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The team at Crossville Wholesale Carpet discuss aspects of flooring and interior design in a monthly newsletter
Why Should I Upgrade My Grout Selection

If you have shopped for, or purchased, tile at Crossville Wholesale Carpet, you have been introduced to several upgrade grout products. We consider using a better quality grout to be crucial to satisfaction in the longevity, and beauty, of your tile project. Like Bob says, "Why would you ruin your $2000 project with a $20 bag of grout?"
How can a cheap bag of grout make a project go south?...... Continue reading




Granite or Quartz Countertops?
Which is right for you?


Countertops can be the most eye-catching conversation starter for friends and family home gatherings. They set the overall tone of a room as a stunning centerpiece to balance the room. Let's be honest; selecting the right countertop for your home can seem a little overwhelming. At Crossville Wholesale Carpet we want to make the process as exciting and stress-free as possible...... Continue reading



How to Clean Your Hardwood Floors

What is a good hardwood cleaner? There are several options, but there is work involved in finding the correct one for you. Not all finishes and floors are created equal in polyurethane finishes...... Continue reading



Snowbird Rules to Live By For Your Floors

A "snowbird" is one of our customers who moves to a warmer southern state in the winter. Many of you leave for several months to soak up vitamin D in sunny Florida. I want to give you a few pointers to keep your floor in top shape.The temperature at which we keep the home directly affects..... Continue reading



Linoleum, Vinyl Planks, Sheet Vinyl, OH MY!

An increasing trend in the flooring industry is to have vinyl flooring installed. Vinyl comes in a variety of forms, patterns and colors. With all of the options in construction and design, you can find a product to suit virtually any need you have for flooring...... Continue reading



Holiday Season DIY Flooring Projects

As we approach the holiday season, many of you are interested in sprucing up your home before company arrives. When the whole gang comes for a visit, many times we end up on an air mattress or the children on a pallet of blankets. Is your carpet ready to be a bed for the week? I wanted to give you a few suggestions for Do-It-Yourself flooring products to quickly spruce up a space..... Continue reading



Carpet Cushion: Does it make a difference?

Can you believe September is here? I am so thrilled to say "It's Football Time in Tennessee!"
We have a fantastic deal in the store this month on carpet as you may have noticed on our flyer or the sign. You can get 20% off any carpet in the store, but you must purchase the St. Jude Courage Carpet Cushion...... Continue reading




Selecting A Backsplash

Take a peek into our home and see the installation of our new backsplash. In this newsletter I will walk you through the selection process. As you will learn, it takes time to feel confident about the decision and we are happy to assist you as you make yours. Stop by our showroom to experience why we were voted "The Best Place to Buy Floor Covering" for the 2nd year in a row..... Continue reading



7 Current Flooring Trends You Should Know About

Styles come and go. If you have been shopping in home furnishings this year, you may have seen a style reminding you of a circa 1950 kitchen, perhaps the carpet color choices are something you have never thought of using. Designers are constantly making changes to add life and style to a space.... Continue reading



Why is my Grout Cracking?!

Why is my grout cracking?! This is a common problem that can easily be prevented in a number of different ways. All manufacturers provide installation information for each tile they make. The grout is the last piece of the puzzle and the first problem a consumer notices. Most of the time, there is....Continue reading



Who is the Winner? Nylon vs. Polyester vs. Olefin vs. Wool

When shopping for carpet, a lot of people naturally focus on carpet fiber and often assume that nylon is better than polyester. However, carpet fiber is only one of the factors that you need to consider. Equally important are carpet construction factors like density, filament type and....Continue reading



Power Outages: What to Expect from Your Hardwood

I hope you all are restored by now. We want to thank all of our VEC workers and the out of town guys for working so hard these past weeks to keep us all turned on! We have been getting a lot of phone calls now that homes are reheating with concerns of cracking, buckling and gaps....Continue reading



How to Choose an Area Rug

What size area rug do I need? I hear this question at least twice a day. It can be difficult to select the perfect rug, but we do have a few tips to make the most out of your space. My number one rule is to never...Continue reading



The Truth About Vacuum Cleaners

Here at the store, we always get the question, "What about the vacuum?" This is a very important question for extending the life of your carpet. Most of our manufacturers request carpet is vacuumed on a weekly basis to maintain the warranty...Continue reading