4 Things To Consider When Transitioning Flooring

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How many different flooring styles do you have throughout your home? Most homes have a variety of flooring styles, from carpets in the bedrooms, to hardwood in the living room, to tile in the kitchen. Without transitional flooring, multiple flooring styles can lack flow-through from room to room. Transitioning flooring bridges the gaps between different...

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Floating Floors – How About Tile?

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If you’re looking for a convenient approach to DIY flooring, you’ve probably stumbled upon floating floors. In general, a floating floor is any material – wood, laminate, or ceramic – that is not attached to the subfloor. Individual pieces are attached laterally to themselves. This doesn’t mean the floor is structurally unstable. Floating floors are...

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What To Know About Carpet Stretching

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If you have carpeting in your home, you may benefit from having your carpet stretched. Carpet stretching is a process that involves pulling the carpet tighter and resecuring it to the anchor strips located along the perimeter of the room. In most cases, if a carpet is professionally installed, it will be tightly secured against...

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Light Colored Carpet May Bring Out The Summer All Year Through

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How many shades of white are there? You’ve probably been amazed if you ever stepped up to a paint chip display in your local big box. Like paints, carpeting also comes in a variety of colors, depths, and styles. And nothing says summer like a light carpet, one you can pair just about anything with...

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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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