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All about carpets : everything you need to know, a consumer guide

Author: Glenn Revere
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : RFI Publishing, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed
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What every consumer needs to know about carpets: carpet options, types of carpet, buying carpet, cleaning carpet, carpet warranties. Revision of the 1988 edition issued by Tab Books.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Revere
ISBN: 9780988888234 0988888238
OCLC Number: 834106892
Notes: Includes index.
Includes glossary.
Description: 172 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. How Floor Coverings Are Made --
Woven Carpet --
Tufted Carpet --
Carpet Backings --
2. Carpet Yarns --
Natural Fibers (Wool) --
Synthetic Fibers --
3. Carpet Styles & Textures --
Loop Pile --
Cut Pile --
Carpet and Interior Design --
4. Colors That Dazzle --
Creating New Colors and Styles --
Dye Methods --
Color Considerations --
5. Carpet Padding --
Types of Padding --
More Benefits of Padding --
6. Buying Carpet --
Shop Smart --
Let's Go Shopping! --
Labels --
7. Carpet Installation --
Do-It-Yourself Installation --
Professional Installation --
Carpet Installation --
One Lats Reason for Professional Installation --
8. Carpet Maintenance --
Vacuum Cleaners --
Spot Removers --
Proper Spot Cleaning --
Odors --
Do-It-Yourself Cleaning --
Professional Cleaning --
9. Carpet: Characteristics & Defects --
Shedding --
Pilling --
Shading --
Pile Reversal --
Crushing/ Matting --
Bleeding/Crocking --
Cornrowing --
Snags/ Sprouts --
Weak Tuft Bind --
Buckling --
Line Flaws --
Delamination --
Side Match --
Stains/Color Change: Color Addition or Color Removal --
Filtration Soiling --
Final Thought --
10. Making a Claim --
"The Squeaky Wheel" or Effective Complaining.
Responsibility: Glenn Revere.

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What every consumer needs to know about carpets: carpet options, types of carpet, buying carpet, cleaning carpet, carpet warranties. Revision of the 1988 edition issued by Tab Books.

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