You can have The Shining carpet for your own home

Bring a bit of Overlook Hotel chic to your family room with an area rug duplicating the iconic carpet design by David Hicks. The 240cm x 170cm rug costs $3275 and it's also available as a runner or by the square meter to ensure you have enough to reach room 237. Also available from Film and Furniture are the likes of Deckard's cocktail glass from Blade Runner, the George Nelson Action Office Desk from 2001: A Space Odyssey, and many other items you'll recognize from the big screen.

"Checkmate! The story behind Kubrick’s carpet in The Shining revealed" (Film and Furniture via Kottke)

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Folex is the best stain and spot remover I've found

Years and years of pet ownership have led me to declare Folex as the absolute best for cleaning up messes on a carpet or piece of upholstered furniture. Read the rest

Carpet is disgusting

This is your regularly scheduled important reminder that carpet is bad.

I have it in just one room of my house and no matter how often I clean it, the rinsewater looks like this. Carpet: Mattress of Filth.

I won't even recommend a steam cleaner. It's just so nasty, all of it. Don't buy one. Instead, destroy all carpet. Read the rest