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Hardwood Increases Home Value

Hardwood Increases Home Value

If you’re like most homeowners, your house represents your largest single investment, so it only makes sense that the items you put into your home need to add value while meeting the needs of your family and budget. One of the items that can add significant value to your home is hardwood floors. In fact,
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Floor Colors – Dark vs Light

Floor Colors – Dark vs Light

Let’s Talk Floor Color By Lori Howard at simpleFLOORS Austin One of the biggest decisions when choosing a hardwood floor is what color will be best for your space. People tend to naturally gravitate towards one extreme or another with a preference for either dark or light floors. The color is the most noticeable part
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Hardwood versus Laminate Flooring

Hardwood versus Laminate Flooring

Hardwood versus Laminate Flooring? By Lori Howard at simpleFLOORS Austin Deciding whether to purchase hardwood or laminate flooring for your home can be a confusing decision to make. The truth is that both are great choices that improve the look and the value of your home. So how do you choose and what are the
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The Best Flooring Installation Methods

The Best Flooring Installation Methods

Which Flooring Installation Method is Best for my Flooring Project?    While finding the floor that fits perfectly with the personality of your home, aside from style, color and design, one of the things that will first be considered is how and where the floor should be installed. There are a few installation methods available,
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Pets and Flooring

Pets and Flooring

Pets and Flooring What do you choose as a flooring option when you have pets? Having pets does not mean you need to live without beautiful flooring! Many potential flooring customers come in the store looking for something that hold up well with their pets. Asking a few questions will help determine what the best
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Engineered Hardwood – Click vs Tongue and Groove Flooring

Engineered Hardwood – Click vs Tongue and Groove Flooring

Click together flooring is becoming more prevalent recently in the flooring industry, primarily with engineered hardwood. However do not let the marketing gimmicks that a lot of manufacturers have been dishing out fool you. The most common theme is that click together floors are much easier for installation. For a professional installer who uses the
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What’s Best About Wide-Plank Flooring

What’s Best About Wide-Plank Flooring

Wide-plank hardwood is among the most popular hardwood options for today’s buyers, and is now a mainstay in the industry alongside traditional width hardwood. Its advanced construction and expanded surface appeal call forth a high-end look and feel that can be treasured in a home for decades. Wide-plank hardwoods create a more smooth and uniform
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A Background on Bamboo: Origin, Harvest and Technique

A Background on Bamboo: Origin, Harvest and Technique

A less conventional flooring option than both hardwood and laminate, bamboo floors put an ultramodern shift in the design. Bamboo flooring is heavily reputed for the flexibility, security and versatility it adds to any project. Sourced renewable, bamboo floors create an eco-friendly interior atmosphere. The construction and overall structural integrity of these floors are tributes
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3 Reasons To Spring Into Aged Betula

3 Reasons To Spring Into Aged Betula

Springtime is the time of year in which gardening, woodworking and completing indoor and outdoor home remodeling projects are in full swing. As such projects begin, you’ll likely find yourself on a quest for a refreshing design turnaround in the home, and opting for new selections in flooring, furniture and other room accessories. Our new
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UV-Cured Urethane Aluminum Oxide, What’s This Finish?

UV-Cured Urethane Aluminum Oxide, What’s This Finish?

Aside from looks, all wood floors are designed to provide stability and functionality for your home, in addition to advanced architectural support. As a means of extending the livelihood and performance of hardwood floors, a polyurethane-based aluminum oxide finish is added to the surface of the floor during the manufacturing process. This applied finish offers
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Earth Day! Our Sustainable Products & Process

Earth Day! Our Sustainable Products & Process

Happy Earth Day! As we celebrate the Earth today, (April 22nd) for all its green glory and habituates, we also look to ways that we can live in harmony with all of its complex ecosystems. Here at simpleFLOORS, it is of utmost importance that our products and distribution processes are eco-friendly. For reasons like these,
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What’s Your Flooring Color Style?

What’s Your Flooring Color Style?

From rustic, eclectic or somewhere in between, there is a style identity for all homes. Now that spring has rolled around, the mood of a room scene is to be ultimately decided by its colors, patterns and décor. Similar to the fashion concept of clothes, there are invisible guidelines to the color and style of
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Create A simpleFLOORS Room Scene with Polyvore

Create A simpleFLOORS Room Scene with Polyvore

  Creating the perfect interior design scheme first involves coordinating your room with the colors, flooring and accessories you need to bring your vision to life. And if you’re shopping for floors and want a feel for the look and style they’ll present in your home, it gets surprisingly easy with Polyvore. With a snip
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1-On-1 with Wood Floor Care

1-On-1 with Wood Floor Care

In maintaining any floor, there is often a good amount of TLC involved. Even after you take the highest precautions to clean and upkeep them, it is all too common for scratches, dents and other damage to arise. Although avoiding these might seem inevitable, there are a number of methods for you to keep your
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The Rise in Wide-Plank Hardwood Styles

The Rise in Wide-Plank Hardwood Styles

The new year, which has brought many changes for interior design, has also had additional trends up its sleeve for flooring and décor. More notably, hardwood flooring. Hardwood flooring is a staple of grandeur and luxury in the home, and provides a look that many homeowners hold dear. Fortunately for flooring enthusiasts, 2014′s hardwood offerings
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Wanna Chat Online?

Wanna Chat Online?

Do you have flooring questions that you need answered? Chat online with an expert who can help you find the right flooring option that is perfect for your own unique situation. At simpleFLOORS we are always interested in engaging with our customers, whether it is in person, on the phone, via email, or over live
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Understanding Underlayment

Understanding Underlayment

In the process of choosing floors for your residence, proper installation is just as important as quality guarantee, playing a crucial role in giving your home the appeal and durability it requires. For this reason, securing the proper installation for any premium-grade selection of flooring involves a crucial combination of underlayment and trims. Underlayment is
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Floor of the Week – Aiden Maple

Floor of the Week – Aiden Maple

Maple hardwood floors are one of our most popular flooring options here at simpleFLOORS. In terms of interior decorating, nothing screams traditional and vintage beauty more than a classic maple hardwood floor. The subtle grain patterns and light brown hue in a maple hardwood floor brings a comfortable feeling to any flooring space, providing an
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Popular Flooring Trends – Exotic Hardwoods

Popular Flooring Trends – Exotic Hardwoods

In the realm of flooring and interior design, personal customization is becoming more and more important to consumers. As we move towards a “me”-driven society, customers are more frequently searching for flooring that helps to define who they are as an individual. One of the trending qualities for popular hardwood flooring is authenticity with an
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Vintage Style Hardwoods with a Distressed Look

Vintage Style Hardwoods with a Distressed Look

One of the more popular trends in the wood flooring industry today is the movement towards more authentic and vintage style hardwood flooring. Floors that possess an “old-world” look which use any and all traditional techniques and styles from the past have overtaken the previous trend of highly polished floors with a flawless look. Because
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