Hopkins Carpet One Blog

  • 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 »

  • Floor Replacement: What is involved in installation?

    Carpeting June 24th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    Are you getting new carpet, hardwood flooring, luxury vinyl or laminate flooring? Congratulations on your investment! The Hopkins Carpet One team is sure you’ll enjoy your new flooring. We know that for all of our clients, including those in Hopkins, Eden Prairie and Minnetonka, floor… Read more »

  • Happy Retirement, Rod!

    Press October 10th, 2019 Hopkins Carpet One

    Life, as we know it at Hopkins Carpet One, has changed forever without the wit and wisdom of Rodney Wedlund. We want to thank him for over 30 years of devoted work! Hopkins Carpet One began its life as Cheap Carpet in June 1980, when… Read more »

  • Choosing the Right Carpeting for your Eden Prairie MN Home

    Carpeting May 24th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    Adding carpeting to your home can be an exciting process. Its comfort and durability is unmatched. There are many different color and style options, making carpeting the perfect choice for any household. For those living in Eden Prairie, carpeting is an excellent choice for homeowners… Read more »

  • Orono Bedroom Flooring Options: Hardwood vs. Carpeting

    Carpeting May 10th, 2013 Hopkins Carpet One

    Are you thinking about making a flooring change in your bedrooms? At Hopkins Carpet One, we have many options for your bedroom flooring. As Orono flooring experts, we’ll explore the options of hardwood and carpeting. Carpeting Reduces Sound: Carpeting as flooring will help reduce ambient… Read more »

  • Hardwood Floors Give Orono Homes Decades of Service with Minor Maintenance

    Hardwood Flooring November 27th, 2019 Hopkins Carpet One

    There’s nothing like hardwood floors to give an Orono home a touch of elegance, and with proper care, they will still look great after decades of service. Maintaining the hardwood floors in your Orono home is really quite easy. Here are a few care tips… Read more »