Smart flooring choices for your home office

More and more homes today have dedicated space for a home office. A space where someone can work from home with a flexible work schedule or a place to handle household bills and tasks. These rooms have their own sets of demands for lighting, electronics and flooring. What type of flooring works best in...

If you have a busy home, check out these floor choices

Homes can be busy for lots of reasons. You might have kids running around all day. Or enjoy entertaining regularly. Or have a dog or a cat - or both! Whatever the reason for your busy, active home - there's a floor that can stand up to the challenge. That floor is a hard...

Four things to know before buying hardwood flooring

Before you buy hardwood there are some things to consider that will help you find the best floor for your home, budget and lifestyle. There are many different styles of hardwood and within each style are even more selections. Your personal preference will certainly come into play but what practical reasons should also guide...

Ideas for beautiful floor transitions

Many families love the look and feel of an open floor plan. It can, however, be a challenge for flooring. Tile in the kitchen, carpet in the living room and wood in the entryway - how do you transition between them while still keeping individual spaces well-defined?Three ideas for your transitional flooring1. Create an...

Choose the best floor for your three-season room

A three-season room transforms your patio into a living space you can truly enjoy in all but the harshest winter weather. It's a space where you can relax and bring some of the outdoors in without worrying about wind, rain, bugs or direct sun. Many three-season rooms are add-ons to a home which leaves...

Problems with allergies? Consider these flooring options.

Top indoor allergens are dust, mold and mildew - all of which are common problems for homeowners, especially homeowners with lots of wall-to-wall carpet. Carpet traps these allergens and can literally make your home feel like a torture chamber for those with allergies. If you or someone in your home has a problem with...

How to care for your resilient floor

Luxury vinyl flooring and waterproof composite flooring are both variations of resilient flooring. By its very nature, resilient flooring is... well resilient! It can stand up to just about anything life has to offer and its maintenance needs are very minimal. Follow these easy care guidelines and your resilient floors will look beautiful for...

Alternatives to hardwood flooring

Hardwood flooring is a beautiful, classic choice. However, there are many reasons why a hardwood floor might not be the best fit for your home. Hardwood flooring is expensive. It doesn't stand up well to high traffic or pets. In any room with potential water damage - kitchens or bathrooms in particular - hardwood...