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Carpet Makes the World Better

Whether you are a homeowner, architect, or facility manager, making the right flooring decisions starts with having the facts. That's where The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) comes in. Our purpose is to provide science-based information about carpet and rugs - from health benefits to improved air quality to care and cleaning.

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Residential Customers - Get the Facts

Learn about the benefits of carpet, selecting carpet that best suits your needs and the differences between spot, interim and deep cleaning your carpet so it looks great for years to come. And it has "green benefits."

  • Homeowners
  • Designers
  • Architects
  • Green Builders
Commercial Customers - Get the Facts

Carpet provides performance benefits such as improved indoor air quality, noise reduction and ease of maintenance. It's less expensive than other flooring options over time. And it has "green benefits."

  • Designers and Architects
  • Green Builders
  • Government Specifiers
  • Facility Managers
  • Cleaning and Maintenance Professionals
  • School and Healthcare Administrators
Carpet and Rug Industry - Get the Facts

Learn more about the carpet and rug industry and view CRI's technical and scientific information on topics ranging from carpet and indoor air quality to cleaning science and carpet installation.

  • Carpet Manufacturers and Sales Force
  • Carpet Cleaning Product Manufacturers
  • Carpet Cleaning Service Providers
  • Professional Installers
  • Others Allied to the Field