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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...

Laminate Flooring Problems – Moisture, Scratches and More

Laminate flooring has become a choice amongst homeowners who are seeking to redo their floors in a manner that looks good, is cost effective and offers durability. A quality laminate floor, which is cheaper than hardwood and easier to...

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...

Selecting Unfinished Solid Flooring

The gold standard in wooden floors has long been solid hardwood or softwood boards, milled to tongue and groove edges and nailed into a wooden subfloor. Yes, it’s old-school, but still just as valid today as when this method...

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...

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...

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Are Coffee Grounds Good For Your Lawn

Is your yard yellow or patchy in places? Does it lack the zest and appeal of your neighbor’s? A cup o’ joe might just wake up your lagging lawn. Coffee grounds are organic matter that add nutrients to the soil. They act as any fertilizer, amending dirt with essential components...

Decorating a Living Room – Furniture, Flooring and Paint

The living room is often one of the busiest rooms in the house. It is used for entertaining, television viewing, reading, napping, homework and anything else that takes place in a busy family. It is usually the first room guests see when they enter your home. For all of...

Front Loading Washing Machines

“If you buy that washer, mom, don’t put it in the laundry room”, the girl said, closely eyeing the front loading washing machine in the appliance store. “Why?” her mother asked absent-mindedly, also eyeing the machine. “Because it looks so techno, so cool, so colorful. Why don’t we put it right...

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