Tile or Plank: Which Vinyl Floor is Right for You?
Advantages of Wool Carpet
What IS Engineered Hardwood Flooring – Is it Hardwood or Not?
Engineered Hardwood Flooring Options Some popular choices for engineered hardwood include the following: Traditional red oak is relatively inexpensive and looks attractive in any room. Maple provides an elegant look, and looks great in living rooms and dining rooms, as well as family rooms. Choose hand-scraped hickory when you want.Read More
Kitchen Flooring in 2014: What Homebuyers are Looking For
Kitchen flooring goes through changes in decorating styles in much the same way as colour and cabinet preferences come in and out of fashion. What's hot for 2014 floor fashions? Here are some trends we've been watching. Lighter Wood Floors We've come past a stage when dark espresso floors were.Read More
Bamboo Flooring: Your Eco-Friendly Option for High-Value Green Homes
Bamboo is a Grass Unlike hardwood, which takes decades to grow to maturity, bamboo plants only take a few years to do so. When it is harvested, the roots remain in the ground and continue to produce new stock. Every year the mother plant generates a number of new stems.Read More
Natural Flooring Around the World – How to Use Cultural Tiling to Enhance your Home
Ceramic and Porcelain Floor Tiles These are classic floor tiles which are fashioned from clay and baked at extremely hot temperatures to produce a product with a smooth and extremely hard surface. Porcelain and ceramic tiles are available in glazed and unglazed finishes. An unglazed finish would be a good.Read More
Hardwood Flooring—How to Pick the Right Type of Flooring for YOUR Home
Wood Strips Of all the types of wood flooring, this is the most popular. It is made up of long, narrow boards measuring between 1.5 inches and 2.5 inches wide. The length of this product can range between 2 and 16 feet, making it a highly versatile product that is.Read More
Laminate Flooring—Installation Tips from the Pros!
Laminate Flooring—Installation Tips from the Pros! Here's our top installation tips to ensure that your floor looks beautiful: 1. Think Pattern Laminate flooring might have a wood look...but it isn't wood. Each piece isn't unique like wood grain is, which means you need to lay them out to look at.Read More
Hardwood Floors—Are They Worth the Investment?
Hardwood Floors—Are They Worth the Investment? When deciding if hardwood flooring is 'worth it' you need to ask yourself a few questions: 1. What's Your Long-Term Floor Goals? You're likely giggling at this silly question, but it is important. Are you installing floors for a temporary home or will this.Read More
Winter Flooring: The Best Flooring Options for Cold Weather
Carpet or Area Rugs Carpet is obviously one of the warmest flooring types as it provides a natural cushioning, and like cork it traps air in for natural insulation. Carpet however is fading in popularity with homeowners—and homebuyers—which is why area rugs are becoming popular. For high-traffic areas consider laying.Read More