Floor Covering News and Information on all types of flooring

Flooring Information and News on all types of Flooring

Carpet Flooring Manufacturers


Over 30 years in the business combined with a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility means American Fiber Cushion produces the highest quality fiber pad available in the market today. They strive to exceed the expectations of their customers on a daily basis.

The secret to the success of American Fiber Cushion is 3-fold: experience, technology and the use of the highest quality raw materials available. They get their materials through a partnership with Columbia Recycling, a world leader in the recycling industry. Columbia recycles millions of pounds of carpet annually.

American Fiber Cushion’s carpet cushion is a great product for any home with as it is:

  • Pet Friendly
  • Highly Durable
  • A Great Noise Reducer
  • Provides Thermal Insulation


Carolina Carpet of Fay was crafted based on a continued void for good Customer Service in the Flooring industry. It is so unfortunate when someone spends a significant amount of money on flooring and they are treated poorly throughout the entire process.

From the moment you walk through the door, you will feel comfortable, relaxed and welcome in our store. Upon the choosing of your flooring needs, we will remain in constant communication with you to update you on the order process, the delivery process and the installation time frame. There should never be a moment where you are wondering where the process and project are at. Upon the receipt of your order, we will schedule Certified Installers to be at your home at the time of your choosing. They are the top of the line installers who guarantee a great job every time! When dealing with an investment of this magnitude, you deserve to have the job done correctly and properly the first time!

Searching for just the right flooring for your home can become daunting. Just think of plush, luxurious carpets in thousands of colors and patterns. Consider the handcrafted beauty of exotic and domestic hardwoods in hand-scraped, distressed and smooth surfaces. There’s also the diverse styles and durability of laminate flooring, ceramic tile and vinyl. Carolina Carpet of Fay provides so many choices for every room in your home, you can express your personal style. Carolina Carpet of Fay also has an extensive commercial flooring selection.

Carolina Carpet of Fay began a partnership with Mohawk in 2004 to become an exclusive Mohawk Floorscapes Dealer. Our extensive knowledge of the Mohawk product line and commitment to excellence allow us to provide the highest quality flooring solutions available today. Browse our website to find out more about what we can offer you!


An industry leader for over 40 years, Carpenter Co. offers customers innovative products with unparalleled quality and outstanding service.  Carpenter’s commitment to being environmentally-conscious is reflected in the EnviroStep™ collection of carpet cushion options which are developed to be the most technically advanced eco-friendly products for both your home and budget.  All EnviroStep™ products reduce reliance on non-renewable petroleum-based products by incorporating natural organic materials.  All carpet cushion is 100% recyclable and exceed CRI Green label air quality standards.  Ozone friendly and made from 100% recycled urethane trim, EnviroStep™ products are helping to ensure a greener tomorrow.


Carpenter Co. offers many different options in carpet cushion under four main categories:  Standard Carpet Cushion, Better Carpet Cushion, Best Carpet Cushion, and Premium Carpet Cushion.


Includes standard level, environmentally-friendly products that enhance the performance and comfort of any carpet and are backed by the Carpenter Co. “Life of the Carpet” warranty.


Backed by Carpenter Co.’s “Life of the Home” warranty, these products are designed to take heavy traffic and protect the customer’s investment by keeping carpet looking new longer while providing tremendous comfort underfoot.


Best level carpet cushion products feature ViscoBond™ and Spillguard® technologies and are covered under the Carpenter Co. “Life of the Home” warranty.


Premium level products involve Carpenter Co. exclusive Stainmaster® and Ordor-Eaters™ carpet cushion solutions which combine the benefits of advanced moisture barrier technology and odor eliminating enzyme technologies;  backed by Carpenter Co.’s “fully Transferable Life of the Home” warranty.

For retailers, Carpenter Co. offers customer incentive trips as well as the opportunity to create custom pricing labels.


Founded in Maryland, Chesapeake Flooring creates flooring products that stay true to it’s chesapeake roots. They strive to create a casual flooring line that balances both comfort and elegance. Because Chesapeake Flooring believes you should purchase your floors with confidence, they offer some of the best flooring warranties in the residential and light commercial flooring markets.


The beautiful collection of carpet offered by Chesapeake Flooring combines value and durability with fashion and comfort. No matter what room in the house you want to lay carpet down. Chesapeake Flooring has a carpeting style and color you will love.


The leading manufacturer of all types of carpet cushion products and laminate underalyments, Leggett & Platt offers its customers better products to make your home more comfortable and enjoyable for years to come.  Leggett & Platt has been manufacturing floor covering cushions for over 50 years, and is committed to minimize their impact on the environment and support the framework of sustainability for the past, present, and future.


Designed for both commercial and residential use, this environmentally recyclable rebond urethane cushion is an excellent value and is the most widely accepted and popular carpet cushion by far.  Rebond cushion is made by taking recycled flexible polyurethane foam and grinding it into small particles and then bonding them together.  This cushion comes in a wide variety of gauges and densities with available FHA and CRI green label certificates.  The following products are stocked throughout the U.S. within the Leggett & Platt distribution network:  Ultra Magic, Hi Flite, Super Magic, Validator, Crushguard, and Grandeur.


