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Are you tired of your dingy carpet and scratched hardwood floors? Learn more about the pros and cons of using tile floors in your house.

The Most Common Mistakes When Placing Carpet Over Hardwood Flooring

19 May 2016
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There are many times when it might make sense to place carpet over hardwood flooring. Perhaps you're about to rent out your home, or maybe you're about to purchase a new pet. Maybe you just like the look of carpet. Regardless, a good carpet flooring can protect your hardwood for literally decades to come -- as long as it's installed correctly. Here are some of the most common mistakes homeowners run into when protecting their hardwood. Read More …

Looking To Add Tile Flooring To Your Home? Opt For Large Format Tiles

30 March 2016
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Whether you bought a property with old and outdated flooring or you just feel like making a change, the type of floor you choose will play a significant role in your life at home. Hardwood lends itself to a classic look, carpet keeps your feet warm during fall and winter, and tile flooring is long-lasting and durable. When you know that tile is the right choice, you have to decide between small or large format tile. Read More …

How To Install Carpet Tack Strips On Wood Floors

16 February 2016
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If you plan to install wall-to-wall carpeting in your home, don't skip adding carpet tack strips before installation. Carpet tack strips are wood pieces about ¼ inch thick with several sharp tacks that keep the carpet stretched, which saves you from having to nail the carpet directly to the floor. Follow these easy steps to install carpet tack strips on wood floors. Prepare the Floor For this project, you need: Read More …

Why Do Your Hardwood Floorboards Need To Be Acclimated Prior To Installation?

11 February 2016
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If you're having hardwood floors installed in your home, your contractor may have told you that the boards need to be acclimated before they can be installed. No doubt you're excited to finish up your flooring project, but this step is important for the beauty and integrity of your new hardwood floors. Knowing why your floors need to be acclimated might make the waiting process seem a little more worthwhile, so this FAQ discusses the importance of hardwood floor acclimation. Read More …

4 Considerations to Make Before Buying Carpeting in a Family Home

10 February 2016
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If you have been a fan of carpeting in homes for many years, you may already know just how much of an impact they can make in a room—from improvements to the acoustics to the soft feeling under your feet. While carpeting certainly has a long list of great benefits to consider, it is vital that you consider all the different factors when looking into whether carpeting would be a good choice for your home and also look into what kind of carpeting to select based on its unique features. Read More …

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Deciding On Tile

After dealing with scratched hardwood floors and dingy carpets for years, we decided that an all-stone floor might be a better alternative. Unfortunately, since we couldn't afford a stone floor, we started looking closer at porcelain tile. We were able to find a flooring supplier that had the kind of flooring that we were looking for, and they were incredible to work with. They came out to our house, looked around at the flooring, and made suggestions based on the existing design details and paint color. After the tile was installed, our flooring was gorgeous, durable, and stain-resistant. Check out this blog to learn more about flooring.

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