POLYESTER CARPET -COULD THE CLEANING BE EASIER

Unknown-11-150x150Of all the fibers you can choose for your home or office, polyester carpet is perhaps the easiest to clean. In fact, this is among the top reasons individuals choose polyester fiber carpet. Two other reasons that people choose polyester carpeting is because it’s inexpensive and fade resistant.

It’s important to remember when you’re cleaning the polyester rug or carpet that heat can cause damage to the fiber. Actually when exposed to extreme heat it will actually melt, and there is no repair for that kind of damage.

Here are a few tips for polyester carpet cleaning: READ MORE…..

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HARDWOOD FLOORING VS. CARPET INSTALLATION

NZIdV-4jZ-2FXF2iy0EFNcC_1zhhMB89PjQwnJ158JU-150x150Many homeowners think that hardwood flooring vs. acarpet installation are the main options, but there are a wide range hardwoods, laminates and even different types of carpeting to choose from, and depending on the room, one type of flooring may be a better option than the other choice for your home. READ MORE…..

CARPET TILES MIGHT NOT BE EXACTLY WHAT YOU WANT

Unknown-1-150x150In Chicagoflooring options are limitless. Carpet flooring is a huge part of the selection. It’s warm and relatively easy to clean, but it’s often not a cheap product. Carpet tiles are an inexpensive option for some flooring needs.

Carpet tiles back in the day were considered to be the height of fashion and practicality. For the DIY crowd peel and stick carpet tiles were the “be all end all” flooring solution. Carpet tiles obviously have their advantage, obviously, because they are still available today. But they also have their disadvantage, that’s why not everybody has residential carpet tile flooring. READ MORE…..

CERAMIC OR PORCELAIN: WHICH DO I WANT TO USE

crossvile-porcelain-150x150Your tile decisions are largely based on three factors: what your budget is, where you’re installing the material, and lastly what your personal preference is. To get the most for your money, you don’t want to choose ceramic tile that will perform poorly where you plan to use it, when you should be using porcelain tile. Some materials lend themselves to being placed in damper areas than others. It’s also best to consult a professional flooring company and let them help you choose. READ MORE…..

CARPET IDEAS

Unknown-5-150x150When it comes to carpet ideas, it’s kind of hard to think outside the traditional box. Normally when we think of carpeting we think of wall to wall flooring. “Back in the day”, wall to wall  was the stuff to have, it signified prosperity and wealth. This was a huge selling point for homeowners. While carpeting is what most people still have in their homes today, there is far more diversity in the styles, fibers, and the way in which we add to our homes. READ MORE…..

OAK HARDWOOD FLOORING: BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME

Unknown1-150x150-1Nothing can enhance the beauty and elegance of a home more than hardwood floors. Oak hardwood flooring imparts a classic elegance to your home with a beautiful, natural looking appeal that cannot be duplicated with other types of flooring.

Oak is by far the most popular species of wood used in hardwood floors. This is because it is very hard, and it resists wear. With reasonable care, it will last a lifetime, or longer.  There are some different types and widths of oak that you can use. Oak hardwood flooring  can provide you with a red oak that is coarse-grained, and they also have white oak, that is a bit gray or has a light brown color.  You can buy oak hardwood flooring in engineered wood flooring or just solid hardwood . READ MORE…….