New Solar Array at Mohawk in Summerville Facility

20090319223036_Logo.jpg.pagespeed.ce.UDSfFEG5xmvTWZ6bjZn2In collaboration with Constellation, United Renewable Energy and Georgia Power, Mohawk Industries has installed a new solar array at their Summerville manufacturing facility. The new solar panels will generate approximately 628,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity with zero greenhouse gas emissions annually.
This renewable energy source removes the same amount of greenhouse emissions produced by 90 passenger vehicles or about 40 homes over the course of one year, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency data.

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Quick-Step Wins FCW Dealer’s Choice Award for 4th Consecutive Year

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Recently, Quick-Step won the prestigious Dealer’s Choice Award for the 4th consecutive year. At Surfaces 2015, retailers from across the nation cast their ballots and named Quick-Step’s new Envique Collection as the “Best New Laminate Product for 2015.

The new Envique Collection features extraordinary visuals and textures, which includes fire-charred, sandblasted, wood concrete, and hand-scraped designs. The new designs are featured on a 12mm thick, 7 1/2″ wide by 54” extra-long planks, which are created at this size so they better deliver an unmatched realism. The single plank designs include two pine and four oak decors that have deeply embossed textures. Envique features the locking system called Uniclic, which helps protect against water damage and warping.

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Tarkett Featured on National Geographic’s Show “Cabin Fever”

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Recently, a wide range of residential flooring from Tarkett was featured in National Geographic Channel’s new show “Cabin Fever.” The episode that premiered on March 3rd, 2015, centered on construction of a log cabin in Minnesota, and it utilized different FiberFloor, laminate, and luxury vinyl tile from Tarkett.
In the kitchen, the FiberFloor was used to create a beautiful and practical design. The flooring is designed with woven fiberglass, foam, and tough resilient wear layers that stand up to water, moisture, scuffs, scratches, and indentations. Laminate flooring was used in the living room, hallway, and one of the bedrooms. The laminate is designed and engineered with 100% premium hardwood (cherry and oak). Also, the laminate is made for easy installation and it resists indentation. Luxury vinyl tile from Tarkett was used in the bathrooms and laundry room. The 16″ x 16″ tiles were installed with grouting to give the rooms an authentic tile aesthetic.
All of the flooring used in the home are from the same color family, so the flooring flows seamlessly from room to room. All of these beautiful floors provide beauty and durability, and you can have any of these floors in your home as well.

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Art Deco Interior Design Pinterest Board

art 2Pinterest boards are created for different occasions, holidays, fashion trends, and even rooms of a home. They are great ways to get inspiration or ideas about how to decorate your own home. We have created many Pinterest boards of our own, which have great ideas for each type of interior design style.
One of our boards has a lot of great ideas on how to create an Art Deco style in many different rooms of a house. You can use many different types of flooring and color schemes to help create an Art Deco design. Hardwood flooring is the most popular choice for an Art Deco design, but you can use whatever flooring works best with your room design.
Click here to see our Art Deco interior design Pinterest board.
Here are a few images of Art Deco styled rooms:

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We would love to hear about how you would create an Art Deco design in your home, and if you already have an Art Deco design, we would love to see pictures.

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Fall Sale 2014

 

This week is our annual Fall Sale. The sale starts on Monday September 8th and it ends on Saturday September 13th. Both store locations will be open Monday through Saturday. Different specials will be appearing all week online and in stores. We will have some wonderful deals on our Carpet Express Showcase collections on soft carpet, vinyl, hardwood, etc. We have five different styles of ultra soft carpet in our collection.

If you happen to stop by or drive by the Connector 3 location, you will see a unique display showcasing some of our soft carpet. Feel free to stop by and take a picture or get your picture made with the neat display. In addition, on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, both store locations will be serving some delicious grilled hot dogs.

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We also have a 10% discount off all of our showcase collections. The promo code is: FALLSALE

Click here to see the soft carpet in our Carpet Express Showcase Collection.

Click here to see all of the products in our Carpet Express Showcase Collection.

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Floor Pillows

hawaiian-felt-pillows-11Having a great floor is one of the most essential parts of any home, and there are so many different choices when it comes to flooring. A great floor can be made even better with a beautiful or fun area rug, but lately there has been a new trend in the floor design world. Floor pillows or floor cushions are becoming more popular by the day. Floor pillows come in many different sizes, colors, shapes, and designs. They add a bit of comfort or personality to the room. They are great to rest your feet on, use as extra seats when company comes over, or even as chairs for your pets.
Many people make their own floor cushions and it is not hard to do. You can find any DIY floor cushion instructions online. However, if you don’t want to make your own then many home decor stores sell them now. I have even seen them sold at large name brand stores you can find in any mall. Floor pillows are a great addition for bedrooms or living rooms. If you have a game room in your home or maybe a movie room, then you can get a few floor cushions to add some more personality to the room. Floor cushions can add accents to the room or they can go along with the rest of the color scheme, but always remember that floor cushions are designed to make the room more creative and fun.

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Use The Right Flooring to Make A Room Look Bigger

Bigger and better has been the motto for almost everything in the world today. Most people wish they could use that motto in the small rooms of their homes. Many people will try painting the room different colors, rearranging the furniture multiple times, or even changing the decor around the window. However, using the right flooring can make a room seem bigger than any of the other interior design methods.

“5 Flooring Tricks to Make a Room Look Bigger” by Colleen talks in detail about five great ways to make a small room look bigger. Colleen’s blog features the use of hardwood flooring, laminate flooring, and luxury vinyl tile. Her five tricks to make the room look bigger are: select planks instead of strips, lay flooring on a diagonal, don’t be afraid of dark wood, choose larger tiles, and keep consistency in adjacent spaces. Please visit Colleen’s blog to read more about how she makes a room look bigger.

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Click here to see our Janka Hardness chart, which is used to measure the capacity of different species of wood to withstand pressure.

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