Wheeling WV business sees success with "License to Spill" campai - WBOY.com: Clarksburg, Morgantown: News, Sports, Weather

Wheeling WV business sees success with "License to Spill" campaign

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Harrison County Commission Discusses New 911 Center Plans

    Harrison County Commission Discusses New 911 Center Plans

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:41 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:41:06 GMT
    A new Harrison and Taylor County 911 center is one step closer to becoming a reality.Consultants gave a report to Harrison County Commission today with cost estimates for three potential sites.They include the Quarry area, the P-K area and a field adjacent to Robert C Byrd High School."All three of them have pros and cons. Some of them have better expansion areas some of them are harder to develop because they are farther away from utilities and resources. Others don't have a lot of clearing ...
    A new Harrison and Taylor County 911 center is one step closer to becoming a reality.Consultants gave a report to Harrison County Commission today with cost estimates for three potential sites.They include the Quarry area, the P-K area and a field adjacent to Robert C Byrd High School."All three of them have pros and cons. Some of them have better expansion areas some of them are harder to develop because they are farther away from utilities and resources. Others don't have a lot of clearing ...
  • Dickey's Barbeque Pit on Emily Drive Celebrates Grand Opening

    Dickey's Barbeque Pit on Emily Drive Celebrates Grand Opening

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:28:50 GMT
    Dickey's Barbeque Pit will soon be open on Emily Drive in Clarksburg.The restaurant held a soft opening today for family and friends to help prepare them for the official opening day tomorrow.The whole weekend will feature a number of special events."Tomorrow we open at 11 o'clock and we're doing all kinds of stuff. The first 50 guests will get a free gift card and one will randomly have $50 on it. On Friday we're giving away three free barbeque for a year passes and a $500 gift card," said c...
    Dickey's Barbeque Pit will soon be open on Emily Drive in Clarksburg.The restaurant held a soft opening today for family and friends to help prepare them for the official opening day tomorrow.The whole weekend will feature a number of special events."Tomorrow we open at 11 o'clock and we're doing all kinds of stuff. The first 50 guests will get a free gift card and one will randomly have $50 on it. On Friday we're giving away three free barbeque for a year passes and a $500 gift card," said c...
  • State Police Spend Overtime On Sex Offender Compliance Checks

    State Police Spend Overtime On Sex Offender Compliance Checks

    Thursday, April 24 2014 4:23 PM EDT2014-04-24 20:23:32 GMT
    A program through the U.S. Marshals Service paid for all of those extra hours, to make sure offenders are following the law and the public is safe.
    A program through the U.S. Marshals Service paid for all of those extra hours, to make sure offenders are following the law and the public is safe.

Carpet Showcase Flooring Center put  Mohawk's SmartStrand carpet to the test with a "License to Spill" Carpet Showdown held at the Wheeling Feeling Chili Cook-Off June 1, and the consumer was up to the challenge.

Chili Cook-Off attendees were invited to spill everything from Ketchup and Kool-Aid to bleach and soy sauce on SmartStrand carpet to see if it would come clean with just water.

"Consumers were amazed when they saw for their own eyes how remarkable this carpet truly is," said Christie Contraguerro, vice president of sales and marketing. "An attendee even commented that she got chills after watching bleach being poured onto Smartstrand carpet with no effect. We knew that kids would love making a mess but we were pleasantly surprised to find that adults had just as much fun." 

Carpet Showcase Flooring Center also held a successful bake sale during the License to Spill event.  In addition, during the month of June Carpet Showcase Flooring Center has donated all proceeds from the sale of Mohawk Floorscapes Essentials line of cleaning products to the United Way.

"We are proud to announce that through those sales we are donating $500 to the United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley," Contraguerro said. 

The business will present a check to the United Way at 10 a.m. July 8 at the showroom located at 3527 Jacob St., Wheeling. 

For more information on SmartStrandSorona and the License to Spill Carpet Showdown, visit Carpet Showcase Flooring Center at 3527 Jacob Street, or call 304-232-2277. Carpet Showcase Flooring Center also can be found online at www.carpetshowcaseflooringcenter.com or on Facebook.