Category Archives: October2014

What is a Floating Wood Floor?

Expansion and Contraction of Floating Wood Floor Since wood “breathes”(expands and contracts with changes in temperature) after installation, a floating floor performs this function as a unit as well. To avoid gapping in the floor, an expansion gap is left around the walls of the room in which it is placed. The gap is covered […]

How to Keep your House Warm without Turning up the Heat

Stay Warm this Winter Without Turning up the Heat Open your curtains and blinds during the day to take advantage of the sun’s rays to warm up your home. Pull out recipes for roasts, casseroles, stews and soups. They are cold-weather favourites because they cook at low temperatures for several hours. These types of comfort […]

Give your Room a Fall Makeover

How to Give your Room a Fall Makeover Remove accessories with a summer theme. Take a look around the room and take out anything that reminds you of the beach or summer. If you bought accent pillows with a nautical theme or decided to hang up wall accents with shells, anchors, netting, fish, boats or […]

Is Hardwood a Pet-friendly Flooring Choice?

Make Sure your Hardwood is Pet-friendly Flooring Avoid Softer Types of Wood When you go shopping for hardwood flooring, make sure that you let the salesperson know that you are looking for the hardest wood you can find. Stay away from softer woods, like pine, American walnut and American cherry. All hardwoods will get scratches […]