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Is Installing Hardwood Flooring Difficult?

Posted on: July 24th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

hardwood floors diy or professional

It may not seem like it, but do it yourself hardwood flooring installation is much more difficult than you might think.

Even with all the tips and tricks out online, there’s a reason why professional flooring installers are around.

You’re better off having a professional install your hardwood for you. Here’s why. (more…)

How is Laminate Flooring Made?

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

what is laminate flooring made out of

The construction of laminate flooring is quite interesting to learn.

Understanding how it’s made just may be that last little bit of information that pushes you to consider getting laminate.

Home Styles 101: Contemporary Interior Design

Posted on: July 17th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

contemporary room design

The contemporary interior house design has become quite a favorite in today’s home renovation world.

As many people are moving towards a more simple and minimalistic approach, contemporary interior design has become a staple out of the different design ideas you can choose from.

Here’s how you can get your home dressed in the contemporary look today. (more…)

Can Laminate Flooring be Installed over Ceramic Tiles?

Posted on: July 13th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

laying laminate flooring on ceramic tiles

Yes, laminate floors can be installed over a ceramic tile floor successfully.

It is much faster and less expensive than having old tiling chipped out, unless the company you work with removes old flooring for free of course.

With so many styles of laminate flooring available, you should have no trouble finding a great design suitable for your floor. (more…)

Everything You Need to know about a Carpet Seam

Posted on: July 10th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

carpet seams in doorways

After a completed carpeting installation, carpet seams are one of the most common complaints an installer receives.

Since many homeowners don’t understand carpet seaming, they may not be satisfied with the install once they find a seam. If the installer doesn’t explain what carpet seams are, that also adds fuel to the fire.

The key to avoiding problems with carpet seams is understanding what they are. Let’s break it down. (more…)

Home Styles 101: Victorian Interior Design

Posted on: July 6th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

victorian interior design ideas

Incorporating Victorian interior design in your home can create what many homeowners consider a dream.

Creating a Victorian style home isn’t the easiest thing to do, however, so you’ll want a professional’s advice.

That’s where we come in. (more…)

Vinyl vs Tile: Which One is the Best Choice?

Posted on: July 3rd, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

wood look tile flooring

The battle between vinyl vs tile flooring has been going on for quite some time.

Homeowners want to know which type of flooring will get them the best performing floor and bang for their buck.

So which one out of the two is the best pick? (more…)

Home Styles 101: Tropical Interior Design

Posted on: June 29th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

what is tropical style interior design

Even if you don’t live near the ocean or in a tropical area, the luxurious beauty of tropical interior style can be achieved.

Like the previous home styles, this is another style that incorporates nature and a calming atmosphere.

From the floors to the little decorating details, here’s how to pull off the perfect tropical home design. (more…)

Home Styles 101: Rustic Interior Design

Posted on: June 26th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

rustic interior designers

Rustic interior design is a much loved homestyle throughout the United States. Incorporating rustic home interior design ideas in your remodeling layout can turn your living spaces into a work of art.

A rustic home style is constructed to make you feel at one with nature. The design highlights rugged, natural beauty, emphasizing the style with homespun, handcrafted, and timeworn items.

The rustic look adopts natural textures, simple and earthy colors, and down-to-earth organic warmth. (more…)

Is Bamboo Flooring really Worth it?

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

installing bamboo floors

To be completely honest, bamboo flooring isn’t the best choice for your home, especially in Michigan.

Although bamboo wood flooring does look nice, the installation won’t hold up for as long as natural hardwood flooring or laminate would.

Here’s why. (more…)

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