Refurbish or Replace: When Is Your Floor Past Its Prime?

Does your flooring have more life left in it, or is time to wave goodbye and plan its replacement? If you've invested in high-quality products, installed them correctly and—perhaps most importantly—maintained them properly, you can expect your floors to give you years of great performance. At the same time, it's essential to recognize the...

Give Your Home the Blues with New Flooring Ideas

If you've been tracking décor trends lately, you've seen gray become a dominant color for floors, walls and more. That's partially because it gives a cool, modern look to revamped interiors – and many of the homes you see on the market have been fixed up to flip, with new flooring and paint schemes...

Home for the Holidays – With New Floors on Schedule

Are new floors on your wish list for this year's holiday season? Then you don't want the installer showing up the same time your guests do. Plan ahead for a smooth, timely result. Never too early The fun of having new floors installed starts long before your installer arrives. If your holiday plans include transforming the...

4 Reasons to Put Carpet in Its Place – Outside the Bathroom

When carpet emerged as a symbol of luxury in the 1950’s, many homeowners overdid it by going wall-to-wall in every room - - including the bathroom. It's made periodic comebacks as a bathroom option over the years, but we encourage homeowners to keep carpet outside the bathroom. Carpet absorbs For starters, carpet fibers are absorbent. Spill...

5 Dos for Retro Flooring Flair

Lace up your earth shoes for a walk down flooring memory lane. You’ll want to hold onto the seat of your parachute pants because these five retro revivals “dos” bring back lively looks from the past with (thankfully) a fresh take. Do: Statement color There was nothing timid about old school tile colors and treatments. While...

How to pick flooring for an open-concept floor plan

Open-concept floor plans aren’t just popular on HGTV makeover shows. They’re also a common choice for homeowners looking to switch from compartmentalized spaces to more sleek gathering places.Thoughtful, strategic planning is a crucial step when it comes to turning a house into your dream home, especially if you’re taking on a complicated remodeling project...

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...