Why Do I Need to Buy Flooring Overage?

By |March 22nd, 2016|

If you’re shopping for flooring, you’ve likely become familiar with a term called “overage.” It appears in most flooring calculators, including ours.

So, what is flooring overage? Overage, in the case of flooring projects, is the added amount of flooring needed to accommodate special cuts of the planks. For example, plank cuts that would need to […]

Laminate AC Ratings

By |January 20th, 2016|

For nearly 30 years, laminate flooring has been on the market as a flooring material many have flocked to for its wood-look and easy installation process. Even today, laminate flooring still stands as a top contender against not only hardwood, but also other wood-look flooring materials such as luxury vinyl and wood-look tile. Laminate flooring […]

How To Plan a Home Flooring Project

By |January 14th, 2016|

Planning a home flooring renovation will take more than just buying and installing the floors. Be sure you’re prepared at all stages of the process by following our guide to planning a home flooring project.

Measure Your Square Footage
Measure all rooms you are reflooring and calculate their areas. For a rectangular room, simply multiply the length […]

Closet Floor Design Ideas

By |January 4th, 2016|

It may seem like a funny thing to think about; closet floor design ideas. But, if you have a large home with a walk-in closet or two, then it would be something to consider. I don’t own a home; I rent a nice little one-bedroom, one-bath apartment, which also happens to have a small walk-in […]

Living Room Floor Design Ideas

By |December 28th, 2015|

When it comes to remodeling your living room, one of the most important items to consider is the floor. In our experience a majority of projects leave flooring to the end in hopes that it will tie everything together. When in truth, flooring should be a focal point for the project and when done correctly, […]

Maple Wood Floor Plank Patterns

By |December 21st, 2015|

Determining how to pattern your floor – whether tile or otherwise – is an important part of designing your home. A home’s flooring is meant to last as long as possible, so having the right floor pattern reflects your personality.

Hardwood is a popular floor covering, maple hardwood flooring being a more popular species due to […]

Bedroom Floor Design Ideas That Are Perfection

By |December 18th, 2015|

Your bedroom is your sanctuary. It’s your domain of peace and calm. You should take the time to make it a place you will love coming home to and sleeping in. The last time we talked about master bedroom floor designs, we focused more on color and ambiance. Let’s be honest, though, not all bedrooms […]

Ceramic Tile Floor Design Ideas

By |December 2nd, 2015|

We’ve talked about tile flooring before. Here’s why we just can’t say enough about it: it’s a hard surface floor covering that can work in nearly every room of a home; it’s durable; many tiles are waterproof; and it can come in numerous textures, sizes and patterns. While porcelain tile is ceramic, there are a […]

Trends to Watch: Luxury Vinyl Plank Floor Design Ideas

By |December 1st, 2015|

The flooring industry has a lot to offer in terms of variety. One of the most popular floor covering materials is and will probably always be hardwood. Hardwood flooring adds value to a home, it lasts for a very long time, and the wood species and colors available are endless.

However, hardwood is a pricey product, […]