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Jabaras Carpet Outlet

Why Is My Carpet Making Me Itch?

Rustique Vibe | Jabaras's

Whether your carpet is older or newly installed, you want everything your home to be comfortable, leaving no cause for concern. However, when your carpet is causing you to itch, it’s important to recognize that there are many potential causes of itching and irritation other than pests. Allergies, environmental contaminants, and even low quality carpet…

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How to Get Rid Of That Musky Carpet Smell

Dog on carpet | Jabaras's

Q: Like many other homeowners, we have a “musky” smell in our basement. What can be done? What about carpeting?   A: There are quite a few options available to you. The musky smell is usually caused by moisture and/or bacteria. It is important to make sure your basement is well ventilated. Check the drainage…

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Common Carpet Problems

Chateau Fare | Jabaras's

Q: What are some common problems associated with carpeting?   A: When purchasing carpet products, you should be aware that just like all flooring products, there are often different characteristics of carpets that could cause the appearance of that carpet to change over time. They are quite common and should not be cause for concern…

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Preventing Carpet Problems

Chateau Fare | Jabaras's

Q: How can I make sure my carpet looks as good as possible for as long as possible?   A: Last month we addressed some problems that often occur in carpet in regards to shedding, static, tufting, crushing, texture surface retention and depressions and indentations. This month I thought it would be good to talk…

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Options for Water Damage to Carpet

Carpet flooring | Jabaras's

Q: With the recent rains, our basement leaked and therefore our carpet got wet. What are our options?   A: When water mixes with carpets or other flooring, there can always be damage. Water damage can be severe and sudden. One moment everything at home is apparently fine, and then in the very next moment, you…

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Carpet Shedding

Sundance jura grey carpet | Jabaras's

Q: I had new carpeting installed this month and it seems to be shedding, why is that? A: Everything is ok; this is a very common characteristic of new carpet. This is quite common and should not be of concern as the shedding will gradually diminish over time.  Once a carpet is created in the mill,…

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How to Remove Every Common Carpet Stain

Whoops! Whether it be food, wine, wax or a present from Fluffy, it seems whatever is not supposed to get on the carpet always does. These stains are inevitable, but luckily they can be easily cleaned with a few simple steps. Here’s how you can remove virtually every type of carpet stain using products you…

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Carpet Tiles Versus Carpet

Home flooring | Jabaras's

Carpet tiles are an inexpensive way to add a fun carpet solution to any room in your home. While carpet tiles can be installed within a day for an easy do-it-yourself project, adding carpet to your home can be a more extensive process. Carpet tiles and carpet both have upsides and downsides, but it really…

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When Should You Replace Your Carpet?

You might be looking at your carpet and noticing that it’s looking a bit worn out or maybe you just feel like it’s time for a change. No carpet will last forever, but how do you know when is the right time to replace it? There are telltale signs your carpet should be replaced, so…

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Six Carpet Styles: A Closer Look

Before embarking on any home improvement project, it is important to be educated on the ins and outs of the project you’re about to undertake. No matter if you are planning to DIY, or hire a contractor, you must educate yourself in order to ensure the project is done properly. Carpet is no different. Yet,…

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