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Tips for selecting the best flooring

When you need impressive flooring in any room of your home, the task can feel overwhelming as you begin the shopping process. In today's post, we're going to share four quick tips that could make the process much more straightforward, so read along now for that information.Advice on choosing the ...
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What is “carpet pile”?

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As you shop for perfect carpet floors, a term you are likely to hear quite frequently is "carpet pile." But if you are like many homeowners, that term might be a bit foreign to you, so that we will tell you about it in detail in today's post.Carpet pile is an important fact to knowIn the most ...
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What colors are available in engineered hardwood floors?

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Choosing the perfect engineered flooring is an exciting task, so it is only natural that you would want to know what colors are available. In addition to outstanding durability and performance, these floors can be a fantastic addition to any existing décor, and we want to share some color options ...
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What color carpet pairs well with hardwood flooring?

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When you're looking for excellent carpet flooring to go along with your hardwood, you might wonder about the best possible color to pair with it. That's what we're going to discuss in a brief detail in today's post, so follow along for more information.Carpet flooring with hardwood is a great ...
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Dealing with moisture and engineered hardwood

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Engineered wood floors are an excellent choice for any room in your home, especially below-grade spaces where solid wood is not an option. The materials stand up better in the circumstances found there, but there are still precautions to be taken when dealing with excessive moisture, so read along ...
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Comparing carpet fibers

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When it comes to carpet flooring, fiber is of the utmost importance, especially if you require durability for your busy household. But how do certain carpet fibers compare?In today’s post, we’re going to look at some carpet fibers and how they compare. You’ll be better able to make a perfect choice ...
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Are engineered hardwood floors made with real wood?

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If you're wondering if engineered wood floors are made with natural wood, the answer is a resounding yes. While the backing layers are created using perpendicularly layered plywood, the veneer layer is made of natural, solid hardwood in your species' choice.Engineered floors are created to lastThe ...
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Can carpet be installed on stairs?

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Carpeted stairways are often a preferred choice because they eliminate sound by softening footsteps and absorbing sound waves. Many will still use a runner, even if they install a hard surface on the stairs because the carpet floors reduce your chances of sliding and provide a soft fall if you lose ...
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Is engineered wood natural wood?

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If you’re wondering whether engineered flooring is natural wood, the answer is yes. Its construction makes it more suitable for various installations and offers different other attributes, so it’s an excellent choice for any room in your home.Engineered wood floors are constructed in a unique ...
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Nylon vs. polyester: what is the difference?

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Today, most carpet flooring is made with nylon, and that has been true for decades. Nylon is a durable fiber that resists crushing and matting. Polyester entered the market about twenty years after nylon. When it became available in the 1960s, homeowners immediately noticed that its appearance and ...
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Are engineered wood floors suitable for basements?

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One of the most significant advantages of engineered flooring is that its construction makes it stable and better able to handle water. As a result, it can be installed in any home grade level, which includes the basement. This hardwood version is taking over a significant share of the wood ...
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What is Berber carpet?

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When researching your options in carpet flooring, you’re likely to hear the term “Berber” mentioned more than once. But the frequency doesn't always mean that you know what it is.That’s precisely why we’d like to take the time to explain this flooring style in a bit more detail. Read along to learn ...
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The waiting game: Engineered wood

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I have heard that hardwood takes at least three days to acclimate to the humidity of your home before it gets installed. What about engineered hardwood? Does that also need to be acclimated?A complicated questionWood flooring, whether solid or engineered, is still a natural material with a cellular ...
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Carpet textures: Plush, Saxony, cut-pile

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The texture of your carpet can affect so much, including appearance, comfort, and durability. Understanding their characteristics can help you choose a flooring that's perfect for your home quickly and easily.If you've never considered your texture options, we'd like to give you some detail. Read ...
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Can I install engineered hardwood if I have radiant heat?

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Yes, engineered wood floors are one of the most compatible with radiant (underfloor) heating. It has a construction that makes it stable, especially with changes in temperatures. Engineered wood often holds up better with radiant heat than other heating sources, such as HVAC units or bulky ...
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Tips for choosing the perfect carpet

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When it comes to choosing the perfect carpet flooring, most of us go right to style. We agonize over pile height, color, texture (plush or no plush!) but often pay little or no attention to some of the other qualities that may or may not align with our lifestyle and needs. That affects performance ...
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Are engineered hardwood floors pet friendly?

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Pet owners have an added requirement during their floor shopping experiences. In addition to finding something that looks great with the existing décor and protects against wear and tear, they must also find something resistant to the many ways pets can wear down a surface.We’re going to look at ...
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What you need to know when shopping for carpet

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Before you start your shopping journey for carpet floors in Canton, MI, explore your needs, style, and lifestyle. For instance, do you have extra durability issues? Do you have pets? What room is it to be installed; if it is large or small, sunny or dark? Discuss your answers with your carpet ...
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What is engineered wood flooring?

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You may have heard that engineered wood flooring is a real wood flooring product that offers extended benefits due to a different construction. These floors are a great alternative in basement areas where solid flooring is not a good choice.If you’d like to find out more about the construction and ...
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