Tile Flooring Installation and Design

May 16, 2011

Unlike expensive stone floors or fragile solid wood, tile flooring offers an affordable and durable means of decoration and protection.  You do not need to hire a professional to install a set of tiles, as it can be done easily by yourself in the course of only a few hours.  With any flooring job, it is necessary first to remove any prior material and then thoroughly clean the area to ensure uniform and level surfacing.  Make sure that the sub-floor itself is at least one inch thick, or else it may bend or buckle under stress and crack the tile.   (more…)

A Tile Floor Can Quickly Be Repaired

April 25, 2011

Although everyone loves the beauty of a tile floor, they may not know the secret of these floors. They can be repaired. When one of the tiles is cracked or chipped, that tile can be replaced or fixed. Now when a favorite but clumsy guest drops a heavy pan shattering a ceramic tile or the melting a vinyl tile, the homeowner can smile. These repairs are easy to do. (more…)

Choosing The Right Oak Wood Flooring

Enchanted owners of oak wood floors cannot decide what they love most about these durable, easy-care floor coverings. It is a tie between the warm beauty and minimal upkeep. Either way proud owners strongly recommend these delightful products to everyone. Understanding the different types of oak hardwood floors makes it easy to match the product to the room and budget. Common choices are hardwood, engineered and laminated products. (more…)

Top Five Reasons You Should Choose Carpet for Your Home

April 21, 2011

By: Emmalie Kipp

If you are unsure about whether carpet is right for you, here are a few reasons that might sway you in the right direction. (more…)

Efficient Ways for Cleaning Laminate Flooring at Home

April 13, 2011

Laminate floors are relatively easier to maintain compared to real, hardwood floors. This is one of the reasons for their increasing popularity in homes and offices as a cheaper and more efficient alternative to real wood. Cleaning laminate flooring requires no special equipment or professional help in most cases. All you need to have is (more…)

Bathroom Remodeling Ideas: Using the Latest Bathroom Tile Trends

March 25, 2011

By: Alisa Manzelli

One of the most refreshing ideas for remodeling one’s bathroom involves upgrading the bathroom tile.  Whether you are adding wall tile to create borders and accents, or you are simply swapping the color or type of tile, one is able to witness a strong shift in the bathroom’s mood and appeal.   Some of the most popular bathroom tile trends include wall tiles and ceramic alternatives such as copper, glass, and slate. (more…)

Choose the Right Vacuum for Pet Hair Removal

March 10, 2011

Just like with any other appliance, buying a vacuum cleaner for pet hair removal may be a difficult choice. There are a lot of advertisements boasting of fancy advanced features, and they may be convincing. However, for such important matters as home improvement, you should trust not advertisers and sales people, but customers who are just like you. (more…)

Laminate Wood Floor: The Perfect Fit

January 31, 2011

By: Emmalie Kipp

It’s that time again! Your carpets need replacing and you just don’t want to deal with the cost and hassle anymore. If this sounds like you, it might be time to think about making a switch. (more…)

Renovate Home Flooring with Hardwood

November 5, 2010

Renovate Home Flooring with Hardwood

There are several ways to renovate home flooring throughout your living space.  If you are looking for the best solution in terms of aesthetics and function, hardwood flooring offers a number of benefits that other flooring types just do not compete with. (more…)

Choosing the Right Eco-Friendly Floors for Your Home

October 27, 2010

There are several types of eco-friendly floors which are available for purchase and use in a home office or other area of the house. The following are a list of the available types of flooring along with their advantages and disadvantages:

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There are several types of eco-friendly floors which are available for purchase and use in a home office or other area of the house. The following are a list of the available types of flooring along with their advantages and disadvantages:

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