What You Need to Know When Buying Carpet
CARPET BUYING GUIDE

If you are looking for the best carpet store in the El Cerrito, Berkeley, Piedmont, Kensington, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Emeryville, Albany, Alamo, Danville, Richmond, Pinole, Rodeo, or Crockett area, we hope you consider Abbey Carpet & Floor of El Cerrito. We've put together this carpet buying guide to help you make a great purchasing decision on your new carpeting. After you read this, please visit us in one of our convenient showroom locations where we can help you the rest of the way!

Stair Carpet

Covering stairs in carpeting is something many home owners consider. In addition to the obvious noise reduction, it helps make going up and down the stairs safer, preventing slips and falls. It also helps to cushion a fall, if one were to ever happen.

Your stairs tend to be higher traffic areas, so it is important to select a durable and stain resistant material for your stairs. You will also want to consider a color that will help mask stains when they occur.

Let the experts at Abbey Carpet & Floor help you select the best carpet for your stairs.

Karastan English Manor Cambridge Stair Carpet Roomscene
Anderson/Tuftex Speak Desert Palm Stair Carpet Roomscene
Shaw Constant Synergy Statuesque Stair Carpet Roomscene

Living Room Carpet

Your living room needs a new look, but you want a carpet that looks great, feels great, and stands the test of time. Let the team here at Abbey Carpet & Floor show you our exclusive collection of designer carpets from the top brands.

If you are looking to replace your current living room floor with wall-to-wall carpeting, you will need to decide what material, pile, length, and padding is right for you. We provide FREE in-home estimates, and do all of the installation ourselves.

If you are happy with the hardwood, laminate, tile, or vinyl that is already in your living room and just want to make the area a little warmer, an area rug may be a great option for you!

Anderson/Tuftex DelSur Dolphin Living Room Carpet Roomscene
Nourison Aldora Sand Living Room Carpet Roomscene
Mohawk Placid Reflection Downtown Living Room Carpet Roomscene

Bedroom Carpet

When selecting bedroom carpeting, the most common consideration is how it feels on your bare feet. When you wake up in the morning, you want to roll out of bed and feel a soft, warm, luxurious material. This is why many people decide to splurge on wool carpeting in their bedroom rather than Nylon or Polyester, which are also great options.

Anderson/Tuftex Cameo Stonework Bedroom Carpet Roomscene
Godfrey Hirst Acton Piccadilly Bedroom Carpet Roomscene
Mohawk Enduring Strength Greige Bedroom Carpet Roomscene

Carpet Installation

Abbey Carpet & Floor of El Cerrito has a wide range of carpet, hardwood, tile & stone, laminate, vinyl and area rugs for sale and proudly offers professional installation services in El Cerrito, Berkeley, Piedmont, Kensington, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Emeryville, Albany, Alamo, Danville, Richmond, Pinole, Rodeo, and Crockett.

Installing your carpet doesn’t have to be difficult. Our team makes it easy for you to get your new carpeting installed quickly and painlessly. Abbey Carpet & Floor provides FREE in-home estimates so there are no surprises when the installation cost is calculated. We will measure and install your carpet and have it done right the first time.

Carpet Brands

When you visit our carpet store in El Cerrito, you will find a wide selection of colors, materials, textures and fabrics.  At Abbey Carpet & Floor, we are proud to offer you the following exclusive brands you can’t find anywhere else!

Alexander Smith

With 100+ years of Legacy and Heritage, our exclusive collection of assortments and styles from Alexander Smith represents the epitome of quality. This collection features a large assortment of styles with exquisite design and luxurious colors, while carrying our exclusive Lifetime Warranty.


Visit our Abbey Carpet & Floor showroom to see the latest carpet, hardwood, tile, stone, laminate, and vinyl selection from Alexander Smith.

We are so confident in our Alexander Smith line that we offer a lifetime stain, soil, and wear warranty on all soft surfaces.

American Showcase

For more than three decades, American Showcase has symbolized elegance and quality, a promise of long-term enjoyment and satisfaction. These fine products offer exceptional beauty and value, offering only the finest quality products offered in the market today. This collection of products is hand-picked by our merchandising team where our strict standards must be met.

We are so confident in our American Showcase line that we offer a lifetime stain, soil, and wear warranty on all soft surfaces.

The best carpets are made with the best materials. The best carpet material is Premier Stainmaster® Fiber.

Premier Stainmaster® Fibers are backed by our superior Lifetime Stain, Soil and Wear Warranty. Carpet made of Premier Stainmaster® carpet fiber stays 30% cleaner and lasts 50% longer than other carpets made with non-branded carpet fibers.

Luxurious styles, trendsetting colors, and most durable fibers are available in the Premier Stainmaster® Carpet Collection offered exclusively at Abbey Carpet & Floor of El Cerrito.

Featuring incredible softness and luxurious comfort, Softique™ carpet fibers represents the epitome of quality in carpet fibers. Softique™ fibers are known for their incredible permanence, excellent stain and fade resistance, and appearance retention. Nothing feels better to the touch than Softique™ carpet.

Every Softique™ carpet carries our exclusive Lifetime Stain, Soil and Wear Warranty.

Infinity Nylon carpet is one of the most resilient, soft, innovative carpet fiber brands in the marketplace today. The Infinity Carpet Fibers can be recycled back into new carpet again and again. Carpet made with Infinity branded fibers is CARPET TO CARPET™ certified, which means it never needs to go to the landfill.

Every Infinity carpet carries our exclusive Lifetime Stain, Soil and Wear Warranty.

Stainmaster Pet Protect Logo

Stainmaster Pet Protect carpet fibers offer superior stain and fade resistance from sunlight and stains. The state of-the-art solution-dyed fibers provided the highest form of protection from pet stains and spills.

Every Pet Protect carpet carries our exclusive Lifetime Stain, Soil and Wear Warranty.


Contact Us To Get Started

The Abbey Carpet & Floor team is friendly, experienced, and knowledgeable. You will work with the same person from start to finish as you explore one of our extensive showrooms. You will enjoy wholesale pricing on all of our carpeting and a 100% satisfaction guarantee!

We look forward to working with you!

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Our showroom is centrally located between El Cerrito, Berkeley, Piedmont, Kensington, Lafayette, Orinda, Moraga, Walnut Creek, Oakland, Emeryville, Albany, Alamo, Danville, Richmond, Pinole, Rodeo, and Crockett.
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