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How to Soundproof your Home

Your home should be a place where you can hide from all the hustle and bustle of the outside world. This is where we get our much deserved rest and relaxation but how can you relax with all the noise coming in? We know just how you feel. There are plenty of ways you can […]

4 Signs Your Hardwood Floor Has Had It

Hardwood floors give off a sense of allure and charm you cant get from other types of flooring. They are the most common flooring of choice for most homeowners and can easily last decades if proper maintenance is given regularly. As much as we want hardwood floors to last, they have a definitive lifespan and […]

Flooring Trends to Try for 2016

limitless design options. The flooring industry has evolved with the ever changing times providing consumers like you endless selections to fit your needs. Admit it, you’ve had the same flooring since you bought your home and we all know its time for an upgrade. Fortunately for you, we have come up with a list of […]

What is a Subfloor and Do You Need It?

Installing flooring can come with a lot of complexity many people aren’t ready for. It seems simple from the outside – simply ripping out your old flooring and put new flooring in. For something like carpet it really is that simple but for other flooring types there are things that need to be put in […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Installing Your Own Flooring

We live in a DIY world. Television shows, websites, and people we know have all taken on home do-it yourself projects. The shows and websites usually end up with professional grade installations – though it’s likely your friends met with varying levels of success. Installing your own flooring is certainly possible, especially with tiles and […]

How to Choose Flooring When You and Your Spouse Have Opposite Styles

It can be difficult to have contrasting tastes with a loved one when it comes to home décor. But many couples found themselves in the situation of having to carefully decide between their two preferred styles when they begin the home flooring selection process. Whether your partner prefers rustic styles and you prefer contemporary flooring, […]

Top Flooring Choices for Bathrooms and Kitchens

With summer around the corner, many homeowners across the country are considering a remodel of their home. This remodel will likely include the replacement of the flooring in their bathroom and kitchen spaces. If you’re about to enter into this process, it’s vital that you know which types of products will suit your bathroom and […]

Make a Smart Investment in your Home by Installing Hardwood Floors

Hardwood Floors Will Last a Lifetime Once installed, a solid hardwood floor may need to be refinished once every 20 years. Unlike other types of flooring that may need to be replaced after 10 or 15 years, a hardwood floor will not need to be replaced for 100 years. This makes it a more economical […]

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 Install Hardwood Flooring

Instructions for Installing Hardwood Flooring At least 72 hours before you start your installation, bring the wood planks into the room so that they can acclimatize to the room temperature and humidity. This will reduce the likelihood you will have problems with moisture, such as warping. Sweep and vacuum the subfloor to make sure that […]