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Great Reasons to Consider Cork Flooring for Your Home

August 22, 2012
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Great Reasons to Consider Cork Flooring for Your Home

Cork flooring is fast becoming the choice of eco conscious homeowners everywhere and for good reason. As attractive as the more conventional hardwood options it has a number of other benefits that make it an ideal choice for almost any room. Here are just a few of them: Sound Absorption – As natural cork...
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What You Can Do to Ensure a Smooth Floor Installation

May 9, 2011
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What You Can Do to Ensure a Smooth Floor Installation

So you have picked out your new flooring and the installers will be arriving in a few days to start work. Wonderful. There are however a few simple things that you, as the homeowner, can do to make the whole process much easier for everyone involved: Clear the Area – It is going to...
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Choosing the Perfect Nursery Flooring for Your Baby’s Room

March 20, 2011
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Choosing the Perfect Nursery Flooring for Your Baby’s Room

As a parent everyone wants to create the safest possible environment for their children , especially in the nursery. New parents spend weeks getting the nursery ready for a new arrival but between picking out the right crib, choosing the nursery theme and buying all that cute bedding one very important element of any...
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Why Won’t my Local Flooring Company Lay the Flooring I Bought Elsewhere?

January 17, 2011
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Why Won’t my Local Flooring Company Lay the Flooring I Bought Elsewhere?

You are looking for a new flooring material. You have been to a number of flooring showrooms, have seen some great choices but then you find a warehouse discount store that selling a similar (not quite the same but who’s really going to know?) flooring material as you liked in the flooring store. Maybe...
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Which is the Better Green Flooring Option – Cork or Bamboo?

January 8, 2011
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Which is the Better Green Flooring Option – Cork or Bamboo?

One of the questions we are asked on a fairly regular basis is “Which is better – cork or bamboo flooring?” The fact is there is no simple answer to this question as both flooring materials possess their own unique set of pros and cons. Just like the answer to “what is better hardwood...
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Can Cork Flooring Be Refinished?

January 6, 2011
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Can Cork Flooring Be Refinished?

Homeowners have a great many choices these days when it comes to purchasing new hard surface flooring for their homes. Hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, vinyl and of course the increasing popular green choices – bamboo and cork. When customers are considering cork flooring for their home one of the most frequently asked questions is...
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The Best Way to Care for Cork Floors

January 5, 2011
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The Best Way to Care for Cork Floors

Although cork floors are, if properly installed, every bit as durable as any other hardwood flooring they do need a little regular TLC to keep them in the best shape possible (as does any flooring type) Here are a few tips for keeping your new cork flooring looking beautiful for years. Everyday Cleaning –...
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Where Do You Stand – On Green Floors?

December 4, 2010
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Where Do You Stand – On Green Floors?

For the last several years the buzzword for anything and everything to do with home improvement has been green. Not green as in the color you get if you mix blue and yellow, but green in eco friendly sense. That is especially true of flooring. Before we begin discussing newer green flooring materials, it...
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Tips For Choosing the Right Vacuum Cleaner to Keep Your Carpets looking Great

November 10, 2010
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Tips For Choosing the Right Vacuum Cleaner to Keep Your Carpets looking Great

Everyone knows that in order to keep your new carpet in tip top shape (as well as generally keep things clean around the house) you need a good vacuum cleaner. But Amps, HEPA filters, bags, no bags, upright, canister, wet/dry – these days it can feel like you need an advanced degree in Vacuum...
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Cork Flooring – A Great “New” Idea That is Older Than You Might Think

November 9, 2010
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Cork Flooring – A Great “New” Idea That is Older Than You Might Think

You may have been hearing recently that cork flooring is the new trend in eco friendly flooring. That cork flooring is enjoying a boost in the average residential home right now is certainly true the use of cork to create spectacular flooring is hardly new. The idea of using cork for flooring in the...
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