Name of business: Carpet Man Pro Flooring
Type of business: Carpet store
Location: 1326 Lander Ave.
Contact info: 667-4422
Hours of operation: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
History of business: Family owned business Carpet Man Pro Flooring has served the Turlock community for 30 years with no signs of stopping anytime soon.
Red and Ellen St. Clair opened shop in 1983 as a mobile business selling carpet throughout the Central Valley and eventually nestled their way into their permanent home in Turlock.
“We would travel through Manteca and Tracy selling carpets,” said Red St. Clair. “In 1987, we decided to make Turlock our permanent home and have stayed here ever since.”
After 20 years in the same location, Carpet Man found a new home recently, 2.4 miles away from its original store at 1326 Lander Ave.
“We have been in our new location since October,” said Ellen St. Clair. “The new location has brought us even more customers than before. We are very happy to call this place our new home.”
Carpet Man’s customer service has earned them the Turlock Journal’s Reader’s Choice Award for five years running.
“We are very proud of the fact that we have received the Better Business Award of Merit for the last 10 years,” said Red St. Clair. “We are members of the World Floor Covering Association and Turlock Chamber of Commerce. We believe that it’s important to be a part of different organizations throughout the community and develop relationships with the people. It helps with the business.”
Business specialty: Carpet Man specializes in carpet and offers full line of flooring products including laminates, wood, cork, and ceramic tile of all kinds.
“We have a newly remodeled showroom full of displays and samples to make shopping easier for the customer,” said Red.
Carpet Man also specializes in window coverings complete with in-home consultation and professional installation.
“We pride ourselves in our excellent customer service and expertise on our products,” said Ellen. “Turlock has been very loyal to us and we hope to be around for many more years to come."