How to make your home rentable? Sloane's Carpet Secret

How Do You Make Your Home Rentable?

Whether you take a stab at renting a room or your entire home through Airbnb or VRBO (Vacation Rentals by Owner) there are several things you can do to make it more appealing when you list it. Let’s take a look at the opportunity of renting out your home, why you might do it and how to make your home rentable.         What is Airbnb and VRBO?   Airbnb started out simply and out of necessity: In... Read More

Carpet in the Bathroom - Sloane's Carpet Secret

Carpet in the Bathroom: It Can Be the Best Choice for You!

If we took a poll today, most people would predict that the majority of respondents would prefer not to have carpets in their bathroom. But before you rush to judgment, there are definitely some reasons why carpet is the right choice for some people to have in their bathrooms. It’s a Personal Preference First, there’s no right or wrong answer when it comes to your choices for floor covering, because it’s your house and you should do whatever makes you... Read More

Sampling for Hope event by SafeHouse Denver sponsored by Sloane's Carpet Secret

Join Sloane’s Carpet Secret to Benefit SafeHouse Denver: Sampling for Hope

At Sloane’s Carpet Secret we are thrilled to be a featured sponsor for Sampling for Hope – A Casual Food Tasting to benefit SafeHouse Denver where some of Denver’s finest chefs and caterers are set to tantalize your taste buds. We invite you to join us for an evening out on June 4th for a great cause! All funds raised will benefit SafeHouse’s Extended Stay Program, a new facility that will give families out of immediate danger more time to... Read More

Denver 2015 Festival Season - Sloane's Carpet Secret

Summer Weekends During the Denver 2015 Festival Season

When May rolls around, the flowers aren’t the only thing in bloom across the Mile High City! The Denver 2015 festival season begins its epic run that lasts until September with festivities to celebrate arts and entertainment, food and music! To get you in the festival-going mood, here are a few things to mark on your calendar now! May There are lots of celebrations to keep you entertained over Memorial Day weekend! The 16th Mall hosts the Denver Day of... Read More

Learn What Design Pros Know About Thrift Shopping - Sloane's Carpet Secret

Learn What Design Pros Know about Thrift Shopping

After a marathon viewing session of HGTV, you can’t help but be inspired to make another one’s trash your treasure just like you witnessed from the pros with their own shows. In just 30 minutes, they salvaged and shined, painted and primed, carpeted and installed with the end result being a beautiful addition to their (or their client’s) home. “How hard can it be?” says the uber-optimistic voice in your head. WELL, it’s a whole lot easier when you know... Read More

What Makes Quality Carpet - Sloane's Carpet Secret

Discover the 4 Things that Make Quality Carpet

As is the case with so many things in life, one size does not fit all. Specifically, in this case, the carpet that works best for you might not be what works best for your mother-in-law, best friend or sister. Regardless of your specific needs, there are certain things that every carpet shopper should assess about a carpet’s quality and fit for your unique needs when carpet shopping begins. It’s all about the Carpet Construction According to The Carpet and... Read More

Stretch to remove carpet wrinkles - Sloane's Carpet Secret

Stretch your Carpet to Remove Wrinkles

At Sloane’s Carpet Secret we never take for granted the importance of hiring pros to properly install your new carpet to improve its performance and increase its longevity. One of the common complaints we hear—carpet wrinkles—happens for a variety of reasons, but the good news is it can be fixed either by yourself or by hiring a pro. What causes carpet to wrinkle? The main culprit for rippled carpet in Colorado is actually humidity! Most people think it’s a good... Read More

Catch Denver's Best Live Music—For Free!

Catch Denver’s Best Live Music—For Free!

Who doesn’t like to groove along to live music? It’s that much sweeter when the tickets are extremely affordable or even free! When we’re not tending shop at our weekend-only showroom selling name-brand carpet in Denver, our Sloane’s Carpet Secret family enjoys an evening out to experience Denver’s best live music. To help you infuse your life with the joy of live music, we’ve pulled together some of Denver’s best spots to catch live music (many times for free)! El... Read More

Budget Friendly Tips for Decorating Your Patio - Edge Solutions

Budget-Friendly Tips for Decorating your Patio

You’ve caught it, haven’t you? Spring fever is here! When it arrives, so does the daydreaming of what we can do to make our patios even more enjoyable places to hang out. As smart shoppers, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite tips for decorating your patio in an affordable way. Make Your Own Curtains You can shield your family from the sun and create a comfortable place to lounge on your patio with a reasonably priced curtain from IKEA... Read More

Consignment shops in Denver - Sloane's Carpet Secret

Resale is Upscale at Consignment Shops in Denver

If you haven’t stepped into a clothing resale shop recently to augment your regular wardrobe rather than a Halloween costume, you might be in for a very good surprise. Many Denver-area thrift stores consign another’s toss offs. Smart shoppers can find incredible deals on high-end brands courtesy of others cleaning out their closets to make room for more designer fashions just like our customers get great deals on high-end carpet in Denver by shopping in our showroom. Let’s take a... Read More