Category: "Flooring"

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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Are Powders Safe To Deodorize Carpets?

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Over time, carpets get dirty and start to smell. As much as you love a clean carpet, vacuuming only goes so far. And a regular deep cleaning may be good a couple of times per year, but what about in between? Carpeting often requires consistent maintenance to keep it clean and provide a healthy living...

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5 Things To Know About Rug Pile

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A rug’s pile refers to the density of the fibers. Pile can be cut or left in loops. Pile can be short and flat, or shaggy and long. Rug pile also goes hand in hand with rug height, which is the thickness of the rug or carpet. Height is measured from the surface of a...

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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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