Love Your Flooring Look and Design with Tarkett Vinyl Flooring and Mannington Vinyl Flooring

Are you ready to upgrade the dull-looking flooring you have right now? Then, it is time for you to consider vinyl flooring. For sure, you will have the best time to enjoy every corner of your home with the help of sophisticated and timeless sleek of a vinyl flooring. Read more...

Tips for Effective Ways of Cleaning and Protecting Your Mullican Hardwood Flooring

Today, flooring is not an ordinary part of the house anymore. It has something to do with your ambiance and an essential factor to improve the interiors of the entire home. If you want to create an elegant and inviting look for your home, Mullican hardwood flooring is a significant advantage. Read more...

Complete Your Home Interior with Mannington Vinyl Flooring

Are you not yet sure of the flooring you wanted to use for your home renovation or building your dream house? Then, why not consider Mannington vinyl flooring. You will not just experience trendy flooring option, but you also complete the classy and aesthetic look of your home interiors. Read more...

Reinvent Your Flooring Look Through Somerset Hardwood Flooring

Finding the perfect hardwood flooring can be one of the most challenging tasks when you are planning for home renovation or building a new home. Hardwood flooring is also responsible for completing the unique, elegant and exciting look of your home. From color to texture to design, you can create a distinct look for your home. If you want to end up with Mediterranean or contemporary look, you need to be careful in picking the particular color Read more...

Forget About Boring Flooring: Consider Mullican Hardwood Flooring And Mercier Hardwood Flooring Now!

Whether you are planning to buy a new house or consider home renovation, it will always be a good idea to opt for hardwood flooring. Many flooring manufacturers can accommodate your flooring needs. You will be provided with a wide selection of hardwood flooring with a different design, price, features, and benefits. Read more...

Hardwood Flooring Buying Guide

Hardwood flooring is warm, cozy and inviting and is the preferred flooring among many homeowners. However, before making a hardwood flooring purchase, there are a few things you should know. Among other things, are a few factors that make hardwood flooring a good choice for certain rooms within the home but at the same time it is not right for other rooms. Read more...

Interior Designing and Flooring

One of the hardest things to learn in life is when to ask for help. For some people this means not knowing when to delegate something to an associate and for others this means not knowing when to hire a professional for a job that they truly aren't qualified or committed to completing. For example, the home buying or home renovating process can be overwhelming Read more...

Where does Hardwood Flooring Come From?

Before it’s a floorboard, it must be a log, and before it’s a log, it must be a tree. While hardwood floors are much sought as one of the most reliable ways to imbue any space, private or public, with warmth and class, the consequences of high demand on the world’s forests can be severe and long-lasting. Read more...

No Longer Just for Thumb Tacks

When asked to imagine cork, an image of either wine bottle stoppers or a bulletin board probably comes to mind. This is to be expected given that around 60% of cork products come in the form of wine bottle stoppers. The wine industry has recognized and maximized the utility of cork based upon its properties of being elastic and efficient in creating airtight seals. Read more...

Keeping up with the Jones' and Doing so Sustainably

The time has come that we can no longer turn a blind eye on the environmental degradation of this planet. However, because our lives are so complex, and our societal wants and needs are so engrained, actually making practical changes has been somewhat of a challenge. Read more...

When Less is Not More

Perhaps one of the most remarkable learning events occurs when one takes a step into an industry or trade that he or she was previously unfamiliar with. Due to the fact that our environments are already extremely complex, as a survival mechanism, we are forced to simplify our thoughts about the things that we do not know. Read more...

Is Anything Really Made in the USA?

Virtually everything comes with a wealth of history, which is often accompanied by many years of stories or experiences. Take a look around your home and consider that nearly every product in your immediate environment is more multifaceted than it may seem at first glance. Read more...

Which kind of floor do you need?

Solid or engineered wood? Each type has its specific use and the answer depends on your lifestyle and your needs. The solid choices can be installed on grade and above grade, but not below grade. Solids should be in a moisture-controlled environment. Solid wood strip or plank is nailed down only and requires a wood sub floor. Read more...

