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*Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring – What is the Better Installation Method?

November 13, 2012
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*Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring –  What is the Better Installation Method?

For those who love the idea of installing a hardwood floor in their home but want to be a little “greener in their choice of new flooring bamboo is the perfect choice. Strand woven bamboo flooring is even more appealing to many people as the weave not only adds extra strength to an already...
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*Ten Great Reasons to Choose Cork Flooring for Your Kitchen

September 10, 2012
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*Ten Great Reasons to Choose Cork Flooring for Your Kitchen

Whatever room you are considering purchasing new flooring for there are many good reasons to consider installing cork floors. Here are ten of the best: Durability – Cork floors are remarkably durable and are great for rooms seeing a great deal of foot traffic. Despite the fact cork is a spongy substance it is,...
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*Great Choices for Nursery Flooring

June 19, 2012
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*Great Choices for Nursery Flooring

Decorating a nursery ahead of a new arrival can be a lot of fun for parents but it is not without its difficulties. For instance, choosing a flooring option for the new baby’s room can pretty complex. What is going to be stylish yet safe for baby once he or she begins to crawl?...
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*Feng Shui Tips for Your Kitchen

May 8, 2012
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*Feng Shui Tips for Your Kitchen

Many people consider the kitchen to be the center of their family life. It’s the location where they cook to nourish the family, where they gather together after a hard day at work and school and where they spend much of their time. If you are one of the growing number of people taking...
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*Hardwood Flooring and The Janka Scale

May 8, 2012
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*Hardwood Flooring and The Janka Scale

When you begin shopping for new hardwood floors, one of the things you will notice rather quickly is in all the magazines you read, and the salespeople in all the flooring stores will start talking about a certain hardwood species’ rating on the Janka scale. The first thing cropping up in the average homeowner’s...
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*A Short History of Ceramic Tile

March 13, 2012
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*A Short History of Ceramic Tile

Ceramic tile is one of the most flexible and attractive home improvement products available today. Ceramic tiles can be put to great use as a flooring material, on walls and can be added to countertops to offer endless design and decorating opportunities to homeowners everywhere. What you may not realize though is just how...
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*Choosing Ceramic Tile – Size Matters

February 6, 2012
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*Choosing Ceramic Tile – Size Matters

Even if you think you know what you are looking for, walk into a good ceramic tile store. All of a sudden, you are faced with so many different color and style options the preconceived ideas you began with often go out of the window. With hundreds, if not thousands of different choices, finding...
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Introducing Magic Fresh from Beaulieu!

February 1, 2011
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Introducing Magic Fresh from Beaulieu!

Modern carpeting is a fantastic flooring choice for practically every room in the home. Carpet is soft to the touch, wonderful to behold and today’s carpeting is specially designed to be stain resistant and very easy to keep clean. Now, what if there were a carpet possessing all of these great qualities but could...
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*Retiling and Revitalizing a Fireplace in Six Steps

November 29, 2010
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*Retiling and Revitalizing a Fireplace in Six Steps

A fireplace is usually the focal point of whatever room it is installed in. Therefore if it looks like it has seen better days, it will undoubtedly drag the appearance of the whole space down with it. Retiling a fireplace to give it (and the whole room) an instant facelift is not hard for...
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*Ceramic Tile Floor Pattern Options to Consider

November 14, 2010
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*Ceramic Tile Floor Pattern Options to Consider

The way you have your installers lay your new ceramic tile flooring can change the overall finished look just as much as the color or pattern of the ceramic tiles you choose themselves. Many people immediately gravitate towards the most common flooring tile layout – the standard 4-1/4 inch squares laid in a simple...
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