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Ken's Favorite Products


One of Island Carpet's guiding principles is to give customers an incredible selection of products to choose from. In this series, Ken Fain picks out some of his best-performing and most unique flooring products!


Ep. 19: Daltile Indoterra: Pushing the Boundaries of Tile Design

"Intricate “woven” tile? Fluted designs? Long known for being reliable but straightforward, Daltile is daring to be different with their new Indoterra line."



Ep. 18: New Wall Tiles with a Color Punch

"Today, we take a look at two new wall tiles that pack a color punch: A matte tile with cozy southwestern vibes and a beautiful glossy tile that packs an antique feel."



Ep. 17: Stanton In-Stock Rugs

"Get the same design-forward Stanton carpet patterns—at about half the price of custom broadloom. "



Ep. 16: Coastal Flooring Ideas

"An ocean breeze puts the mind at ease—here are some beautiful coastal floors!"



Ep. 15: Champagne Carpet, Beer Budget

"Glen Abbey II: Just $4.69/sq.ft. plus installation as of May 2023."



Ep. 14: Indoor Polypropylene Carpets

"The same material found in outdoor carpets—a great look and value for money."



Ep. 13: Trousseau Carpet

"We love the colors of this elegant and traditional carpet from Fabrica."



Ep. 12: Monaco 5"x5" Tile

"Get a sophisticated and colorful look in a similar style as 8"x8" cement tiles."



Ep. 11: "Greenest" Carpet: All About Earth Weave

"Many carpets claim to be ‘natural.’ But this is the greenest of the green."



Ep. 10: Piecas Muretto Musk Wall Tile

"A unique wall tile because of its three-dimensional interest."



Ep. 9: Hippie Beads Carpet by Prestige Mills

"A great choice if you want the floor to be the central focus of the room."



Ep. 8: Daughtry Carpet by Prestige Mills

"Great for a patio or deck—you can leave it outside!"



Ep. 7: Bonanza Springs - Armstrong LVT

"This looks about as much like weathered, painted wood as anything you'll find."



Ep. 6: Soho Studio: Hermosa Prado 9x9 Tile

"Its look is based on tiles that were popular 100 years ago, or more."



Ep. 5: Freshwater Pearl 3D Brick Tile

"It looks like something you'd find under a muddy rock somewhere."



Ep. 4: Provenza Hardwood: Herringbone

"Allows for more excitement than simply laying things straight or on a diagonal."



Ep. 3: Cushioned Vinyl Boat Flooring

"These cushioned-vinyl products are waterproof, stain-resistant, and UV resistant!"



Ep. 2: Winchester Tile Collections

"If you like the English handmade look, this is the real thing."



Ep. 1: Hopkins Carpet by Prestige Mills

"You're going to have a colorful abstract canvas on your floor."