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How to Avoid Repeat Patterns in Flooring

A patterned floor gives a room more visual interest than a wide expanse of uniform color. But if the pattern repeats too obviously, the effect quickly becomes cluttered and unprofessional. The wider the variety in the floor’s pattern, the better the overall look. Here’s what you need to know to . . . Read more

Snap Lock Flooring Tips for Pros

Snap Lock Flooring Tips for Pros Snap lock flooring is a common choice for residential and commercial spaces where a combination of cost-effective, durable, and stylish materials is required. While many people believe snap lock flooring is easy to install, it’s a job that still requires professional installation in most . . . Read more

Kitchen Flooring: Vinyl or Laminate?

The kitchen is one of the most-used rooms of the home and as such, it needs kitchen flooring designed to hold up to the daily wear and tear of life. Grease splatters, spilled food, and melting ice cubes are just a few of the daily occurrences the floors need to . . . Read more

Scratch Resistant Flooring for a Busy Household

The home is the hub of daily life and as such, the flooring needs to be durable enough to hold up to everything the week brings. The flooring is the foundation for the room design and helps to anchor the rest of the decor. Choosing scratch-resistant flooring designed to hold . . . Read more

Entryway Floor Options That Can Withstand Heavy Traffic

The foyer is the first impression your home gives to every guest who enters. It sets the stage for the rest of your home. As such, it is also one of the highest-traffic rooms in the home and subject to more moisture, dirt, and debris than any other space. With . . . Read more

Vinyl vs. Laminate Flooring with Pets

Your pets are part of the family. Keep your home looking great year after year by choosing a flooring with pets in mind. You certainly want to choose something designed to hold up to the fur and claws and everything else that comes along with your furry family. Before you . . . Read more