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Debunking the Myth That Carpet Flooring Aggravates Asthma and Allergies

Debunking the Myth That Carpet Flooring Aggravates Asthma and Allergies

Carpet flooring is known for its warmth, style, comfort and affordability. Despite these benefits, it is still avoided by many households because of the ingrained notions that it aggravates asthma and allergies among those who are sensitive to such maladies. But is this true? Recent studies challenge these assumptions instead, and hint that it may, in fact, be the reverse. This post examines the various studies regarding the topic. • Research Read more [...]
How to Puppy-Proof Your Hardwood Flooring

How to Puppy-Proof Your Hardwood Flooring

Dogs can be hard on your hardwood flooring, ruining the beautiful finish you have invested in. But it is not impossible for your dog or puppy and hardwood floor to coexist if you take the necessary precautions. These measures will not only protect the floor from your pet’s play but also protect them from any potential accidents. This post outlines a few suggestions which will help you maintain an envy-worthy hardwood flooring while giving Read more [...]
Effective Ways to Keep Your Shag Carpets and Rugs Clean

Effective Ways to Keep Your Shag Carpets and Rugs Clean

Shag rugs are known for their fluffy texture, which makes them comfortable to step on and beautiful as well. Flokati, wool, acrylic and leather are popular materials used for making this type of floor covering. However, they have thicker pile, which makes it very difficult to reach and clean the dust that settles within the crevices of the rug. Professional cleaners charge more for cleaning shags compared to other rugs primarily for these difficulties. Read more [...]
Different Types of Laminate Flooring

Different Types of Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is beautiful and affordable. It can imitate the appearance of wood, tile or stone and is easy to maintain. This kind of flooring is resistant to burns, scratches and heat, making them a suitable choice for most rooms in the house, including the kitchen. In comparison to hardwood, laminate flooring is available in different grain patterns, textures, installation types, floorboard construction and AC rating. This blog post by Read more [...]
Quality Indicators for Carpets and Rugs

Quality Indicators for Carpets and Rugs

Carpets and rugs are tricky floor coverings because it is difficult to assess their quality just by looking at them. The average buyer faces a lot of confusion due to the variety in weaves, materials, textures and padding available. The differences are subtle and often not easy to recognize. However, the price variation is indicative of the differences in quality. You should be aware of the quality indicators to make an informed choice. This Read more [...]
Area Rugs in an Open Floor

5 Tips to Coordinate Area Rugs in an Open Floor Plan

Area rugs add to the expression and personality of a home while protecting the flooring against heavy furniture. But choosing and coordinating multiple area rugs on a single floor can be confusing. There are many choices of materials, functions, designs, colours and patterns. This makes finding the best possible coordination tough. That’s okay though, as area rugs are a great way of distinguishing separate sections of an open floor planning. Read more [...]
Tiles for Your Kitchen

Things to Consider When Selecting Tiles for Your Kitchen

There are many different types of tiles available in a variety of colours, styles and textures. Selecting the right ones for your kitchen can be tough as a result. Your selection needs to take into account the appearance of the tiles and the place you want to use them for. Here is a list of things that you should keep in mind when choosing tiles for your kitchen. Tile Type For kitchens, having a non-slippery surface to walk on is a necessity. Read more [...]