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Proper Care and Cleaning for Hardwood Flooring

January 13, 2020 8:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the major conveniences of hardwood flooring is how easy it is to clean and maintain over time. It doesn’t attract and retain stains and debris as readily as carpet, and it’s not as difficult to clean as tile and grout, for example. But hardwood’s reputation for easy maintenance is only true if you’re doing it right. Too many people treat the wood flooring in their Santa Cruz, CA home like it can stand up to anything. And while it’s resilient, there are some things that it just doesn’t weather well—namely, poor cleaning practices. Here’s what you should and... View Article


Six Reasons Why You Should Consider Installing Vinyl Floors

December 24, 2019 11:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

So, it’s time to replace all or some of the flooring in your house. You’ve had your eye on stone tile flooring and natural hardwood planks—both fantastic material options—but these products and installation services do not come cheap. Enter another option: vinyl flooring. Vinyl is an ever-popular flooring option, and it has been for decades. It mimics the look and feel of natural wood planks and wood tiles for a fraction of the cost. New vinyl floors hold strong against stains, scratches and other types of damage. Take a look at all your options before choosing your new floors. If... View Article


Everything You Wanted to Know About Laminate Flooring

December 10, 2019 11:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

One of the top benefits of choosing laminate flooring for your home is that it can imitate all aspects of traditional wood plank flooring. Homeowners and builders alike enjoy using quality laminate because it’s easy to install and durable, looks nice and feels great underfoot. This type of flooring works well in bedrooms, shared open spaces, hallways, bathrooms and kitchens—there’s a color and pattern for everyone and every space. If you’re considering installing laminate floors in your home, but only remember the ugly stuff in your grandparents’ home from when you were a kid, read on! Here’s everything you wanted... View Article


Why You Should Choose Wool Carpeting in Santa Cruz, CA

November 20, 2019 11:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you’re investigating new carpet options for your home, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the sheer variety of materials you’ll be exposed to. Every type of carpet material has its own unique benefits (and drawbacks), but today we’re going to specifically focus on the benefits of selecting wool carpeting in Santa Cruz, CA. Here’s a quick overview of some of the biggest benefits associated with wool carpeting to give you a sense of why so many people opt to use it in their homes: It’s natural: People these days are increasingly focused on using natural and organic products in... View Article


The Benefits of Linoleum Flooring in Santa Cruz, CA

November 6, 2019 11:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Linoleum flooring has gained something of a bad reputation in recent years, as people often associate it with the old, faded flooring from kitchens that haven’t been updated since the 1950s. However, the flooring material still remains widely popular, not just due to its benefits as a flooring material, but also because of its environmental friendliness. If you’ve been wondering why linoleum is making a comeback, it might be worth your while to research it in greater detail as a flooring option for your home. The technology has come a long way, as have the available designs. Here are just... View Article