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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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Painting with Blue Paint

Should I Paint Before Installing Carpet?

Painting and installing carpet are straightforward home improvement projects that can transform the look and feel of your home. According to the National Association of Realtors’ Remodeling Impact Report, 73% of homeowners reported a greater desire to spend time at home after repainting a room. And in addition to carpet’s beauty and warmth, it absorbs approximately 25% of […]

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Carpeted Room in House

What Is Carpet Density?

Choosing carpet for your home requires decisions about color, style, texture and more. As you browse carpet types and narrow down choices, you can make many decisions by observing and touching sample products. But how can you assess factors that you can’t touch or feel, like durability and longevity? Selecting a carpet that accents your home’s design […]

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