2015

Brick or Flagstone for Your Patio: Durability, Difficulty of Installation, Maintenance, Function

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If you've decided to have a patio built in your backyard, then you need to think about what type of material to use. Several things will dictate this. First, what are you planning on using the patio for? Second, do you want to install the patio yourself, or hire out? Lastly, how much upkeep and maintenance do you want to do? Below is a list of two popular materials and a discussion of their durability, installation requirements, what type maintenance and upkeep they will require, and lastly, how they function.

31 December 2015

Replacement Kitchen Flooring Material Options

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Planning to replace the old flooring in your home's kitchen is fun because you have so many options to choose from, but it is also a big decision because you will have to live with your choice for many years to come. Making the right choice is important and will allow your kitchen to look wonderful as the floor wears. The flooring options that you have for your new kitchen floor are:

29 December 2015

Two Reasons Why You Should Install Carpet In Your Home

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Whether you're building a new home, or just looking to make changes to your current abode, one of the first places you'll want to start are your floors.  The type of flooring that you have can dramatically change the look and feel of your home.  That's why carpet is such a great flooring option.  It's cozy, warm and invites you to flop down on your stomach and read a good book or watch television.

24 December 2015

Three Reasons Your Carpet Is Discolored

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If you spill orange soda on your carpet, it would make sense to have an orange stain left behind. Unfortunately, discoloration on carpet isn't this easy to ascertain, as discoloration can result from a number of different factors-- many of which you aren't even aware of. If your carpet is discolored and you can't seem to figure out why, here are just some of the reasons you might be dealing with this issue.

15 December 2015

Laminate Vs. Real Wood Flooring

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Hardwood flooring can add a great deal of quality and value to your home, as well as warmth to the room you choose to install it in. Many people will hire a professional to install the flooring but with the right tools you can easily do this job yourself and save a lot of money in the process. When installing hardwood flooring in your home you will be faced with some big decisions to make regarding the kind of material you want to install.

15 December 2015

Getting A New Wood Floor? 3 Steps To Keep It Looking Beautiful

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You've decided on wood flooring for your new home (from an outlet such as B & D Floor Sanding). Once you have it installed, you're going to want it to last for as long as possible. To do that, you'll need to take good care of it. If you've never had wood flooring in your home before, you might not be aware of the special care it will require. It won't take a lot of hard work to keep your wood floors looking beautiful.

15 December 2015

Refinish Your Hardwood Floors In One Day Without Sanding

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Hardwood floors are beautiful and durable, but over time they can show wear and tear, requiring them to be refinished. Most refinishing jobs require you to sand the floors first, which can be time consuming, messy, and expensive. Here are instructions on how you can refinish your beautiful hardwood floors and make them look new again without the sanding portion of the process. Getting Started Before you begin the process, you'll need to get all of the furniture out of the room, and then remove any debris and dust from the floor.

14 December 2015

The Three Greenest Flooring Options

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With today's emphasis on protecting the environment, homeowners and builders are looking for ways to go green when building and remodeling their homes. One way to make your home greener is through the flooring you use. What are the three greenest floor options? What Makes It Green? There are a few requirements needed for material to be considered green. The material that the flooring is made up of has to be something that grows and spawns quickly.

30 September 2015