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...

Designing a Forever Kitchen? Here are 9 Timeless Must-Haves

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and designing a functional and beautiful space takes careful planning. While you don’t need a complete kitchen overhaul to achieve a modern look, certain timeless pieces and flexible styles will ensure your kitchen grows with your evolving needs. Whether you’re designing a kitchen from scratch in your...

2020 flooring trends: Multi-colored marble

Always a classic and luxurious option, marble flooring continues its reign as a popular natural stone option. It’s long been a go-to, sought-after flooring choice for homeowners looking to make their home feel more like a palace.During the Renaissance (14th-17th century), European artists used slabs of dense white marble for their Classical sculptures, including...

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,...

The most popular kitchen flooring for your remodel

The kitchen is the heart of your home. It’s where you connect with loved ones after a busy day, create memories, and—sometimes—make messes.Kitchen renovations give you an opportunity to make your kitchen exactly what you want it to be, and that includes the kitchen floor.Choosing easy-to-maintain kitchen floors means you’ll spend less time cleaning...

Flooring trends that homeowners love

Having been in business for over 97 years, flooring is our passion. Through the decades, Kermans has seen many flooring fads come and go. (Orange shag carpet, anyone?)Our in-house team of design consultants stay up-to-date on all the latest flooring trends to provide homeowners, like you, with expert help to find the right flooring...

Getting new tile? Tips for choosing the best grout color

It may seem like choosing your grout color isn’t as important as choosing your tile, but the truth is that grout plays a big role in your tile’s overall look. You might have found the perfect tile for your flooring or backsplash project, but don’t overlook your choice of grout color.Grout is the material...

Finding your footing: Common flooring terms explained

Shopping for new floors, but feeling like you need to go back to school just to understand all the flooring terminology used to describe materials and styles?Put your backpack down because we are here to help. Read on for definitions and answers to some of the most common questions our design consultants hear from...