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Articles in Flooring - Hard Surfaces
Total number of blog post(s): 10
More than most other parts of a home, floors take a lot of punishment. From daily foot traffic to moving furniture to overexcited pets, flooring rarely gets a day off from wear and tear. As such, anyone who owns a home for any significant amount of time will inevitably face ...
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Last week, we suggested some ways to make your home a safe place for infants and young children, but it’s also important to consider ways in which your home may or may not be safe for the elderly as well. Here are a few tips on how to make sure your home is a safe...
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Laminate flooring has come a long way in recent years. It wasn’t too long ago that you’d be able to tell right off the bat when you weren’t walking on real hardwood flooring. Advances in technology have changed the game, though, and homeowners have found that the benefits...
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Investing in flooring can be a costly endeavor. The materials, labor, and regular maintenance required to keep your wood flooring in tip-top shape can total thousands of dollars over the years, and having the right information up front can ensure that homeowners spend that...
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If you’ve been considering new floors for your home, you may have already fallen in love with the classic look of wood flooring. Wood is one of the world’s oldest flooring materials, and with...
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Nearly every homeowner has come across a warranty at some point in their lives, but how many actually take the time to read it thoroughly? Warranties are often long...
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If you’re like many other homeowners, you’ve dreamt of tearing out that worn and faded carpet to find a hidden treasure of hardwood floors underneath. Or perhaps you’ve got hardwood floors already, but looking at the scuffs and scrapes...
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Nothing warms up—and quiets down—the rooms of a home like carpeted floors. With the wide range of fibers, textures, and styles on the market, it is important to make informed choices when selecting...
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An investment in new flooring can significantly upgrade the look and feel of your home. But what can environmentally conscious homeowners do to make responsible choices when updating their decor? We spoke with Abe Drissi, owner of Flooring America Herndon in Northern Virginia...
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When it comes to choosing flooring for a home, we are all familiar with the battle between carpet and hardwood. The pros of carpet include being warm under your feet, absorbing more sound, having a comparatively lower cost, and offering an endless variety of styles and colors. But hardwood flooring is classic. Good hardwood can turn heads. 
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