Category: "Flooring"

What Is LEED Flooring?

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LEED – Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design – is a green program administered by the US Green Building Council. LEED certifies buildings, not actual products or manufacturers. You can’t specifically buy and install a flooring material that is LEED certified. But what you can do is invest in a flooring that will earn you...

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Choosing Tiles With Your Pets In Mind

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Love tile? Love your pets too? There’s a perfect choice for you. When you have pets, you probably find yourself cleaning up messes frequently. Of course, their unconditional love makes it all worthwhile. Still, if the messes become more frequent and you see the flooring surface continue to decline over time, it can add stress....

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How To Select Just Right Tile Sizes

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Walk into a flooring center with many different sized tiles on display, and you’re likely to fall in love many times over. There’s so much to choose from! But falling in love with a look and feel in the store is different than loving it for years on your floors or your walls. What you...

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Cleaning Tips For Your Porcelain Tile

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Are you as tile-crazy as we are? Nothing is more beautiful in your home than newly installed porcelain tile. They come in beautiful colors, lots of sizes, and plenty of styles and patterns. You can create a look that’s uniquely your own, one you’ll love for years to come. But it’s easy to worry about...

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Pros and Cons of Exotic Hardwood Flooring

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Love your hardwood flooring, but want something more? Maybe it’s time to consider exotic hardwood instead. There are many options to choose from, and they each have their own advantages. Before you make your final decision, however, it’s equally important to be aware of their drawbacks. It can impact whether you love or hate your...

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Flooring Tips To Make Small Rooms Look Bigger

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We’ve all been there. We’ve all had space that feels completely overwhelmed. We walk into the room and feel closed in, like the walls are caving in. The answer doesn’t always lie in moving to a larger space. In some cases, selecting new flooring can be the start of creating the illusion of more substantial...

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So You Want To Carpet Your Basement

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For many of us throughout Colorado, a basement isn’t just a place to store your extra things; it’s an extension of the space in your home. We use basements for just about everything: living space, bedrooms and bathrooms, entertainment areas, game rooms, movie theaters, even a wine cellar. And with all of that extra space,...

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Carpet Ratings – Should You Pay Attention?

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In some industries, you’ll find standardized ratings that can help you compare and contrast products from manufacturer to manufacturer. Not so with the carpet industry. Some companies may generate their own internal carpet ratings to distinguish between the different carpets in their lines, or to show how they compare to different companies in the marketplace....

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3 Reasons To Vacuum Your Hardwood Floors Every Day

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You probably installed hardwood flooring in your home for two reasons. One, nothing is more beautiful than hardwood flooring throughout your home. It’s a flooring choice that is timeless and will provide never ending beauty for years to come. Two, ease and maintenance. Hardwood is durable, and can last for decades if treated properly. Did...

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Flooring Choices That Stand Up To Stilettos

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What’s the most strenuous thing a floor comes in contact with? If you said a stiletto heel, you are correct. Stilettos are notoriously dangerous to flooring, having the ability to scratch, scrape and dent your floors. While you may love them for the way they make you look, every time you walk on your flooring,...

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