2020 flooring trends: Decorating tips for patterned flooring

Patterned carpet, patterned ceramic and porcelain tile (or plain tiles installed in a pattern!), patterned hardwood, patterned area rugs ... one of the biggest emerging home remodeling design trends of 2020 is bold, patterned flooring.Discover which other flooring options homeowners are loving in 2020 »Most homeowners feel comfortable adding little splashes of pattern to...

What to expect during the installation of new tile

Installing new tile is always a big project, no matter the size of your room.That’s because the work of cutting and laying down tile requires special skills and tools if you want to get results that look good—and last.An estimator will help you get your room’s dimensions, your flooring design consultant will help you...

The best wood look flooring options in 2019

Who doesn’t love the look of hardwood floors? A perennial favorite among homeowners, hardwood is sturdy, gorgeous, and never goes out of style.Many people opt for this timeless choice for their remodeling projects, but hardwood floors aren’t always the best choice for those who need a flooring product that’s waterproof, durable in high-traffic areas,...

Flooring options to avoid in 2019

Bell-bottom jeans, lava lamps, muscle cars, 8-track tapes, banana-seat bicycles, go-go boots, mood rings, surf rock: You might remember the 1960s for a lot of groovy stuff, but not everything that was popular during that decade has stood the test of time. Take, for example, shag carpeting.Those once-trendy deep pile rugs dropped out of...

DIY flooring: is hiring a flooring professional worth it?

It’s easier than ever to tackle home renovations yourself—or, at least, the folks at home improvement stores make it seem easier than ever. You probably even know someone that has done some remodeling work themselves. Home renovations can be expensive, and many homeowners are budget-conscious. But, will installing new floors by yourself actually save...

Don’t let subfloor problems delay your flooring installation

If someone mentions flooring, you might picture plush carpeting, striking tile, or rich hardwood. But, when it comes to installing new floors, it’s what’s inside (or, technically, what’s underneath) that counts.Beneath the flooring you live with day-to-day is what construction pros call a subfloor. This first layer of material that sits on top of...

Where to go for flooring inspiration

When starting a new home renovation project, gathering inspiration for your flooring upgrade should be two things: fun and limitless. During the brainstorming phase of your remodeling project, make it your goal is to figure out what you like and what you don’t like.Good ideas for new floors might come from many different sources,...

Creating your dream home? How to choose the best flooring

Whether you’re building a brand new house or getting around to the remodel and renovations you’ve always dreamed about, making decisions about your home can be both exciting and overwhelming.The first question to ask yourself is: what are your project goals? Consider answering basic questions to narrow in on your priorities, such as how...

Meet our newest flooring design consultant: Jessica Dault

Here at Kermans we want to help our customers find the best flooring option for their home, lifestyle and budget. Our showroom is more than just a place to shop for new carpet, tile, wood or resilient flooring. Our showroom is a place where homeowners have turned for decades to receive personalized advice and...