Carpet Professor            See Alan's free list of locally- owned & Recommended Carpet Stores Near You

   How to Choose New Carpet Wisely!

        Free Unbiased Carpet Buying  information and Advice for Homeowners

 

 

 

Homepage

 

Where to Buy New Carpet?

 

Carpet Professor Preferred Dealers

Alan's

Preferred

Carpet

Dealers

 

See Who I Recommend 

Near You!

 

Best Carpet For Dogs Cats

Kids & Pets

 

Search 

My Website

 

 

How Much Does

Carpet Cost?

 

 

Best & Worst

Places to Buy 

New Carpet

 

 

 

Read Over 200

Carpet Q & A

 

 

Choosing 

The Right 

Carpet Pad

 

 

How To

Measure 4 Carpet

Yourself!

 

 

Nylon Stainmaster

Smartstrand 

P.E.T. Polyester

Carpet Fibers

 

 

Free Carpet

Foot-Traffic 

Test

 

 

 Deals on new

Vacuums

 

 

Before You 

Buy New Carpet

Checklist

 

 

How To Select 

The Correct 

Carpet 

Padding

 

 

Buying Carpet 

at Lowe's or

Home Depot?

 

 

Carpet

Specifications Explained

 

 

Use My Free

Carpet 

Durability

Chart

 

 

NEW REPORT

What Causes

Carpet

Wrinkles?

 

 

Truth About 

Carpet Stain

Warranties

 

 

Back

Carpet Quiz Answers

 

Here's three different residential-grade carpets, all similar in many ways but each also have some very major differences. 

 

Your Task: 

 

Take a look at the carpet specifications below and then answer the following 5 questions. 

 

Don't consider the color or the appearance of the carpet in your decision, just use the specifications listed and the price

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carpet Professor

 

 

CARPET SPECIFICATIONS

 

# 1 2 3
Tuft Twist 5.5 6.5 4.5
Construction Plush Textured Cut Pile Textured Saxony
Gauge 1/10 1/12 1/8
Backing Polypropylene SoftBac® LuxuryBac®
Anti-Stain Stainmaster® R2X® Magic Fresh®
Pile Height .69" .50" .73"
Face Weight 46.0 40.0 65.0
Pile Density 2400 2860 3220
Fiber Brand Stainmaster Xtra Life® Smartstrand®  Anso 6.0
Fiber Content Luxurell® Soft Nylon Sorona® / PTT PET Polyester
Price per SF $2.99 sf $2.49 sf $2.29 sf

 

 

Quiz Answers:

 

1. Which Carpet would be best for Kids & Pets? (Sorona cleans easily and resists stains) 

Best Answer Choice #2    Learn more about Carpet Fibers

 

 

2. Which Carpet Would be the Most Durable and Last Longest? (Nylon is most durable fiber)

Best Answer Choice # 1   Learn more Nylon Carpet Cost vs Longevity

 

 

3. Which Carpet Would Wear Out the Fastest? (PET Polyester is prone to matting and crushing of the pile)

Best Answer Choice # 3   Learn more about Carpet Fibers

 

 

4. Which Carpet offers the Most Value? (Nylon is best for durability, stain resistance and longevity for the price) 

Best Answer Choice # 1   Use my free Carpet Durability Guide

 

 

5. Which Carpet should YOU choose for your home?

 

 

Learn More:


Take my free Carpet Foot Traffic Test to see what grade of carpet you need for your home.

 

Print out my free Before You Buy New Carpet Checklist

 

Check out my Preferred Carpet Dealer Directory to see who I recommend near you!

 

 

The Carpet Professor Says...

 

If you found this simple carpet buying quiz challenging, just wait until you are looking at dozens of carpet samples inside a retail carpet showroom. That's where most consumers lose their "cool" and make simple but COSTLY Carpet-Buying Mistakes. 

 

 

Learn more Common Consumer Carpet Buying Mistakes

 

Learn more about Carpet Specifications

 

Learn more The Best & Worst Places to Buy New Carpet

 

 

 

 

 

Was That Carpet Quiz Too Easy for You? 

 

Want to take a more challenging Carpet Buying Quiz?

 

Take Alan's Expanded Carpet Buying Quiz

 

 

 

Back                       Homepage                 Next Page  

 

 

 

Alan's Preferred Carpet Dealers

It's hard to find a reputable carpet dealer these days! I have built a special list of hand-picked carpet retailers who are locally owned, give free estimates, offer fair prices, have knowledgeable staff, provide honest measuring and hire qualified installers. See who I recommend near you!

 

 

 

 

Visit Amazon.com to Download and Read My Carpet Buying Guide eBook - Just $9.99

 

 

 

Best Carpet for Kids Dogs Cats & Pets?

 

Have a Carpet Question?    Search My Website

 

Carpet Cost        Whole House Carpet Installation

 

Check out my free Carpet Durability Guide Chart

 

Carpet Specifications Explained       Best Carpet for Stairs

 

Finding a Qualified Carpet Installer

 

Consumer Carpet Buying Questions            Best Carpet Selection

 

Visit Alan's Best Carpet Cleaner Directory

 

Should I Buy New Carpet or Have My Old Carpets Cleaned

 

https://www.facebook.com/howtobuycarpet/

 

Best Vacuums       Types of Padding

 

Free Carpet Buying Information for Homeowners

 

Q. Should  I  Buy  Carpet  at  Home Depot  Costco  Empire  or  Lowe's?

 

Before You Buy New Carpet Checklist

 

Carpet Cost & Comparison    Carpet and Pad Price Chart

 

What Grade of Carpet Should I Select?  Lifestyle Often Dictates Best Carpet Choice

 

  FloorProfessor.com       Visit my Facebook page

 

 

CarpetProfessor.com    AbcCarpets.com    HowToBuyCarpet.com    CarpetSupersite.com    HomeFloorGuide.com

 

HomeCarpetShopping.com    FloorProfessor.com    CarpetCollege.com    CarpetUniversity.com

 

 

 

Where to Buy New Carpet? Carpet Professor See Who I Recommend Near You!

 

 

 

Homepage    ©2019  Alan Fletcher - All Rights Reserved. All content is the opinion of the author. Disclaimer / Privacy Policy     Email