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Design Tips for Picking the Right Flooring

Floor material is often overlooked as an important aspect of any design. It may seem like a simple choice on the surface–hardwood, carpet, tile, linoleum. However, choosing the perfect flooring for your home is what will bring the entire project together in harmonization. With some top-of-the-line tips and handy bits of knowledge, you’re sure to pick the best flooring material […]


Consider Stone for Your New Dining Room Floors

If you have plans to refinish your dining room floor, stone is definitely an option you should consider. It’s a valuable flooring choice for a dining room, and it offers a number of benefits that aren’t available with linoleum, vinyl, and other types of flooring. It might be a pricier option and require more careful installation, but the payoff is […]


Cleaning Your Hardwood Floor

There is nothing quite as beautiful as a hardwood floor. The lustrous shine, the glimmering perspective it gives to a room, the long accents of the wood grain. However, keeping a hardwood floor properly cleaned and maintained is pretty critical, because, guess what? There is nothing quite so dowdy and depressing as a scuffed, stained, dull old wood floor with […]


Carpet Buying Guide

Getting new carpet is no inexpensive undertaking. For this reason, it’s important that you purchase your new carpet with the confidence that your new carpet will be the best fit for you home. Here is a carpet buying guide that will help you ensure the best possible carpet for your home. Cut vs. Loop There are two main types of […]


What is the Best Floor to Keep Cool in the Summer?

You may not realize it, but the type of flooring you have can affect how comfortable the temperature feels in your home. The summer heat is right around the corner—here’s a look at the best types of flooring to keep your home cool and your family cooler! Tile Ceramic and porcelain tile are ideal for central areas of your home […]


Is Hardwood or Carpet Easier To Maintain?

When it comes time to replace the floors in your home, there is no doubt that you will have a lot that you need to think about. Choosing new floors isn’t as simple as choosing a new recipe to make for your Sunday family dinner. There are factors that you need to consider, such as whether or not you have […]


Best Floor for a Mudroom

Warm weather is finally upon us, and a lot of your family’s leisure time is sure to be spent outdoors. Whether you have a mudroom or are planning to remodel a space to incorporate one, considering the mudroom flooring is essential. Here are some of the best flooring materials for a mudroom: Option #1 – Wood Wood is a favorable […]


Rare Flooring for a One-of-a-kind Look

Are you looking for a unique, one-of-a-kind flooring material for a special room in your home? Instead of covering up the floor with a carpet, here are some unique, rare flooring options that will help you get that special look. Rare Hardwoods Hardwood flooring is increasingly taking the route of engineered wood or vinyl lookalikes. If you want a one-of-a-kind […]


What Floor is Best for Stairs

Looking to re-do your staircase, but not sure what type of flooring you want? There are certainly a few options to choose from, but not each type of flooring will be the best option for each unique situation. Below, we will walk through some of the common situations home-owners find themselves in and discuss which type of flooring will work […]


Why do Floors Slope in Old Houses?

A home’s floors can slope for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, these slopes are cause for concern, and other times it’s nothing you need to panic over. Here is all you need to know about your home’s sloping floors and a few possible reasons for why floors slope in old houses. House Settling One possible cause for why your floors […]


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