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8 Ways to Use Carpet Scraps

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Regardless of how good you measure your space for new carpet, we always recommend adding 10% for waste. But, those carpet remnants don’t have to actually become waste if you use carpet scraps in one of these 8 ways after your carpet is installed. Furniture movers Use carpet squares with the pile side facing down under heavy furniture such as dressers, beds or dining room tables to create your very own EZ SlidersTM. In your trunk Whether you get trapped in mud and need an easy way to get traction... Read More

8 Ways to Use Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year in Your Home

Pantone's 2017 Color of the Year
“Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate and revitalize, Greenery symbolizes the reconnections we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose.”     —Leatrice Eiseman, Executive Director of the Pantone Color Institute Pantone made a bold departure from the subdued soft pink and blue of last year’s colors of the year (Rose Quartz and Serenity), when they crowned Greenery Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year. Greenery’s nod to nature reflects what Pantone believes our culture needs: rejuvenation, revitalization, and renewal. With just a few small enhancements you can instantly... Read More

7 of the Top Home Decorating Trends for 2017

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At the beginning of the year we get to look fondly forward to all the potential of the next 12 months. Since we’re often indoors more than out during this season, it’s the perfect time to develop remodeling plans for your home. To help you get started, our team at Sloane’s Carpet Secret has pulled together 7 of the top home decorating trends for 2017.   Hygge (pronounced hoo-ga) in the home One of the home remodeling trends that everyone is talking about—and expanding their Danish knowledge at the same... Read More

Removing Christmas Stains from Carpet

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If you had an amazing Christmas and now you have the stains stuck to your carpet to prove it, we can help! Please note that you should ALWAYS test cleaning solutions on a corner spot or area under furniture before applying the solution to the stain. When it doubt, contact a professional carpet cleaner. REMOVING SAP Apply a small amount of dish washing detergent to the sap on the carpet (make sure to test it first in a corner or an area covered by furniture). Massage with a hot, damp towel... Read More

Carpet Installation Done Right

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There’s much more to professional carpet installation than owning a staple gun, and knowing what’s involved will help ensure your carpet installation is done right. Poor installation can result in an uneven appearance, and it can also cost you in wasted square footage. It takes years to develop the skills needed to be a top-quality carpet installer, which is why all of the installers for Sloane’s Carpet Secret have a minimum of 20 years’ experience. Also, don’t be afraid to ask about your installer’s qualifications. It’s better to ask before it’s too... Read More

Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays

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We are gearing up for the holidays here at Sloane’s Carpet Secret, and we know you are too! Getting your house ready for guests often feels like one more chore during such a hectic time of year. That’s why we are bringing you tips for saving time and money when you spruce up your home for the holidays. Assess Your Inventory This is an important first step in the decorating process. Come January, you probably take down your lights and decorations and pack them into boxes. After a year of... Read More

Prepare Your Home for Holiday Chaos

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You’ve probably heard that a clean, uncluttered home can decrease stress and de-clutter the mind. We know that this is especially true around the holidays. As lists, decorations, dishes, and guests pile up, your home can feel chaotic rather than celebratory. Use the following tips to organize and prepare your home for holiday chaos, and hopefully, maintain a little bit of sanity! Bring more light into your home. You know your house by heart, but your guests do not. Make sure all of your light bulbs work and consider adding a few... Read More

Sloane’s Quick Kitchen Upgrades

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We know it is only October, but this time of year flies by so quickly, and here at Sloane’s Carpet Secret, we want to help you get prepared for the holiday season. Many memories are made during the holidays, and a good portion of them take place in the kitchen. This month, we are bringing our readers ideas for easy upgrades to your kitchen—we guarantee these tips will make your holiday cooking less overwhelming! Update your Lighting When you are cooking or just spending time with family and friends in... Read More

Top 5 Home Remedies for Carpet Stain Removal

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At Sloane’s Carpet Secret, we want your investment in carpet to last as long as possible. A very important way to improve the longevity of your carpet is to keep it clean. This month we focus on home remedies that can be used to remove stains. Sometimes you will not have a carpet cleaner on hand when a spill or accident occurs, so these remedies are all made out of materials you likely have around the house. A dish detergent solution Mix ¼ teaspoon of clear dish detergent to 1... Read More

Fun at Denver Fall Festivals!

Fun at Denver Fall Festivals
At Sloane’s Carpet Secret, we pride ourselves on bringing you the best carpet selection for less in Colorado. We personally think we have great taste, not just in carpet, but also in events happening around the great city of Denver. This month, we urge you to check out some of the amazing fun at Denver fall festivals! Some of these are fall-themed, while others are just a good time. Fright Fest at Elitch Gardens: When we typically think of Elitch’s, we think of summertime. However, the theme park transforms into... Read More