All About Flooring

Living room with stained wood flooring and fireplace

How Do Stain Color and Shade of Flooring Affect the Overall Look and Feel of Your Home?

By Miguel Barajas | December 12, 2022

The stain color and shade of your flooring can have a big impact on the overall look and feel of your home, and it’s an important factor to consider when choosing new flooring. Here are a few important ways that the stain color and shade of your flooring can affect the aesthetic of your home:…

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Family room with engineered wood floor and view of pool through windows.

Composition of Engineered Wood Floors & the Different Kinds of Cores

By Miguel Barajas | December 12, 2022

Sure, engineered wood floors are made from a composite of wood layers, or plies, that are bonded together using heat and pressure. The number of plies and the type of wood used can vary, but most engineered wood floors have at least three plies. The top layer, or wear layer, is made from a thin…

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Bedroom with carpet

Carpet Colors Effect on Your Home

By Miguel Barajas | December 12, 2022

Carpet color is an important factor to consider when choosing new flooring for your home, as it can have a big impact on the overall aesthetics of the space. This article discusses a few key ways that carpet color can affect the look and feel of your home. Carpet color can set the tone of…

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Living room with fireplace and hardwood flooring and view of water through window

How Flooring Impacts Your Home’s Value

By Miguel Barajas | December 12, 2022

This article discusses a few key ways that different types of flooring can affect the value and appeal of a home. Hardwood Floors Hardwood flooring is a popular choice among home buyers because of its durability, attractiveness, and ability to add value to a home. Hardwood floors can increase the value of a home because…

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Tile flooring inside residential home

How Tiles Are Manufactured

By Miguel Barajas | December 12, 2022

Floor tiles are an important part of many homes and buildings. They provide a durable, attractive surface that is easy to clean and maintain. The manufacturing process for floor tiles involves several steps, starting with the selection and preparation of raw materials and ending with the final inspection and packaging of the finished product. Raw…

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Pros & Cons of Wool Carpeting

By Miguel Barajas | December 12, 2022

Wool carpeting is a popular choice among homeowners for a variety of reasons, but it also has some drawbacks that you should be aware of before making a decision. Here is a breakdown of the major benefits and drawbacks of choosing wool carpeting for your home: Benefits of Wool Carpeting Durability Wool is a natural…

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luxury bathroom master bedroom porcelain tile

Is Ceramic or Porcelain Tile Better for Floors?

By Miguel Barajas | July 16, 2022

Ceramic vs. Porcelain is one of the most asked topics in our industry. “Which one is better?” Or “how can I tell the difference between ceramic and porcelain tiles?” are some of the questions we answer below. Tiles are hard-wearing covering materials that have been around for centuries and can be used for both flooring…

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Luxury vinyl plank flooring color swatches

What Is Vinyl Flooring?

By Miguel Barajas | July 16, 2022

Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) flooring, or vinyl flooring, is an all-vinyl plank design that looks like wood floors–but with all the advantages of a vinyl product. LVP floors were developed in the 1970s, but they did not become trendy until around the year 2012.  LVP is a highly engineered product. The luxury vinyl plank flooring…

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Patterned Cut Pile Carpet Stanton Pattern Match-high Movie Theatre Style Elegant

What Are the Advantages of Carpet?

By Miguel Barajas | April 7, 2020

There is nothing better than coming home and walking on a beautiful soft carpet. For many years, carpet has been the top-selling flooring product in the industry due in part to the variety of options available. There are thousands of styles to choose from and for the most part, every style has a large range…

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Brown Mannington Adura-Max Apex Luxury Vinyl Flooring-with Bevel

The Need for Laminate Flooring

By Miguel Barajas | April 6, 2020

Laminate is a great option for someone who wants the look of wood or stone without the premium that comes with those materials. A high-quality laminate floor handles dents and scratches better than almost any other product due to it having a very strong and durable wear layer. Also, the composition of the core on…

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Hardwood Flooring Benefits

By Miguel Barajas | April 6, 2020

Hardwood Flooring is a very popular option for many great reasons. Hardwood floors come in a variety of types, finishes, thicknesses, and widths, so you are bound to find a combination that will bring together your entire home and leave you very happy with the final result. Because of wood’s natural hardness, hardwood flooring performs…

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