Flooring

Patio Flooring Buying Guide

A well-designed patio can become a second living room for your home, so it’s important to make smart design choices. One of the biggest decisions you will need to make is what to use for your patio flooring. With so many patio flooring options, it can be tough to…

Hardwood Floors: Understanding Your Options

Image: Lumber Liquidators Hardwood Floors Buying Guide Hardwood floors are one of the most popular types of flooring, increasing the resale value of homes and beautifying them in the process. But there are many considerations to make when choosing and installing hardwood floors, such as type, specie…

Hardwood vs. Laminate Wood Flooring

The flooring of a home is one of its defining features. Wood flooring remains one of the most popular options, as it is a naturally inviting, beautiful and timeless material. While older, more traditional homes often have the original hardwood floors still in place, many newer homes are using lamina…

Best Kitchen Flooring Ideas

There are so many kitchen flooring options available that it can feel difficult to find the right one. When making your decision, you’ll want to consider two factors: function and durability. Whatever it’s made of, your kitchen floor should be easy-to-maintain and long-lasting. There is a beautiful…

Kid-Friendly Flooring Guide for Parents

Reflooring your home can be a challenge when you have young children. You want a floor type that not only looks great but also keeps your kids safe and stands up to all their little messes. Check out this graphic to discover how you can reconcile these goals and how…

All About Bamboo Flooring — Understand Your Options

Bamboo Flooring Guide Whether you’re looking to improve the appearance of one room in your house or hoping to install a durable, eco-friendly flooring option throughout your home, bamboo floors combine the resilience of hardwood flooring with the easy maintenance of laminate. SeaRick1 / Shuttershoc…

Tips for Restoring Your Wood Floors

Hardwood floors have an incomparable beauty and they can add warmth and style to any room. Whether you have a traditional home with architectural details or a modern, industrial space, hardwoods fit right in. That’s why many homeowners even use hardwood floors in…

How to Make Your Partially Open Floor Plan Feel like a True Open Concept

We can’t all have the most open of floor plans. Many homes were built before open concepts were widely accepted. That means they often have loadbearing walls that can’t simply be knocked down, leading to a partially open floor plan in many homes. Or you might have built or purchased…

Carpet Flooring is Back — and It’s Better than Ever

We’ve been obsessed with wood floors for the last decade, sending wall-to-wall carpet flooring straight to the dumpster. There’s been good reason for the decision, too. Carpets can trap dust and dander that aggravate allergies. Carpet stains easily and can look (and smell) dingy after a…

Should You Use Hardwood Floors in Kitchens and Bathrooms?

Hardwood floors offer a number of benefits. They are both incredibly beautiful, and incredibly easy to clean. They are a great option for allergy sufferers as carpets can aggravate symptoms. Even homeowners without allergies can enjoy the seamless look of hardwood flooring. However, water can easily…