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Is a tile floor that looks like wood the right product for ne?

Wood flooring is a popular product in many homes, but the finicky nature and amount of care it requires is a huge turnoff to those that would otherwise enjoy the overall looks. It is possible to enjoy the look and feel of a quality wood floor with a product that is not as sensitive and is ...
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How to remove stains and clean a no-wax linoleum floor

No-wax linoleum flooring has been a popular product for decades due to the lower cost and less-demanding care involved. It is considered highly-durable, but it can become shabby looking when ground-in dirt and stains begin to accumulate on the surface. Below is a complete guide to making the ...
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How to keep carpets free of pet stains and odors

Carpeting is one of the most affordable flooring materials available. It’s enjoyed by both humans and pets alike, which can be a mixed blessing. As much as people love their pets, the ability to keep carpeting stain and pet odor-free can be a struggle. Below are a few suggestions to help alleviate ...
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How to clean the 5 dirtiest places in your home

Find out how to clean the dirtiest places in your home with these fast, time-saving tips.Kitchen SinkThe kitchen sink collects the left overs from dinner. From raw meat, to vegetables, the sink is growing bacteria all the time. Scrub it with baking soda and follow with a vinegar soak. Add a few ...
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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 ...
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Flooring enigmas: know these answers to avoid problems

Engineered flooring has come a long way since it was first introduced to the market nearly 70 years ago. As these products continue to gain popularity, a multitude of style and construction options are available. Largely seen as a more versatile alternative to solid wood floors, engineered products ...
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Fall cleaning tips

It is fall in Richmond again, and we are all getting ready for school to begin! We also have the approaching holiday season to worry about, and cleaning is on the top of that worry list. Below are helpful fall cleaning tips to help you solve those most common cleaning chores.Clean Slipcovers and ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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8 ways to minimize or hide unsightly carpet stains until professional cleaners arrive

Trying to juggle a busy schedule and make time for carpet cleaning is a struggle for many working families. If it has been some time since your last cleaning, you are probably dealing with a few unsightly stains. Below are a few ways you can spot clean or hide the stains to get by until ...
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3 steps to preventative carpet care

Carpet care and maintenance is an important step in extending the life of your new carpet. On the Spot Floors, Linda Bilger discusses three important steps in ensuring your new carpet looks, feels, and stays fresh, clean, and vibrant in this article.Preventative carpet carePreventative maintenance ...
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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 ...
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10 tips to make your home healthier

Follow these ten tips to make your home safer and healthier every day.1.Vacuum with a HEPA FilterUsing HEPA (high-efficiency particulate air) filters will prevent tiny particles of dust from being blown back into air while cleaning.2.Change Your Vacuum FilterFilter replacement is an essential part ...
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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 ...
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How long does flooring installation take?

Hardwood flooring installation in Powhatan, VA from On the Spot
The timing of the actual installation depends on many factors, including room size, type of product, installation technique, and how well you prepare. That can be anywhere from a few hours for a floating floor to three-plus days for solid hardwood and a half-day with a carpet installation. Of ...
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