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Lauren Nichols

Lauren Nichols

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Asthma and Allergy Friendly Flooring

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Oct 24, 2017 5:35:39 PM


Minimizing exposure to allergens is a constant endeavor for most allergy and asthma sufferers.  Most people focus on medications and limiting time outdoors, however there are many allergens and triggers inside our homes to consider.

Common In Home Allergens

In home allergens and asthma triggers include:

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Topics: Choosing Flooring, Minimize Allergens, Indoor air quality

Creaky hardwood floors, great for a horror flick but not for sleeping!

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Oct 11, 2017 8:18:51 AM


 Why do hardwood floors creak and why do they creak late at night after you've watched a scary movie all alone...

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Topics: Flooring, Creaky Floors, Hardwood Floors

Flood Proofing and Recovery

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Oct 10, 2017 7:35:15 PM


No flood insurance?  You are not alone!  85% of Houston home owners impacted by the floods of hurricane Harvey had no flood insurance. As many of us learned, even if you do have flood insurance there are no guarantees that the damage will actually be covered. Find out if you live in a flood plain by going to- FEMA Flood Map Service Center 

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Topics: waterproof flooring, Hardwood Floors, Water Damage, Flooding Risk, Salvaging Hardwood Floors

Life Has Its Little Spills...Waterproof, Worry-Proof

Posted by Lauren Nichols on Oct 8, 2017 7:20:07 PM

When homeowners decide to update the look of their homes they are also looking to add value.  What could be more valuable than hardwood floors? Many of us dream of the warm tones of a classic hardwood floor, the reclaimed wood floor look or even a clean modern look. For sure, wood floors are beautiful and add value to your home however, there are several considerations you need to take into account before you pull the trigger on wood floors. 

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Topics: Flooring, waterproof flooring, Luxury Vinyl, Choosing Flooring, Installing Flooring, CoreTec