- How to choose new carpet and flooring like a pro!

How To Choose New Flooring Like A Pro!


Carpet | Vinyl Tile & Plank | Hardwood | Local Stores

 (Free Information by Consumer Advocate - No Flooring Sales)


10 FREE Carpet Forms, Charts and Checklists

All my forms and guides are free to print for personal use.



1. Discount Carpet Coupon

Get up to $100 Off New Carpet at Participating Carpet Stores


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Discount coupon - Carpet Professor












Download or Print. Show coupon to your local carpet dealer. 

Notice: It is up to each carpet dealer to decide if they wish to honor this coupon. Some dealers have their own coupon offering. This coupon has no cash value and there is no guarantee it will be honored at the carpet dealer you choose to buy from. Minimum 40-yard new carpet purchase required, including padding and installation.. Discount is for 10% off new carpet only, up to $100.



2. Carpet Shopping Form


Designed to help you make wise and informed Carpet buying choices.

(print up several copies)  


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 Carpet Shopping Form -



3. Carpet Installation Get-Ready Checklist


What homeowners need to do before, during and after having new carpet installed. This checklist helps ensure your Safety, Security and Satisfaction. 


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  Carpet Installation Get-Ready Checklist -



4. Carpet Durability Guide


Quickly determine if any carpet in question is durable enough to meet your Needs, Goals and Lifestyle. (Don't forget to take my free Carpet Foot-Traffic Test.)


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Carpet Durability Guide Chart -




5. Carpet Fibers and Fiber Blends


Carpet styles are available with varying fiber configurations. Here is a chart that shows the most common fibers and fiber blends available today. 


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Carpet Fibers and Fiber Blends Chart -



6.  Room Yardage Chart


Double check your math! Figure out your Room Yardage by cross referencing your room width and room length. 


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Room Yardage Chart -



7.  Carpet Fiber Identification Chart


What type of fiber is that carpet is made of? What type of anti-stain treatment does that carpet have? This chart can help you get the answers you need before you make your final carpet selection.


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  Branded Carpet Fiber Identification Chart -



8. Ten Questions For Independent Carpet Installers


Looking to hire an independent carpet installer? Use my free 10 Question Checklist to make sure you ask every potential carpet installer all the right questions - Before You Hire! 


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Ten Questions for Independent Carpet Installers -


Installation is not an area where you should try to cut corners. This is a must-ask 10 question form to help guide any homeowner looking to hire a Qualified Carpet Installer.



9. Rebond Padding Prices For 2022


Rebond Type (Residential)

This Chart shows current prices for Standard Rebond Type Foam Carpet Pad Only. 

(Cash and Carry Prices Shown)


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Rebond Carpet Padding Cost and Price Chart -


This Chart does not cover pricing for Moisture Barrier, Memory Foam or other types of Specialized Carpet Padding.




10.  Landlord Flooring Installation Inspection Checklist


Have apartments or rental properties? You need to inspect every flooring installation right after completion. Use this handy 20-question form to make sure your carpet and vinyl flooring has been installed properly and nothing has been left undone. This form will help you keep track of flooring replacements in each unit, when it was done and who did it. You will save money in the long run by making sure your new flooring lasts as long as possible. Free to print and use. 


Landlord Flooring Installation Inspection Checklist -

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11. Sample Carpet Seaming Diagram


For more information about how to create, cut and build carpet seams related to this sample diagram visit To view the diagram or print in PDF Format click on the image.


Sample Carpet Seaming Diagram. How to build, cut and seams for carpet.

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 12. Carpet Foot-Traffic Test


The carpet you select must be able to handle the amount of foot-traffic in your home. Take this simple test to get your foot-traffic score to help determine which grade of carpet can meet your needs, goals and lifestyle. Next, print out my Carpet Durability Guide.


Carpet Foot-Traffic Test PDF -

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Which Nylon Carpet Styles Do I Like?


If you've read through my site you probably know that I believe carpets made of Nylon are the best choice for those who want the most durable, longest-lasting carpet. Here are 30 nylon carpet styles I think you might like. These are available at most locally-owned carpet stores near you.


Here is a List of Nylon Carpet Styles that I Like.

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Secrets To Your Carpet Success

Not only must you hire a qualified and experienced carpet installer, you must also select the right grade of carpet and padding too. Making sure you buy from an honest and reputable carpet and flooring dealer. These are the secrets to avoiding scams and choosing new carpet like a pro! See who I recommend near you.



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