Learning More About Hardwood Flooring

  • Could A Marble-Safe Cleaner Have Faded Your Floor?

    8 June 2016

    Have you recently spilled something on your white marble floor? Did you reach for marble-safe cleaner to wipe up the mess only to find that it left a big discolored spot when you were done wiping it up? If so, don't worry. You can probably fix the discoloration by ignoring it for a while or giving your whole floor a good mopping.  Why The Cleaner Stained Your Floor Marble is a soft and porous stone.

  • Answers To Three Common Questions About Using A Carpet Stretcher

    8 June 2016

    Wall-to-wall carpet installation is a relatively straightforward task--if you have the right tools and know how to use them, that is. Many people fail to realize the importance of utilizing a carpet stretcher. If you have plans to upgrade or replace the carpeting in your home, read on. This article will answer three commonly asked questions about using a carpet stretcher. What is a carpet stretcher? A carpet stretcher, also sometimes referred to as a power stretcher, is a type of hand tool used when installing wall-to-wall carpeting in a large space, such as a living room or bedroom.

  • Three Signs Your Hardwood Floors May Need To Be Repaired Or Replaced

    6 June 2016

    When you purchase a home that needs some repairs, it is important to take the time to determine what things can be repaired and what things simply need to be replaced. The flooring in a home can often be one of the most expensive investments you may have to make when repairing a home. The guide below walks you through a few things to look for when trying to determine if hardwood flooring should be replaced or simply refinished.

  • Children And Flooring: A Parent's Guide To Carpet Flooring

    2 June 2016

    When you have children, the kind of flooring you choose to install in your home is important. Even if you've already decided on carpet flooring, which is a great choice for children, there are still some things you need to keep in mind. After all, you want to be able to maintain the carpet flooring and you want to make sure it can stand up to the wear and tear of the little tiny hands and feet scampering across it every day.