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When opening a retail store, you may have to make a decision about the flooring being installed. If you are fortunate enough to get to plan the design of the interior of the building, you have quite a few great options to consider. Our blog is all about commercial flooring for retail spaces. You will learn about the different types of flooring available that will help to reduce the amount of noise that is carried through the building, how to find easy to care for flooring and what you can do to make your decision a little easier on your mind and your budget.

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Mistakes That Can Be Made When Installing Carpeting Over Your Hardwood Flooring

Have you decided that you want to put carpeting over your hardwood flooring? Thankfully, the carpeting you install can protect that hardwood until you're ready for hardwood once again. However, mistakes can be made during the installation that can be bad for your original floors. Not Preparing The Hardwood Flooring Your hardwood flooring must be incredibly clean prior to installing new carpeting on top of it. If you have dirt left behind on the surface before you place the padding and carpeting on top of it, you will find scratches on the floor when the carpeting is removed one day.

3 Flooring Ideas To Ease The Pain Of Bad Knees And Bone Problems

Floors come in many different styles and materials, which are often hard materials that can be bad for bones and joints. If you have a medical condition that causes you joint pain on a hard surface, then some of these flooring options may not be right for you. There are some alternatives that can be a better solution, such as carpets that are gentle on the knees and engineered floors with padded underlayments.

4 Factors For Home Based Business To Consider When Choosing Flooring

If you are a business owner who is fortunate enough to have chosen an industry that will let you run your operations out of your home, consider yourself extremely fortunate. Home based business owners are able to save considerable overhead costs on work space, but flooring replacement is a likelihood if you are planning to be in operation, long-term. Take the following four factors into account when choosing which type of flooring will be best for your home based business.

2 Easy Tips To Keep Your Wood Flooring From Peeling Once You Refinish It

If your wood flooring is looking a bit dull, then a new finish can help to liven it up. However, your wood flooring can quickly fall victim to peeling. Wood flooring can end up peeling a few months after the finish is applied or it can even peel a few days later. Regardless of when the finish peels, this is a sign that you did something wrong when choosing and applying the finish.

The Perks Of Hardwood Floors

There are many ways to remodel your home, but few are as cost effective as installing modular hardwood floors. This is a very affordable home remodel, especially if you do the installation on your own. Modular hardwood floors are also very well-liked because maintenance and cleaning is very affordable and easy. This article explains some of the perks of installing modular hardwood floors. Easy Installation If you get a quote for modular floors, but find that they are still out of your price range, you should consider doing the installation on your own.

3 Ways Of Updating Your Basement For Extra Space In The Home

Basements have plenty of space, but many aren't finished, making them uncomfortable to use as an extra living area. Here are three ways to update your basement, so it can be used as a secondary living room or as another kind of space.  Complete the Flooring The first thing you should always do is make sure you have a good base for the floor. This could mean pouring concrete or adding waterproof lining to current flooring before placing carpet or wood flooring over it.

Tips For Protecting Your Hardwoods From Dogs

Just because you own pets, it doesn't mean you can't also have beautiful hardwood flooring throughout your home. A lot of homeowners believe it is too much work to maintain hardwood flooring and have pets at the same time. Between muddy paws, long nails. and the splashing of water every time your dog drinks from their water bowl, you have to be vigilant about cleaning up behind your dog if you want to maintain the look of your hardwood floors.

Three Ways To Make The Carpet Installation Process Greener

If you value green living, then you were probably careful to choose a carpet that is made with eco-friendly and perhaps even recycled materials. That's a great first step towards eco-friendly flooring, but it's not everything. To ensure your carpeted floor is as green as possible, it's important that you (or the people installing your carpet) take three steps during the carpet installation process. Use a low-VOC carpet padding. As you may know, VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, are chemical substances that may leech out of a material as it sits.

How To Give An Old Hardwood Floor A Weathered Beach Look

If your hardwood floor is starting to look old and worn out, you may be considering replacing it. However, there's another alternative. If you live in a home with a coastal style, or you would like to adopt the coastal/beachy style, consider refinishing your hardwood floor to give it a weathered, sand-blown look.    This refinishing method hides wear on your floor. In fact, it makes it look as if the wear is there on purpose.

Useful Tips For Installing Floor Tiles

Do you want to try a DIY floor tile installation? It isn't such a difficult job if you have the necessary tools and knowledge. If you believe in your ability and wish to give it a go, then you should also use the tips below to come up with perfectly installed tiles. Choose the Right Tiles for the Room Tiles have different properties that make them suitable for different rooms. They vary in strength, water absorption, scratch resistance and other properties.

How To Save A Little Cash On Your Carpet Installation

Having new carpet installed in your home is obviously a major investment. When buying carpet, you usually pay by the yard. One top of this, you need to pay the labor costs. Luckily, it is one easy way to significantly reduce your labor cost. This article will explain how to make your carpet installation cheaper by removing your old carpet and the tack strips on your own. Removing the Carpet