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19 Fantastic Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

September 2, 2020 On the hunt for eco-friendly flooring options? You’re not alone!  If you’re anything like us, your ideal types of flooring aren’t just strong and beautiful—they’re sustainable and environmentally friendly, too. Maybe you’re searching for mudroom flooring that’s not going to muddy the planet. Maybe you’re looking for the best wood flooring for […]

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Water-Resistant Wood Flooring 101

June 25, 2020 If you’re reading this, we’re guessing you’re on the hunt for water-resistant wood flooring. And if so, we applaud you! Hardwood floors are absolutely gorgeous, but water-resistance is a must if you have young children, pets, or just a talent for spilling things (guilty).  But of course, wood flooring isn’t typically waterproof. […]

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The 8 Best Types of Wood Flooring For Dogs

June 12, 2020 Chances are, if you’re searching the internet for the best wood flooring for dogs, your furry BFF has destroyed your current flooring. We get it! Dogs are sweet and cute and our absolute favorite, but they can certainly leave their… mark.  But here’s the good news: with so many durable types of […]

Your 2020 Guide to Types of Tile

February 4, 2020 If you’re reading this, you’re probably in on the secret already. But if not, you should know: tile is cool now! And we mean cool. Like, hipster-fabulous, Brooklyn-bound, ultra-chic cool. Let’s put it this way: tile is so cool, the Washington Post even wrote an article about just how cool it is. […]

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Click-Together Flooring: Your Questions Answered

November 14, 2019 Click-together flooring, snap-together flooring, click-lock flooring, interlocking flooring—yeah, it goes by an absurd number of names. And they all refer to the same thing: planks or tiles with a type of interlocking grooves that, when assembled, create a seamless flooring surface.  But whatever you call it, this type of floor setup is […]

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The Best Vinyl Flooring Types: Your Complete Guide

October 21, 2019 When you think of vinyl flooring, you probably think of the patterned, plasticky, slick surface that covered just about every kitchen and bathroom in America for the second half of the 20th century. In fact, you can probably remember exactly how it felt to slide around on it in your socks, how […]

Wood Flooring Types: Everything You Need to Know

Luxurious. Warm. Timeless. Oh yes, my friend: we’re talking hardwood floors. And we’re gonna get into the nitty-gritty of all the wood flooring types you need to know about. Because everyone loves a wood floor. Everyone. Basically, we’re going to walk you through everything you’ll need to choose the right wood flooring types for you. Don’t worry—you can thank us later.

Types of Flooring Made Simple: The Complete 2020 Guide

We know, we know. Choosing a new floor is kinda the worst. There are about a million flooring options (and it’s hard to tell the difference between, like, 90% of them). It’s expensive. It’s time-consuming. It’s confusing. We get it. But here’s the thing: we’re here to help. We’re here to make your flooring options understandable. We’re here to make flooring—dare we say it—fun?

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Your Definitive Guide to Ash Flooring

September 14, 2020 Thinking about putting Ash flooring in your home? We don’t blame you! Everyone knows that hardwood floors are an amazing investment. They’re timeless, gorgeous, and they look incredible. Plus, hardwood floors like Ash can increase your home’s resale value like crazy.  But with so many types of wood flooring on the market, […]

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Ebony Flooring and Ebony-Stained Wood 101

September 10, 2020 Beautiful, bold, rare, and quite possibly illegal, real ebony flooring is an eye-catcher that’s often reserved for luxury homes and James Bond villain-esque estates. You might be thinking, hey, wait, I’ve seen plenty of homes with black wood floors—and you’re not wrong!  Black wood flooring is pretty popular in modern designs thanks […]

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RevWood: What It Is and Why It’s Amazing

September 10, 2020 RevWood flooring. You’ve seen it all over the internet, but you still don’t know exactly what it is. Is it laminate? Is it engineered wood? Is it faux wood? And most importantly, is it right for you? We hear you. Even if you’ve done enough research on different types of flooring to […]

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19 Fantastic Eco-Friendly Flooring Options

September 2, 2020 On the hunt for eco-friendly flooring options? You’re not alone!  If you’re anything like us, your ideal types of flooring aren’t just strong and beautiful—they’re sustainable and environmentally friendly, too. Maybe you’re searching for mudroom flooring that’s not going to muddy the planet. Maybe you’re looking for the best wood flooring for […]

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Water-Resistant Wood Flooring 101

June 25, 2020 If you’re reading this, we’re guessing you’re on the hunt for water-resistant wood flooring. And if so, we applaud you! Hardwood floors are absolutely gorgeous, but water-resistance is a must if you have young children, pets, or just a talent for spilling things (guilty).  But of course, wood flooring isn’t typically waterproof. […]

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The 8 Best Types of Wood Flooring For Dogs

June 12, 2020 Chances are, if you’re searching the internet for the best wood flooring for dogs, your furry BFF has destroyed your current flooring. We get it! Dogs are sweet and cute and our absolute favorite, but they can certainly leave their… mark.  But here’s the good news: with so many durable types of […]

Your 2020 Guide to Types of Tile

February 4, 2020 If you’re reading this, you’re probably in on the secret already. But if not, you should know: tile is cool now! And we mean cool. Like, hipster-fabulous, Brooklyn-bound, ultra-chic cool. Let’s put it this way: tile is so cool, the Washington Post even wrote an article about just how cool it is. […]

Click-together flooring featured image

Click-Together Flooring: Your Questions Answered

November 14, 2019 Click-together flooring, snap-together flooring, click-lock flooring, interlocking flooring—yeah, it goes by an absurd number of names. And they all refer to the same thing: planks or tiles with a type of interlocking grooves that, when assembled, create a seamless flooring surface.  But whatever you call it, this type of floor setup is […]

Best Vinyl Flooring Types FI

The Best Vinyl Flooring Types: Your Complete Guide

October 21, 2019 When you think of vinyl flooring, you probably think of the patterned, plasticky, slick surface that covered just about every kitchen and bathroom in America for the second half of the 20th century. In fact, you can probably remember exactly how it felt to slide around on it in your socks, how […]

Wood Flooring Types: Everything You Need to Know

Luxurious. Warm. Timeless. Oh yes, my friend: we’re talking hardwood floors. And we’re gonna get into the nitty-gritty of all the wood flooring types you need to know about. Because everyone loves a wood floor. Everyone. Basically, we’re going to walk you through everything you’ll need to choose the right wood flooring types for you. Don’t worry—you can thank us later.

Types of Flooring Made Simple: The Complete 2020 Guide

We know, we know. Choosing a new floor is kinda the worst. There are about a million flooring options (and it’s hard to tell the difference between, like, 90% of them). It’s expensive. It’s time-consuming. It’s confusing. We get it. But here’s the thing: we’re here to help. We’re here to make your flooring options understandable. We’re here to make flooring—dare we say it—fun?

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Douglas Fir Flooring: Is it Right for You?

August 6, 2020 Douglas fir is one of those subtle-but-amazing types of wood flooring that you don’t hear about too often. But these days, people are starting to realize just how lovely Douglas fir flooring can be—and we think that’s great! Douglas fir trees are among the most essential timber resources on the planet. They’re […]

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Choosing Wood Floor Colors: The 2020 Guide

July 31, 2020 If you’re reading up on wood floor colors, you’ve most likely narrowed your search down to one or two types of wood flooring for your home. And that’s good—because when it comes to hardwood floors, there are a lot of things to consider.  That’s why we’ve put together this comprehensive 2020 guide […]