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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 . . . Read more

Wood Flooring in the Kitchen: Pros and Cons

Wood flooring has long been considered a luxurious way to bring warmth and timeless style to a space. This traditional flooring option isn’t usually considered an appropriate choice for kitchen design because it is highly susceptible to water damage. Before you count beautiful hardwoods out as a flooring option for . . . Read more

Natural Stone Tile vs. Ceramic: What’s Better for Your Project?

The flooring of a room sets the tone for the rest of the space. It needs to be durable, stylish, and ready to take on the daily wear and tear of the space. Two of the most common flooring types are natural stone tile and ceramic tile. With similar overall . . . Read more

Tile Cutter vs. Wet Saw: What’s Better for Your Project?

Installing tile flooring, backsplashes or countertops requires precise cuts, even grout lines, and a perfectly level surface. Completing a weekend tile project isn’t hard when you have a tile cutter or wet saw to help you achieve those precise cuts. But when it’s tile cutter vs. wet saw, which do . . . Read more