How to Boost Your Home’s ROI with Landscaping

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Reading Time: 4 minutesYou spent ages picking out the best tile for your updated bathroom and did countless comparisons to select the right appliances for your kitchen remodel. However, you’ve also neglected to think about your landscaping as you’ve been taking care of all the projects inside. If you want to increase the value of your home, you […]

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Mexican Style Interior Decor

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Reading Time: 3 minutes  Hola amigos! Today (May 5th) is Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican holiday that’s celebrated every year on May 5. Although truth be told it’s a relatively small holiday in Mexico, in the United States it’s become significant in its celebration of Mexican-American culture. In honor of Cinco de Mayo we’re showcasing some key Mexican-inspired […]

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SPC Rigid Core: Vinyl Flooring’s Next Big Thing

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Reading Time: 4 minutesEvery so often in the flooring industry, a new advancement or feature strikes a cord with home owners and building professionals alike, and right now the waterproof vinyl flooring market in particular is having one of those moments. Hot on the heels of the building popularity of WPC flooring over the last 5 years, the newest […]

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How to Blend East and West Coast Decor Styles

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Reading Time: 4 minutesThe United States is a big country, and each coast offers something different in food, culture, climate, and design. While the East Coast tends to go more traditional with a touch of country chic, the West Coast likes to keep the design laid-back with a hint of rustic charm. However, even though you live on […]

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How to Conserve Water on Earth Day (and Every Day)

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Reading Time: 4 minutesToday (April 22nd) marks Earth Day, an annual event celebrated across the globe that’s dedicated to demonstrating support for environmental protection. Hundreds of countries observe this day each year with various areas of focus, all aligned with the common goal of helping the environment. In light of the current water crisis in Cape Town, we’ve […]

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3 Annoying Floor Sounds and What They Mean

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Reading Time: 4 minutes  If you have hardwood, engineered wood, or laminate floors in your home, you might notice some unusual sounds coming from them. Discover the three most common annoying floor sounds you might hear in your home and what they mean. Squeaking Squeaking is one of the most prevalent complaints homeowners have about wood floors. There […]

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What to Ask When Shopping for Engineered Flooring

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhether you’ve started browsing for flooring or you’re choosing between two styles of engineered flooring, you should consider a few questions to make sure you’re getting the right product for your space. Ask the following eight questions when shopping for engineered wood flooring. What Hardwood Species Should I Choose? All engineered wood flooring starts with […]

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Stop Your Dog From Chewing Your Furniture

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Reading Time: 2 minutesApproximately 60 million US households own a dog — and one thing they could all say is that: dogs love to chew! Chewing is a normal, healthy canine behavior. But unfortunately, unchecked chewing can often be destructive and mean the worst for our much-loved pieces of furniture. So, how do you stop your dog from chewing the […]

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The Nitty-Gritty of Sandstone Tile

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Reading Time: 4 minutes  Revamping your home can be a lot of fun. Though when you’re in the thick of it, it’s a lot of work. But there’s something satisfying about walking into a room and seeing that new floor, especially when you know it’s there because of your efforts. If you’re planning on replacing your floor with […]

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10-Point Security Checklist – Guide to Making Your Home Safer

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Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen it comes to home security, we often undermine the importance of safeguarding the garage. Truth be told, the garage is one of the most vulnerable areas – security wise. The items one normally stores in the garage might seem enticing to burglars – cars, lawnmowers, power tools, and the list may go on. Plus, […]

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