surfacing

Carpet flooring from Marion's Carpet & Flooring Warehouse in Portland, OR
When you have carpet floors, it’s essential to follow the proper maintenance guidelines to ensure your installation remains beautiful for years to come. Not only will caring for your soft surfacing enhance its performance, but it will also extend its lifespan, allowing you to enjoy it for a long ...
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Make your carpet installation day a breeze with our expert advice!

Carpet flooring from Marion's Carpet & Flooring Warehouses in Wilsonville, OR
After searching for carpet floors and visiting Marion’s Flooring Superstores to peruse carpet types and carpet padding, you’re likely going to find the perfect fibers with our professional assistance. The whole experience will be wonderfully exciting and exhilarating – but that certainly won’t be ...
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The importance of finding a carpet store near you

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If, during your search for the best floor covering you’ve ever asked yourself, “Is there a great carpet store near me?” then you’ve come to the right place. In fact, at Marion’s Flooring Superstores, you’ll find plenty of different carpet types to satisfy each of your requirements and preferences ...
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Tips on selecting a contractor for your carpet installation

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There’s no doubt about it, choosing new surfacing for a home makeover can be incredibly exciting! There’s so much to decide upon, from carpet types to carpet padding. But, aside from being an exciting project, it can also be a nerve-wrecking venture, especially when it comes down to choosing a ...
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Five steps to a perfect carpet installation and home makeover

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Whether you’re tired of the same-old look in your bedroom, or need to redo that spare room because your family is growing, here are 5 steps to make your home renovation go smoothly. Wondering which ‘carpet store near me’ to visit? Stop by Marion’s Flooring Superstore in Portland, OR, to check out ...
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Three signs the carpet store near me sells quality wall-to-wall

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When you walk past a showroom that sells wall-to-wall, do you ever wonder if they’re the ‘real deal?’ If you’re about to undergo a major renovation, you’re likely worried about what materials to select. Unless you’re a flooring professional, or possibly even a contractor, chances are, you have no ...
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Add Pizzazz with Patterned Carpeting

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When you visit our Marion’s Carpet Warehouse showroom in Portland, OR, you’ll quickly realize there’s a seemingly never-ending array of carpeting choices. From light to dark solids, stripes to multi-color, it can certainly feel close to impossible to select the best carpet installation. Aside from ...
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Thinking About Carpeting But Worried About Kids?

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A lot of people are timid about getting carpeting when there are kids in the house. As much as you might love carpeting for all of its plush comfort, energy-saving insulating properties, and all the other things that make carpet the king of flooring, it's hard to ignore the fact that rambunctious ...
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Before You Choose Carpeting, Ask These 3 Questions!

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Around the globe, from cold, northern climates to hot, tropical locations, a carpet installation is, undoubtedly, one of the most popular selections in home renovations. So, it's no surprise, really, that carpet in Portland is equally as favored. The question now is, do you know how to select the ...
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Three Ways to Keep your New Carpet Installation Looking Like New

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Once all the hustle and bustle of a new carpet installation has died down, many people start to worry about how to protect their new flooring investment as much as possible. It's understandable, new floors don't come cheap, so you want them to last as long as possible, to avoid having to replace ...
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Out of This World Carpeting Trends

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Soft surfacing has come a long way since the bright orange shag fiber era of the 60s. In fact, you may not recognize this surfacing when you see the latest, out-of-this-world trends hitting the showroom right now. In our Portland, OR location, Marion's Carpet Warehouse on-site experts have had the ...
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Hello, Portland: Five Reasons Why You Need Carpet Installation

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Okay, we all know how beautiful carpeting can make a home look but, as they say, beauty is more than skin deep.That said, Marion’s Carpet Warehouse is going to give you five reasons why you want, and need, carpet in your home.1. High style. These days, there are so many colors and patterns from ...
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Understanding the Importance of Quality Carpet Installation

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When it comes to the installation of carpet, we cannot stress highly enough how important it is to make sure that installation is carried out by professionals. There are many reasons for this, and we’re going to look at a few of them here today. It’s a step you’ll be very glad you took, and you’re ...
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Why White Carpet in Portland is the Latest Craze

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Believe it or not, white carpeting couldn't be more popular right now. How could this be possible, you may wonder? Well, whether you have messy pets or crazy kids, there are several reasons why homeowners might want to reconsider a white carpet installation. Thanks to high-tech advancements, ...
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Professional Carpet Installation Must-Have’s

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Almost everyone knows the importance of using a professional service for carpet installation. Attempting to turn it into a DIY project can cause many problems, including novice mistakes as well as a greater expenditure in your budget trying to fix what’s gone wrong. It’s just not worth it, when ...
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Why Utilize Professional Carpet Installation?

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We often hear homeowners ask, “Why can’t we just install our own carpet to save money?” In reality, the real question should be, “Why would you want to waste so much of your own time doing something a professional could do quicker and with more efficiency?” Sure, you can attempt the job yourself, ...
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A Few Tips for Your Portland Carpet Installation

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If you are getting ready to have your professional carpet installation carried out, the good news is, the professionals will take care of most of the work. In fact, they are likely to be the ones to take care of most of the details as well. However, there are a few tips we’d like to give you for ...
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The Proper Process for Carpet Installation

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Carpet installation is the most important aspect of your entire flooring experience, which is why most people choose to leave the job to professionals. Mistakes can be both time consuming and expensive to fix, and having someone who knows exactly what they’re doing, gives you a great deal of peace ...
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Preparing for a Carpet Installation in Your Home

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You should understand that carpet installation is actually a form of construction, and should be viewed as this type of project. There will be strong smells and more noise than usual, which is a normal part of the procedure. Because of the nature of the project, it’s important to keep small ...
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