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Eco-friendly Flooring Materials

November 15th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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Looking for a great way to update the floors in your home and make the planet a greener place? Kill two birds with one stone and install an eco-friendly flooring material in your home.

There is a wide variety of materials that can be used for flooring. Choosing a material that fits your needs is key to being happy with your choice. If you are looking for a flooring surface that is easy on the planet, there […] Continue Reading…

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A Tip or Two for Your Floors

November 1st, 2010 · No Comments

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There are so many new flooring materials that have emerged in just the last decade. From cork flooring to carpet made from recycled plastic soda bottles, people are becoming more and more inventive with what to put on the floors in their homes and businesses and how to take care of those floors.

Although the list of available flooring materials is a lengthy one, there are a few tips you may want to know before updating or adding new […] Continue Reading…

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A Great Way to Jazz Up the Home Gym

October 15th, 2010 · No Comments

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I wanted to take a moment to share a product with you that has really come in handy and made a huge difference in our workout routines.

My husband and I workout on a weekly basis. He does much more weight training than I do. I tend to do more cardio and stretching exercises than he does. But, between the two of us, we both use our home gym almost every day.

We have a very large home […] Continue Reading…

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Unconventional Flooring Materials for your Home

September 30th, 2010 · 2 Comments

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When a consumer thinks of the possible flooring materials that can be installed in a home, there are probably about three products that come to mind: carpet, wood and tile.

But today, since the market for flooring materials has greatly increased, it has given consumers more options to choose from when they are looking for new floors for their home. Gone are the days of having wall-to-wall carpet, tile or wood in your home. As more materials emerge onto […] Continue Reading…

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Updating Exterior Surfaces Without Depleting Your Bank Account

September 24th, 2010 · No Comments

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Having updated and stylish floors for the interior of your home can make all the difference in the look and feel of a house. But what about the look of the exterior floors and surfaces of your home? What if you want to give your home some curb appeal without breaking the bank?

There are many economical and easy updates you can apply to your driveway, garage floor and walkway of your home. While it may […] Continue Reading…

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A Look at Concrete Flooring

August 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

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The list of materials that can be used for flooring is lengthy.  More common materials include carpet, wood and ceramic tile, but there are various other flooring types that are available.

Concrete flooring has become a more popular flooring material used in businesses and residential homes.  According to the website Toolbase.org, “concrete flooring lasts longer than most other floors and can withstand much abuse without damaging its look,” and it “is relatively inexpensive.”

The use of concrete dates back as far […] Continue Reading…

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Selling Or Updating: New Floors Can Do The Trick

August 11th, 2010 · No Comments

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Whether you are putting your house on the market or your home is need of a makeover, new flooring could be just the update you need. Changing or updating the flooring in your home can provide extreme results. If you are on a tight budget or money is no object, there are many options available to you.

Attempting to sell an older house that has not been updated and has been on the market for a long length […] Continue Reading…

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Wood Parquet Flooring For You Home

December 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments

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Basically, parquet flooring is made up of small pieces of wood joined together to form different kinds of geometric patterns. These small pieces of wood are laid out on top of a soft wood to maintain an even surface. After the process of joining these pieces of wood, the final output will create a unique design on the flooring which adds up some artistic beauty to the floor.

With the unique design created with these wood parquet floorings, many homeowners […] Continue Reading…

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Is Laminate Flooring Your Choice?

February 3rd, 2008 · 3 Comments

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Laminate flooring is a material that is made to resemble wood flooring. This type of flooring has many advantages that other woods simply cannot provide you with. When you take a close look at it, you can not really tell that it isn’t a true hardwood either. This is one of the advantages. Let’s compare the two types to find out which is the right one for you.

True hardwood flooring has many grain marks that are original and unique. […] Continue Reading…

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How To Decide On The Kind Of Flooring You Need

January 8th, 2008 · 2 Comments

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Flooring is no more something which is hidden under carpets. The world of flooring has also gained popularity and these days there are all sorts of designs and types to suit each individuals needs. Flooring has become a style statement. What you use on your flooring reflects on your character and nature.

A lot of thinking has to be done before making your choices. Some of the factors that you have to keep in mind are:-

1. The size of the room/ […] Continue Reading…

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