Hardwood Flooring For The Bedroom

Most people don’t consider hardwood when it comes to flooring for their bedroom.  Traditionally, the warmth and comfort of carpet is preferred in the most intimate of rooms. Despite the dominance of carpet in the bedroom floor market, hardwood is picking up steam and gaining popularity for a variety of reasons. Let’s attempt to tackle…

Fix Squeaky Floors

About the only benefit to squeaky floors is that they alert you when your kids are sneaking around past curfew. Other than that, that constant creaking can really become a nuisance in your home. There are a number of ways you can help muffle noisy floors, many of them having to do with the particular…

Hardwood Flooring Options for Pets

You may think that hardwood flooring is not the best choice for your crazy dog at home. Here in Monmouth County, it’s more prone to dent and scratch over time compared to carpets. This may be true, but there’s no reason why you can’t continue to upgrade the elegance of your interior with a classy…

Hardwood Flooring Trends

The flooring industry is an ever changing, cutthroat world where what's "hot" one month is faux pas the next. With so many options and styles, it's easy for the homeowner to get overwhelmed when deciding which floor is best for their home. Wooden floors have always provided appeal for their rustic look, sustainability and low…

First Impressions – Creating an Entrance

The entrance to your home is the first impression that anyone gets when they enter your home. First impressions make a big difference, so be sure you are doing everything you can to make that first glance as impressive as possible. There are many things you can do, some large and some small, that will…

Flooring Uses – Re-Purpose

There is a nearly endless selection of flooring options available, which range drastically in look and feel. The materials used for flooring can also be used for many other components of the home, so before you rid of flooring because you don’t think you can use it, check out these ideas for repurposing or reusing…

Make Your Home Feel Bigger

There are many tricks you can do to your home to make it feel like a larger space. While these tricks will work with homes of any size, it makes the biggest difference in smaller areas and rooms. The solutions range in difficulty from easy to moderately difficult, but the overall effect can be enormous.…

How to Create a Welcoming Home

You want your home to be a place where you can relax and feel comfortable. Doing this means matching your home to your lifestyle that might be centered around your kitchen and food or your living room and your couches. If you are looking for simple ways to make your home feel cozier, then here…

Finding the Right Hardwood

If you have narrowed down your search for the right flooring to hardwoods then you have done well, but you still have much work to do. There are many hardwood flooring options available and finding the perfect one for your job is difficult. There are many considerations including color, hardness, gloss, thickness and more. Light…

Creating a Home Office

Creating a home office is challenging and rewarding. If you work from home then having an office space where you can be productive makes a big difference in your attitude and quality of work. Building a home office space is not easy, though. It is very different from designing the rest of your home because…