‘Ugly Floor Contest’ continues through Oct. 14

The Carpet Shop in Fox Chase is holding an Ugly Floor Contest and will be giving away a $50 gift certificate to the person with the most hideous floor to help redecorate before the holiday festivities begin.

People can upload pictures of their ugly floors to The Carpet Shop’s Facebook page until Oct. 14.


On Oct. 15, a “panel of ugly floor experts” will choose the five most horrid-looking floors and leave the public to vote on the absolute ugliest one out of the five.

The Carpet Shop has been in Fox Chase for 40 years and has “floored” much of the Delaware Valley, as well as other areas out as far as the Jersey Shore.


“We were just trying to figure out something fun to do,” said  Joyce Dollak, who owns The Carpet Shop along with her husband Joseph Dollak. T”he holidays are coming up and we thought we would help any of our customers or anybody in the neighborhood. We know a lot of people like to fix up for the holidays and this is just a little incentive.”

Kayla Devon is a student reporting for Philadelphia Neighborhoods, the publication of Temple University’s Multimedia Urban Reporting Lab.


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