Recent Flooring Articles


Dos and Don'ts for Eco-Friendly Flooring

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 12, 2015

DO investigate whether there might be vintage hardwood hiding underneath your current floor covering, if you are thinking of replacing it. Gently ease up a corner of the existing carpet...

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Paint Your Floors for an Amazing Budget Update

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 15, 2015

Painful, but true: when your floor is in sad shape, your whole house looks less than its best. Flooring comprises such a large part of your home's footprint (pun intended) that when...


Ceramic Tile for Your Kitchen Floor

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 27, 2015

Are you renovating your kitchen or building a new home? Chances are you've given a great deal of thought to the cabinets and countertops ... but what about the flooring? Ceramic tile...

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Fast, Easy Repair for Linoleum or Vinyl Floors

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 18, 2015

Durable, resilient, and low maintenance, linoleum and vinyl flooring are also inexpensive to install. To make a good thing even better, they are also surprisingly easy to repair. In...

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Find Laminate Flooring with Low VOCs

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 14, 2015

Dangerous volatile organic compounds, aka VOCs, are not something you want in your home. Because these chemical compounds have a very low boiling point, large numbers of their molecules...