Category: "Flooring"

What Flooring Do I Choose To Warm A Cold House?

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Do you have a room in your house that never seems to be warm? Do you have a room or a basement with a concrete slab for a floor? When the temperatures dip well below freezing, the ground gets cold, which transfers coldness to the concrete slab. Without the right flooring choice in place, that...

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Choosing Flooring With National Safety Month In Mind

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Every June, the National Safety Council celebrates National Safety Month. This year the theme is “What I Live For”, and they are focusing on several different topics to keep you safe in your home, one of them being slips, trips and falls. About 2.5 million nonfatal falls were treated in emergency rooms last year. More...

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Flooring Comparisons Before You Buy

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If your in the market to update the flooring in your home but feel lost in choices available that work best for your house, you are in luck. We have put together a list to help narrow down your selections. Bamboo Flooring Pros: Environmentally friendly – one of the fastest, most renewable products on the...

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How To Choose Flooring For Hallways and Stairs

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One of the highest traffic flow, most susceptible areas for wear damage in your home are the hallways, entryways and stairs within your home. Because a definitive traffic pattern exists, you’ll want to choose flooring that’s designed for heavy use, especially if the flooring is accessible to outside entryways. For your main entry, you will...

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Choosing Flooring For Children With Autism

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What is happening in our day to day lives determines how we choose to decorate our homes. A young bachelor will have different needs than an empty nest couple. An individual with a dog will have different needs than a family of five. And if you have a child with autism, you’ll begin to look...

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Trends In Commercial Flooring For Senior Care Centers

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By the year 2030, one in five people living in the US will be age 65 or older. And while the population continues to age, a lot more space will be dedicated to taking care of seniors when they need it most. Facilities are opening up all the time, dedicating themselves to different levels of...

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Do I Need To Be Concerned With Formaldehyde In Laminate Flooring?

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There has been a lot of talk in the news these past few months about formaldehyde in laminate flooring, and whether it’s a safe flooring choice for your home. Formaldehyde is a chemical made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen that is found everywhere. It occurs naturally and can be synthesized for industrial  use in...

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Is Berber Carpet Still In Style?

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“I’ve had Berber carpeting before and love everything about it. I’m redoing the floors in my current home and would love to install Berber carpet, but I’m worried about having my home look out of date. I may be selling it in the next year and want something that will hold its value, not take...

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Understanding Warranties With Hardwood Flooring

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In today’s world, we are trained as consumers to never buy large home improvement items without ensuring a warranty is in place. But what does a warranty really mean? And what does it do for you as a consumer? Warranties with lifetime guarantees sound great and can boost the sellability of a product; but does...

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Fixing Frayed Carpets At Transitions

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“We recently bought a house in a neighborhood we love. The carpet is in pretty good shape and we weren’t planning on replacing it just yet, but we do have one problem. The carpet transitions into tile at one of the bathrooms and it’s fraying. Is there anything I can do? Is this a DIY...

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