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Benefits of In-Home Flooring Estimates

If you’re looking at flooring options for your home, consider the benefits of in-home flooring installation estimates. With cold and flu season in full swing, venturing into crowded public spaces to look at flooring samples may not sound too appealing. But that doesn’t mean you have to put off your floor upgrade until summer! At 50 Floor, […]

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Apartment with Wood Flooring

Difference Between Commercial and Residential Flooring

If you’re in search of new flooring, you may notice that most showrooms give you two broad choices between residential and commercial flooring. While most homeowners can tell the difference in floor materials and styles, the difference between flooring designed for residential vs. commercial use might not be so obvious. If you’re remodeling a home […]

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Waves at The Beach

Best Flooring for a Home at the Beach

Warmer weather is just around the corner, and that has many of us dreaming of beach houses. Whether you’re in the market for a beach house, or already own one, installing new flooring is a great way to update your home, contributing both to its functionality and beauty. For a beach home, you’ll want something […]

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Master Bedroom

How to Create Your Dream Master Bedroom

A master bedroom is where you start and end your day. The best dream master bedrooms have a burst of color and a relaxing layout. Use this guide to find out how to create your dream master bedroom. 1. Choose a Color Scheme Neutral colors can make a room look more spacious. Paired with shades […]

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Kitchen with Wood Floor

How to Prevent Gapping in Your Hardwood Floors

Gapping, which refers to the separation between the edges of flooring pieces, is a common complaint from wood floor owners. These gaps are unattractive, attract dirt and, if the boards start to curl or cup, they can also pose a tripping hazard. If the floorboards have been installed on the joists directly, the gaps can […]

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home carpet flooring

Deep Pile vs. Low Pile Carpet

Carpet offers cozy, warm flooring that can tie together the décor of your home. Carpeting also offers a safe, comfortable floor for your kids to play on. Carpet pile refers to the loops of fabric within a carpet. Low pile carpets have tight loops of fabric and shorter fibers, while deep pile carpets, also known as high pile carpets, […]

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Concrete Slabs

Best Flooring for Concrete Slabs

When you browse flooring types, you consider colors, styles and materials that are a good fit for your home. Part of this fit that you may not consider is the material you’ll be laying your flooring onto. This foundational layer is known as a substrate, and it performs several crucial functions. In addition to distributing […]

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Vinyl Flooring in Kitchen

What Is Luxury Vinyl Flooring?

When you’re looking for new flooring, you may feel caught between functionality and design. Some of the most functional flooring types offer “life proof” durability with resistance to mold, mildew, moisture, scratches and more. The flooring designs you love may offer elegant charm and add value to your home — but with a price tag and […]

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