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Should You Select Hardwood Flooring in the Kitchen?

Without a doubt, the kitchen is the center of most homes, drawing all who enter the home into it for a visit. The family will spend a great deal of time in the kitchen, not only for meals and...

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 Carpet – Buy the Best Flooring You Can Afford

Carpet is one part of a house that, while very important, does not get much attention. Carpet gets trampled and spilled on, collects dog hair and dirt, and is used and abused every single day. But, when your flooring...

Picking Laminate Flooring – How Much Can You Afford?

It looks like hardwood. It can feel like hardwood when you walk across it. But it’s not hardwood. It’s a laminate floor and it looks great. Laminate flooring tends to be more durable and easier to maintain than wood...

3 Strip Flooring – A Dramatic Wood Floor Look

1 Strip, 2 Strip, 3 Strip flooring – What the heck is that? Simple really; 3 Strip flooring is made of assembled pieces of 2 5/8’ hardwood flooring veneers assembled and glued together to create “longstrips” or boards that...

The Pros and Cons of Buying Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is not real wood, but it is manufactured to look like and give the feel of real wood as flooring. But unlike real wood, it will not stain, fade, or dent over time. It is virtually scratch...

Area Rugs for the Bedroom

When you want to add instant flair and character to your bedroom, start with the floor. An area rug can bring a room to life, make a great focal point and enhance warmth and comfort. The area rug is...

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Cleaning Marble – Enhance the Shine of Hard Marble

Marble is typically used in decorative arts, or decorative furniture or pieces of high end style, and is easily marred due to its porous surface. Whether the marble is colored or pure white, its sensitivity to damage remains the same. Cleaning marble properly is very important in order for...

Planning a New Kitchen – Cabinets, Sinks and Floors

Planning a new kitchen can be extremely challenging, but it can also be rewarding. The question is that if you have never done this before, where do you start? Before you do anything, sit down and work out exactly what you need from your kitchen. For example, some people only...

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