Category: Flooring

Vinyl Floor Care Guide

Vinyl floor is a popular choice among homeowners because it looks attractive, inexpensive and has a cushioned core. It is also waterproof and easy to clean. Of course, you want to enjoy your vinyl floor for many years. The good news is that maintaining that “like new” look is not that hard to achieve. With just a little time and elbow grease, you can be sure that your floor looks great for the years to come. Clean regularly Always sweep, dry mop and vacuum the floor to prevent dust and

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Flooring Options for Your Basement

So you have decided to convert your basement into a new room. Whether it’s a home office, gym, home theater, family room or game room, choosing the right floor is the key. Installing flooring in a basement can present a number of unique challenges. Water damage is one of them. Basement flooring is notorious for becoming damp. So when planning for a basement renovation, you need to choose materials that are water-resistant. Here are a few flooring options for your basement. Vinyl For a more moisture-resistant basement floor, vinyl is

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Factors to Consider Before Tile Floor Installation

Tile floors are a popular choice in homes. It is a durable choice for flooring and can be installed in any room of your home. It also comes in a wide variety of styles, designs, colors and textures, allowing you to choose the best tile for your project. Although tiling projects aren’t difficult to plan, there are several factors that should be taken into consideration before you start the installation process. Here are some of them. Select it right As mentioned above, you can choose from a huge selection of

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Tips for Cleaning Tile Floors

The floor is the biggest surface in your home that needs to be cleaned. No one wants to spend an hour cleaning the floor. The good news is that tile flooring does not require as much maintenance as compared to other flooring choices. With proper care, tile flooring can look like new for years.  Whether you have stone, vinyl or ceramic tiles, here are the best ways to clean tile floors. Clean the floor regularly The easiest and most effective way to keep your floor looking great is to sweep,

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Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Kitchen

The kitchen flooring has a pretty tough job and takes a beating most of the time. It is where you prepare your meals and gather for parties. Kids play on them. You scoot chairs across them. Even family pets sprawl on them. That said, it is important to choose a kitchen floor that can withstand heavy foot traffic, spills and dropped dishes while still looking stylish and fresh. Here is some flooring choices that we think will work best for your kitchen. Vinyl Before, price was the main selling point

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Pros and Cons of Vinyl Flooring

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing flooring options – foot traffic, durability, cost, style and a lot more. Vinyl flooring has been a popular flooring option among homeowners over the year. Just because it’s a popular choice, doesn’t always mean it’s the best. Of course, it pays to do research and consider the pros and cons of this flooring option before making a decision. Here are some important things to consider when shopping for vinyl flooring products. Pros Affordability Vinyl flooring is cheaper than many other

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Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

Years ago, images of plain, boring and bland objects immediately comes to mind when we talk of eco-friendly products. Fortunately, that’s not the case today. With more and more homeowners choosing to go green, manufacturers have stepped up their game and are trying their best to provide us with great options to choose from. Green is beautiful. If you are thinking of ways to make your home a little greener, you might want to start with your floor. Eco-friendly floor helps create a beautiful and healthy home. Here’s a short

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Common Myths About Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are exceptionally popular among homebuyers. They are not only gorgeous; they also add value to your home. However, some people are hesitant to choose wood floors because upon learning that they’re expensive, cold and hard to keep clean. Over the years, we came across a number of misconceptions regarding hardwood floors. This week, we thought it’s time to put these myths to rest. Let’s straighten out these misconceptions and separate the facts from the lies. Clean hardwood floor with a damp mop Water and wood is a terrible

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Tips for Choosing the Right Flooring for Your Home

Flooring plays a major role in the look, feel and functionality of your home. Since the floor is usually the largest surface in a room, it definitely makes a big impact in a space. It is also the surface you, your family and guests will walk on and your kids will grow up in. That said, choosing the right floor for your home is not something that should be taken lightly. Whether you’re building your dream home or just renovating your existing home, here are some tips that will help

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Signs It’s time to Replace Your Carpet

Carpet can have a huge impact on your home. It can make your floors look refreshed, brighter and more welcoming. Add to that, it provides a soft feel and keeps your toes feeling snuggly. Most carpets can last for years; while some can last for decades. But you’ll need to replace it sooner or later since it is not made to last a lifetime. Here are a few signs that it may be time to rip out that old carpeting and replace it with something new. Wear and tear Small

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