Blogs

20-year-old, heavily trafficked wood floor
How to Make a Wood Floor Last Forever It is said that the wood lives and breathes. This very high traffic floor at Addison/Dicus demonstrates that, especially compared to the polyurethane finished floor.
Fingerprint rug in blue and brown
New for the New Year So this end-of-the-year email is mostly pictures. Simple. These are all new rugs. They are available in standard sizes. Scroll through and enjoy.
Modern rug in red from Varanasi Rug Show
Rug Buying Trip to India Addison/Dicus & Bailey sources rugs from many weavers. And it's our policy to go in person to meet weavers on their turf. Although there are booths by the hundreds and rugs by the thousands at the Varanasi Rug Show, you can find a lot about recent pricing trends and maybe fall in love with some new creations.
Hand-knotted rug with a blue-eyed tiger
Bold Creativity at NY Rug Show The New York Rug Show displayed a burst of creative energy. There were ideas that we have not see before. Fun to see what will sell.
Carpet installer repairing carpet installation
Floor Covering Warranties - The Facts The concept of “warranty” can be deceptive. Don’t be deceived.
Nepalese women prepare for the Dashain Festival
Nepal Holiday to Delay Special Rug Orders

From Oct 1 through Nov. 7 all Nepalese rug manufacturing stops to celebrate the Dashain Festival.

Tufted rug with abstract design
When to Use a Tufted Rug When do you want to use a tufted rug? When your budget calls for it.
Custom stair and hall runner - multi-shaped
More Custom Carpets and Masterful Stair Runners At Dicus Ford, the installation company of Addison/Dicus & Bailey, long time installer Bob Ford Jr. is really good at making custom carpets and making them look great.
Measuring tape on wood floor
Make Furniture and the Rug Work Together The day has come. Addison/Dicus & Bailey has arrived with your client's new rug. We've unrolled it and are waiting to replace the furniture. Uh, exactly how do you want us to do this?
Multi-shape, multi-colored custom carpet
Uncustomary Custom Carpets

Sometimes you have to do uncustomary things to carpets to get the look you want.

Check out these stair runners.