The Difference Between Porcelain and Ceramic Tile

You may use the words porcelain and ceramic tile interchangeably, but there are actually subtle differences between the two. The big difference lies in how they’re made. Both tiles are comprised of a clay mixture fired in a kiln, but porcelain tile contains a more refined clay that is fired at higher temps. This means it’s denser and more […]


Hardwood or Carpet on Stairs: Which is Best For You?

If you are considering installing hardwood in your home, your next thought may be: do you stick with hardwood in the main part of the home only, or should you do the stairs too? Would carpeting or runners be better for the stairs? These are all very good questions, and it’s a decision that ultimately […]


The Best Flooring Types For Your Bathroom

The bathroom is one of the trickiest areas of the house to determine which type of flooring is best. You don’t have quite the same range of options as you do throughout the rest of the house. In general, carpeting and hardwood are out (at least in bathrooms with showers/tubs), so you’re left with ceramic […]


Best Flooring For Your Home Office

With more and more people working from home due to the pandemic, home offices are becoming more important and popular. And because you’ll be spending a significant portion of your day there, you want to make sure it’s as comfortable as possible. A lot of that has to do with the flooring you choose. In […]


4 Signs Your Hardwood Floors Should be Refinished

Of course, you always want your hardwood flooring to remain just as shiny, lustrous and beautiful as the day you got it. This is the wish of every homeowner. But every once in a while, your hardwood floors need extra TLC to restore their previous appeal. This is natural and happens with time, the elements, […]


In the Kitchen: Hardwood vs. Tile Flooring

If you’re looking to renovate your kitchen, the flooring you will choose will be a major consideration. It will indeed influence much of the rest of your décor, so choose wisely. Many homeowners have a dilemma: should I go with hardwood or tile? You can’t go wrong with either. Tile is the traditional choice because […]


7 Benefits of Installing Hardwood Floors in Your Kitchen

In most households, the kitchen gets the most foot traffic. From your movements during meal prep to the constant pitter-patter of hungry kids rummaging through the pantry, kitchen floors don’t get a break. Not only must they endure spills, stains and scraps during the meal time rush, they accumulate dirt and dust from all that […]


FAQs About Hardwood Flooring Installation

You may be considering hardwood flooring installation for your home, but you may have a lot of questions before taking the plunge. We have compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions about hardwood flooring and what to expect. Q: Is Hardwood Flooring Durable and Long-Lasting? A: Yes, hardwood floors are durable and can […]


7 Top Ways to Clean Tile Flooring

There are many reasons homeowners choose tile flooring for their high-traffic areas, from versatility to easy maintenance. And because it comes in a wide range of colors and styles, you can mimic the look of any other material and match your existing décor seamlessly. Here’s how to keep your ceramic or tile floor looking its […]


Best Ways to Clean Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors certainly make a classy addition to any home. But in order for them to retain that beautiful glossy look, you have to clean them properly and regularly. Heed these tips for cleaning your hardwood floors the right way, from routine to deep cleaning. Everyday Cleaning You’ll want to do some light cleaning every […]