Hardwood Floors 101

Hardwood floors can be installed anywhere in a home and can be prepared from several species of wood such as elm, ash, oak, amendoim, cypress, teak, cherry, walnut, rosewood, hickory, and maple. The hardness, stability, color, and alterations in color vary with wood type. Chestnut, Douglas fir, and North American Cherry offer low hardness whereas…

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Ten Tips to Know Before Buying a Rug

1. Take a photo of the room you’re decorating to the rug store. It’s easy to get distracted or excited and buy the wrong rug. Using an image as reference will keep you on track. 2. The back of a rug will tell you if it’s machine or handmade. Stiff fibers running straight up and…

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Choosing The Right Carpet Padding

If you are having your carpets replaced you will be in the position to choose a new carpet pad as well. Read this article for some information that should help you make this decision. Hopefully it will make your decision easier. The first thing you will have to decide is what kind of pad you…

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