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What to Look for in a Flooring Store in Santa Cruz, CA

February 7, 2019 12:56 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You have two options when you’re shopping for new flooring: you can go to a big box store like Lowe’s or Home Depot, or you can shop at a local flooring store in Santa Cruz, CA. We believe that going to a local flooring store is likely to be your better option, for a number of reasons. Which flooring store should you choose, though? There are a ton of options around town, and they all look the same on the surface. For that reason, we’ve put together this handy post. Continue reading to learn exactly what you should look for... View Article


Do I Need a Protector on My Vinyl Floor for My Rolling Desk Chair?

January 23, 2019 6:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Even though vinyl flooring in Santa Cruz, CA should hold up pretty well to the use of a rolling desk chair, it can still be a good idea to put down a chair mat or floor protector. You’ll find these mats in many professional offices and home offices alike. If you’ve recently put down new vinyl flooring, you might be wondering whether it’s worth investing in mats for the chairs as well. Here are just a few of the reasons why you might consider using a protector for your rolling desk chair on your vinyl flooring. Floor protection Chances are... View Article


Will My Dog’s Nails Scratch Vinyl Flooring?

January 9, 2019 6:23 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the questions we often receive from customers is whether they need to be worried about using vinyl flooring if they have a dog. There are some concerns that the vinyl might get scratched up by the dog’s claws, or otherwise not be able to hold up to long-term exposure to doggy behavior. Fortunately, vinyl flooring can be an excellent option if you have pets. Thanks to the upgrades in today’s technology, it can mimic the look of natural stone tile or hardwood without doing the same damage to your budget, and while also being much easier on your... View Article


Why Do I Need to Acclimate My Hardwood Flooring Before Installation?

December 26, 2018 10:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

There are few things more transformative to the look and aesthetic of your home than new flooring. If you’ve recently decided to invest in new hardwood flooring for your abode, you may be chomping at the bit to install it and see how it changes the interior of your living space. Hardwood flooring, however, is a natural substance that breathes and changes shape and size with different temperatures and humidity levels. Installing your hardwood flooring without first acclimating it to the temperature and humidity level of your home could cause your brand-new floor to warp or fit incorrectly. Because of... View Article


Will My Hardwood Floor Change Color After Installation?

December 12, 2018 10:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re planning to invest in new hardwood flooring for your home, you may have a number of questions about what the floors will look, feel and sound like once they’ve been installed. Because hardwood floors are such a popular and enduring flooring solution, it’s easy to know what to expect following a hardwood floor installation. Ultimately, the way that your hardwood floor behaves after it’s been installed is largely dependent on the type of wood that you opted to invest in. While any type of hardwood flooring in Santa Cruz, CA is a dependable investment, it’s important to discuss... View Article