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  Carpet And Rug Institute
Learn about the benefits of carpet, selecting carpet that best suits your needs and the differences between spot, interim and deep cleaning your carpet so it looks great for years to come.
Carpet provides performance benefits such as improved indoor air quality, noise reduction and ease of maintenance.
Learn more about the carpet and rug industry and view CRI’s technical and scientific information on topics ranging from carpet and indoor air quality to cleaning science and carpet installation.
www.carpet-rug.com   (151 words)

  
  Carpet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On a knotted pile carpet (formally, a supplementary weft cut-loop pile carpet), the structural weft threads alternate with a supplementary weft that rises from the surface of the weave at a perpendicular angle.
This form of carpeting, made as early as the 16th century, is constructed on a mechanized loom like velvet: the supplementary warps loop under the weft and are attached without forming a knot.
Carpeting is an attached floor covering made of a heavy, thick fabric, usually woven or felted, often wool, but also cotton, hemp, straw, or a synthetic counterpart.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carpet   (3316 words)

  
 Sierpinski carpet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Sierpinski carpet is a plane fractal first described by Wacław Sierpiński in 1916.
The carpet is one generalisation of the Cantor set to two dimensions (the other is Cantor dust).
The area of the carpet is zero (in standard Lebesgue measure).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sierpinski_carpet   (308 words)

  
 Carpet: Construction and Demolition Waste Reduction
Carpet leasing is another option, wherein the supplier will take carpet back after the end of the term of the lease.
Tandus is a commercial carpet manufacturer headquartered in Dalton, Georgia, that operates carpet mills throughout the world, including a facility located in Southern California.
The Carpet America Recovery Effort, or CARE, is the third party organization coming out of the Carpet Stewardship Memorandum of Understanding that is working to develop solutions to the problem of used carpet entering the waste stream.
www.ciwmb.ca.gov /ConDemo/Carpet   (624 words)

  
 A National Agreement on Carpet Recycling
The MOU is the result of a two-year negotiation process between members of the carpet industry, representatives of government agencies at the federal, state and local levels, and non-governmental organizations.
The carpet industry has established a third-party organization known as the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) to achieve the national goals for reuse and recycling of discarded carpet.
The amount of carpet that is reaching the end of its useful life and entering the waste stream is ever-increasing: Estimated total discards for 2002 are 4.7 billion pounds.
www.moea.state.mn.us /carpet/index.cfm   (378 words)

  
 Hometime - How-To - Project Help - Flooring
Carpet can be an affordable floor covering for any room in the house.
An average quality carpet is now priced about the same as inexpensive vinyl, and considerably less than laminate and hardwood flooring.
Even though a piece of carpet is cut to fit the room, it still has a lot of sag in the middle that needs to be taken up.
www.hometime.com /Howto/projects/flooring/floor_8.htm   (1105 words)

  
 BuildingGreen.com - EBN 3:6 - Carpeting, Indoor Air Quality, and the Environment
The carpet samples from which the test air was drawn were heated to abnormal temperatures, and the mice were exposed to concentrations inappropriate even for the irritation test, according to Levin.
Carpets are also an ideal environment for dust mites, which consume flakes of dead human skin and leave highly allergenic excrement.
Carpet dyeing has traditionally been one of the most polluting stages in the carpet manufacturing process, as large amounts of contaminated water are dumped from used dye-baths.
www.buildinggreen.com /auth/article.cfm?fileName=030601a.xml   (5293 words)

  
 Carpet
Extent of carpet is shown on the Drawings.
Carpets and adhesives shall be certified and tagged by the Carpet and Rug Institute as meeting its Indoor Air Quality Carpet Testing Program.
Deliver carpet after it has been unrolled and exposed to air at room temperature for a minimum of 14 days off-site, to allow the carpet to off-gas prior to installation.
designcoalition.org /orders/ecospecs/DIV09/Carpet.htm   (793 words)

  
 Die is Cast casino carpet gallery
Casino carpet is known as an exercise in deliberate bad taste that somehow encourages people to gamble.
Many of the carpets use flowers and wheels, both suggestive of a cyclical life: flowers bud, bloom, and then die, and their beauty is only ephemeral.
The wheel was famous to the Romans (note its prominence at Caesars Palace) as a symbol of the relentless capriciousness of fortune.
www.dieiscast.com /gallerycarpet.html   (639 words)

  
 carpet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Your carpet is clean all the way to the base of the fiber.
Carpets should be vacuumed regularly and cleaned twice a year to keep them at their best.
Your carpet is an expensive investment, and you'll want to take the best possible care of it to keep it looking great as long as possible.
www.steamaticofgreaterportland.com /carpet.ivnu   (328 words)

  
 Carpet Beetles
Carpet beetles, as their name implies, are capable of damaging carpets.
Carpet beetle infestations may also originate from bird or animal nests or an animal carcass present in an attic, chimney or wall void.
Sprays may be applied to carpets (especially beneath and along the edge adjacent to the baseboard), underneath furniture and other likely areas of infestation where prolonged contact with humans is unlikely.
www.uky.edu /Ag/Entomology/entfacts/struct/ef601.htm   (639 words)

  
 Carpet
Pre-programmed for automatic, semi-automatic or manual operation, Carpet is operated remotely from inside the vehicle's compartment, under cover from enemy fire.
Unlike the Vipers, firing line charges across the minefields, Carpet rockets contain only liquid fuel, which is flammable but not explosive in regular operating conditions.
Therefore, if Carpet rockets are hit in their canisters, they do not cause any danger to the system, vehicle or nearby troops.
www.israeli-weapons.com /weapons/mines/carpet/Carpet.html   (330 words)

