Carpet Guide 

At City Carpets Carpet One Floor & Home in San Rafael, CA you’ll find the quality carpet flooring you have been looking for. Carpet is a top choice among homeowners today because of the comfort it brings to their homes. There are several carpet characteristics that play a role in how a carpet functions in your home and its style.  What all carpets have in common is they combine style, warmth, and functionality all in one.

Live your life worry free with carpets that are made to be stain resistant, wear resistant, and fade resistant.  Carpet is the perfect option if you are looking for a floor with unmatched comfort and something you look forward to walking on after a long day. Transform rooms in your home into personal retreats.


Types of Carpet

When choosing your new carpet you want to consider the type of design you want in your carpet, or if you want one at all, which comes from pile styles. You also want to choose the color of your carpet to either compliment your home décor, brighten up a room, or even hide stains and pet fur.

Carpet fibers can also have a large impact on how a carpet will function in your home, so synthetic fibers are great for durability, but a natural fiber like wool has a lot of great properties that can make a positive impact in your home. Wool is a popular carpet option for several reasons, to learn more be sure to visit our wool guide page

There are five main types: level loop, patterned, textured, frieze, and plush.

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Where can Carpet be Installed?

Carpet is a durable option for your home because it is stain and wear resistant. Carpet is ideal for spaces like bedrooms, living rooms, and children’s play rooms. Other places you can install carpet includes hallways and staircases, and even basements. Places to avoid installing carpet include rooms with a lot of moisture such as bathrooms and kitchens.

Our Carpet Selection

Learn more below about carpet and be sure to stop by our showroom and speak with a flooring expert about installing carpet in your home. We supply both name brands as well as our own exclusive carpet brands for you to choose from including Lees®, Tigress®, and STAINMASTER™.

Lees carpet             Tigressa Cherish carpet

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Carpet Styles

There are five major carpet styles, and they all play a role in how a carpet will function in your home. Follow the link below to learn more.

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Wool Carpet

We carry quality wool carpet brands in our showroom. Wool is a natural fiber that features several different benefits for your family and your home.

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How to Prevent Carpet Fading

Preventing carpet fading is made easy when you follow these few tips. Follow the link below to learn more about what causes fading and how to combat it.

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