Carpets can improve indoor comfort by making your feet feel warm on cold floors. Proper carpet maintenance is essential to enjoy these benefits. One critical maintenance practice is stretching or straightening. These are the pros of carpet stretching. Good Health Carpet folds are potential areas where pet fur, dust, and mold spores may hide. These particles may cause allergies, which may cause severe symptoms, including sneezing, skin itching, and coughing. Also, pet feces and vomit may hide within the creases. [Read More]
Tips For Successfully Applying An Epoxy Garage Floor Coating
If you spend a lot of time working on projects in your garage and don't like the old concrete slab floor, then applying an epoxy garage floor coating is the answer. You can use a garage floor coating in any color or style you like and applying the coating isn't as hard as you might believe it to be. Before attempting a garage floor coating project, consider the following tips. [Read More]
Having A Tough Time Cleaning Vinyl Flooring?
Vinyl flooring should be easy to keep clean. It doesn't require very special cleaning solutions, and it's usually easy to sweep and mop. Yet if you've found yourself repeatedly mopping the floors to still end up with new mop pads turning dark with dirt, which is not uncommon, you may decide these floors are hard to clean. Vinyl flooring isn't actually that hard to clean. It turns out the cause can be one of a few things that can leave dirt on the floor even after you think you've mopped it up. [Read More]
Hardwood Floor Installation: What to Expect
It's no secret that hardwood flooring can be a bit more demanding and time-consuming to install than other types of flooring. Luckily, professional installers do most of the work for you. But as a homeowner, it is still nice to know what to expect when you arrange to have a hardwood floor installed. Don't let these intricacies of the process surprise you. The wood may need to acclimatize. If you choose natural hardwood planks, your installer will probably call you a few days or a week before installation and ask if they can drop the wood off. [Read More]