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Why Most Companies will not Install Third Party Carpet Products

Posted on: September 21st, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

third party flooring installaer

If you’ve ever tried to find a third party carpet installer to put flooring you’ve previously purchased, we’re willing to bet you’ve been turned down by a few of them.

Although this can extremely annoying, there is a good reason for flooring installers to do this.

We’re here to tell you all about it. (more…)

Differences between a Warranty from the Manufacturer / Installer

Posted on: September 18th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

warranties on carpet and flooring

Knowing about the warranties on carpet products is an important factor to know about when you’re renovating your floors.

The warranty a carpet manufacturer offers and the warranty that the installers offer are different.

Here’s how. (more…)

How to Choose the Best Flooring Contractors

Posted on: September 14th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

hardwood floor contractors

Hiring a great professional flooring contractor to install or remodel your floor is a critical step that you should take for a pleasant finish.

Whether you’re getting hardwood flooring, carpet, or anything else, the final outlook will be determined by the experience and knowledge of the contractor.

There are several tips that you should factor in when hiring a pro, however, to find the best flooring contractor in your area. We’ll let you in on the secrets. (more…)

Where Can I Get Cheap Carpet Installed?

Posted on: September 11th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

carpet cheap

Finding cheap carpet installation can be a little tricky, especially if you’re trying to find an installer to handle the project.

There is a little issue you should be aware of. When most people are looking to get cheap carpet installed, they typically look for cheap carpet products as well.

This will cause you more of a headache than you’d think. (more…)

Laminate and Hydronic Radiant Floors

Posted on: September 7th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

electric heated floor

There is something special about the luxurious warmth of a home with radiant heat in the floors. There is also something special about the beauty and durability that laminate floors can add to a home.

The process of choosing the laminate best suited for the type of radiant heating must include consideration of a number of factors.

Laminate products from Mohawk and Shaw are great selections for installation over radiant heat, making it one of the reasons why we love carrying them. (more…)

What Kind of Flooring can get Wet?

Posted on: September 4th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

wet area flooring products

Choosing what type of flooring to install in wet areas of your home is a major decision since it needs to suit the requirements of the room.

It wouldn’t make sense to put carpet in an area that gets wet or accumulates dirt quickly, which is why you need to research your options and choose the best fit.

This is especially true in areas that get wet like your basement, bathroom, kitchen, or laundry room. (more…)

How to Protect Hardwood Floors from Dogs

Posted on: August 31st, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

dog resistant hardwood floors

Do you love the look of hardwood floors but also worry about your dogs leaving them looking less than desirable?

Having a pet doesn’t have to mean you can’t have hardwood flooring in your home. Just make sure to properly safeguard your floors against possible pet damage.

Not sure how to do it? We’ll tell you. (more…)

Hurricane Harvey: How Can We Help?

Posted on: August 30th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

hurricane disaster help

As flooding from Hurricane Harvey is sweeping through the city of Houston and the surrounding areas, many of you may be wondering how we can all help out.

It may seem like you can’t do much living in Michigan, but there are ways we can band together and lighten the load for the victims of the hurricane. (more…)

I Need Quick Carpet Installation! Help Me!

Posted on: August 28th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

quick carpet install

Have you ever wanted carpet installed in your home but needed it put in place right away?

Whether it’s for an upcoming event or the in-laws are making a visit, you need carpet installed fast, and you need it NOW.

Don’t panic. We can help you with that. (more…)

How To Prevent Furniture Marks in Carpet

Posted on: August 24th, 2017 by Derek Farnquist

how to prevent carpet marks from couches

Furniture marks in carpet are some of the most annoying nuisances your carpeting can experience.

Thankfully, there are ways to prevent furniture marks from occurring. You can also remove them if you catch them early on.

Here’s how. (more…)

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