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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 […]

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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Can You Bleach Wooden Floors? Yes! Here’s How.

June 26, 2020 Can you bleach wooden floors? You betcha! We know, you might be surprised to hear that most types of wood flooring can be bleached. It’s an easy method to correct water stains and discoloration—common issues for even the most durable wood flooring. But unless you’re rocking some type of super water-resistant wood […]

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The 5 Best Sunroom Flooring Options

June 23, 2020 Morning sunshine? Check. Hot coffee in a heavy mug? Check. Fuzzy socks sliding across smooth floors? Check. Oh yes, friend. We’re talking about sunroom flooring.  From spring to fall, your sunroom provides a bridge between the great outdoors and the comfort of your home. And if you’re one of the lucky ones […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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 […]

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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How Much Does it Cost to Install Engineered Hardwood Floors?

June 9, 2020 How much does it cost to install engineered hardwood floors? That’s a good question—and one with an interesting (or at least complicated) answer. If you’re thinking about changing up the flooring in your home, you’re not alone. We all know that buying a hardwood floor can add timeless style, warmth, and value […]

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The Best (and Worst) Types of Mudroom Flooring

June 8, 2020 If you’re reading this article, we can only assume you’re thinking about replacing your mudroom flooring. After all, it’s not easy! Proper mudroom flooring is incredibly important. It needs to be able to stand up to the dirt, mud, and water that gets tracked in from outside. But it also needs to […]