Protecting Your Stairs When Moving

Moving from one house to another can leave one or both homes vulnerable to potential damage during the process – especially when you consider that you’ll be moving large and heavy items across floors and down a flight of stairs to get to the truck. If you have hardwood floors, you know how delicate they […]


Does Your Hardwood Floor Need to be Refinished?

Wondering if you need to get your hardwood floors refinished? There are many factors that play into this decision, mainly to do with the age and appearance of your existing floor. You understandably want your hardwood floor to stay shiny and lustrous for its entire lifespan, and with the right maintenance, it can. But you […]


Best Flooring For Game Rooms and Man Caves

If you’re a guy with a man cave (or a woman with a woman-cave!), you know what a special and unique space this is in your home. You want everything to reflect your personality and style, as well as match your comfort and usage levels. It’s quite fun to personalize this space with the perfect […]


Pros and Cons of Installing Laminate in Your Kitchen

When renovating your kitchen, the toughest choice of all will likely be what flooring to use. Many homeowners choose laminate due to its many benefits for this busy room of the house. Not sure if laminate is right for you? Check out these pros and cons of laminate installation in the kitchen. Pros Aesthetically Pleasing […]


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 […]