Posted on 6/7/2021 4:56 AM By UB Hardwoods
Stairs: we all jokingly love to hate how hard they are to climb up, but they’re a necessary part of many American homes. Building up is more space-efficient than building out, after all. And because they’re a fixture in your to-be-renovated home, you’re left with the task of finding the right flooring for them.
Posted on 6/8/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
In the wake of a pandemic, it’s understandable to be a little more concerned with cleanliness, especially when it comes to your home. Perhaps you’re going from room to room, scrubbing the walls and dusting the shelves. Maybe you’re even getting in the grout of your bathroom with a toothbrush!
Posted on 2/3/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
If you’re a carpet owner, you know all too well how much softness and style the flooring type brings to your home. From making any room feel a tad more comfy to creating an aesthetic statement of style, your carpet does it all, no doubt rendering it an integral part of what makes your home feel like, well, home.
Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Carpet has a long and nuanced history in the United States, one that perhaps speaks to its versatility as a flooring type. From nylon to polyester (PET) to triexta, carpet can be a suitable flooring type for countless different households, even those with kids and pets. Plus, it has a soft feeling underfoot that makes it ideal for people who crave a little more comfort in their day-to-day lives.
Posted on 12/23/2019 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Winter is finally here! Frozen streets and holiday cheer abound. If you’ve done a proper winterization of your home, your flooring should keep going strong throughout these colder months, be it hardwood flooring, vinyl flooring, or even stone and carpet.
Posted on 12/9/2019 1:45 PM By UB Hardwoods
With snow falling all around and holiday music mumbling in the background, a perfect, picturesque winter’s night is the best time to curl up and get cozy. If you’re thinking about replacing your flooring right about now, you’re in luck. With the right flooring type, you could make a cozy winter’s night even cozier! Certain flooring types transmit heat better than others, while others simply feel soft and comfortable underfoot.
Posted on 9/9/2019 2:36 PM By UB Hardwoods
Face it: kids are messy. Toddlers are seemingly incapable of keeping food inside any kind of container. School-age kids often don’t stop to think about their muddy sneakers before bolting across a carpeted room. And teenagers? They often create more household chaos than two toddlers combined.
Posted on 8/5/2019 10:21 AM By UB Hardwoods
Face it: pets and carpets don’t always easily mix. Dogs are slobbery and muddy, and, if you have a puppy, prone to unfortunate accidents. Cats too, as clean as they are, are liable to make the occasional mess; hairballs and unclean litter boxes can both mean the demise of your pristine new carpet.
Posted on 7/22/2019 7:14 AM By UB Hardwoods
When it comes to upping the coziness factor of your home, there’s nothing better than refurbishing with a brand new carpet. Plush and fluffy, it does a great job of keeping your feet toasty; it also holds heat well and, with the right finish, can even hide stains better than certain hardwood floors.
Posted on 5/6/2019 4:00 AM By UB Hardwoods
Replacing your carpet is one of the first things a real estate agent will tell you to do before you sell your home. Why? Buyers feel uncomfortable purchasing a home that feels "lived in." Even if your carpet is clean, they really want it to look brand new. Carpet is an affordable way to make a property feel new and clean, even if it's an older home.