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The Cardinal Sins Of Carpeting

If you Google the lifespan of carpeting you’ll be met with a wide variety of answers. That’s because there are a number of contributing factors that weigh into the longevity of carpet. These include the quality of the carpet, the number of residents of a home and if there are any pets. Without proper care,…
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Picking The Best Kitchen Floor

A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to participate in a Twitter Chat with the staff of Angie’s List, including founder, Angie’s Hicks.  The objective of the chat was to discuss timely home improvement topics and to address homeowner questions about improving their home.  (To view the chat in its entirety, visit https://storify.com/AngiesList/alhomechat.)  One…
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The Important Qualities When It Comes To Carpet!

When you are in the market for purchasing new carpet for your home, what you don’t know can definitely hurt you, when it comes to durability, stain resistance and resale value. Just because the carpet is the most expensive type on the market, does not mean that you are purchasing the best type for a…
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The Best & Worst Of Bathroom Flooring

When it comes to your bathroom, there’s lot of factors to consider when it comes to flooring materials.  Being as it’s the wettest room in your house, your selection needs to be a material that can handle moisture, but also something that will prevent slipping while still being easy to clean.  Other helpful factors in determining…
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How “Green” Are Your Bamboo Floors?

If you perform a quick internet research of the greenest flooring materials on the market, bamboo is likely to pop up at the top of the list.  There are several reasons for this.  First of all, bamboo is a grass that grows much faster than trees do.  This makes it a renewable resource.  Another plus is…
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