Archive For: July, 2017

It’s Summertime – The Most Common Carpet Problems

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Summertime – we love everything about it, right? The warm days. The cool evenings. The sounds of summer. Ice cream. Dinners outside from the grill. Stains on the carpet … Okay, maybe we don’t love the stains. And unfortunately, the constant in and out of the house makes them more possible than ever. But with...

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Do You Know How Many Layers Your Floor Has?

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Think your flooring has only one layer? Think again. Flooring is usually created in multiple layers to create a tighter, stronger structure. It also gives you the ability to change out the look easier if you tire of it, or it becomes damaged after years of wear. Top Layer This is the visible layer you...

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Not All Bamboo Floors Are Created Equal

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If you’ve been shopping for bamboo flooring, you may have noticed that there is a wide range of prices while the product looks somewhat the same. Why is this? It stands to reason that a product being sold for $1.59 won’t be the same quality as one that’s being sold for $7.99. While some stores...

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Rug Pile Height: What To Know Before You Buy

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If you’re starting to search for new carpeting or a new rug, one of the first things you’ll learn is about rug pile height. Rug pile refers to the visible tufts of yarn that make up a rug’s surface. In other words, it’s the face of the rug. Rug pile can be cut or left...

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Is your Laminate Flooring Safe For Your Family?

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We all look for great deals. It’s a part of our culture. And the Internet makes it easy. But in some cases, a good deal can cause you and your family a lot of harm. Studies have been done evaluating toxic chemicals in homes. A number of studies have found elevated levels of formaldehyde emissions...

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What You Should Know About Stair Runners

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Curb appeal is everything to a home on the outside. But once you step inside, your eye automatically takes in all around you. And for many homes throughout the Front Range, the staircase is one of the first things you see. In many cases, the staircase is just an extension of the flooring chosen for...

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Best To Worst: Flooring Ideas For Your Basement

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Basements can be a beautiful addition to the home. They can also be the potential for disaster. Basement flooring doesn’t follow the normal rules. Even on the best of days, basement flooring has the potential of being impacted by moisture in the form of vapor due to its closeness to the ground. And at it’s...

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Stairs and Flooring: Making Them Attractive and Safe

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Stairs used to be a part of our landscape. They dominated our homes and were used in commercial applications to get from one floor to another. Modern technology began taking that away, installing escalators and elevators not just in businesses, but in some homes too. While an elevator may seem like a sophisticated fixture in...

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