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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...

Kitchen Floor Wear and Tear – Every Kitchen Needs a Durable Floor

If you’re looking to replace your worn out kitchen floor, you’ll need to weigh many factors, including the durability of your new floor. For every kitchen floor wear and tear is a major issue. Think about the amount of traffic...

New Trends in Wood Flooring

There’s no question that wood has long reined as the most popular of floor coverings, but it’s now enjoying a renaissance with new products, species, techniques, and “green” considerations. Let’s look at some of the basics of wood, and...

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...

Advantages of Wood Flooring

Wood flooring has many advantages over types of flooring. This type of flooring adds value warmth and style to new as well as newly renovated homes. Installation will cost more than say buying new carpet. However wood floors can...

Flooring Options for the Bedroom

Choosing flooring for a bedroom should not be a hum-drum process but should be approached with a lot thought given to the purpose of each room to be covered. After all, a bedroom isn’t just a place to sleep...

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...

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