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How to Coordinate Kitchen Flooring Cabinets and Countertops

When choosing flooring and countertops for your kitchen, you need to coordinate style elements to create a cohesive look. The right combination of colors and textures can make the space more welcoming and stylish. In some cases, coordinating colors can even make your kitchen seem larger. When choosing your kitchen flooring, countertops and cabinets, keep […]

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Vinyl Flooring with Yellow Chair

Should I Repair or Replace Water Damaged Floors?

Flooring is an essential — if not underappreciated — element of the home. While your family relies on sturdy flooring for everyday activities, perhaps this is most clear when your floors become damaged. Your floors may experience water damage for many reasons — including water heater leaks, broken pipes and natural disasters like hurricanes or […]

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Dining and Living Room with Wood Flooring

Questions First-Time Home Buyers Have About Flooring

As a first-time home buyer, you likely have a checklist of questions. Everything can feel new and exciting — and a little overwhelming, too. From plumbing and electrics to roofing and flooring, there are a million little details you never had to consider before. Here, we’ll explore common questions about flooring that first-time home buyers […]

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Living Room with Wood Flooring

Three Reasons to Remove Your Shoes Before Walking on Hardwood Floors

You want to keep your polished hardwood floors looking brand new for years to come. But it can be tricky, if not impossible, to shield them from the wear and tear of everyday use. While imperfections are inevitable, there are plenty of ways homeowners can mitigate the damage. Wondering how to stop shoes from leaving scuff […]

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Living Room with Brown Couch and Light Wood Flooring

Top Three Benefits of Matte Finish Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are known for their polished, shiny style, reflecting the light and creating a glossy glow. While this look remains popular, a matte finish on hardwood floors is on the rise. The matte hardwood floor style is buffed for a more natural look. It’s easy to see why this style is rising in popularity […]

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Living Room with Large Rug

How to Add Texture to Your Home Decor to Transform Your Space

There are countless elements to consider when crafting the ultimate home design for your space. Adding or adjusting lighting, your color scheme and out-of-the-box patterns can transform a space in different ways. Another element to make the space more “you” is texture. Adding texture to a room will increase life, complexity and depth. Whether you […]

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The Benefits of Light vs. Dark Hardwood Flooring

Your choice of flooring has a strong yet subtle impact on your entire home decor. Hardwood floors are renowned for their convenience, durability and elegant polished look. Once you’ve settled on hardwood flooring, you’ll face another decision — stick with the classic dark hardwood look or opt for a light finish? There are benefits to both styles, […]

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7 Common Things That Damage Hardwood Floors

Beautiful hardwood floors can last for generations when properly cared for. In fact, it’s not uncommon to find historic properties with original flooring. Their hardiness is one of the reasons why hardwood flooring is so popular. Although quality floors can last for a long time, damage to hardwood floors can occur, and it can happen with common […]

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