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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

Should You Tile Over Vinyl?

Installing a new floor can be a big do-it-yourself task. Even if you’re DIY-minded, updating your kitchen, family room or a bathroom can be a large project to embark on. Even a small powder room, entry area or mudroom can be a lot of work if you’re going to be . . . Read more

How Much Does Flooring Installation Cost?

One of the most common questions we get at BuildDirect is “How much should I pay for the installation portion of a renovation project?”  This is a tough question to answer because there are so many variables and each project is different. We can begin to answer this question with . . . Read more