Thinking about putting rugs on hardwood floors? Wondering what type of rugs and pads should be used on wood floors? Here’s what I’ve learned firsthand and from experts.
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If you have cowhide rugs or other animal skin rugs, you’ll find these DO’s & DON’ts for cleaning leather rugs helpful! Plus tips for using rugs as wall art.
Need some rug buying advice? A rug expert shares some helpful rug tips to guide you in choosing the best rug for your needs. These rug buying tips will help you pick the right rug patterns, rug shapes, rug materials, and rug types for your individual needs.
Cork floors are very popular right now. Here are the pros & cons of using natural cork flooring in your home.
Compared to porcelain tile, Travertine tile is easier to cut and shape. Because of this, it has become a favorite for many people, including home builders. Following are some of the pros and cons of using Travertine tile for the flooring, countertops and backsplashes inside your home.
Dustless floor refinishing is a low-cost alternative to refinishing your hardwood floors. Here are the pros and cons of dustless floor refinishing for hardwood floors…
Here’s a great list of environmentally-friendly green log home products and suppliers. So, if you’re trying to make your currently log home more green or you’ll soon be building your very own green log home, here are some companies that will make your life easier!
I recently started looking for fun rugs for our new log home. Here are my favorite places to browse for area rugs online… for a home or log cabin.
This free online program lets you see what various tile floors would look like — BEFORE you go to pick out your tile in the stores!
Should you mix things up a bit and use some light brown pieces and some darker brown pieces of furniture and accents? Or should you try to match all your browns with the color of your logs? Here’s my opinion…
FLOR carpet tiles are DIY carpet squares that you can mix & match to cover the entire floor in a room, or to create the effect of a rug. FLOR carpet tiles are available at Target.
the folks at Heart Pine Reserve ‘reclaim’ old wood and make it new again. Their current reclamation project is the Old Taylor Distillery in Woodford County, Kentucky. Check out their rustic hardwood floors!
Two flooring ideas seen on the CBS Early Show seem very easy to do, and they’re relatively inexpensive, too! If you’re on a budget, and you can’t afford solid hardwood flooring or thick plush carpet at this time… these DIY options will have everyone fooled. Check out these tips from Danny Lipford, host of Today’s Homeowner.
We have two 80-lb dogs AND we’re building a new log home. You can bet we’ve done some homework about hardwood flooring at this point! Here’s what we’ve learned about dogs and hardwood floors.
In the process of trying to find ‘the perfect’ hardwood floor for our new log home, I found the following tips and opinions helpful.
The carpet outlet itself actually features 4 different major interior stores — side by side — for a total of 750,000 square feet of showroom! This means you have a wide selection of flooring, furniture, and home products right at your fingertips. My favorites are: Carpets of Dalton and the Designer Dream Home. Here are highlights…
Matt and April were a lot of fun to chat with during the Honest Abe Tour of Homes. Their timber frame home is currently under construction, and is set among the beautiful fields and rolling hills of Middle Tennessee. See highlights here…