Staycation in Denver: Free or Inexpensive Things to Do in Denver

Free or Inexpensive Things to Do in Denver
At Sloane’s Carpet Secret, we are always hunting for the best deals in town, and that doesn’t stop with carpet. Especially in the summer, when activities and outings can really add up, we are always on the lookout for something free or inexpensive to do in Denver. We have compiled a list of our favorite “staycation” ideas for this summer. We hope it inspires you to try something new! Spend a Day at the Museum Denver is home to many incredible museums, and these can be a nice activity for a... Read More

How to Save Money as a New Homeowner

Save Money as a New Homeowner
Buying a new home is a huge step in life, and it can be exciting but very daunting at the same time. At Sloane’s Carpet Secret, we work with many new homeowners and it is always our goal to help them find the carpet they love at a price they love. There are many small ways you, as a new homeowner, can save a few bucks here and there. Read on to find ways to save money as a new homeowner! 1. Inspect your home for leaks (toilets and sinks).... Read More

Carpet and Asthma Can Coexist With Proper Maintenance

carpet and asthma
It probably doesn’t take a leap of faith to believe that our team at Sloane’s Carpet Secret is partial to carpet. However, we do pay attention to what is happening in the medical world, and we know that many people ditch their carpet because of health reasons. This month, we are looking into this by busting the myth about carpet and asthma. For many years, it was widely accepted that a person with asthma, or a family with an asthmatic child, should not have carpeting in their homes. On the... Read More

How to Get BBQ Out of Your Carpet

How to get BBQ out of your carpet
The summer is in full swing, and all of us at Sloane’s Carpet Secret are loving it! We get to spend so much time outside, enjoying each other’s company and eating great food. It all feels so carefree until your feast turns into a carpet stain. Never fear: we have all kinds of tips for you this month for picnic stain removal! Ketchup / Barbecue Sauce / General Condiment Stains It might seem like removing condiments from your carpet would be nearly impossible, but luckily it is fairly easy to... Read More

You Vs. A Professional: Which Is Better for Carpet Cleaning?

carpet cleaning
We might be biased at Sloane’s Carpet Secret, but we think there is no better feeling than sinking your feet into freshly cleaned carpet. In order to extend the life of your carpet, it should be cleaned—not just vacuumed, but really cleaned—about once a year. If you choose to use a professional, this can get expensive quickly, but if you do it yourself you will need to invest the time. Today we want to talk about the benefits and drawbacks of each option. Do It Yourself We are big proponents... Read More

Pallets as Decoration and Furniture

pallets as decoration
We absolutely love a good deal at Sloane’s Carpet Secret, and we know that you often find the best deal when you make a product yourself. Have you seen all the things you can create out of pallets? From planters to art pieces to furniture, we hope you find something that strikes your fancy and gets you inspired! I Need Help Deciding What to Make! Don’t worry—we are here for you. The great thing about pallets is that you do not need to be a carpenter or woodworker in order... Read More

The Best Colorado Discount Websites

best Colorado discount websites
We appreciate the value of a good deal at Sloane’s Carpet Secret. We are committed to bringing our customers the best deal on carpet in Denver, and we are on the lookout for discounts all over this great city. Since there are a lot of “good deal” websites, this month we wanted to share our favorites with you. Mile High on the Cheap: This takes the cake as our favorite discount website. It is easy to navigate and allows users to explore free and inexpensive events, food and drink discounts, an... Read More

When Kids and Carpets Collide: Carpet Stain Removal

carpet stain removal
At Sloane’s Carpet Secret, we understand that kids and carpet often don’t make the best combination. Especially in the summer, kids track in all kinds of messes from outside. Because of that, we have put together a list of common stains and how to remove each from your carpet. Grass: Grass stains are very common in the summer since the grass is often wet from sprinklers or rain showers. These stains require you to act fast because pigments in the grass can dye the carpet if they set. Grab your vacuum,... Read More

Four Carpet Cleaning Mistakes

carpet cleaning mistakes
It happens to all of us. A spill on the carpet. And, not just any spill. If something like a glass of wine, ketchup, grape juice, soda or worse. Or, if you have pets, you know that when fluffy has a fur ball, it is your carpet that pays the price. Other than covering your carpet with plastic sheets (not recommended, by the way), there is no way to one hundred percent prevent spills and stains. When it comes to carpet cleaning, we have seen plenty of mistakes. Here are... Read More

How to Avoid Wear on Your Carpet

avoid wear on your carpet
One of the best feelings in the world is sinking your feet into new carpet. It always feels so soft and fluffy, and we wish it could stay that way forever. However, everyday wear greatly affects the feel of your carpet. While some wear is unavoidable, your friends at Sloane’s Carpet Secret have some tips to slow down the process and keep your carpet looking and feeling new for much longer! What Causes Carpet Wear? Dirt particles and foot traffic combine to create the root cause of most carpet wear.... Read More