Recent Flooring Articles


Not All Wood Floors Are Equal: Some Aren’t Even Wood

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 05, 2016

What exactly is a “wood floor” anyway? And what’s the difference between new wood-look materials like engineered wood and laminate? If you’re as confused as...


Install a Ceramic Tile Floor Successfully

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jul 26, 2016

Are you about to install or replace a ceramic tile floor? You’re choosing a flooring material with a long list of virtues: it’s long-lasting, hardwearing, and great-looking,...


Kitchen Basics: Refurbish or Remodel?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 14, 2016

Kitchen remodeling can be one of the most exciting and dramatic ways to change your house for the better in terms of efficiency, appearance, and comfort level. On the other hand, this...

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5 Flooring Problems (Oh No!) and Their Fixes (Oh Yes!)

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 19, 2016

Slippery ceramic tile Porcelain and ceramic tile floors are handsome and relatively easy-care. However, the glaze used to finish the tiles does tend to make them slippery when wet...

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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...