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Protecting Your Flooring Investment

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Jan 10, 2018 3:50:13 PM

One of the most asked questions about flooring is, "how durable is it" and more specifically, "will it scratch or dent"?  We will answer this question as it relates to Hardwood, Engineered, Laminate and Luxury Vinyl flooring and protecting your flooring investment. We will also give some suggestions about how to deal with damage if it happens.  So whether you are in the market for solid flooring or you need advice for maintaining your flooring, you've come to the rightplace! 

Does Laminate Flooring Scratch Easily ?

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Topics: Protect Your Flooring, Durability

Christmas is over…but the trees still have more work to do.

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 31, 2017 1:10:55 PM

After the lights wink off and the needles dry out, a tree’s job isn’t necessarily over. It turns out the same attributes that make Christmas trees so festive and pretty—the densely packed branches, the elegant shape, the magic to attract large groups of people—give them other powers, too. After they’re done displaying ornaments and standing guard over piles of presents, some of these holiday heroes go on to stabilize sand dunes, protect vulnerable marshlands from invasive species, and shelter baby fish.

Rather than send them to the wood chipper, some people are using Christmas trees to create artificial reefs, sand berms, even habitat for rabbits. The trees, it turns out, are ecological gifts in themselves.

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Topics: Christmas Tree Recycling

A confusing Zen quote (that's about wood) explained...

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 19, 2017 8:14:46 PM

"Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water."

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Topics: Hardwood Floors, Contemplation

5 Health Benefits of Planks (+ 1 That Might Surprise You)

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 13, 2017 3:24:25 PM

The plank is one of the simplest exercises that you can do – even babies can do them easily!

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Topics: Plank Flooring, Planking

Twigs, logs, and planks…all dressed up for the Holidays!

Posted by Tamora Burk on Dec 7, 2017 8:10:12 PM


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Topics: Holiday decor, Gold Star

REPEL Water Resistant Laminate | HighTech Flooring

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Dec 6, 2017 11:09:56 AM

REPEL Laminate flooring is 3 times more water resistant than other laminates. Most laminates are water resistant but not to the level of REPEL. Shaw Flooring has developed new technology that increase the water resistance of their REPEL laminate line of flooring. This is great news and even better, Shaw has used its years of design experience to create a high end designer laminate flooring that as a very realistic hardwood look. Now you can have a great looking floor and you get extra time to clean up after life's little accidents. 


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Topics: New Technology, Water Resistant Laminate

Sparkle All The Way...

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Nov 30, 2017 3:57:07 PM

The holiday season can be hectic with hosting parties and the family get together. No one wants to spend all of their time cleaning but, getting your home shiny and bright is usually on the top of the list. We want to make life easier by providing a few tips on how to make your floors sparkle!

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Topics: Cleaning Hard Surface Flooring, Protecting Floors