Sunday, November 2, 2014
Wood is one of the most versatile building materials there is, and it is often used as flooring for its durability. Of course, wood can also be selected for its timeless and classic look, as a feature article published last October 2, 2014 on the azcentral.com website details. The article notes that wood is a nifty material that can add a stylish touch to any room (and not just as flooring), and suggests different types of woods for homeowners to consider.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Carpets make any home much more comfortable to live in, although homeowners will need to be extra careful with the carpets they choose. An article on the Philly.com website dated September 14, 2014 discusses the health implications carpeting can have on a household, and what homeowners can do to keep themselves healthy and free from trouble. The article helpfully points out that modern carpets are much safer to use than those made in the past, and it even has a side note on carpet maintenance.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
In the last few decades, we’ve all heard conservationists talk about how the trees need saving. Though this still holds true to this day, the National Wood Flooring Association has come up with studies showing that the use of hardwood flooring in Los Angeles and other urban centers does good for both people and the environment.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Once you’ve come home from a long day at the office, there’s nothing quite like kicking your shoes off and setting foot on a carpeted floor. If you’re still planning to buy a carpet from Los Angeles stores like Cheap Floors Los Angeles, bear in mind that not all carpets are alike in composition and cost.
Friday, September 12, 2014
In finding the best kind of flooring for your Los Angeles home, laminate flooring might be the right choice. For areas where hardwood flooring is not recommended, like those lacking a subfloor, laminate is a good alternative. Surfaces on laminate flooring might look like hardwood and other materials but they are actually made of layers and layers of high-density fiberboards and are easier to install. Another advantage of getting this type of flooring is its affordability. Compared to the cost of hardwood flooring, laminate usually costs only half of it (range: $2 to $4.50 per square ft.) It can also last for about 15 to 20 years, depending on quality, and is also easy to maintain, thereby making it more appealing to homeowners and flooring companies alike.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
By considering the main objective why you’re getting carpeting, and who are the people most likely to be exposed to it, you’d have a better idea of what color, texture or kind you’re looking for. Then, aside from its uses, also consider where it will be installed. Avoid getting a possible room design faux pas and frequent carpet cleaning with the right texture. Getting a carpet installation in Los Angeles can be easy with the right flooring company. Look for home flooring companies that offer an extensive selection of carpets, fitting for any budget or taste, and with accessible installation services. There are even companies that offer in-home consultations if needed, and can also help interested homeowners make an informed decision about getting the best and cost-effective flooring option for their home.
Thursday, July 24, 2014
"During the colonial era, cherry trees were sought after for food, medicine, and home furnishings. Comprising roughly four percent of the hardwood flooring market, cherry flooring is rather hard to come by. It has a red to reddish-brown hue, with a straight grain and smooth texture, but gets dark when exposed to light. Cherry flooring isn’t as strong as red oak due to its medium density. Much like cherry, hard maple is also a minority in the hardwood market, but like cherry, it also has an impressive historical profile. It is most known for its light to dark reddish-brown color, straight grain, and uniform texture, and it gives a very good example of why Los Angeles hardwood flooring should be fitted, not nailed. This is because hardwoods like hard maple split easily, which is why pre-boring must be done before driving a nail or screw."