Category Archives: Do It Yourself

Four Ways to Save a Ton of Money when Shopping for Flooring

We all try to save a buck here or there. But when it comes to flooring- it seems like most everywhere you go, there are hidden fees and mark-ups galore that keep stretching your budget. Well, as always, we’re here … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Experts, Do It Yourself | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Spring Decorating with Showcase Collection Carpets

Spring is a time full of life and bright colors, so why not brighten up your home with some new carpet or area rugs? The Carpet Express Showcase Collections features many beautiful residential carpets that would work well as wall-to-wall … Continue reading

Posted in Beaulieu Carpet, Carpet, Do It Yourself, Mohawk Carpet, Shaw Carpet, Tuftex Carpet | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Basket-Weave Flooring

Vinyl composition tile can be used to make many designs and patterns, but a really fun design to make is the basket-weave design. This design can feature as many colors as you want to use. Mannington has some great options … Continue reading

Posted in Do It Yourself, Tile | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Frieze Rugs for Summer

Summer is a great time to bring new colorful additions to any home, and area rugs are a great option for adding color to a room. Also, area rugs can be easily switched out throughout the year. Frieze carpet is … Continue reading

Posted in Carpet, Do It Yourself | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Carpet Care

Here are a few tips on how to care for carpet: Always have clean walk-off mats at all entrances to capture outside soil before it is brought inside. Use a quality carpet pad of the correct thickness Use a professional … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the Experts, Carpet, Do It Yourself | Leave a comment

Laminate Flooring That Deserves to Be Hung on Your Walls

Laminate flooring has been a great choice for many homes over the last few years, but now laminate flooring can also be used on the walls. More and more homes and businesses are using laminate flooring as accent walls. Laminate … Continue reading

Posted in Do It Yourself, Laminate Flooring | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Colors of the Year 2016: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Rose Quartz and Serenity are Pantone’s colors for 2016. Rose quartz and serenity create a balance between comforting and soothing colors, which gives the feeling of a sense of order and peace. Rose quartz conveys compassion and a sense of … Continue reading

Posted in Carpet, Do It Yourself, Hardwood Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Luxury vinyl, Vinyl Flooring | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Design with the color Cider this Fall and Winter!

A great color to design with this fall and winter is cider. Many people are using this gorgeous amber hue to make their homes ready for fall and winter. Cider is a color that can be used in many way … Continue reading

Posted in Carpet, Do It Yourself, Hardwood Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Luxury vinyl, Vinyl Flooring | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

6 Ways to Keep Your Floors Clean in Winter

Winter is a beautiful time of the year but it is also a very snowy, muddy, and rainy time of the year. Also, there are many family gatherings for the holidays and unfortunately there may be some spills and muddy … Continue reading

Posted in Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Do It Yourself, Hardwood Flooring, Laminate Flooring, Luxury vinyl, Tile, Vinyl Flooring | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Modern Decor: Concrete, Wood, and Metal

A popular trend in modern interior design is to use concrete, wood, and metal in the same room or even throughout the whole house as a design theme. Concrete and light or dark colored hardwood look amazing together. Adding different … Continue reading

Posted in Do It Yourself, Hardwood Flooring | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment