Homeowners Need To Do...Before, During &
After Buying New Carpet!
homeowners unknowingly make simple but CostlyMistakes
when buying and selecting new carpet. To make sure you make wise and informed choices,
I have put together a simple Carpet Buying Checklist to
take away some of the chaos that you might encounter.
I designed this checklist to help homeowners avoid common and
costly pitfalls and help make sure
that choosing new carpet is less confusing, simplified and stress-free. I want
to help you enjoy your carpet buying experience from start to finish!
new carpet can be quite confusing and it takes a lot of time and energy to choose the
right carpet that is capable of meeting all your needs and goals. The more you learn about
how to buy new carpet, the happier you will be with your
new carpet for many years
website is totally free so take your time and read through my entire website.
Take advantage of all my insider secrets about "how to choose the right grade of
carpet" and "how to select the
correct padding" and make sure you get qualified installation too... All at a
fair & square price!
the original carpet sample until after the carpet has been installed, for
the original sales receipt and make sure the price of the carpet is shown separate from
the price of the pad and
installation. You will need this as proof of what you paid if you ever need to file a warranty
your Carpet Dealer is providing carpet installation services for you as part of
the deal, then the following questions are not
as critical as your flooring dealer
is generally responsible to make sure the installer they provide is well-qualified and
has all his legal affairs in order. (you hope)*
so, you still might want to ask these questions...
You always have the right to know the name of everyone who is working in your home.
the full name and phone number of the installer and the names of all his helpers.
for his State Issued Contractor's License Number if
required in your State.
if he has a surety bond and business liability Insurance.
have the right to ask your installer for an insurance rider
to be issued in your name and mailed or faxed to you prior to having any
this with your carpet retailer prior to ordering your new carpet. T
can provide you with added protection in some circumstances.
professional advice from an attorney if you need more information*
If your installer has helpers, ask to see his Worker's Compensation Policy Rider that lists
all the names of his helpers.*
the policy dates carefully to make sure they are current and all
premiums have been paid.*
To Do On "Carpet Installation Day"...
the installers arrive, check
the carpet color and style to make sure it is what you ordered.
furniture, wall pictures and knick-knacks removed from all rooms and areas to be
Make sure all valuables are put away safe and secure.
all rooms pre-heated to at least 70 degrees, 3 hours before and during
sure kids and pets are safely out of the way in all areas to be carpeted.
allow children or pets to roam free during installation.
to do "After The Carpet Is installed"...
a walk-around with the installer and inspect the job thoroughly.
sure all your concerns are addressed before the installer leaves your
your installation warranty in writing.
Obtain a copy of the
New Carpet Warranty and Read it.
not make the final payment until you are fully satisfied with the completed job.