Balancing Durability and Affordability Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

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Balancing Durability and Affordability Underfoot: A Flooring Blog

Flooring is one of the most important elements of a house. It can create a cozy and inviting feeling, a sense of sophistication, or a funky, industrial vibe. Quality flooring can add to the value of a home, while inexpensive, damaged and outdated flooring can hurt a home's value. If you feel as passionate about flooring as I do, I hope that you take some time to explore my blog. My name is Henry, and as a lover of all things DIY, I have put in a lot of flooring. From carpet, to vinyl, to hardwood, I have played with almost all of them, and I am here to explain the merits of different types of flooring, while also providing installation tips and more. Enjoy reading!

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Types of Hardwoods You Can Consider For Your Deck

14 September 2016
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When selecting timber for your decking, it is not simply about opting for the cheapest option species that you come across. Every single type of timber has its own innate characteristics. These characteristics are what will dictate how functional it will be for the various applications that the wood will be used for. As such, it would be prudent to familiarise yourself with the different types of timber decking, while still considering their price, to establish if they would be the right choice for your decking. Read More …

Differentiating the Various Types of Stone Tiles

26 August 2016
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If you are looking to add some functional elegance to your home's flooring, then you should consider natural stone tiles. The earthy tones of these tiles are popular due to their ability to complement any type of space, whether modern or rustic. In addition to this, stone tiles are one of the most durable options that you can consider. This makes them a perfect fit for areas that are prone to heavy foot traffic as well as areas exposed to the elements. Read More …

What to Look For When Shopping for Hardwood Flooring

26 August 2016
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Hardwood flooring can make any home look its best; wood floors go with virtually any d├ęcor and they can be cooler in summertime as well as more hygienic than carpeting, which holds quite a bit of dust and dirt. When shopping for hardwood floors, you might get a bit overwhelmed; knowing a few terms you'll see and choices you'll find can help you to select the best option.  Floating floors versus structural timber Read More …

Stuck Trying to Choose New Carpeting for Your Home?

26 August 2016
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Choosing new carpeting shouldn't be done hastily, as you want to ensure you'll be happy with that carpeting for years to come. There is also a large carpet selection from which you'll need to choose, and this means more than just the color; the material from which it's made will affect carpet's durability, so you need to consider that when buying. Note a few tips to help you get through. Read More …

3 Flooring Strategies to Boost the Mobility Of Your Elderly Parents

25 August 2016
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For your elderly parents to live independently, small changes to flooring can make a big difference to their mobility. Factors like underfoot comfort, pliability and safety reign supreme when it comes to choosing floors to boost the mobility of your elderly parents. Consider these options to boost the mobility of your elderly parents when hiring flooring services to update the home. Choose A Material With Underfoot Comfort Soft floors are more ideal than harder flooring option because they provide greater underfoot comfort, which makes it easier for your elderly parents to stand on. Read More …