We know carpet at Apollo Flooring, Tucson’s premier
flooring retailer. Carpet is one of the many flooring options available to
residents in Oro Valley, Green Valley, Marana, and Saddlebrooke.
As a family owned and operated business since 1959,
Apollo Flooring experts know that long before you buy your carpet, you need to
ask yourself… “What are my expectations?” Over time, expectations have more to
do with fashion, color and performance than they do with price.
Carpet is truly a floor fashion that can brighten
or calm any space. Using a single color throughout makes your home appear
larger and ties all the rooms together.
Here are a few things we would like you to know or
think about if you are considering carpet.
Replacing carpet with carpet?
long has the present carpet been in place?
a pattern, texture, etc.?
easy to maintain?
the traffic areas?
able to share this history with your flooring specialist will help you select
your next carpet’s fiber, as well as soil and stain characteristics.
Assess the condition of your old floor
the subfloor if possible
flooring specialist can help you with this, generally during the measuring
Color and style play an important role
carpet maintenance and performance
example; level loops and cut pile tweeds including highly twisted and kinked
yarn friezes will hide traffic patterns and surface soil
beiges and browns disguise light soil the best
REMEMBER: Dirt Particles have sharp edges.
edges will cut the carpet fibers quickly
vacuuming keeps them from spreading throughout the yarn
Sometimes a carpet projects a luster, that is, it reflects light
Others for example, multi-color tweeds and large looped carpet (called berbers) have a soft-toned finish with no luster
Berber loop is a fashionable carpet
easy to clean as dirt remains on top of the loops
loops can tend to flatten a bit with traffic, more or less depending on the
size of the loop and the nature of the traffic
before installing berbers on stairs
Carpet makes for simple to complex custom installations
you’d like a carpet with a border to highlight colors in your furniture or
To reduce seams and still get the most from every square foot of carpet, collaborate with your flooring expert
using the least amount of carpet may result in an unfortunate seam placement
near windows and doorways are most noticeable
Don't forget the cushion
You will never see it after it is
installed, but a cushion that is properly matched to your carpet helps you
floor look better, last longer and feel great underfoot.
are looking forward to showing you our complete lines of name brand carpets
from manufacturers like Bigelow, Mohawk, Shaw, Philadelphia, Queen, Cabin
Craft, Beaulieu, Hollytex, Karastan, Lees and more.