Steam cleaners can also work well on grout stains. The pressure of a steam cleaner can loosen stains that cleaners can’t dissolve…and without harmful chemicals!
The most important feature of laminate (and one that you can’t see!) is the underlayment. This is a cushiony material that absorbs sound, helps to keep the floating floor in place and acts as a moisture barrier. The underlayment is purchased separately and put down like a carpet cushion. However, in some laminates, it comes…
If you really want to keep the dirt off your new floor, leave your shoes at the door! Also be sure to wear slippers or socks on your tile floors. Your feet have oil on them that will transfer onto the tile.
Analyze color and interior design. Wherever you go, study store displays, check out new restaurants and look at contemporary offices for ideas you can take home fo a fresh approach to your home decor.
Keep your family and lifestyle in mind. Do you have children and pets? Are you willing to vacuum a cream colored carpet to keep it looking beautiful? Today’s carpets are engineered to be soil resistant and durable. Choose a carpet style that best meets your needs.
When shopping for flooring samples, make sure you look at it on the floor. In the store, it’s convenient to samples at waist height, but you need to see how it will look when installed. To truly visualize how your floor will look, always view samples on the floor and in your home.
The lighting in your room also plays a role in how flooring will appear. Ask Traditions for samples that you can take home before you make your final selection.
Have you ever walked on carpet and marveled at how soft and resilient it felt? That probably has as much to do with the quality of the pad than the actual carpet. Good padding protects your carpet, makes it last longer and feel better. It also acts as a shock absorber and protects carpet from…