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Stair Runners:  The “Forgotten” Detail in Many Homes

Stair Runners: The “Forgotten” Detail in Many Homes




As flooring experts, we understand the importance of providing customers with quality carpet and custom hardwood selections for their homes. However, one part of the home that often gets overlooked are the STAIRS!  Adding a custom stair

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Moisture Problems in Wood Flooring

Moisture Problems in Wood Flooring

Moisture Problems in Wood FlooringMoisture Problems are prevalent in Wood Flooring

This winter has been extremely cold and Middle Tennessee has experienced days with as much as 50 degree temperature swings and humidity changes. Have you noticed changes in your hardwood floors this winter?

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What To Use To Clean Laminate Flooring

laminate flooring

I love my laminate flooring. The  dark chocolate mahogany finish caught my eye when we looked at samples and I knew it would look beautiful in my home. I have two small children and the youngest is ALL BOY

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2013 Carpet Trends

While homeowners continue to replace carpet with hard surfaces such as tile and hardwood in “living areas”, carpet is still widely used in bedrooms and family recreation areas such as basements and bonus rooms. Using carpeting to define select spaces allows …

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The 411 on Beveled Hardwood Flooring

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Example of a pre-finished beveled edge hardwood floor by Shaw Floors.

Here’s the 411 on Beveled Hardwood Flooring. To bevel or not to bevel, that is the question. The number of options, finishes and edge styles can be overwhelming if …

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Flooring Forecasts for 2012


Colors are very much in demand with decorators this year. Shaw Carpets has reworked their carpet line with bright bold colors suitable for any room. In addition to color, look for texture – sculpted carpets in contemporary patterns and …

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Cork Flooring: The Cold Weather Floor

Now that we’re entering winter, many of us are thinking of new ways to keep warm. And believe it or not, the type of flooring you choose can greatly affect the insulation of your home.
Many of us have chilly …

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Cold, squeaks…solving your flooring problems

Squeaks, cold, moisture—the flooring challenges in your home may seem insurmountable. But any experienced flooring expert knows to prescribe just the right underlayment. Problem solved.

If your house has any of the following conditions, talk to your flooring installer about …

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