Recent Flooring Articles


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Pick the Right Flooring for the Climate Where You Live

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 17, 2016

Broiling, freezing, moist and muggy, dry as a bone ... or somewhere in between. Whatever the climate is like where you live, it is likely to affect your home decor choices. How will...


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Groutable Vinyl Tile: The Right Choice for your Home?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jan 19, 2016

Good value, easy installation, and excellent day-to-day performance are a few of the very convincing reasons given by homeowners who love vinyl tile. This type of flooring holds up...


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Simple Carpet Cleaning Hacks for Holiday Food Spills

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 20, 2015

Mmm ... cozy! An elegantly carpeted living room provides a warm atmosphere for entertaining your near and dear. Unfortunately, it also seems to provide the perfect target for spills...


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6 Important Upgrades to Make as Soon as You Buy a Home

Posted by Laura Firszt | Dec 09, 2015

If you've just bought a home, now is the perfect time to take care of upgrades. Personalize your new abode by making it more beautiful, safer, and more functional before you actually...


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Genius Gifts to Craft from Leftover Flooring Scraps

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 26, 2015

When you install a new floor -- whether hardwood, tile, carpet, engineered wood, or laminate -- you'll need to order about 10 to 15 percent extra to allow for cutting, breakage, and...