STAINMASTER® Carpet Cushion Fight Moisture And Odor

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Stainmaster’s carpet cushions are designed to be breathable and act as a moisture barrier to keep spills and pet accidents from soaking into the cushion and causing re-appearing stains or lingering odors.

The STAINMASTER cushion are produced in partnership with INVISTA, the carpet cushions can extend the beauty of carpets.

STAINMASTER® carpet cushion is the only cushion that features the DuPont™ Hytrel® breathable moisture barrier to keep most household spills from soaking into the cushion so they can be easily removed during cleaning. This exclusive breathable barrier also allows water vapors to pass through so that moisture is not trapped under the cushion, especially important for installation over concrete slabs.

STAINMASTER® carpet and STAINMASTER® carpet cushion form an unbeatable system to keep your carpet fresh, clean and beautiful for years. When spills do happen, STAINMASTER® carpet repels spills and STAINMASTER® carpet cushion keeps them on top of the cushion so they can be removed easily and substantially by extraction cleaning, preventing them from reappearing on the carpet. Click here to read more.

Ambassador Floor is the only STAINMASTER Flooring Center in the St. Louis area.


Experience the STAINMASTER Carpet Difference

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Check out this video that demonstrates the stain resistance strength of the STAINMASTER’s Invista carpets.

The video shows the carpet resists stains, even stubborn spills like cherry juice. Enjoy!

Ambassador Floor is the only STAINMASTER Flooring Center in the St. Louis Area.


The “Smart” Carpet Cushion From Mohawk Flooring

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The Mohawk SmartCushion enhances comfort and durability to of your carpets.  The carpet cushion is made from ViscoElastic Memory foam and premium urethane foam which gives the carpet its soft and durable properties.  SmartCushion also boasts a Spill Safe moisture guard that keeps spilled liquids from seeping into the cushion. And thanks to antimicrobial additives to the spill guard inhibits the growth of mildew, mold, and fungus, improving the indoor air quality of your home.

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The deep foam construction of SmartCushion creates a quieter, more energy efficient rooms by improving your carpet’s sound insulating qualities.

mohawk-SmartCushion carpet cushion

As a CRI Green Label product for air quality, SmartCushion is also a shining example of our mission to better the planet while improving your quality of living. Made from recycled foam trimmings, our environmentally-friendly cushion is non-allergenic and contains 90% post industrial material.

And we haven’t even begun to explain how Mohawk SmartCushion extends the life of your Mohawk carpet in the form of the ultimate warranty upgrade. We’ve got you covered figuratively and literally- SmartCushion is no exception!

A SmartCushion will improve the improve the quality and extend the life of your carpet. Check out more Mohawk products at Ambassador Floor’s showroom in Chesterfield, Mo. – We’re open to the public!

Stay Up-To-Date With Ambassador Floor

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It is an exciting time at Ambassador Floor and our sister store For The Home.  Currently we are celebrating National Karastan Month and we have more events planned for this fall. Be the first to learn about special offers, product information and receiving our posts in your e-mail inbox!

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Green Living With STAINMASTER

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Did you know that according to the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), more than five billion pounds of post-consumer carpet went into landfills in 2008, and that the rate of carpet recycling is only 5% in the US. STAINMASTER is doing its part to divert carpets from ending up in landfills and extending the carpets by recycling. The STAINMASTER® Carpet Recycling Program, a division of INVISTA’s Carpet Reclamation Program, is encouraging retailers and consumers to increase the ate of carpet recycling.

Many of the carpets recycled in the INVISTA’s Carpet Reclamation Program are recycled back into new carpets or carpet products. Carpets with nylon polymers (such as Type 6,6) can be recycled into other products, like automotive parts, with less refining. This approach saves energy and conserves resources.

The INVISTA Carpet Reclamation Program, the first nationwide carpet reclamation program has a uniquely simple approach that allows flooring retailers to take back all types of used carpet – regardless of make, fiber or manufacturer – so no carpet will ever go to a landfill. Since 2001, the program has collected more than 85 million pounds of carpet, resulting in more than 425,000 cubic yards of conserved landfill space.Click here to read more.

We are so thrilled to carry environmentally conscious products at Ambassador Floor.