  
 Carpet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Carpet is the most common floor covering in today’s homes.
Carpeting also reflects important elements of design and fashion in homes.
The right carpet, as part of a well planned design scheme, will increase the satisfaction and benefit you get from your home.
www.carpet-king.com /carpet.htm   (121 words)

  
 carpet
The downstairs is all tile but the stairs, upstairs hallway, and bedrooms is an old berber carpet, kind of worn, 4-5 years old and a couple of holes in the hallway.
It does matter for such decisions, but for what it is worth, I can get a decent carpet with a middle grade pad installed for $1 per sq ft. Its a 20 oz commerical level loop that hold up much better than the berber I used years ago.
All you will do is get yourself tenants who think holes in the carpet is the way everyone lives and they may very well put more holes in the carpet or walls to make the place more homey.
www.mrlandlord.com /archives/2004/c04/12124951.html   (934 words)

  
 Carpet World - We're Flooring America
You can rely on Carpet World to guide you through decisions about carpet fiber, wearability, stain and matting resistance, and cleanability.
It is the carpet of choice for homes with pets and children and for those who entertain a lot.
How long a carpet stays beautiful depends on how well it is made.
www.carpet-world.com /carpet.htm   (373 words)

  
 Carpet (Polyester) | Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG) | US EPA
Recycled fiber polyester carpet is manufactured from PET recovered soda bottles.
While numerous carpet specifications exist, the members of the carpet industry do not utilize any universal standards.
These background documents include EPA's product research on recovered-content polyester carpet as well as a more detailed overview of the history and regulatory requirements of the CPG process.
www.epa.gov /cpg/products/carpet.htm   (336 words)

  
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The carpet face is the upper portion of the carpet made from yarn or fiber.
Carpet has a high heating value and could be used as supplemental fuel if burned in waste-to-energy (WTE) plants and/or cement kilns.
The Midwestern Workgroup for carpet recycling is a partnership effort between 92 percent of the carpet industry, participants from 15 states, the U.S. EPA, and other non-governmental organizations such as the North East Recycling Council.
www.ciwmb.ca.gov /Publications/ConDemo/44396027.doc   (1298 words)

  
 Carpet.net - Wholesale Carpet Direct - Dalton, GA: Soiling around the Edges
This is not a carpet defect, but a situation in which dust and other airborne pollutants can accumulate on the carpet face fibers in areas with a concentrated flow of air over the carpet or through tiny cracks or other open areas under the carpet.
The level of soiling is dependent upon the volume of airflow and the level of pollutants in the air.
Preventing airflow through carpet and carpet edges by sealing cracks in the subfloor, as well as under baseboards and edges of stairs, may reduce filtration soiling problems.
www.carpet.net /archives/2004/06/soiling_around.php   (462 words)

  
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 Carpet
CFSI furnishes and installs carpeting from many manufacturers but one of our favored carpet comes from the looms of Mohawk Industries.
Today, Mohawk is one of the world's leading carpet manufacturers, which means a Mohawk carpet delivers the best in style, quality and value.
To look at the types of carpet and their construction methods from one of our top manufacturers you can go online to see how its done.
www.cfsi-online.com /prodCarpet.htm   (261 words)

  
 New Carpet Allergy - NIEHS Alphabetical Listing of Health Topics
Question: "I want to have new carpet installed in my home, but my husband seems to be allergic or at least very sensitive to the smell of new carpet.
In addition to the carpet, the padding and adhesives all emit volatile organic compounds.
An important way to reduce exposure to carpet emissions is to increase the ventilation in the area.
www.niehs.nih.gov /external/faq/carpet.htm   (350 words)

  
 Carpeting Contractors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The options for new carpet are nearly endless as well, including almost any color, texture and level of stain resistance that you could hope for.
It is a good idea to contact a qualified carpet layer in order to ensure that your investment is installed correctly, however.
Carpet layers are professionals who take into consideration everything from the best place to install seams to preserving your home’s proper ventilation in order to ensure that your carpet lasts as long as it should and doesn’t impede other important factors of your home environment.
www.servicemagic.com /category.Carpet.10313.html   (131 words)

  
 Carpet
Our professional technicians will inspect your carpet and upholstery and recommend the most appropriate course of action.
Our mobile units are the most modern concept in carpet and upholstery cleaning.
Our professional grooming of the carpet will restore the carpet pile, assure faster drying and leave a soft, detailed appearance.
www.firstresponseconst.com /carpet.htm   (260 words)

  
 Carpet America Recovery Effort
The MOU is the result of a two-year negotiation process, in which participants came together to draft and implement a plan to change how waste carpet is managed in the United States.
The group, with members from the carpet industry and government, is responsible for monitoring, evaluating and assessing progress toward the Negotiated Outcomes Goals.
This national agreement on carpet recycling is a voluntary agreement between the carpet industry, state governments, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
www.carpetrecovery.org /mou.php   (731 words)

  
 Carpet-Health.org :: The Carpet and Rug Institute :: References
CFD Analysis of the Behavior of Airborne Allergens in Carpeted and Uncarpeted Dwellings.
Prevalence of Asthma in the Swedish Population Factors Contributing in the Rise of Asthma from 1955-1995.
Peak-flow variability in asthmatic children is not related to wall-to-wall carpeting on classroom floors.
www.carpet-health.org /refs.asp   (570 words)

  
 Carpet
We are confident we can handle all of your Carpet and Upholstery cleaning needs.
If the problem is in the carpet backing or the pad, then the solution is the Water Claw™ Sub-Surface Spot Lifter.
Uses: Waterless spray on carpet or upholstery Fluoro Protector.
www.reico-it.com /carpet.html   (143 words)

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