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Top Alternatives To Hardwood Flooring

True hardwood flooring, typically made from tree species such as oak and maple, was the industry standard in older homes. There weren’t many hard flooring options for homes built prior to the 1970’s, especially for living areas (not bathrooms or kitchens), so wood floors are commonly found throughout homes from…

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Area Rug Placement Guide

Area rugs, which can range in size, are a fantastic and decorative way to cover some floor space in a room or protect flooring in high-traffic situations. Their purpose varies; they can be used to designate how an area will be used, add a pop of color to decor, or…

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Incorporating the 2024 Color of the Year Design Trends

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Pantone has chosen The Color of the Year for a landmark 25th time, as of this year. Kudos to them, for being the authority on what’s trending in the world of home decor palettes for a quarter of a century! For this silver anniversary, the design-minds at The Pantone Color…

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The Benefits and Versatility of Engineered Hardwood

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The Benefits and Versatility of Engineered HardwoodWhen it’s time to redo your floors, the options are numerous and can be overwhelming. There are pros and cons to everything and flooring is no different. Classics like hardwood floors are hard to resist, but the benefits of newer options are equally hard…

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The Best Scratch Resistant Flooring Options

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With so many flooring options, it’s difficult to know which to choose. Some considerations are appearance, budget, and durability. Of course, look and price are important, but many people are most concerned about how their new floor will stand up to what life throws at it since flooring can be…

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The Best Scratch Resistant Flooring Options

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With so many flooring options, it’s difficult to know which to choose. Some considerations are appearance, budget, and durability. Of course, look and price are important, but many people are most concerned about how their new floor will stand up to what life throws at it since flooring can be…

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Prepare Your Floors for The Holidays

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Fall is in full force! Hopefully, you’ve settled into the season of pumpkins and football and have begun planning holiday get-togethers with friends and family. Whether you are hosting Friendsgiving or a houseful of cousins, here are some tips for getting your floors company-ready. Carpet and Area RugsIf you haven’t…

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How to Repair Water Damaged Laminate Flooring

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If you have laminate flooring, or are considering installing laminate for durability and versatility, read on for some tips and tricks to repairing more extensive issues yourself… or knowing when to hire professional help. Repairing Water Damage Although manufacturers are consistently improving the waterproof or water resistant qualities of laminate,…

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Creating a Cohesive Feel with Multiple Flooring Types

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When redoing your home, there are certain basic decorating rules that you should avoid breaking. It doesn’t matter if you are going for French Country, Farmhouse, Art Deco, Urban Chic, Boho, or some other vibe to your space, one rule you should definitely keep in mind is cohesion. In other…

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Resealing Natural Stone

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If you have stone floors or countertops in your home, you are most likely familiar with their unique qualities and needs. Natural products are porous, meaning they can absorb liquids and, as a result, become stained by normal use. Because of this, materials such as marble, limestone, soapstone, travertine, slate…

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