How to Keep Your Natural Stone Tile Floors Sparkling Clean

Beyond the small protective measures you need to take to reduce the risk of stains and scratches, natural stone tile flooring is one of the easiest types to clean and maintain. Below are a few tips on how to keep this surface looking new for years to come. Dust Mop the Floors Often Dust mopping requires little more than a...

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10 Beautiful Green Flooring Options

Many people are shocked to learn that you can do more good for the environment in making a greener floor covering choice than all of the efforts to recycle in a household for an entire year. It is due to the sheer volume of materials you will use in covering your floors. Below are a few greener products that provide...

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How to Make the Right Carpet Padding Choice

Your choice of carpet padding can be almost as important as the carpeting. The right padding can extend the life and vitality of the carpet. The wrong padding will shorten the lifespan and can void your warranty. Below are the critical aspects of carpet padding to keep in mind when choosing correct underlayment. Brief History of Carpet Padding Carpet padding...

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Why Is Grout So Hard to Clean?

Tile is a favorite product in homes throughout the Richmond area because it is durable and one of the longest-lasting floor, counter, and wall coverings available. With the easy comes the difficult, which in this case is grout. Keeping grout clean can seem like an endless project that is physically draining. Below are a few ways to help make cleaning...

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12 Unusual Contemporary Tile Flooring Trends

If updating features of your home were one of your New Year's resolutions, you need to take a look at some of the more unusual trends happening in floor tiles. Some of them are only approachable with an eclectic or acquired taste but are cool looking all the same. One is bound to captivate your imagination and get you thinking...

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Is Carpeting An Allergy-Friendly Floor Covering?

The balance between keeping a family healthy and making sensible flooring decisions can be tough if there are members that suffer from allergies and asthma. Carpeting has always been valued for the plush, soft surface provided, but has been pushed back by some in suggesting it can worsen already existing breathing problems. You might be surprised at what the real...

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Maintaining the Luster of Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are popular with homeowners because wood floors are beautiful, durable and stylish. The warm glow of a well-maintained wood floor adds an ambience to a room that is difficult for other types of flooring to match. Wood can enhance the value of a home and rarely needs replaced when cared for properly. In spite of these attributes, some...

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Choosing Flooring for Kids’ Rooms

As any parent knows, kids are hard on floors. Frenzied foot traffic and crazy cavorting expose floors to some serious wear and tear, not to mention the occasional sloppy spills or forays into artistic expression. If you have kids, you may be wondering about practical ideas for flooring. You want style with durability, good looks with easy maintenance. Fortunately, today's...

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