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How to Finance That Home Renovation You’ve Always Wanted

How to Finance That Home Renovation You’ve Always Wanted 0

A home improvement loan and credit card options are just a couple ways you might finance your home renovation. Learn more about pay for your dream reno here.
The Ugly Truth About Low VOC Flooring

The Ugly Truth About Low VOC Flooring 0

Are you and your family unknowingly living with toxic fumes in your home? Volatile Organic Compounds or VOCs are gases that can become trapped in your home. They became a household concern when a story broke back in 2014. You should know that the problem still exists.
Enjoy Laticrete Heated Floors Under Easiklip Floors

Enjoy Laticrete Heated Floors Under Easiklip Floors 0

You CAN put radiant heat under hardwood floors! But how, you ask? Read this how-to guide for instructions on installing the Laticrete Radiant Heat System underneath your Easiklip solid hardwood flooring.
Wood Floor and Subfloor Leveling Compound Technique

Wood Floor and Subfloor Leveling Compound Technique 0

A solid hardwood floor is only as good as the installation. And, a quality installation relies on having a level subfloor.

What good is a beautiful and expensive hardwood floor if it squeaks and creaks when you walk on it? What’s worse is if boards start to stick up, buckle or warp.

But, not to worry if your subfloor is less than perfect. We’ll discuss ways to handle the issue with both concrete and wood subfloors.

In-Demand Most Popular Hardwood Flooring Color and Styles

In-Demand Most Popular Hardwood Flooring Color and Styles 1

Have you ever walked into a freshly remodelled home? The first thing you notice is the floor. It’s the focal point of every room. Your eyes glance on the floor then move to the walls, furniture, and fixtures.

In this article, we’ll look at the preferred hardwood floor features that will help you make the right decision, look amazing and hold your home’s value.  

Flooring Services Near Me: Insider Tips for Choosing Your Best Option

Flooring Services Near Me: Insider Tips for Choosing Your Best Option 2

There are over 135,000 flooring contractors in the U.S. alone. Most are hard working honest folks. But a few bad characters make it hard to trust anyone. Cases such as poor quality of work, the contractor disappeared after receiving the down payment, dragging the job longer than what was agreed, or a subcontractor who never showed up for work is quite common. Contractor scams cost homeowners thousands of dollars. You can avoid the problems by doing some basic research.