After deciding that I wanted to install hardwood flooring throughout my entire home, I realized that there was one big problem with my plan: I had kids. I knew that my children would scratch the floors, get hurt on the floors, and stain it with different liquids. I knew that I needed something sturdier, so I started doing my research. A friend of mine recommended tile flooring that looked like hardwood, and although I was skeptical, I decided to look into it. I was amazed with how incredibly real it looked, and I knew that it was my answer. I had it installed, and my home looked amazing. This blog is all about fooling guests with better flooring and keeping your new floors looking perfect.
What do you need in a floor drain? If you answered "water" or "grease", great sass! But seriously, there's a lot more to choosing a floor drain than getting a basic circle with a grate on top. The shape, size, depth, and ease of access can change your floor drain management experience in more ways than you can imagine. From avoiding hours of sweating while struggling to remove a corroded, calcified drain or cringing as a contractor breaks yet another bracket while using power tools to clean up, here are a few benefits that come with picking specific features found in the newest, most sturdy floor drain systems. [Read More]
Real hardwood flooring is an investment that can add value to your home, so it's important to keep it looking its best. Whether you've recently restored the original hardwood in your historic home or had new flooring installed, it'll require some basic daily maintenance.
While many types of flooring, such as laminate and even ceramic tile, can imitate the look of real hardwood at a lower cost, they may not match the natural and enduring beauty of the real thing. [Read More]