Why is Luxury Vinyl Flooring so Popular?

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Please don’t even think about flooring until you get a look at what is the most popular, arguably, most durable, and by far, easiest-to-install flooring on the market. There’s a good chance you’ve already heard of it, but luxury vinyl flooring has radically improved over the last few years. Read on to find out more…

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What is the Most Durable Type of Tile Flooring?

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Experts go back and forth on this one. Some believe high-strength concrete floors last the longest, while others believe solid-body porcelain tiles are the champion of toughness when it comes to homeowner flooring. Both can last a lifetime. Some brave trendsetters are willing to go with poured concrete floors in their homes. However, this choice…

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Get New Kitchen Floors in Time for the Holidays!

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  Imagine that – a brand new floor installed in your home for the holidays. And the best part, you’ll be shocked at how quickly you can have it done. In fact, the part that will most probably take the longest time is picking out the floor you want. How about that?! And for those…

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What is the Carpet Installation Process?

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  Smart and careful shoppers always research and compare when they are buying carpets. Trouble is, no matter how much time you spend picking out the perfect carpet for your home, the carpet installation process is where it can go all wrong. Your subfloor may need preparation, the under pad you chose may be inadequate,…

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Vinyl Flooring That’s Resilient, Soundproof & Waterproof

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Vinyl flooring today is very different than what you might remember as a kid. Today’s vinyl flooring can do it all with an almost limited number of design choices. Let’s review some of the common questions people ask about vinyl floors.   Is vinyl flooring good for soundproofing?   Definitely, and there’s a variety of…

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The Best Flooring Styles For 2022

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When you pick a quality floor, it can last a very long time. That’s why it’s important to be sure you’re choosing from among the best flooring styles. The worst thing to do is spend all that time, money, and inconvenience to put in a new floor and then find out it’s gone way out…

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The Right Flooring Will Protect Your House From Your Dog

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  Dogs are absolutely amazing, and the more we find out about them, the more it proves they are our best friends. In fact, many experts believe dogs have been an important part of our development for tens of thousands of years. In other words, we wouldn’t be here today if it weren’t for our close relationship…

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Why is Carpet the Most Popular Type of Flooring?

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  Yay — Carpet wins! It’s a fact. Carpet is our favorite flooring here in America. Carpet and rugs have been around for thousands of years. Experts estimate the first-hand knotted rugs were made over 10,000 years ago at the dawn of the Neolithic Age. Archeologists have found one hand-knotted oriental rug in Siberia that’s…

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When is Laminate Flooring a Better Choice Than Wood?

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The quick answer to this question is “it depends.” Laminate flooring is a better choice than wood when it meets a particular set of priorities. At other times, a traditional solid hardwood floor better fills the need. There is no universal answer to this question. This is especially true today. In just the last few…

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