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[My Favorite] Resista SoftStyle by Martha Bubert

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Martha Bubert is one of our in-house designers and has been working with us for over a decade.  She’s great at helping customers pull all aspects of a design together from the floor up.  Martha utilizes her expertise to help homeowners out of our Historic Downtown Westminster Showroom in Carroll County of Maryland.



“Having grown up in the days of ‘shag’ I have always been hesitant to recommend a polyester to my clients, but that was before our new Resista Soft Style line of carpet! 
“Not only is it made with a strong, durable fiber but even its stain resistant qualities have been enhanced with the latest in polyester technology.  When the fiber is still in liquid form, the stain protection treatment is added, making it apart of the fiber itself.  Once it is spun into a yarn our design team makes certain there is a style perfect for each room in your home. 
Resista has some of the thickest multicolor friezes found anywhere.  I would not hesitate to recommend any style in this line.  In fact, I would love to have Resista’s Soft Comfort Supreme in my own home.”
Does this sound like a carpet that you would like to have or already have in your home?  I’d love to hear what you think!
As always, if there are any questions (or ideas), please let me know! Katlin@nullMercerCarpetOne.com Facebook.com/MercerCarpetOne Twitter.com/MercerFloors

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[My Favorite] Limited Edition Tigressa Soft Style Carpet

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I know we’ve talked about Tigressa before, but we just got 5 new, limited edition styles in for a fantastic sale that just started. They have all of the great benefits of regular Tigressa styles such as…
  • 10 Year Stain Proof Warranty – no exceptions, no exclusions, no kidding
  • Up to 20 Year Texture Retention Warranty – protection against matting and crushing
  • Life of the Carpet Installation Guarantee – our Carpet Install Crews are just that good
  • Super soft fiber in great styles with classic colors
With our 10 Year Stain Proof Guarantee!
 
The five styles include two classic plushes plus three textured friezes. Each style comes in eight colors inspired by nature so they can be timeless and go with anything.

 
 
Park Falls Plus, Tigressa SoftStyle Carpet – Limited Edition
 
Oh, and the color palette for the three friezes include four solid and four flecked each. One nice thing about the flecked carpet colors is that they have almost a camouflaging effect, which helps if you’re not able to immediately vacuum up any spills or tracked-in dirt.

 
 
Chic-n-Soft – Available in 3 Luxurious Weights
 
My favorite style of the five is Park Falls. It’s one of the textured friezes and my favorite color is Parchment. Parchment is one of those beautiful, soft neutral greens that go with anything.

 
Parchment is in the upper left corner
Oh, and in case you’re wondering why I’m writing in the My Favorite series that has been reserved for product reviews by our flooring design consultants, I’ve recently been promoted to that role. So now I get to help you face-to-face in addition to online!
 
 

Tigressa SoftStyle is on a great sale!
 
P.S. – With the current sale, these five limited edition styles are available at great prices! Plus, with any purchase of a Tigressa carpet, we will donate to the Save the Tigers campaign

If you have any comments, questions please use the comment form below or email me at katlin@nullmercercarpetone.com.  I’d love to hear what you think!
As always, if there are any questions (or ideas), please let me know! Katlin@nullMercerCarpetOne.com Facebook.com/MercerCarpetOne Twitter.com/MercerFloors

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[My Favorite] Extreme Value Carpets by Kevin Bryson

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Kevin Bryson is the Manager of our Downtown Westminster Flooring Design Showroom of Carroll County in Maryland.  He’s been with us for over a decade with countless hours of training.  His background is in construction and home design.

Kevin Bryson, Manager, Mercers of Westminster, MD

“Well, the name says it all.  These are extreme value carpets. 
Best Value in Carpet
These select few carpets are picked by designers to be the most popular feels and looks in the industry.  The manufacturers then took those select few, reduced the color line to the most popular colors and produce them for us and other Carpet One International member stores only at the best price in the industry. 
Top styles, top colors, great prices!

If you want good quality, great colors, and the best price possible, then one of these is the right carpet for you.  Most of the time in this industry, you have to give up quality to get these types of prices.  With our Extreme Value line, you don’t have to give up anything.  All Extreme Value carpets have either Gold or Platinum level warranties. 
Both Gold & Platinum level warranties include our Life of the Floor Installation Guarantee & our Beautiful Guarantee!
I like Steeplechase in any color because it feels like a cloud when walking on it.”

What kind of carpet do you have in your home?  What do you like about it?
As always, if there are any questions (or ideas), please let me know! Katlin@nullMercerCarpetOne.com Facebook.com/MercerCarpetOne Twitter.com/MercerFloors

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[My Favorite] Soft Bigelow with SmartStrand by Dwayne Unger

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Dwayne Unger is our Insurance Coordinator (it’s his job to help those who need to work with an insurance company to replace their floors) in addition to being a Flooring Consultant in our Downtown Westminster Showroom.



“Mohawk leads innovation in sustainable flooring with Soft Bigelow SmartStrand carpet with DuPont Serona renewable-sourced polymer, which is produced from corn sugar. By utilizing this new ingredient, 37% of Sorona is being made from renewable resources. This marks the first time that a luxuriously soft carpet offers durability and stain protection, while also making less of an environmental impact.




“The production of Sorona polymer requires 30% less energy than the production of an equal amount of nylon resulting in approximately one gallon of gasoline saved per every seven square yards of carpet. Greenhouse gas emissions from the production of Sorona are 63% lower than nylon manufacturing.


Mohawk has completed another Zoo Challenge!

“The superior stain resistance of SmartStrand carpet is engineered into the fiber and will never wear or wash off, meaning consumers will never need to retreat the carpet with stain protectors after steam cleaning.


Here is one of the rhinos that have tested SmartStrand carpet

“My personal favorite Soft Bigelow SmartStrand carpet is currently Hubbard in color Conquistador. Super plush frieze with a really cool color name!”


Do you have Bigelow and/or SmartStrand in your home?  If so, what do you think?

As always, if there are any questions (or ideas), please let me know! Katlin@nullMercerCarpetOne.com Facebook.com/MercerCarpetOne Twitter.com/MercerFloors

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A New Chapter in the My Favorite Saturday Series

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It’s time for a new chapter of the ‘My Favorite’ blog series for Saturday mornings where we hear about what Mercer’s team of experienced, trained flooring design consultants think about certain floors.

This section of the series will not focus on one product line, instead you can expect reviews on a variety of items.  I’m going to be sharing reviews of great carpets like some of our Soft Bigelow lines plus some fantastic hardwoods like Armstrong’s Premier Collection.



So, check back in next Saturday around 10am to see the new post!  I’d love to know what you think!

P.S. – I’d also love to get your feedback on these quick polls!
As always, if there are any questions (or ideas), please let me know! Katlin@nullMercerCarpetOne.com Facebook.com/MercerCarpetOne Twitter.com/MercerFloors

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