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Carpeting 101 – The Different Types of Carpet

June 17, 2010
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Carpeting 101 – The Different Types of Carpet

So out of all the different flooring options available you have decided that carpeting is the best choice for your room remodel. That is indeed a great start, but the next decision to be made is what kind of carpet do you want installed? Color and/or patterning issues aside modern carpet comes in a...
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What is Lead-Safe Certified? We Are!

June 15, 2010
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What is Lead-Safe Certified? We Are!

When the EPA announced that in 2010 it would be implementing new regulations to protect those having work done on their home from lead paint exposure many people were a little taken aback. Surely lead paint was a dead issue, something that was resolved back in the late nineteen seventies? Unfortunately that is not...
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Remodeling the Smaller Bathroom

June 14, 2010
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Remodeling the Smaller Bathroom

The bathroom is probably the busiest room in any home and one of the most remodeled. Bathroom remodeling is second only to the kitchen in popularity with American homeowners every year, however remodeling a smaller bathroom can be quite a challenge. There are however several aspects of bathroom design that if done right can...
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Ceramic Tile with a Wooden Twist

June 10, 2010
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Ceramic Tile with a Wooden Twist

Hardwood flooring is a wonderful thing but it may not be the best option for certain rooms in the home. For instance, the moisture level in the average bathroom tends not make it the best candidate for a new hardwood floor. On the other hand wouldn’t a wood floor in a modern bathroom look...
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What steps have to be taken before installing 3/4″ solid hardwood over a crawl space?

June 8, 2010
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What steps have to be taken before installing 3/4″ solid hardwood over a crawl space?

It is perfectly possible to install hardwood flooring over a crawl space but there are some rather specific steps that have to be taken and criteria to be met in order for such installations to be successful. Since Aladdin Carpet and Floors have been installing hardwood floors for many years now our technicians offer...
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Great Carpet Care – Vacuum Cleaning 101

June 6, 2010
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Great Carpet Care – Vacuum Cleaning 101

The way a home looks after  brand new beautiful carpeting has been professionally installed is usually described (by Aladdin Carpet & Floors customers anyway, we can’t speak for anyone else) as “extraordinary” and “beautiful” and of course “clean”. A well-cared for modern carpet can last for up to 15 years. However, well cared for...
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Five Great Reasons to Consider Cork Flooring for Your Kitchen

June 1, 2010
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Five Great Reasons to Consider Cork Flooring for Your Kitchen

Kitchen remodeling is the single most popular home improvement project undertaken by US homeowners each and every year. A big part of any kitchen remodel is of course changing out that old worn floor covering for something new and attractive, something that can stand up to all the activity that goes on in the...
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Measuring for New Window Treatments the Right Way

May 31, 2010
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Measuring for New Window Treatments the Right Way

Your windows are looking drab or you simply want a change and purchasing new window treatments can be an easy way to give any room a quick makeover. You go to a great local store, find an absolutely amazing range of window treatments of all kinds – shadings, sheers, louvers, shades, blinds and shutters.-...
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Out of the Ordinary – Exotic Hardwood Flooring for Your Home

May 30, 2010
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Out of the Ordinary – Exotic Hardwood Flooring for Your Home

As hardwood floors continue to grow in popularity some homeowners are starting to look beyond the more traditional choices for something a little more exotic, that will set their rooms apart from everyone else’s. Here are some of the exotics that are growing in popularity and a basic explanation of their unique characteristics: Brazilian...
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Flooring and Feng Shui

May 22, 2010
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Flooring and Feng Shui

You have probably heard of Feng Shui even if you don’t know much about it. Here at Aladdin Carpet and Floors we had about the same amount of knowledge on the subject as most people do – its Chinese, its ancient and it’s something to do with how the physical contents of your home...
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