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Carpet Store in Fairbanks, AK

Florcraft Carpet One Floor & Home in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska, is here to help you upgrade your home with a new carpet. Whether you want a basic upgrade or to add some comfort to your home, a carpet that is comfortable, soft, and luxurious, or a new patterned, bold carpet that makes a statement, we have a collection of carpet that is sure to fit your needs.


It is crucial when choosing a carpet to plan for whatever life throws at you, so remember to select a carpet that works with your lifestyle to ensure it lasts. Our flooring professionals can help you find the carpet that is ideal for you and your needs, using our unique Select-A-Floor™ system. Our system takes carpet brands and types and narrows down the ones you are most interested in along with your lifestyle to give you a better idea of some of the best carpets for you. Who knew finding the carpet for your next project would be so easy?


Which Type of Carpet Is Best for My Home?

There are many different carpet types on the market today, and how they function differs among types. Whether you have an active family, are a single homeowner, or have six dogs, we have carpet for you. Pet-proof, kid-friendly, and waterproof carpets are all available in today’s market and could be the perfect match. We also have sustainable flooring options, like wool carpet. Feel pleased knowing that your carpet investment is balanced by style and functionality by selecting the carpet type that best fits your home.


What Are the Different Types of Carpet?

  • Loop
  • Pattern
  • Frieze
  • Plush
  • Texture

Choosing a carpet is more than just choosing a color and style you like. The type of carpet you choose plays a big role in how the carpet functions in your home. Looped carpet, which uses uncut yarn, can have a low or high pile construction. This carpet type is durable and excels at hiding soil, stains, and traffic patterns. Pattern carpet utilizes a combination of high cut tufts and low loops that allow for different patterns to be made. Pattern carpet is also durable and performs well in active rooms of the home, hiding both footprints and vacuum marks.


Frieze Carpet also called ‘twists’, uses highly twisted yarn that gives them their signature look. These carpets can hide vacuum marks and footprints better than most other cut pile styles. Velvety soft plush carpets are more formal than other carpet types, thanks to their high-density construction. However, these carpets are not good at hiding traffic patterns because it is prone to light reflection more than any other cut pile. Delustred yarn – or non-shiny – can help reduce light reflection. Texture Carpet – Using kinked or curled yarn, is excellent for hiding traffic marks because the curled fiber reduced light reflection.


How to Care for Carpet: Caring for carpets can pay off in the long run. Find out the recommended cleaning instructions for keeping your carpet looking spiffy.


What are the Different Types of Carpet Fibers?

  • Nylon is one of the most well-known carpet fibers. It has to be treated to be stain-resistant, and it is also incredibly durable.
  • Polyester is like nylon, though it is usually less costly and even repels liquid.
  • Olefin is known for its appearance because it looks so similar to wool. It is not ideal for high-traffic areas because it isn’t as durable as other carpet fibers.
  • Triexta is naturally hydrophobic, which means that it does not absorb liquid. In addition, triexta is naturally stain-resistant.
  • Wool is a natural fiber, so if you are interested in an eco-friendly option, consider wool.  It is soft and fire-resistant and requires professional maintenance.

Where Can Carpet Be Installed?

  • Bedrooms
  • Living rooms
  • Playrooms
  • Hallways
  • Stairs
  • Offices

The ideal areas for carpets are places where there is little activity. The softness of the carpet adds comfort to these rooms and can even make them safer for small children. If you opt for a stain-resistant or pet-proof carpet, it can be installed in high-traffic areas without the worry of dirt and debris damaging the carpet. Kitchens and bathrooms are not recommended rooms for carpet because they have high moisture levels.


What Should I Know About Carpet Installation?

Here at Florcraft Carpet One Floor & Home, we offer more than just an incredible selection of carpets! We also offer residential and commercial installation through trusted subcontractors to provide you with a seamless experience. While we’ll work to make sure the installation goes smooth, it’s important to follow the advice and guidance from your installers to make sure there are no delays – and so you know exactly what to expect!


Is There Quality Carpet Near Me?

Looking for quality carpet in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska? Look no further than your trusted flooring store, Florcraft Carpet One! Our carpet selection includes everything from bright, patterned carpets to traditional, one-tone carpets. As part of the Carpet One cooperative, we can offer carpet brands and area rug brands that are known and loved, as well as some exclusive brands you won’t find anywhere else. Stop by our showroom to see and feel all our carpet options or start browsing our carpet selection online now!




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