19 Red Lion Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19115
Keywords: carpet cleaner, cleaning service, home service Description: Both in Great Britain and in the United States the word rug is often used for a partial floor covering as distinguished from carpet, which frequently is tacked down to the floor and usually covers it wall-to-wall. In reference to handmade carpets, however, the names rug and carpet are used interchangeably. The term carpet comes from Old French carpite. One derivation of the term states that the French term came from the Old Italian carpita, from the verb "carpire" meaning to pluck. ... The meaning of the term "carpet" shifted in the 15th century to refer to floor coverings.