Written by: Tony Oliva
The home should be a happy place, and there are simple ways you can enhance the mood within a room. Here are some easy alterations to give your home the pick-me-up it needs. Pay Attention to Colors Just like wearing certain colors can help you feel more productive or energetic, the colors in a room … Continue reading How to Improve a Room’s Mood
More homeowners are looking to install hardwood flooring in their homes due to its durability and visual appeal. Although hardwood floors have longevity and a beautiful appearance, they can also become damaged when they come in contact with moisture. If you want to maintain their quality over the years, it’s important to know what happens … Continue reading How Does Water Affect Hardwood Floors?
Having the right furnishings in your home is necessary to ensure you feel comfortable in the space. Area rugs are a common staple because they complement floors and add a touch of comfort. If you’re considering investing in an area rug, be assured there are several advantages to bringing one into the home. The San Diego … Continue reading Benefits of Area Rugs
Hardwood is currently one of the most popular flooring options for modern homes. However, when it comes to kitchens, many people think twice. Though hardwood flooring can work well in most parts of the home, some worry it isn’t suitable for a high-traffic, high-moisture area like the kitchen. To figure out whether you should use … Continue reading Hardwood Floors in a Kitchen: Benefits & Drawbacks
When it comes to choosing the décor and furnishings in your home, the choices you make should reflect your personal style and taste. Some people may be unsure about what they like or which interior design style to choose. If you want to pick the right interior style before you begin decorating and making your … Continue reading How to Pick a Style of Interior Design That’s Right for You
After you’ve decided to buy new floors and have gone out to purchase the materials, it’s best to plan ahead before you begin installing the new flooring. No doubt you’ll be excited to have the brand-new floor, but you should move forward with the installation in a careful manner to avoid major inconveniences or delays. … Continue reading Moving Furniture Before Installing New Floors
Reactive stains (also known as “active stains” or “chemical stains”) are considered to be the start of a revolution in color development and application for wood floors. This type of staining technique uses a pigment-free, water-based organic mineral solution that utilizes naturally occurring compounds in wood to create new colors. Unlike pigments in traditional stains, … Continue reading How Do I Remove Reactive Stains from My Hardwood Floors?
Now that warm weather is here, it’s time to spring into action and remove all the dirt and grime that winter left behind. Spring cleaning is a favorite pastime for anyone who enjoys the beautiful feeling of a freshly scoured home. However, it’s easy to overlook one of the most important parts of your house … Continue reading How to Incorporate Your Flooring into Your Spring Cleaning
Vinyl plank flooring is often confused with laminate flooring, but make no mistake: this unique composition flooring system has come a long way and now offers three-dimensional texture and excellent water resistance. Here’s what vinyl plank flooring has to offer and some drawbacks to consider. Pro: It’s Incredibly Water Resistant One of the biggest advantages … Continue reading Vinyl Plank Floors: Advantages and Disadvantages
Laminate flooring sometimes has a bad reputation as an inferior wood lookalike, but this isn’t fair or accurate. Laminate remains a great choice for bedrooms, living rooms, and kitchens thanks to its attractive and durable surface and new technology that has made it better than ever. Here are five common myths about laminate as well … Continue reading 5 Common Myths Surrounding Laminate Flooring