Recent Flooring Articles


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...


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...