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Lauren Nichols

Lauren Nichols

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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

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


Posted by Lauren Nichols on Nov 27, 2017 8:52:12 AM

Okay, yes Get On The Good Foot is a "Funk" song by James Brown but, I want to talk to you about a different kind of "Funk", your FEET.  Feet remind me of Goldilocks and the 3 Bears...Some feet are too soft and fufu, some are hard, crackly and weird and some are just right! 

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Topics: Flooring, Foot Care

Indoor Air Quality: Is Your Home Trying To Kill You?

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Nov 15, 2017 6:03:44 PM

Indoor Air Quality

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Topics: Indoor air quality, Flooring Compliance Certifications

High End Style Flooring + High Tech Design = COREtec

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Nov 9, 2017 3:39:07 PM

The back door flies open, in come the kids and the dog, bypassing the "mud room", leaving a trail of melting snow and mud across the living room. Meanwhile, in the laundry room, your washer has decided to go rogue and gush water all over the floor.  Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse, you hear your teen son yelling from the kitchen.  He meant well by trying to run the dishwasher but, unfortunately, he doesn't  know that dish washing liquid is a No-No and there are suds everywhere. Maybe, you can handle these everyday catastrophes but, can your floors?

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Topics: waterproof flooring, CoreTec

DIY Floor Installation Or Hire A Pro?

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Oct 25, 2017 1:19:48 PM

So, you are thinking about tackling your first DIY home improvement project and you are starting with the floor.  Well, the floor is an excellent place to start since you can build the rest of your decor from the ground up.  Even if you only plan to do the floor it will add beauty, warmth and value to your home.  

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Topics: Installing Flooring, DIY Flooring