Recent Flooring Articles

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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...


5 Home Improvements That May Make Your House Noisier

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 08, 2015

Home improvement is a passion among many North Americans these days ... with good reason. As the saying goes, your home is your castle, the place you go to relax and enjoy the company...

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DIY First Aid for Damaged Hardwood Floors

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 19, 2015

Hardwood is arguably the most esthetically appealing flooring material there is. In addition, it has plenty of other virtues -- it's natural, long lasting, hypoallergenic, wheelchair-friendly,...


6 Necessities for Your New Baby's Room

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 07, 2015

Baby on the way? Congratulations. That gives you about a million things to plan for and dream about. One of the most immediate is preparing a special living space for the impending...


Hand-Scraped Wood Floors: Trendy and Timeless

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2015

When you're thinking about floor coverings, wood flooring stands out from the crowd for its natural good looks. Oftentimes, the most desirable way to show off the beautiful grain and...