Understand this about seams.
Carpet is available in 12’, 15’ and sometimes 13’ widths.
Unless the room to be carpeted is narrower than these widths, the carpet will be
With looped or low-profile patterned carpet you may have visible or peaked seams.
The degree of their visibility depends on texture, color, lighting and furniture
A note on backing and loops.
Be aware that, as carpet bends over stairs, its backing may show depending on texture,
color and density.
Plus, you should know that looped carpet can snag, particularly at a seam or at
a carpet transition.
But never fear, in the Carpet Floor Care section we provide information on how to
properly care for looped carpet.
Every carpet has a chosen course.
The nap of all carpets run in one direction.
Pile reversal, or shading, is a normal characteristic of many cut pile style carpets.
This can be particularly apparent with plush carpet.
If this becomes an issue, consider window treatments and furniture placement as
a way to minimize this effect.