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...