Hello, Cal. A memory foam carpet pad is recommended for use with this product. Please partner with your local Home Depot flooring specialist for the minimum standards per the density (lb./ft.), thickness (in.), and weight (oz./sq. yd.). Thank you for your interest in Lifeproof. - Shanna
Hello, Cal. The Lifeproof Silver Mane I carpet is compatible for use on stairs. With its built-in stain protection and exceptional durability, this carpet is great for all living and high traffic spaces. Please work with your Home Depot flooring specialist to determine the appropriate pad. Thank you for your interest in Lifeproof carpet. - Shanna
Hello, Col. The LifeProof Silver Mane I is a soft silvery blue carpet. As actual item color may vary from device screen representation, we recommend that you order a sample and view it in the room where the carpet will be installed. Subtle differences in the carpet's color may be more visible in your home. Thank you for your interest in Mohawk carpet. – Shanna
Hi Rebecca, The Lifeproof Silver Mane I Batik carpet carries the Carpet and Rug Institute label signifying certification under the CRI indoor air quality carpet testing program. The CRI label is your assurance that The Silver Mane I carpet is rated well within the established guidelines for the emission of volatile organic compounds (VOC's) that can be emitted from common household items that may affect indoor air quality. The CRI label indicates that this carpet meets these air quality standards. Thank you for your interest in Lifeproof carpet. - Helen
Hi Rebecca, The Lifeproof Silver Mane carpet has the CRI Green Seal and CRI Green Seal Plus label, thus the Carpet and Rug Institute has approved the carpet for residential installation. There have been no ill health effects in regards to people or pets that have ever been linked to our carpet. There is no formaldehyde used in the manufacturing process. Thank you for your interest in Lifeproof carpet. - Helen
Hello, Cadair. Yes, the Lifeproof Silver Mane I textured carpet can be installed in a finished basement. Thank you for your interest in Lifeproof carpet. - Shanna
Hello, Janis. Yes, you can order a sample online and have it delivered to your home. Please visit the product page and select the Add Sample to Cart button. If that particular color is temporarily out of stock, please check with your local Home Depot flooring specialist for further assistance. Thank you for your interest in Lifeproof flooring. - Shanna
Hello, JamesCarter. The tuft twist for Lifeproof Silver Mane I in Batik is 5.50. Thank you for your interest in Lifeproof carpet. - Shanna
It has a blue cast, but is very complimentary to the grey tones of my hard surface flooring.
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