What is a good carpet choice if I have children and pets?

Steve: All right so one question I get asked is what type of carpet is best if you have pets and kids and an active household. And there are a couple of good choices that you can make. What is a good carpet choice if I have children and pets. As far as the build … Continued


Should I use carpet or a hard surface floor for a rental property?

Should I use carpet or a hard surface floor for a rental property? Steve: So one question I get often from people that are doing rentals; because we do a lot of business in rental properties, is should we put in carpet or should we put in a hard surface in areas like the family … Continued


What Carpet Fiber is Best?

Steve: I wanted to tackle a question about carpet fiber. A lot of times people ask which carpet fiber is best, what’s the difference between one carpet fiber and another and I want to answer that right now. What Carpet Fiber is Best? So the two most common types of fiber that you can encounter … Continued


I have allergies. Is carpet a good idea for my home?

Steve: Hi, I am Steve Knisley with Wholesale Carpets and I wanted to answer some of our frequently asked questions. I have allergies. Is carpet a good idea for my home? So one question we get a lot here is whether or not carpet’s a good idea for a home where someone may have allergies. … Continued


Should I Buy Carpet to Increase the Resale Value of my Home

Steve: Hi, I am Steve Knisley with Wholesale Carpets and I wanted to answer some of our frequently asked questions. One question I get a lot is whether or not you should replace carpeting before you sell in a resell situation. Should I Buy Carpet to Increase the Resale Value of my Home And most … Continued


How Long Does a Carpet Last?

Hi, I am Steve Knisley with Wholesale Carpets and I wanted to answer some of our frequently asked questions. How long does a carpet last? So one question I get asked a lot is how long will carpet last or how long should you expect a carpet that you buy here to last. A lot … Continued


What are the most efficient vacuum cleaners?

As the carpet and flooring experts of our local area, we get asked a lot on the best way to clean up carpet and floors. See our handy Stain Guide here. We also get asked about “What are the most efficient vacuum cleaners?”. A great resource for finding vaccum cleaners is Reviews.com You can check … Continued


Is Bamboo Flooring Environmentally Friendly?

Steve Knisely, Owner of Wholesale Carpets: One question that we get a lot is whether or not bamboo is an environmentally friendly flooring and the answer is “sort of”. The bamboo is of course renewable and that’s the idea behind it is it goes fast unlike oak where it takes a long time to grow … Continued


Do I Need a Spillproof Pad for My Basement?

Steve Knisely, Wholesale Carpets & Flooring With regard to basements, a lot of times we talk about spillproof pad. Here is a spillproof pad that you could use in your basement. The idea is sometimes that the basement is moist and the concrete; as moisture wicks up through the concrete, that it will be held … Continued


Do I Need a Spill Proof Pad for my Carpet?

Steve Knisely, Owner of Wholesale Carpets & Flooring in Fox River Grove: Let’s talk about spill proof pad. We get a lot of customers that come in and ask: do I need a spillproof padding? And we think the answer is no. So spillproof padding, here is a spillproof padding that you could use; nothing … Continued