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Ideal Flooring Options when You Have Pets

While we love our pets, they certainly can create a whirlwind of damage to the floors in our homes. Scratches, spills, and accidents are all a reality with pets, so selecting a floor to withstand damage and dirt is key. Below, let's take a look at some flooring materials best suited for life with pets.

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Preparing Your Wood Floors For Spring

Vacuuming and sweeping are usually all you have to do to keep your hardwood floors looking fabulous because they’re such a low-maintenance flooring option. But as you contemplate spring cleaning, you should consider these tips to keep your floors looking beautiful this spring — and for years to come.

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Going Green? Consider These Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

Green building practices have been rising in popularity, and that includes more sustainable, eco-friendly flooring options. So if you are a environmentally conscience homeowner, considering installing new floors in your home. Here are some options you may want to consider to help you go green:

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Stain Color Trends for Hardwood Flooring

A great way to give your home a spring makeover is by giving your floors a fresh look. If you have wood floors — or are considering adding wood floors to your home — the options are endless for what colors you can stain your floors.

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Why You Should Stop Into Our Showroom

Getting new floors can completely transform your home, but there are many materials to choose from, including wood flooring, vinyl flooring, carpet, laminate flooring, stone flooring, tile flooring — the list goes on and on. And then once you have picked the material you like best, there are tons of colors, finishes, textures and styles to choose from.

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What is the Difference Between Hardwood, Softwood, and Other Wood Floors?

Hardwood floors have become synonymous with wood flooring, but it’s not the only type of wood flooring available to homeowners. So how do you know which type is right for your home?

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Tips for Cleaning Your Hardwood Floors the Right Way

It doesn’t look great when your floors have dust, debris, or pet hair on them, but that is not why you should make sure to vacuum or sweep your hardwood floors on a regular basis. When you walk on debris, it can create abrasions on wood floors, which can scratch the finish of the floors. If you choose to vacuum, make sure you do not use one with a beater bar attachment, instead use the floor-brush attachment or use the “bare floor” setting on the vacuum.

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The Benefits of Installing Wood Floors in the Winter

Long, cold winters can make us restless, so you may be looking around your house thinking you’d like to change things up. Installing hardwood floors is a great option to make a room feel like new without remodeling. Plus, it can add value to your home.

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Floor Protection Tips for the Holidays

As you’re getting your home ready for the holidays, don’t forget about your hardwood floors. They can take a beating, but there are ways to protect them. Here are several hardwood floor maintenance tips to keep your floors looking pristine through the holiday season:

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What Type of Flooring Should I Get For My Home?

Choosing the right type of flooring for your home is a big decision and can make your home feel brand new, but with so many options out there it can be hard to decide what the best option is for you.

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