How Pantone’s Color of the Year 2019 Impacts Interior Design

  Every December, Jabaras Carpet Outlet in Wichita, KS waits in anticipation to learn Pantone’s Color of the Year. This year, the Pantone Color of the Year for 2019 is named PANTONE 16-1546 Living Coral. The Pantone Color of the Year impacts trends across all sectors, from fashion, to graphic design, to furniture, to paint.…

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New Year, New Floor

Happy New Year from Jabaras! With the coming of the New Year, most of us have made New Year’s resolutions, right? If purchasing and installing new carpet or flooring is on top of your New Year’s resolution list, Jabaras in Wichita, KS is excited to help with our New Year, New Floor Sales Event! From…

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How to Get Food and Beverage Stains Out of Carpet

What do carpet and a home-cooked meal have in common? When done right, both can warm your soul and make a house feel like home. Unfortunately, the two don’t always go hand in hand. Why does it seem like the best foods always make a mess? Carpet stains can be intimidating. Don’t let that spilled…

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Why Is My Carpet Making Me Itch?

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

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

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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Young children, pets and carpet

  Q: I have young children and we are thinking of getting some new carpet. Can you tell me about spots and stains before we embark on such a mission.   A: With children who may constantly spill their drinks, drag in mud from the outside, allow their pets in unapproved areas, and are involved in a…

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Options for Water Damage to Carpet

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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Spring Cleaning Tips for Carpet and Flooring

Start fresh this spring and begin with a deep cleaning session on your flooring. Whether you have hardwood, carpet, ceramic or vinyl, there are easy treatments that will get your flooring in tip-top condition and help maintain its quality. Add in some organization, dusting and decluttering and your home will feel like new! Hardwood Floors…

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Carpet Shedding

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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