Hopkins Carpet One Blog

  • Announcing Hopkins Carpet One’s Newest Addition: Masland Carpeting!

    Carpeting January 21st, 2014 Hopkins Carpet One

    Hopkins Carpet One is happy to announce that we are now carrying Masland Carpeting! Timeless, elegant and classic, this carpeting is a favorite of designers and homeowners alike. The brand was founded in Pennsylvania in 1866 and is currently the leading carpet manufacturer in the… Read more »

  • Are You a Happy Hopkins Carpet One Customer?

    Press November 27th, 2019 Hopkins Carpet One

    If so, we would love to hear from you! Hopkins Carpet One is asking our happy and satisfied customers for a favor. If you could take a few minutes out of your day, could you write a positive review about us at one (or more!)… Read more »

  • Laminate Floors For Your Minnetonka Home

    Laminate Flooring December 23rd, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    If you’re a typical Minnetonka family, you are probably pretty active. Between school, sports, family time and other activities, you and your kids probably run non-stop, especially this time of year when the holidays are here. But in the middle of the hustle-and-bustle, take the… Read more »

  • Hopkins Carpet One Winner of 2014 Readers’ Choice Award

    Press December 13th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    The team at Hopkins Carpet One would like to thank YOU, the readers of the Sun Sailor in Hopkins MN. We are honored that you voted for us in the 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. We are pleased to announce that we won Best Flooring Store!… Read more »

  • Co-ops vs. Franchises

    Press November 26th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    What’s the difference between a co-op and a franchise? Many people don’t realize there is a major difference between these two terms. For example, Hopkins Carpet One is a co-op. Let’s discuss the differences between the two so you can better understand why Hopkins Carpet… Read more »

  • The Pros and Cons of Installing Vinyl Flooring

    Vinyl Flooring October 29th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    Vinyl flooring has been around since the 1930s and by the 1950s, it had replaced linoleum as a leader in low-cost, water- resistant floor covering. Even more appealing is that it is available in many colors making it ideal for room designs and styles of… Read more »

  • Prolonging Your Hardwood Floor’s Natural Beauty

    Hardwood Flooring October 8th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    One of the most desirable aspects of a hardwood floor is the natural beauty it provides, and you can’t get much more natural than with true wood floors! Making sure your floors stay as beautiful as the day they were installed takes some TLC. In… Read more »

  • Advice for Pet Owners Installing Carpeting

    Carpeting September 24th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    Are you the proud owner of a pet? Then, you have some special considerations to make when choosing new flooring. It’s important to keep your four-legged friend in mind when browsing all of our options. If you have carpeting, you probably don’t want to give… Read more »

  • Top Places in Your Home to Install Laminate Flooring

    Laminate Flooring September 11th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    Laminate flooring is a great flooring alternative that can be used throughout your entire home. It can flawlessly match any home decor. If you live anywhere around the Twin Cities, laminates provides a stylish flooring option. Due to their durability and resistance to stains, laminate… Read more »

  • Tips to Extend the Life of Your Hardwood Floors

    Hardwood Flooring August 19th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    It doesn’t matter if you just had new hardwood floors installed or if they’ve been a staple in your house for years, proper care techniques can extend their life. You probably know to clean up spills as soon as they happen and to frequently sweep… Read more »

  • Carpeting and Indoor Air Quality

    Carpeting November 27th, 2019 Hopkins Carpet One

    You have probably heard the term “indoor air quality” thrown around a lot. It is a phrase used to describe the quality, in terms of health, of the air inside and around buildings. There are a lot of factors taken into consideration when indoor air… Read more »

  • When is it Time to Replace Your Hardwood Floors?

    Hardwood Flooring June 25th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    There comes that time in every homeowner’s life where tough questions must be asked. Questions like, “Is it time for a remodeling project?” or “What am I going to do about my floors?” need to be answered. If you have hardwood floors, you may be… Read more »