Natural stone tile makes a unique statement. For a floor, wall, backsplash or countertop, sealing makes sense.
Natural stone tile represents an investment in a one-of-a-kind creation that deserves the protection of an appropriate stone sealant. The same elements that make natural stone in unique and distinctive can make it susceptible to outside influences that can cause discoloration or excesReadmore
The best way for a homeowner to get the most from their flooring selection process is to prepare before shopping and to be sure to work with a reputable retailer. Simple questions about how the room will be used, whether it will be a permanent floor covering or a temporary one, whether you have kids or pets and if you require particular textures or colors all can impact the type of flooring you sReadmore
Universal Design, Aging in Place and other buzz words are generating interest in remodeling and designing homes for all ages. Boosting these practical designs is an array of tile that can make a room not only appealing, but safe and practical.
Universal Design isn’t interchangeable with design for the elderly or disabled. As it says, it’s “universal,” meaning its elements can accommodate the neReadmore
Your flooring options needn’t have a high cost, or require hours of intensive demolition. If a room is basically square, level and has a solid floor, installing floor tiles over the existing floor is a way to go. The quality of the existing floor and the material you want to replace makes a big difference. Not all floors are up to it.
Consider what it takes to put quality tile over an existingReadmore
Cork may seem like an unusual choice for flooring, but cork is one of the best sources of truly renewable flooring available today! Harvesting the bark from the cork tree and converting it to flooring does not kill the tree, when done properly.
“In fact, cork has been harvested for hundreds of years in Portugal and Spain and has become literally a science,” says Melissa Clements, owner of Eco Readmore
The best way for a homeowner to get the most from their flooring selection process is to do some homework before shopping. Answering basic questions about how the room will be used, whether it will be a permanent floor covering or a temporary one, whether you have kids or pets and if you require particular textures or colors all can impact the type of flooring you select. When you do go floor shopReadmore
“It seems that technology is creating a new and exciting twist in the traditional remodeling process. In the past, if you wanted to change a floor or patio, you generally had to tear out the entire floor and start from scratch, but now, with the introduction of a polymer-modified concrete over- layment system called Granicrete, a homeowner can turn old, worn and ugly concrete into custom stone finReadmore
The one thing that is consistent when it comes to wood floors is that there is a great deal of inconsistency in terms of awareness about installation and how to care for them.
The combination of new technology in manufacturing better products and new techniques and products for installing and maintaining wood floors has changed dramatically. What used to be conventional wisdom is no longer factReadmore
Carpet retailers are offering more eco-friendly choices than ever before. Green initiatives are affecting every facet of the carpet industry including manufacturing, distribution, as well as the disposal processes.
“Over time, the carpet industry is getting greener. But with manufacturing a consumer product, going green is not just one action. Rather it’s a commitment to a total review of the pReadmore