“Swap My Floor” Contest Winners: The Transformations are Complete (Part 1 of 3)

Jan 6
Jill Ruiz
You may remember my blog post announcing the winners of our first-ever “Swap My Floor” photo contest. Now, I am happy to share with you the stories and pictures of each of the winners in a series of three blog posts. MORE

Filed under: contest, floor, flooring, floors, laminate, my, new, swap

After the Holidays: A Fresh Start!

Jan 4
Tony Tuma
The decorations are down, and the New Year’s noisemakers have been packed away. This is an ideal time to review your décor with an objective eye for the year ahead. Start the process by deep cleaning, tossing-out accumulated “stuff” and repairing or tossing out worn items.  MORE

Filed under: decor, home, style, tips

Wood and Water: Do they Mix?

Jan 2
Ben Bauer
Water covers over two-thirds of the Earth’s surface and is essential for all living things. But do water and hardwood flooring mix? In a word, no.  Whether you already have hardwood flooring or are considering it for the future, here are some things every homeowner should know about moisture. MORE

Filed under: flooring, floors, hardwood, maintenance, mositure, wood

The Hottest Flooring Trends for 2014

Dec 30
Frank Worth
With the new year in full swing, I thought it fitting to talk about the what’s hot in flooring for 2014. If you are planning to outfit a newly constructed home or remodel existing space with a fresh look, then consider one of these fabulous trends. MORE

What are Your Hardwood Flooring Expectations?

Dec 23
Todd Johnson
My wife and I installed a beautiful hardwood floor in 2007. The first week we had the floor my teenage son dropped a soup can from the kitchen counter onto it! He picked it up and went about his business. MORE

Filed under: buying, flooring, floors, guides, hardwood, wood
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