Category Archives: flooring

Five Fast Facelifts To Keep Your Home Looking Fresh Between Remodels

No money to remodel? No problem! Not every home improvement has to be a huge investment. In fact, some of the best and easiest changes you can make to keep your home looking like new are small ones – and we can help you figure out how to weather the tide until your next home improvement windfall! Continue reading

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What Wood You Do: Laminate vs. Hardwood Flooring

When choosing between hardwood and laminate flooring, for a remodel or a new build, there are a few important things to consider. Durability, cost, appearance, lifespan, and level of required maintenance all differ pretty significantly between the two, and before you make up your mind, you should figure out what’s most important to you! Continue reading

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It Really Brings The Room Together: How To Choose A Rug To Decorate Your Room

There are plenty of reasons to invest in a decorative rug. Whether you want to cover up cold hardwood floors in the winter, add a little something to a bland room, or just change up your decor, rugs come in … Continue reading

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Picking The Right Decking Material: How To Save On Sanding And Learn To Love The Wood

Wood Decks come in all variety of shapes, sizes, colors and textures, but choosing between them isn’t just about good looks. More expensive varieties, like Ipe, are much longer lasting, whereas softwoods like redwood and cedar require much more frequent long-term maintenance. So when you’re choosing a deck, remember the time you’ll have to spend face to face, on your hands and knees, with a sander on a slab of wood when you’re picking your favorite! Continue reading

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Building a Perfect Roof Deck

Design and decoration tips for a roof deck project will both inspire and help you select the best products. Continue reading

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Patio Designs to Emphasize your House’s Backside

Patio designs aren’t complicated, they’re exciting! And the sooner you do a little design work, the sooner you can go out and play…ore just relax on some cushy patio furniture. Continue reading

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The French Country Kitchen Shopping Guide Gets you Mosaic Tile, Granite Countertops, and Flooring

The shopping guide for French Country kitchen design never ends. This is like Build a Bear, only with kitchen backsplashes, countertops, and flooring. The kids’ll love that, right? Seriously, it’s a lovely style and only you can give it the attention it craves. Continue reading

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Only the Most Elegant Tile and Floor Tile Medallions

I’ve been overlooking the obvious- how beautiful elegant, traditional tile looks. I’m new to the style of stone tile medallions, but they are beautiful, too. This latest post in my series on Italian tile shows off elegant tile at its traditional finest. Continue reading

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Gotta be Concrete Flooring? Doesn’t Have to Look Like It.

Concrete can be great if you give it a chance, and a little design attention when you’re building or remodeling. Concrete overlays, stamp overlays, acid staining, stenciling, and sandblasting can even smooth out and shape up existing concrete. Continue reading

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The Good, Bad, and Beautiful Cork Floor

Cork floors are beautiful and really long lasting if you’re nice to them. Learn more about the good and bad parts of cork flooring, or just look at how attractive patterned floors can be. Continue reading

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