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What is Travertine Flooring?
Flooring, Natural Stone, Tile

This flooring made of a type of limestone that can be left in its natural state and does not require polishing. It is a sedimentary rock formed from...
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Types of Wood Flooring
Flooring, Wood

Advances in wood flooring during the past few years mean that you now can have wood flooring anywhere in your home or business. However where you...
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Guide to Carpet Tiles
Carpet, Flooring, tile

Carpet tiles come in many different styles and colors and are available in various sizes, multiple fiber types, and pile styles. This means that you can...
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How is Vinyl Flooring made?

Flooring, Vinyl

Simply put vinyl flooring is a very versatile plastic. There are vinyl records, shoes, wall coverings, and even fence posts. Vinyl's most popular us though is...
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Maintaining your Carpet Flooring
Carpet, Floor Care

Cleaning carpet flooring is easier than you think. All it takes is a good vacuum, cleaning products, and a little...
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How to Clean your Cork Flooring
Floor Care, Flooring

Cork floors can add a great atmosphere to a home or office. It is cool in the summer and warm in the winter and feels...
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The Pros and Cons of Vinyl
Flooring, Vinyl

Pros: Softer than wood and tile: Most vinyl is backed with a thin layer of either felt or foam. This makes it have slightly more flexibility and easier to......
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How is Stone Flooring Made?

Natural Stone

It may take up to 300 million years for molten rock to cool and harden into a product that can be dug up, cut, and served to a consumer but no matter how long it takes......
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Kitchen Flooring: Pros and Cons

Flooring, Laminate, Natural Stone, Tile, Vinyl, Wood

If you are planning on renewing or remodeling your kitchen flooring then this guide is for you! From concrete to cork, floors take a beating in your home. This is the most......
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The Pros and Cons of Carpet Flooring

Flooring, Carpet

Pros: Energy Saver: Carpet can act like another layer of insulation and help keep cold or warm drafts from seeping through the floor......
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Protecting your Hardwood Floors
Floor Care, Flooring, Wood

You always want to be protecting your hardwood floors and keeping them looking great and maintaining their value in your home. Here are some tips for you to do just that!.....
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Natural Stone vs Ceramic and Porcelain

Flooring, Natural Stone, Precelain, Tile

Natural stone, ceramic and porcelain are great choices for bathroom or kitchen projects. All have very different looks and feels as well as pros and cons. This post will shed some light on those differences for you.....
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How is Cork Flooring Made?
Flooring, Cork

Most of the time when people think of cork they think of wine bottles or bulletin boards, but one the the most unique applications for cork is as a flooring option. Like wine bottle cork most cork flooring is made from the bark of the cork oak tree or Quercus Suber in the Mediterranean. The bark is hand harvested....
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The Pros and Cons of Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo Flooring 
Pros: Eco Friendly, Easy Maintenance, Price, Durable, Style, Refinishing....
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Top 5 Flooring Types
Flooring, Natural Stone, Wood

Flooring is very important in a home, you are walking on it all the time! Choosing the right type of flooring can provide comfort, elegance, and if you are ever in the market to sell it can increase the value of the home. Here are the top five flooring options for your home!....
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Engineered Wood vs Hardwood Floors
Wood, Engineered Wood, Solid Hardwood

What are the differences between solid hardwood floors and engineered wood floors?....
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What is the right flooring option for you?
Carpet, Flooring, Laminate, Tile, Vinyl, Wood

What is the right flooring choice for you? That is probably the most common question we receive when someone is looking to build new or renovate. There are many to choose from so here is a quick pros and cons comparison list for the flooring options out there....
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