The Ugly Duckling Grows Up

Remember in elementary school when the teacher would take your prized drawing of your favorite animal and later return it to you in a nice clear film that thankfully protected it from spills in the lunchroom. Whether or not you knew it at the time, your teacher laminated that drawing by melding it between two layers of plastic. Read more...

Old Faithful

Say you are considering purchasing carpet either to spice up the home you already have, or to be installed in the home you are building. Perhaps you have decided that under no circumstances will you end up with anything that, even vaguely, resembles the shag carpeting of the seventies. Read more...

Domesticating Nature

One of the attractive aspects of purchasing an older restored home is the likelihood that it was originally built with hardwood floors. Of course, over the years, many times these floors have been covered over by other types of materials. It is very exciting though, to pull back old carpeting and find the beautiful texture and remarkable luster of original hardwood. Read more...

Older than Dirt

Despite how beautiful bare hardwood flooring looks to the naked eye, there will most likely come a time that you wish to curl up on a nice soft surface either in front of the fireplace or to play a board game with your children. Thankfully, hundreds of years ago, such a solution was created. Area rugs are a prominent place in many modern day homes, as they give personality. Read more...

Health Concern - Fact or Fiction?

To truly understand the amazing properties of vinyl, return once more to high school chemistry. Vinyl is comprised of two carbon atoms double bonded to every three hydrogen atoms. This is classified as a vinyl group, which is very closely related to ethylene, although ethylene has one additional hydrogen atom. Read more...

Ready, Set...

Even in a world of uncertainties there is one thing that can be expected: consumer preferences are going to be in a constant state of change. Some changes are more gradual than others, while some seem to sneak-up overnight without warning. The most dramatic change in consumer preference over the last few years. Read more...

The Art of the Deal – Not Anymore

Think back to June 28th, 2007 - nothing particularly newsworthy comes to mind. Granted, the war, the tumultuous housing market, and the impending elections have been commanding a majority of the media's attention, so it is not unexpected that little else surfaces from memory. Read more...

More than Meets the Eye

In this evolving world of man-made materials, it is important to recognize and celebrate those items that are still uniquely crafted from the gifts of the Earth. With the recent surge of environmental awareness, consumers and corporations alike have taken a preference for products that result in as minimal damage to the ecosystem as is possible. Read more...

(Not) All Created Equal

Well, Fall is upon us and kids across America are heading back to school – some attending kindergarten, some starting high school, and others entering college. However, there is another university in town, and this one is at FloorMall.com. These days, learning is not confined to a classroom, or even to conventional topics. Read more...

Carpet Care: When Do-It-Yourself is Overstated

After acquiring something new, the excitement and satisfaction surrounding the new item will inevitably decline as time passes by. This is especially true as the cost of the item begins to set in and the novelty of the item wears off. However, in certain circumstances, the initial pleasure can be revisited even years down the road. Read more...

Flooring Installation - Get the Magnifying Glass

Nearly everyone is apprehensive about taking his or her automobile to the mechanic. Partly this is due to the common understanding that a garage or dealership is only as good as the mechanics they employ. And yet, everyday people drive their cars into shops hoping for the best, while knowing very little about the actual employees to be doing the repair. Read more...

Interior Design One Man Show?

One of the hardest things to learn in life is when to ask for help. For some people this means not knowing when to delegate something to an associate and for others this means not knowing when to hire a professional for a job that they truly aren't qualified or committed to completing. Read more...

Armstrong – the Unlikely Environmentalist

It is one thing for smaller companies to announce initiatives to implement more environmentally friendly practices, but it is an entirely different story when the dominant player in an industry vows to be a steward of the Earth. Granted, every change, no matter how large or small, is a valid and worthwhile one. Read more...

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

More and more consumers are becoming aware of the environmental impact behind the products that they purchase. With this has come the desire by individuals to reduce their environmental footprint. While people have good intentions to make more environmentally friendly purchases, it can sometimes be difficult to discern what the most environmentally friendly purchase would actually be. Read more...

