Replacing The Hardwood Floors In The Kitchen? 3 Reasons To Prioritize Tile Floors


As you look into replacing the flooring in your kitchen, you may be feeling uncertain about what to choose since it is so important for you to get the look you want, while still making the kitchen as functional as possible. Instead of making any decision based only on the cost per square foot or the appearance, it's essential that you look into what will make certain floors as durable as possible.

26 October 2017

Tips For Removing Old Ceramic Tiles


If you've recently purchased a home with worn, damaged, or dated ceramic tile flooring, you may have decided that it's time to replace it with new tile. While this is a fairly easy job, it does mean removing the existing ceramic tiles first. Here's a look at what you need to know to do this properly the first time: Be Prepared To reduce the chance of any surprises, you should make sure that you are fully prepared before you consider removing those old tiles.

29 July 2017

Should You Do Your Own Hardwood Refinishing?


Do you have hardwood floors that look flat, boring, and just don't have the rich style and colors that they once had. The fact of the matter is, hardwood flooring is going to fade and become less dynamic over the years. Some might see this as a drawback, but you can use it to your advantage. That is, you can refinish most hardwood products to completely update your floors. If you want to refinish your own floors, there are a few things you need to consider.

28 June 2017

Top 5 Benefits Of Laminate Flooring


When it comes to replacing your flooring, you can choose from several different materials. Whether you're replacing the flooring in your bathroom or your kitchen, you may want to consider laminate installation. There are a number of benefits to laminate flooring, such as: Price One of the biggest benefits of laminate flooring is the fact that it is one of the most affordable flooring options on the market. Whether you're on a tight budget or just don't want to invest a huge amount of money when replacing your flooring, laminate flooring is a good bet.

4 June 2017

A Smooth Surface With Guaranteed Longevity - Questions To Ask About Tile Installation


Installing new flooring can be a great way to breathe life and excitement into a home that may feel like it's gotten dull. However, before you embrace heading off down the path of change, it's important that you develop a comprehensive understanding of what's ahead. Many people may not have dealt with tile installation previously, and may not know how to begin. Below, you'll find a guide to some questions you should be sure to ask before proceeding with tile installation.

22 May 2017

3-Step Guide To Removing Fresh Puppy Stains On Your Hardwood Floors


If you have a new puppy that you are trying to housebreak, you may find fresh urine stains on your home's wood floors while your pet is still learning. If so, use the following three-step guide to removing fresh puppy stains as soon as possible to avoid permanent damage to the wood. Step 1:  Sprinkle The Stain With Baking Soda After blotting up the excess urine, the first step is to sprinkle the spot with baking soda.

28 April 2017

How to Clean & Maintain Shiny Hardwood Floors


Hardwood floors are durable and look beautiful, as long as you know how to take care of them. From cleaning to buffing and shining, there are many methods you need to be aware of to keeping your floors looking their best without damaging them. Here are some tips to help you keep your floors clean and shiny-looking. Keep a Regular Cleaning Schedule Keeping your hardwood floors clean and shiny involves sweeping them often, even several times daily to pick up any dirt or grit that can scratch the wood's finished surface when you walk across it.

20 April 2017

The Craftsman Kitchen: Authentic Cabinet Design Considerations


One of the most iconic American design styles is the Craftsman, which came into vogue during the early decades of the 20th century. These homes feature beautiful woodwork, clean lines, more open floor plans, and simple designs. Sometimes the original charm and beauty of these homes can be obscured by years of renovations and upgrades. If you're hoping to upgrade the kitchen in your Craftsman home and get back to the authentic designs from that era, here are some tips to help.

6 April 2017

Does Your New Commercial Space Have Concrete Floors? Ideas To Spruce Them Up


Concrete floors are all the rage in both commercial and residential buildings across the country. These floors are versatile, durable, and capable of withstanding a great deal of traffic and abuse. However, plain concrete floors are highly industrial in nature, which may not be your style or taste. If your new commercial space has concrete floors, there are many ways that you can spruce up those concrete floors to make them more appealing to you and your d├ęcor preferences.

9 March 2017

Prevent Damage When Installing Hardwood With 3 Installation Tips


Installing hardwood flooring in your home can come with a number of benefits, but it does need special care if you've decided to install all the flooring on your own. If you've decided to handle the installation without the help of professionals, you'll need to consider the following tips so that you're able to get the clean and professional look that you want with your new hardwood floors. Move Furniture Out of the Way

28 February 2017