Choosing Between Honed Vs. Flamed Granite As Flooring In Your Kitchen


Polished granite is not your only option when you desire the durability and beauty of granite as a flooring material in your home. The kitchen in particular can be a tricky place to use a slick flooring material like polished stone, because food and water spills are common and pose a safety hazard. Honed and flamed granite both offer a less shiny and slippery surface, but they also differ in other important ways when used as kitchen flooring.

20 February 2018

Remove Carpet Before Your Vinyl Tile Installation


Remodeling your floor is going to be major remodel that can cost a pretty penny. Understandably, homeowners are always looking for ways to make the project a little more affordable. One of the best ways to save some money on your floor remodel is to remove the existing flooring material but you already have. This article explains how you can remove carpet and prepare the subfloor for the installation of your new vinyl tiling.

6 December 2017

2 Reasons To Consider Carpet Instead Of Hardwood Flooring For Your Home


Choosing new flooring material for your home can be a very difficult task, mostly because all of the various flooring materials that are available will each be able to provide their own set of benefits. Listed below are two reasons to consider carpet instead of hardwood flooring for your home in order to try and make the decision a bit easier for you. Much Quieter One of the biggest advantages that carpet can provide over hardwood flooring is the fact that it is much quieter.

28 February 2017

4 Things To Consider Before Installing Hardwood Flooring


Hardwood flooring definitely adds significant value to any home, especially because it is a popular choice for home flooring nowadays. Plus, it gives warmth and glow to the space that you will love in your own home. However, before you choose to install hardwood flooring, consider these four things first: Doors May Need Replacing: Hardwood flooring can add a significant amount of height to your flooring, which means that some doors won't be able to open unless they swing outward away from the hardwood flooring.

28 July 2016

Exploring Different Kitchen Countertop Materials


Many different choices are available in today's market for materials used for kitchen countertops. Some have advantages and disadvantages, but one is sure to please your individual needs and home's d├ęcor. Careful consideration must be given to each of the factors before you make the investment that can last for many years. Soapstone: This elegant countertop doesn't stain and isn't affected by heat. It cleans easily with soap and water.

27 July 2016

How To Extend The Lifespan Of Your Carpets


Carpeting, like all flooring options, withstands a great deal of wear and tear due to normal usage. Over time, this wear and tear can damage your carpets and leave them looking poorly. Thankfully, there are several ways to maintain the appearance of your carpets and ensure that you get the maximum lifespan possible out of them. Doormats and Shoes One of the easiest yet most important things that you can do to help keep your carpeting clean and looking great is to install doormats at every entranceway to your home (if you really feel like it, you can put one on both the inside and the outside).

21 July 2016

The Perks Of Composite Modular Hardwood Floors


If you are looking for a fun and cost effective way to remodel your floor, you should definitely consider hardwood. Many modular hardwood products are actually made out of composite woods with a hardwood top. They are also specially made with easy installation in mind. This means that homeowners, even those without any practical construction experience, can handle the installation on their own. This article explains why you should choose a modular hardwood flooring kit instead of having professionals install a custom, solid hardwood floor.

20 July 2016