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Learn all you need to know about adding carpet, tile and hardwood flooring to your home.

Installing a Hardwood Floor

Engineered floors are the fastest growing segment of the flooring market, and for good reason. They are more stable, they are engineered to fit, snap or lock together, and in most cases, they are pre-finished. So when you’re installation...

Hiring a Flooring Consultant – They Can Save You Money

With the advances in modern flooring, such as engineered floors, pre-finished floors, and snap or fold and lock installment, there’s much to recommend a do-it-yourself (DIY) installation. But there are times when you may want a little more knowledge...

Flooring for a Home Gym

Most people know that they should never workout on a concrete floor. Doing so will expose your body to undue stress and possible injury. Spend even a little time working out on the wrong type of home gym floor...

Carpet Underlay – Underlay Improves the Look of Your Carpet

When decorating your home, we often forget what is below the surface of our counters and tabletops and... carpets. Especially when it comes to flooring, it's important not to neglect what lies beneath. If you want to carpet a...

Buying an Area Rug

Shopping for rugs can be both fun and intimidating. There are so many choices in color, style, and fiber that it can be difficult to make a decision. But arming yourself with a little knowledge will make buying an...

Stripping a Hardwood Floor

The beautiful rustic charm of a hardwood floor won't last forever. But that's okay. It might be time to refinish your floor if it's starting to fall apart on you. Here are tips on refinishing and stripping your hardwood floor...

Ceramic Tile – Will Give Years of Service with Low Maintenance

When ceramic or clay tiles were first made, they used a very simple system that involved cutting or molding the clay into a desired shape and then drying it in the sun until it was hard enough to use....

Types of Hardwood Floors

Hardwood flooring brings richness and warmth to a room that cannot be matched by carpet, vinyl, or linoleum. It provides a durable surface that will hold up very well over time with little maintenance. To make sure you install...

Reclaimed Wood Flooring – Comes from Old Barns, Homes, and Factories

The ultimate expression in recycling, reclaimed wood flooring is enjoying a huge surge in popularity. This recent popularity is fueled by several factors, not the least of which is the warm, aged, mellow tones of this flooring. There’s also...

Cork Flooring – The Bark of the Mediterranean Cork Oak Tree

One of the more interesting floor coverings, cork flooring has been is use for over one hundred years. In the early days, cork was used mostly in commercial buildings such as banks and municipal buildings for its resilience and...

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