Blog

Aug01

Stair Runners: Everything You Need to Know

Stair runners are our bread and butter here at The Carpet Workroom. Of course many of our retail customers are not well versed in carpeting and we provide many recommendations and things to consider when shopping for a stair runner. Types of Stairs: The...
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Jul13

Viscose? Tencel? Silk? Why Viscose is Risky

Viscose is a material often used in the carpet and rug world. It gives the shiny, glamorous appearance and is less expensive than real silk. While it is a good option for area rugs and wall to wall carpeting, there are some important things to know about...
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Jun16

New Collections are Here

Just like the fashion industry has new collections every season, the carpet and rug industry does too. We have featured some of the new Kaleen products on our social media pages. These samples are readily available in our showroom. Personally, I am very...
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May23

Carpet Materials: Pros, Cons, Pricing & Tips!

How do you select the right carpet materials for your needs? That’s often the biggest question we get here at The Carpet Workroom, so we put together this carpet/rug material guide to help you learn more about what’s best for your project....
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Apr25

Greige: It’s All the Rage

Greige, mushroom…whatever you want to call it, it’s the new ‘it’ color. A few years ago everyone ditched the browns and beiges and transformed their homes into a sea of gray. Well, that trend has started to subside and a new color...
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Mar16

New Remnants – Going Fast!

Remnants at The Carpet Workroom are in extremely high demand and when a new package comes in–especially one filled with Wiltons–they tend to fly off the shelves. The new remnants arrived on Saturday and have sold faster than milk and bread...
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Feb28

Milliken Imagine: New Residential Patterned Nylons!

If you are interested in a durable but stylish carpet for wall to wall installation or on stairs, we’re excited to finally have the Milliken Imagine nylons line now available! We are always trying to bring new products and styles to our showroom...
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Feb22

Flooding: Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Flooding in Your Home

We have had a lot of customers coming in the past few weeks with flood damage due to the melting snow or ice dams that are an unfortunate part of living in New England. Most people don’t know where to start when it comes to flooding and it typically...
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Feb15

Hide Rugs Now Available through The Carpet Workroom!

We are often asked about options for leather hide rugs and before now we didn’t have many options. However, we recently partnered with a leather hide rug manufacturer and we now offer some beautiful and extremely unique options for those of us...
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Feb09

Picking the Right Paint Color

Paint color selection can be overwhelming. Walk into any Benjamin Moore or Home Depot and the swatches of paint seem endless. You decided on a blue, but do you want a baby blue or navy? A turquoise or slate? Picking the right paint color can make or break...
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