Quality Rubber (APC) products are available within all major markets across the country.  Leggett & Platt’s Advance Performance Cushions are manufactured using the latest technology and provide the customer with an excellent choice for comfort and durability in either a residential or commercial setting.  Advanced Performance Cushion products include:  Arcadia, Laguna, Valencia, Solano, Coronado, STAINMASTER® Ultra (APC), STAINMASTER® Plus (APC), Aurora, Brava, Superba, Deluxe, Martinique, and Rise.


There are many highly engineered carpet cushion products that Leggett & Platt offers for use in various applications.  Densified Urethane cushions provide unique features and benefits that are only available through Leggett & Platt.  All products are manufactured using the most advanced technology while also offering a lifetime of luxury and peace of mind.  Products include:  Monterey, Napa, and BerberMax.


Synthetic Fiber is manufactured from recycled synthetic carpet fibers utilizing the latest technologies, and Leggett & Platt engineers a complete line of cushion for both the residential and commercial markets.  Leggett & Platt is one of the oldest and largest manufacturers of Synthetic Fiber, and the following products are available within all major markets in the Leggett & Platt national distribution network:  Firm Grip, Syntex 40, Syntex 32, Syntex 28, Syntex 24, Syntex 20, Performer 40, and Performer 32.


Laminate is the fastest growing segment of the flooring industry, and each square foot of a laminate floor needs a sound-deadener.   Leggett & Platt offers a specially designed underlay that will enhance any laminate floor.  The following products are available within Leggett & Platt’s national distribution network:  Sound master Plus, Quiet Elegance Premium Laminate, Sound-Off, and Hush Step.


Milliken Floor Covering is dedicated to technological advances that allow homeowners to have a larger variety of colors and styles. They also continually strive to produce stronger, more resilient and sustainable materials to better the lives of individuals as well as the earth.

They have a 40-year history of meeting the demands of architects and designers. They bring the same standards into your home, giving you the quality and extensive options available.


Milliken leads the industry in digital carpet printing. This process allows Milliken to create intricate and beautiful designs on carpets and rugs. Most carpeting companies only print on the tips of the carpet fibers. Milliken has the ability to penetrate deep into the carpet fibers, making a very long-lasting, beautiful product.

The dyes are carefully selected and made with premium quality to ensure your carpets colors won’t fade. They will remain as vibrant and beautiful as the day you purchased your carpet for many years.


Milliken Floor Covering has been committed to sustainability since 1900 when they established their first recycling policy. They were making strides towards environmental health well before the U.S. put in place regulations forcing companies to do so.

Whether it’s the materials used or the manufacturing process, Milliken makes sure they are causing minimal impact to the environment. Their dedication has lead Milliken to now be carbon negative, making them one of the world’s most responsible manufacturers.


Moreland Company USA is a leading plywood underlayment manufacturer committed to sustainable forest management worldwide. All of our premium plywood underlayment and other quality wood products are manufactured to be environmentally friendly using only the highest quality sustainable hardwoods and incorporating Breathe Free® marine-grade adhesive that meets or exceeds all toxic air emission standards. Best of all, our premium plywood underlayment products, like UltraplyXL, carry a transferable Lifetime Warranty (commercial & residential).


MP GLOBAL PRODUCTS was founded as Midwest Padding LLC in 1997. For more than 15 years, we have taken what is discarded and may be deemed as trash to some and have embraced those raw unwanted materials as our way of business.  We are problem solvers, innovators, and an eco-aware company with environmentally friendly, high-performing fiber acoustic floor underlayment products for laminate, flooring underlayments for tile, and flooring underlayments for hardwood.  We were “Green” before it was even fashionable.  Our QuietWalk® brand rapidly became a leading laminate floor underlayment for the entire floating floor underlayment industry. At first, our competitors scoffed at our “ugly” underlayment, but today they are scrambling to invent their own green flooring underlayment story.

Our flooring underlayment options are specifically geared to address moisture protection, sound deadening, and sustainability.   Many of our floor underlayment products meet the most rigorous independently certified indoor air quality standards.

Today, more than ever, architects and designers specify and recommend our flooring underlayment products for home construction, commercial, high-rise apartment complex or condominium.


Shawmark carpeting is a durably designed, stylish carpeting that is made to hold its brand new appearance for many years. This long-lasting carpet is backed by the industry’s best guarantee, because of its exceptional performance. When you buy Shawmark, you know you are a getting a quality carpet or you’ll get your money back.

Shawmark also received a 4.3 out of 5 on the Hexapod test, which tests the resiliency of the carpet. The test places the carpet under harsh conditions designed to simulate long-term foot traffic. A 5 on the test means there was no change to the carpets appearance meaning Shawmark shows minimal damage after extreme stress testing.


Shawmark is designed to emit very low chemical emissions. Their carpet is not only safer for the environment, but also safe for your home’s air. The CRI (Carpet and Rug Institute) awarded Shawmark the Green Label Plus certification for indoor air quality. If you are concerned about the environment or your home’s air quality, Shawmark is a great option.



The company provides polypropylene carpets of low to medium price range, as well as solution dyed nylon yarns of medium to high price range.


VENTURE CARPETS INC.  located in St-Georges,  is an integral part of the Beauce area history.

Founded in 1927 by the businessman Edouard Lacroix, VENTURE CARPETS INC. formely known as St-Georges Wollen Mills, adapted to change over time to always meet the market needs.

Four generations later,  VENTURE CARPETS INC.  aims to be acknowledged as a North American leader in the textile floor covering industry.


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