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How To Choose Between Hardwood and Laminate

The differences between laminate flooring goes beyond simple cost and personal taste. While most homeowners think of hardwood as the cream of the crop and laminate as a consolation prize, that doesn’t tell the whole story.Both types of flooring have their pros and cons, which is why we’ve put together…

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Black and White Flooring is Back: How to Make this Trend Work in your Home

Black and white flooring is making a comeback this year. The retro look ties together vintage and modern style perfectly, while also adding elegance and sophistication to your home. Black and white flooring is incredibly versatile. Though a checkerboard pattern is common, there are many options and patterns to choose…

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3 Great Eco-Friendly Flooring Options For Your Home

The days of bland eco-friendly flooring options are over. These days, consumers are actively shopping green, resulting in major flooring companies expanding their eco-friendly options. At Sterling Carpet Shops, Inc in Leesburg, VA, we feature a number of environmentally conscious flooring choices that we know you’ll love. Here are 3…

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Get Creative With Your Floors By Incorporating Patterns

To avoid monotony in your home interiors, patterns are the perfect additions to bring visual interest, engagement, and creativity to your furnishings and flooring. From creating interesting, patterned flooring layouts to designing with patterned floor tiles, there is a multitude of ways to attain eye-catching surfaces in your favorite rooms!…

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Enhance Your Home With Dark Flooring

In recent years, many homeowners, builders, and designers have turned to light, airy hardwood flooring and wood-look laminate and vinyl to complete natural room scenes. However, dark hardwood floors and dark flooring have been trending and continue to grow in popularity! These dramatic, moody floors provide unmistakable presence and our…

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How To Clean Your Hardwood Flooring

Whether you are admiring the gorgeous hardwood species already installed in your home or are in the process of selecting hardwood flooring for your next installation, you want that pristine hardwood surface and natural beauty to last for as long as possible! The best way to maintain the elegance of…

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The Basics of Berber Carpeting

With a storied history originally woven from the Berber tribe, Berber carpets represent a unique type of carpet that has served homeowners with distinct style and valuable performance for decades. Choosing the right carpeting for the home is determined by a variety of factors such as activity level, décor preferences,…

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5 Reasons Carpet is One of Our Favorite Floor Options

5 Reasons Carpet is One of Our Favorite Floor Options

Today’s flooring options are endless, from stone-look vinyl tile to solid hardwood to easy-care laminate, so deciding can seem overwhelming. But while you’re considering all your options, don’t forget about carpet. With so many other flooring choices available, you might be wondering if carpet is still a popular option. Well,…

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How to Choose Between Dark or Light Floors

How to Choose Between Dark or Light Floors

When approaching a new flooring upgrade in the home, selecting the right color is always a major consideration no matter what flooring material you are leaning towards! Whether you love soft, plush carpet, rustic hardwood flooring or wood-look vinyl options, gorgeous surfaces range in a wide array of shades for…

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4 Flooring Tips for Small Rooms

If your home presents smaller, trickier rooms that seem challenging to design for, you can still achieve the stunning look you envision with savvy planning. From material choices to floor colors for small rooms, you can help shape the perspective of any space to make it feel larger. You can…

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Our Favorite Home Gym Flooring Options

When many gyms across the country had to be temporarily closed to mitigate the spread of germs, homeowners everywhere were quickly reminded of the importance of exercising at home. Whether you have a flex space, an unused portion of the basement or an entire room that you can devote to…

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What is Greige? And How to Use It

Searching for an attractive neutral color that goes with everything but still seems unique? Consider greige! So, what is greige? It’s the ultimate neutral shade made from a combination of grey + beige. When grey looks too cold and sterile and beige is too bland and warm-toned, greige could be…

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How to Remove Common Carpet Stains

How to Remove Common Carpet Stains

Whether you have a full household with kids and pets or a quiet home with minimal unpredictability, rooms with spotless, carpet will inevitably experience a food or drink stain. We cherish a plush carpet pile for its comforting fibers and pristine appearance, and we aim to keep our carpet looking…

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Our new store – coming soon!

Plan | Sterling Carpet Shops, Inc

We’re making great progress on our new location. Here’s some new photos to share our excitement. We hope to launch our new store in just a few days. Stay tuned… Our new location will be: 940 Sycolin RD #155 Leesburg, VA 20175 We’re working hard to build a new store to better serve you and…

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How to Clean Your Area Rug the Right Way

How to Clean Your Area Rug the Right Way

Since our stylish area rugs serve such valuable roles in both our home décor scheme and protection for our floors, it’s incredibly important to show them proper love and care! After all, it takes a lot to fend off dirt, moisture, and foot traffic regularly, as well as the occasional…

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Hot Summer, Cool Savings

Hot Summer, Cool Savings | Sterling Carpet Shops, Inc

The temperatures are sizzling outside and so are the savings! As we have a blast all summer long with cookouts, pool parties, and vacations, don’t forget to take advantage of your opportunity for exceptional savings while giving your home the stunning surfaces you’ve been dreaming about.Starting July 1st, 2021, through…

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Tips for Brightening Up a Dark Room

Tips for Brightening Up a Dark Room

If you have a spot in your home that’s lacking natural light or feels dark and cramped, we have some creative ideas on how to brighten up a dark room! From the floors to the ceilings, go with a design plan that amplifies the light you have to create a…

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Sunsational Savings Sale

Sunsational Savings Sale | Sterling Carpet Shops, Inc

Sunshine and warm temperatures create the perfect summer backdrop for making cherished memories with your family and friends. If you’re ready to celebrate the season with cookouts, pool parties, and weekend get-togethers, here’s an opportunity to refresh your interiors and create a truly inspired space perfect for spending countless hours…

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How to Pick the Right Area Rug Size

How to Pick the Right Area Rug Size

Since every room in your home is unique with different dimensions, it makes sense that each space will need a different area rug size to fit perfectly. Just like the perfect area rug will unify room décor with color, pattern, and texture, the perfect rug size will add the right…

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The Benefits of Stone Look Vinyl Flooring

The Benefits of Stone Look Vinyl Flooring

When you browse through architectural magazines or online galleries of high-end homes, it is no surprise to see opulent-looking rooms with gorgeous stone floors. Simply put, natural stone says luxury! However, the higher cost of these floors can often prevent the beautiful look of real stone from being a realistic…

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