Nourtex Carpets and Rugs

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Nourtex offers a wide range of designs, textures and sizes to help any homeowner achieve a stylish look for their room.  The specially blended proprietary yarn has the feel and performance characteristics of the finest wool products.

The Fashion Pointe Collection

The Lexington Collection

Nourtex’s “abrash’” dyeing creates a subtle variation of color and vintage look associated with the most accomplished handmade techniques. Nourtex is stylish and affordable and available in broadloom, borders, and runners and area rugs.

Find Nourtex at Ambassador Floor Company. For more information about our products and special offers, sign up to receive updates in your inbox by entering your e-mail address in the subscription box on the right-hand side of our blog’s homepage.

Shaw’s Post-Consumer Carpet Recycling

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We are proud to carry environmental friendly products like the Shaw’s Anso Nylon Carpeting, these are product that are both environmental save and improve the indoor air quality of our homes.

Labels found on Shaw’s carpet styles made from Anso® Nylon 6 feature information regarding the postconsumer recycled content, as well as the recyclability, of these products. Recycling of carpets made from Anso Nylon 6, as well as other carpets made from the same type of nylon, is made possible by Evergreen Nylon Recycling, Shaw’s Nylon 6 recycling operation in Augusta, Georgia. The Evergreen facility converts post-consumer Nylon 6 carpet back to its original starting material, caprolactam—the building block for Nylon 6 fiber. The caprolactam from Evergreen is mixed with new caprolactam during the manufacturing process, and new Anso nylon fiber is made. Although Anso Nylon 6 carpets contain nylon produced with Evergreen postconsumer caprolactam, the actual percent of recycled content in the product will vary from sample to sample.

Evergreen Nylon Recycling, Shaw’s nylon recycling operation in Augusta, Georgia, employs patented technology that converts post-consumer nylon carpet and recycles it back to its original material – the building block for nylon fiber. As a result of this technology, carpets of Nylon 6 are capable of being recycled into new carpet repeatedly without the loss of any aesthetic or performance properties.

Shaw has also partnered with several recycling companies to establish a collection network to bring more post-consumer carpeting to the Evergreen recycling centers.  Shaw hosts a number of recycling centers across the county, and Shaw is continuing to add more centers and grow their operations. The recycled content that Shaw is able to put into their products from this process represents a nationwide environmental benefit.

Visit our showroom to learn more about Shaw’s Anso Nylon 6 carpets.

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Fall Into Savings At Ambassador Floor

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After an entire summer of playing outside, gardening and so on, it’s time to look at your interiors to see what needs a little updating or fixing up.  If you need to update your carpet, Ambassador Floor Company will be there to help.  We are hosting two huge sale events this fall – The STAINMASTER Fall Fix-Up sale and National Karastan Month.

STAINMASTER Fall Fix-Up will be running from mid August to September.

National Karastan Month will be the entire month of October.

Check back soon for more details and to learn more about all the Fall Savings at Ambassador Floor Company.

Mohawk ceramic tile in bathroom

3 Reasons To Love Mohawk Ceramic Tile

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  1. Variety: Mohawk has a large selection of floor tiles such as; Natural, Rustic, Slate, and Classic.  There are also tiles for mosaics, backsplashes and countertops.
  2. Mohawk tiles are eco-friendly: Mohawk manufacturers are energy efficient and last year Mohawk reused nearly 35 million pounds of internally generated waste fired tile to make new wall tile products.  Some ceramic tiles can be as high as 47 percent recycled materials.
  3. Durability: Mohawk ceramic tiles are suitable for all residential interiors and most commercial applications subject to high footwear traffic and scratching dirt. If properly maintained the ceramic tiles can last for years to come.

Mohawk ceramic tile in bathroom

Come by Ambassador Floor to check out Mohawk Ceramic Tiles for yourself.

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Green Label Plus Carpets

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When purchasing carpet for your home or office, it is vital that you understand how your carpet will affect the Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) of your space.  In 1992, the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) created the Green Label testing program to test carpets for their emission of VOCs.  The CRI has recently expanded their testing program to include Green Label Plus, which tests carpets and adhesives.  Both programs aim towards getting consumers to purchase low emitting carpets, which will enhance the Indoor Air Quality.

For more information on the comparison of CRI’s testing standards against other leading carpet testing standards click here.