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Floor Maintenance Tips for Busy Households

Given how fast life moves these days, who has time to clean? Between work, family and other obligations, there aren’t enough hours in the day, especially for chores. The key is to establish a sustainable routine to stay on top of cleaning, especially when it comes to hard surface floors.…

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Weather-Resistant Flooring for Outdoor Spaces

Although many of us may still need dress in layers at the moment, summer is just around the corner. Now is the perfect time to assess outdoor living spaces, to make sure that they are ready for warmer temperatures. There are many options when it comes to upgrading outdoor flooring.…

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Flooring for Easy Clean-Up

In today’s fast paced world, anything that can save time and conserve energy to help make our lives easier is worth investigating. When it comes to flooring, options that are easy to clean and maintain are the way to go! If you are in need of a new floor, and…

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Flooring for Small Spaces

When you are short on space, maximizing it is the name of the game. Small homes can be wonderfully cozy but also run the danger of appearing cluttered, cramped, or busy. Believe it or not, flooring can actually make your small space feel more expansive than it is, or unintentionally…

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Budget Friendly Flooring Options

In this economy, when dollars are not stretching as far as they once did, it’s hard to rationalize spending money on anything that isn’t absolutely necessary. Although new floors are not usually do-or-die, nor are they the least significant redecorating expense, they do make a big impact and represent a…

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Top Alternatives To Hardwood Flooring

True hardwood flooring, typically made from tree species such as oak and maple, was the industry standard in older homes. There weren’t many hard flooring options for homes built prior to the 1970’s, especially for living areas (not bathrooms or kitchens), so wood floors are commonly found throughout homes from…

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Area Rug Placement Guide

Area rugs, which can range in size, are a fantastic and decorative way to cover some floor space in a room or protect flooring in high-traffic situations. Their purpose varies; they can be used to designate how an area will be used, add a pop of color to decor, or…

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Choosing The Right Flooring For Your Living Space

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One of the most impactful upgrades you can make to your home, other than the big ticket items like renovating the kitchen and bathrooms, is to change out the flooring in your living space. Whether you have an open-concept main floor, where the living room, family room, dining room and…

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Boho Flooring For Your Home

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Boho style, short for Bohemian, began in France in the 19th century. A departure from the stuffiness of past decorating styles, Boho encourages individuality and creativity. The best part of Boho? There are no rules; you can feel free to choose styles, colors, patterns, and textures just because you enjoy…

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The Benefits of Flooring Financing

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As with many home improvement projects, new flooring can come with a significant price tag. Even if you are self-installing, you could be looking at a hefty bill for materials alone, plus any additional supplies and tools that may be required. And if you are paying for professional installation, the…

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Incorporating the 2024 Color of the Year Design Trends

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Pantone has chosen The Color of the Year for a landmark 25th time, as of this year. Kudos to them, for being the authority on what’s trending in the world of home decor palettes for a quarter of a century! For this silver anniversary, the design-minds at The Pantone Color…

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The Benefits and Versatility of Engineered Hardwood

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The Benefits and Versatility of Engineered HardwoodWhen it’s time to redo your floors, the options are numerous and can be overwhelming. There are pros and cons to everything and flooring is no different. Classics like hardwood floors are hard to resist, but the benefits of newer options are equally hard…

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