12 Things That Can Ruin Your Carpet

Installing quality carpeting is an investment that you want to guard against wear, damage, and stains. At On the Spot Flooring, we understand the need to protect your carpeting investment and make it last. Below are 12 of the leading causes of carpet damage that can end up requiring complete replacement. #1 Infrequent Vacuuming Dirt and debris can build up...

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Complete Guide to Engineered Wood Flooring

Many people are hesitant about purchasing and installing hardwood floors due to the myth of the difficulty in caring and maintaining the surface. Engineered wood flooring is a material that is durable and less affected by things like humidity and temperature. Below are a few facts about this type of flooring that can help you make the decision as to...

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Keeping the Material Framing Your Flooring Clean

Paying close attention to details is one way to set your home apart from many others. You can keep your tile, carpeting, or wood floors as clean as possible, but ignoring the state of your baseboards means you are missing a vital opportunity to enhance the beauty of your flooring. Beyond protection for the walls and floors, it adds the...

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Grout and Grout Alternatives for Tile Installation

Have you ever stopped to wonder what all of those little lines of material are between the tiles in your home or business? Is it possible to have a tile surface without this hard material? Grout is the material put in place between each section of tile that provides a protective barrier from outside elements and prevents damage that would...

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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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