Consumer Reviews of Tigressa carpets
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46% of customers recommend
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Date created: 2014-10-19
Location: Port Orchard WA
I replaced 20 year old carpet and after 2 years that is how my Tigress
looks. I don't mind the foot marks and vacuum marks. It's all matted -
very unhappy. Even the carpet cleaning guy was surprised at how new this
carpet was and how it looked.
Date created: 2014-08-06
Name: Kerry Tiffany
Location: Hudson, OH
"What a beautiful carpet!"
Lost in Soft is Tigressa's softest, deepest pile carpet. It feels
luxurious on bare toes and is plush enough to take a nap on it. Because
this carpet is very plush/deep, it works best with vacuums that allow
height and roller adjustments. Mine is a Kirby from 2005 and I raised
the brush roller up and run it on a medium height setting, which lifts
the pile nicely without stopping the brush roller. Lost in Soft wears
very well, too. My high-traffic areas still look great after two years.
Since this is a plush carpet, it will show vacuum tracks and
footprints. (This is typical of plush carpets. There is a trade between
comfort and an unblemished uniform appearance. If hiding footprints is
your number one goal, get a Berber or commercial low loop carpet.) I
found stains pull out easily with minimal cleaning chemicals and I
don't have a problem using a rental Bissell Big Green machine for
periodic cleaning. I plan on installing this carpet in the upstairs
bedrooms when the time comes!
Date created: 2014-07-23
Name: Shireen Ehredt
Location: Durand, IL
"Regarding Shaw Tigressa carpet"
Purchased Shaw Tigressa Cherish Cholena Plus carpet from Lonnie's Carpet
Max Rockford, IL. I am very dissatisfied with this carpet. It shows every
vacuum mark & footprint possible! I also can not use my new Shark vacuum
very difficult to push on this carpet, I am using my Kirby and it is not
much easier to push I have to have it on the highest setting. The worst
choice in carpet purchased! I have called the store and complained told
according to the warranty it has to be in the house for 30 days before
anything can be done about it. I want it taken out! I would not purchase
this carpet again! I hope something gets resolved!
Date created: 2014-07-17
Name: D fisher
"Carpet is nice to touch but..."
Had this carpet installed by Kahains of Middleboro MA, the carpet is
nice to touch but have yet to find a vacuum cleaner that I can push on
the carpet! I was told to use a rotary brush type vacuum, possible to
push, the fibers get sucked up and bogs the vacuum down! So after my
husband has pulled his back out several times pushing the vacuum, I
went back down to see if they could help with a solution and was told
the warranty is up try a stick vacuum. So now I'm told to use a 20.00
vacuum for a 2300.00 carpet! Close to having someone come take it out.
Date created: 2012-11-18
Name: S. Galbo
Location: Buffalo, NY
"Beautiful carpet, Multiple discoloration spots within 2 weeks of installation."
We love the look of the carpet and initially were very happy. We
purchased the Obear style in the color Acorn. In June of 2010. This
particular product does show traffic patterns immediately upon walking on
it. Thus,having to vacuum constantly to keep it looking fresh. We were
warned about this particular aspect of the carpet. No worries there. We
installed thru out the upstairs and the stairway. Within 2 weeks we
started seeing orangish discoloration in the hallway and 2 of the 3
bedrooms. The company was contacted and they sent out an independent
contractor to do a very thorough evaluation of the problem. The
conclusion was that we were tracking some product, probably from the
bathroom, that was causing the bleaching. Our issue with this
explanation is that some of the spots were in random places. Not in the
traffic pattern. We were told the company would not cover this type of
damage and that we were out of luck (my words). Their bone to us was
that they picked up the bill for the evaluation and that in reality we
should have been responsible for it. It is only my husband and I in the
house so wear and tear is minimal. Absolutely no new products were in the
picture at the time of the new install. We took every product we use in
the bathroom and put undiluted on a remnant of the old carpet(had in
house 14 yrs with no problems) and 2 cheap bath mats to do our own test.
No bleaching. We took all the same products and applied the same way to
a remnant of the new carpet and we were able to recreate a similar but
not exact bleach spot very quickly with a face cleanser. So in summary..
Great looking carpet for low traffic area.... For anywhere else.. Be
very cautious, it did not hold up well to what the company is
blaming...a very common bathroom product and the homeowner.
Date created: 2012-11-07
Looking for carpet is a royal pain. We wanted something close to the
quality, which we had in the living room/hall/ & stairs.
Long time friend & master carpet installer pointed us towards a wholesale only place. We found the Tigressa, going by the name of Marion Best for type & is considered a texture carpet.
Good grief is this stuff nice! It is super heavy weight, VERY soft, & a pleasant color going with polished chrome.
We wanted one you could see the vacuum marks, footprints, and everything else, which says I'm a plush type carpet.
No regrets here. Master installer said we chose a nice piece of rug.
Date created: 2012-07-04
Name: Daniel Sobkow
Location: Yorkton Sask
"Worst carpet ever purchased"
This type of carpet is all hype. Dealt with this company 3 times. Carpet
was replaced 3 years in a row. Put in a new pad, carpet still didn't last. It
looked like 20 years old. Stainmaster looked just like new and paid less
money for it at 5 years old .Shaw was good with the warranty. But remember
you pay for that warranty that's why any company can offer it.
Date created: 2012-05-04
Name: M. Jimmerson
Location: prarieville LA.
"Footprints showing on carpet"
I purchased Tigressa Shashi in cookie dough color. I didn't want carpet
that showed footprints and the marks from the vacuum. I asked salesman
if the carpet I chose would do that and I was assured it wouldn't. I had
my whole house carpeted. I like the carpet but am really unhappy with
the fact that it shows every footprint and anywhere you put
some something down on carpet you can tell where it was.
Date created: 2011-04-26
Name: Jim A
Location: St Louis, MO
"Guaranteed Beautiful @ Carpet One"
All Tigressa Carpets come with a "Beautiful Guarantee" if purchased from a Carpet One store. That simply means that for either 60 or 90 days (depending on the style) if you find that you just don't like to look of your Tigressa carpet, they will replace it FREE.
Date created: 2011-04-20
Name: Rose G.
Location: Chatham, NJ
"Soft style cut and loop carpet"
I recently bought a Tigressa soft style nylon carpet from Carpet One for a family room with two kids. I choose a style that has a pin dot pattern and a short cut and loop pile (about 5/16ths of an inch high). I was hoping that the short pile would stand up to traffic and wear well. I am horrified to find that this carpet shows footprints as if it were a plush long-pile carpet. It is so bad at the end of the day that the pin dot pattern is totally obscured by the footprints. I did not expect a short pile carpet to behave this way. It has ended up being the exact opposite of what I wanted for this room. I have not had the carpet long enough to comment on whether it wears well or is easy to clean.