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Shopping for flooring online

Shopping for flooring online

Shopping for Flooring Online There are many sources for flooring information and product knowledge, and a major decision is who or where to go to for information you can trust. At your local flooring retailers you can browse through their selection, and speak with a sales person. This option is good, but it can be
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Laminate Floor – New Collections

Laminate Floor – New Collections

New Laminate Floor Collections Simple Floors has added two new collections to our laminate offering. These collections are both 12mm thick and are created with the newest in laminate manufacturing technology. The first new laminate collection is named Northshore Plank. This collection have a unique multi-plank width look. Each laminate plank has the look of
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Flooring Over Particle Board

   When working with a particleboard sub-floor there are some limitations to what flooring you can install and how you can install it. This is because particleboard is more moisture sensitive than other sub-floor materials and because of its construction will not hold a staple or nail. This makes installation of some floors impossible, such
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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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Flooring and Pets

Flooring and Pets

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 & Groove Floors

Engineered Hardwood – Click vs Tongue & Groove Floors

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 hardwood floors are much easier for installation. For a professional installer who uses
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What’s Best About Wide Plank Flooring

What’s Best About Wide Plank Flooring

Wide plank flooring 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 hardwood floors create a more
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A Background on Bamboo Floors: Origin, Harvest and Technique

A Background on Bamboo Floors: 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, and with hardwood the subject of wood floor care is extremely important. 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
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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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