Dr. Sara Austin, Author at FlooringStores

Author: Dr. Sara Austin

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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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Heating Wood Floors 101: Everything You Need to Know

May 27, 2020 Interested in heating your wood floors? We can’t blame you. If you’ve ever lived in an area with cold winters, you know that heated floors can be an amazing upgrade. Radiant floor heat is a cost-effective method of keeping your home warm and comfortable and it’s suitable for many types of wood […]

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How to Install Carpet Tiles in 7 Easy Steps

May 4, 2020 Wondering how to install carpet tiles? We don’t blame you. Of all the wonderful types of flooring out there, carpet tile is a bit of an unsung hero. Why? Because peel-and-stick carpet tiles—aka modular carpet—offer all the best qualities of carpet along with exceptional versatility and ease of installation.  Look, everyone knows […]

6 Cheap and Strong Hardwood Floor Alternatives

April 16, 2020 The best hardwood floors are beautiful, timeless, and strong. But they can also be expensive. And occasionally, even the most durable wood flooring isn’t quite as durable as we’d like it to be (dog owners and parents of young children: you have our sympathies). So where do you go from here? Maybe […]

10 Awesome Wood Floor Designs for 2020

March 25, 2020 If you’re looking into wood floor designs, we can only assume that you’ve done your homework.  You’ve considered all of the options for replacing your floors. You’ve debated the pros and cons of tile vs. laminate. You’ve agonized between laminate and hardwood. You’ve even compared the benefits of tile vs. wood. And […]