The bathroom is a unique space in your home. It is a place that must be accessible and comfortable for guests, while also allowing for privacy and seclusion. At minimum, it is a functional space. Ideally, however, the bathroom should be a retreat – a place to relax in a hot bath, for instance. For these reasons, a bathroom deserves thoughtful planning for a design within your budget. You can have a spa experience in the bath without breaking the bank. Consider using different materials, using the more expensive elements sparsely. Consider the use of different grout colors, and using different size tiles, for example, very large wood tiles in the shower, or a floor that is a combination of porcelain and stone. If you need a place to start, consider these basic points on popular tiling options and balance them against your needs. [Read more…] about Inspiring Bathroom Ideas
Outdoor Flooring – What to Know for Your Next Renovation
When the weather starts to warm, a patio or deck is the perfect space for relaxing outside. However, outdoor spaces like patios and decks are subject to harsher conditions than indoor spaces. This applies especially to outdoor floor spaces. In this guide, we’ll go over some of the pros and cons on different outdoor flooring materials. If you have a patio or deck renovation coming up, pay close attention. [Read more…] about Outdoor Flooring – What to Know for Your Next Renovation
What is the Best Flooring for Heat and Humidity?
It’s summer in Florida, and that means heat and humidity. In the sunshine state, our homes may not have to stand up to the ice of snow in winter, but they can be put to the test in summer. In this post, we discuss the best flooring options for a hot and humid climate. This advice doubles for rooms that are consistently exposed to moisture, such as bathrooms, kitchens, and basements.
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Floor Repair – When to use a professional
Floors are one of the most frequently used parts of your home. It is no surprise that floor repair is often required due to this frequent use or do to water damage, dropping a heavy item, or other accident. Is your floor repair something you can handle yourself, or should you call an expert? In this post, we help to assess your situation to make the best decision.
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Should you choose a cork floor?
Pros and Cons of Cork Flooring
With its reputation as an environmentally-friendly flooring choice that’s inexpensive and easy to maintain, cork flooring has become increasingly popular. In this post, we’ll discuss some advantages and disadvantages you should be aware of before you choose a cork floor.
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What is the most environmentally-friendly flooring choice?
Remodeling projects can be a source of a lot of waste as old materials are tossed out and new materials brought in. As flooring contractors and a flooring supplier, we understand the importance of responsible management of projects. We offer a variety of eco-friendlier flooring options in our showroom and aim to educate our clients on the most environmentally-friendly flooring choices.
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Flooring choice – home style, room use, and psychology.
There are many considerations when choosing the right flooring options for your home.
Flooring and room use
You need to consider how each space in your home will be used. Anticipated floor traffic, potential spills and scuffs, and the humidity of each room should be considered. Rooms were you expect a lot of traffic should have more durable floors that are easy to clean. Kitchens and bathrooms where the floor will likely encounter water on a regular basis, should be able to maintain integrity in humid and wet conditions. Stain resistant floors are ideal for children’s rooms.
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