Unmatched Quality - HGTV and HGTVPro

The Internet has made information exceptionally accessible, however, this has not occurred without an attached compensatory price. For example, the publishing of a book or manual requires not only years, but a substantial financial investment as well. Now, in the current age of technology, information can be uploaded to the web in a matter of moments, and at virtually no cost. Read more...

Loggers and Washington Square Off

The current political climate is so tumultuous that it is not unlikely for new legislation to come and go without ever drawing major media headlines. People are still very focused on our military action in Iraq while also becoming more involved in the upcoming primaries and presidential election. Read more...

Sports + Milliken = Perfection

Autumn is not just exciting because it is Back-to-School time, or because the leaves and weather are changing, Autumn is exciting because football season kicks off. Millions of people pile into football stadiums around the country to support their favorite NFL or NCAA football teams. Read more...

Business or Pleasure: Your Choice

Industry trade shows and conferences can on one hand be painfully long, but on the other hand, they can result in very promising lines of revenue if managed correctly. In the beginning part of 2008, the flooring industry will come together to celebrate the previous year and to plan for the next. Read more...

The Long Road Home

Unless you are living under a rock, you know that the economy is experiencing some form of a correction. Notice the use of the word correction because we dare not say the "R" word – recession. Nevertheless, ask the average consumer or business owner and they will tell you that it is what it is no matter what you call it. Read more...

Hardwood: Strong and Mighty

Home improvement projects can be quite costly and time consuming, so it is not surprising that ample consideration be given to the long term outlook of the project. For some people, this means deciphering whether the styles of today will still be complementary to the styles of tomorrow. Read more...

Patience is so Passé

We live in a fast food, text messaging, microwaved era where patience and foresight are not all that common. One negative byproduct of this is that material goods seem to be decreasing in longevity even as technology should theoretically be making goods of better quality and value. Read more...

Pick a Number, Any Number

The act of making a purchase has changed significantly over the last few decades. It used to be that shopping was limited to brick and mortar stores, which later transformed into catalog and phone shopping. Now that the Internet has found its way into millions of homes, e-commerce has risen drastically in the shopping hierarchy. Read more...

Behind Every Face is a Story

Shaw, the flooring company that now employs over 30,000 people, has a history that dates back to one small family. In 1946, Shaw existed as the Star Dye Company, which was in the business of rug coloring. Read more...

Another One Bites the Dust

The current financial climate is certainly affecting industries far and wide. One of the more recent companies to fall in the face of tighter consumer spending and slower residential construction was the flooring distributor, Hoboken. The company filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in November of 2007. Read more...

Distinctive is an Understatement!

One of the greatest things about our global economy is the growth, expansion and accessibility of companies far and wide. With this has come the cooperation between companies that no longer even need to exist on the same continent. This is precisely the excitement behind Nova Distinctive Floors, which has a rewarding and successful relationship with a Swiss manufacturer of cork. Read more...

Tile: Everyday Mysteries

It is fascinating to realize the things that we do not know, especially considering how much of our day is spent defending what we do know – whether it be at work, at home, or at school. Oddly enough, our knowledge about everyday items is severely limited perhaps because such things are so common we take them for granted. Read more...

Drink Up and Make Your Feet Happy?

Many years ago we walked on the moon, and although that event was tremendously exciting, advances in the ‘green revolution’ are making headlines as well. As environmental awareness expands, corporations are realizing that there is a huge untapped market to capitalize upon. Read more...

Hardwood versus Softwood: Not what you Think

We are surrounded by trees and yet we actually pay very little attention to them on a day to day basis. In fact, many people could not identify some of the most common species that are living right in our back yards. Another mystery to most is the difference between hardwood and softwood. Read more...

A Species to Suit Any and All Tastes

Anyone who has ventured into the world of hardwood flooring would have noticed that there are ample species available to complement all tastes. Starting near the beginning of the alphabet, we have Ash. Read more...