Published at Wednesday, September 05th 2018, 06:26:36 AM by Jeanie Kelley. Flooring. Carpet is very popular in most areas of the home. Wall to wall carpeting allows you to have pretty much whatever kind of floor you want-basic tile or sheeting is fine because it will be covered with the carpeting. Colors, textures and softness are among the choices you have in carpet. Stain resistant carpet is a great idea for families with small children just learning to walk. Carpet is especially good for those who despise cold floors in the morning.
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 15:22:21 PM. Flooring By Beverly Cain. Twenty years ago, the main choices for flooring were very limited and not all that attractive. Times have changed greatly and now with those changes comes a wide variety of beautiful choices. No longer are homeowners limited to a small scope of cheap laminate flooring choices or vinyl flooring. Go to any specialty home improvement store and you will see endless flooring ideas that you can incorporate into your own home. Redoing your floors can instantly give your home a whole new feel and freshen it up with out a huge financial investment. Now is the time to look into your options.
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 12:01:19 PM. Flooring By Florine Atkinson. Let us start with laminate flooring. There are many different types and most have a wood effect finish but there are ones that mimic ceramic, slate or terracotta and even metals such as copper and brushed aluminium. This is usually installed on a thin piece of foam without nails or glue, which makes installation fairly easy but can create a noisy floor. Laminate floor coverings basically have the following layers:core, laminate and protective foil. The flooring is made from lengths of high density fibreboard (HDF) and they tend to be a locking or tongue and groove versions.
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 07:44:32 AM. Flooring By Kathy Ruiz. When it comes to new flooring, there are so many choices that it is almost impossible to pick right away. You can choose from bamboo hardwoods, cork flooring, laminates and hardwoods. Don't let the laminates scare you because they now come in a wide range of colors and patterns that are beautiful. There are even a wide range of choices for your garage!
Published at Friday, August 10th 2018, 04:31:44 AM. Flooring By Beverly Cain. For basements, we all know that moisture is present down there. So you have a very narrow choice of flooring types for your basement. You need a flooring type that cannot be damage by a long exposure to moisture. That means, hardwood, laminate flooring and vinyl are not suitable for basements. One of the best flooring type for basements is ceramic tiles and granite tiles. These are easy to clean and easy to install materials that are capable of withstanding longtime exposure to moisture.
Published at Thursday, August 09th 2018, 23:32:20 PM. Flooring By Jeannette Mcneil. You also have ceramic tiles. This kind of tile is the inexpensive way to achieve the look of granite or marble floors. They can give the effect of having water on your floors that's oh so dramatic. Another kind of tile you can use as flooring is metal tile. These are either industrial gratings or stainless steel. If you want your floor to have the look of brass, bronze or steel, this is the one to go for. You can mix and match this tile with other kinds of tiles to accent the floor and create a point of interest in the room.
Published at Thursday, August 09th 2018, 18:22:41 PM. Flooring By Florine Atkinson. First, you have porcelain tiles. These tiles are made by firing at high temperatures. They are also very dense and moisture resistant. You can purchase porcelain in a variety of shades and colors. Porcelain tiles are the most expensive though but with them you have tile flooring ideas that can mimic stone and other materials.
Published at Thursday, August 09th 2018, 13:22:48 PM. Flooring By Berta Morin. The latest flooring design ideas from Amtico incorporate the use of striping to highlight the floor pattern and to create a floor design that is absolutely unique. The color scheme of the stripes on the floor are supposed to coordinate with the rest of the elements in the room like the furniture, wall paper or paint and the upholstery or floor covering. Other flooring design ideas that Amtico flooring of all kinds come with are the use of highlighting features like borders and motifs. The use of striping, borders and motifs in floors easily lets you create a floor that is absolutely unique and customized for your own home and décor.