What’s Popular in Floor Colors?

Grays For a long time, gray has been the most stylish color. It started with painting, then quickly moved to tile, followed by carpet and then to hardwood 3 or 4 years ago.  Gray continues to grow, and more and more people have been trying to refinish their existing hardwood floors to make them gray.…

How to Clean Laminate Floors

Cleaning laminate floors is a breeze with the right mop. This handy guide will teach you how to clean laminate floors effortlessly so you have more time to put your feet up! To get started you will need 2 things: #1 Microfiber Mop First make sure you have the right mop for the job. The…

Bathroom Tile Decor

Picking out tiles for your bathroom remodeling project is not so simple anymore. There is so much variety in design, shape, color and texture that it can be overwhelming.   A few years ago tiles were mostly laid down for their functional benefits (resistance to water, durability, low maintenance) but today, their aesthetic impact is just…

Recent Trends in Flooring

In the flooring world, carpeting is getting softer. Wood is getting more roughed-up. And vinyl is getting more luxurious. Yes, you read that right. “Luxury vinyl” isn’t a contradiction in terms — it’s the phrase du jour among those who pay close attention to the materials home buyers are eager to walk on. “It’s the…

Best Stain Resistant Carpet

If you ever feel like your home is a battlefield of spills and stains, choosing a carpet with top of the line stain resistance will save you a great deal of stress. If you haven’t started carpet shopping yet, you will quickly find out that all carpets claim to be the world’s most stain proof…

Add Wood Floors for Sound Reduction

Wood floors can add tremendous value to a home in addition to being a more durable, healthier when it comes to allergens, and elegant-appearing option. Even so, these floors come with a major drawback: noise. Sound waves bounce easily around a room installed with wood flooring. However, this sound can be reduced in several ways.…

Longevity and Your Floors

New flooring is a significant financial investment, so getting the greatest longevity from your existing floors is important, whether they’re new or have a few years of wear on them. The subject of this guide is how to make your floors last longer.   How To Get Maximum Wear from your Flooring Let’s look at…

Water and Hardwood Flooring

Where does wood come from? Trees of course. What do trees need to grow? Sunlight, water and soil. If any of these elements is absent, the tree will not survive. If water is so critical to the survival of a tree, why should it be avoided with hardwood flooring? Well, let’s think about the cycles…

What Are the Best (and Worst) Rooms for Hardwoods?

What are the best rooms for hardwood? Is there anywhere it shouldn’t be installed? Hardwood flooring is beautiful, but it should not be ubiquitous! As you plan to upgrade your floors, here’s where hardwood flooring belongs, where it should be banned and why each is true.   Best Rooms for Hardwood Flooring You’ll love the…