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The Best Flooring Options for Families with Teenagers

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We love our children. We love them when they are born. We love them when they take their first steps, on their first day of school, and even when they hit those teenage years. While it is true that raising teens can be unpredictable, we know in our hearts that we wouldn’t have it any…

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The Best Flooring Options for Rental Properties

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When deciding on flooring for rental properties, landlords must think differently than if they were shopping for their own home. Instead of prioritizing personal wants and needs, a landlord must think of the flooring as an investment in the financial future of their property. For landlords, flooring in a rental property should be durable, low…

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What is Mohawk RevWood? The Benefits & More

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In flooring & home improvement, as in many industries, a common misconception is the need to sacrifice beauty for reliability, performance for low-budget. With Mohawk’s self-described revolutionary woods, RevWood & RevWood Plus, this is most certainly not the case! Designed by Mohawk to make homeowners, builders and designers rethink wood flooring altogether, RevWood is actually…

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Best Kitchen Flooring Options for Families

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For many, the kitchen is one of the most high-traffic rooms within the home. More than just a place to prepare meals, the kitchen is also an area where we snack, congregate, sign permission slips, say our morning goodbyes, and discuss our days.  When it comes to selecting kitchen flooring, there are many different considerations…

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5 Benefits of Stone Flooring

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Stone is an excellent choice for homeowners looking for a stylish, long-lasting, and beautiful flooring option for their homes. More than just a flooring option, stone can help elevate any room within your home while providing you with a reliable material that you won’t soon have to replace. At Dolphin Carpet & Tile, we proudly…

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The Top Flooring Options for Seniors

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As we, or our loved ones, continue to age, safety increasingly becomes a top priority. Whether changing diets, adopting a new exercise routine, or staying more diligent with doctor’s visits, we all recognize that the key to a long and healthy life is regularly exercising safety and precaution.  The ability to live independently provides older…

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The Top Trends In Flooring For 2022

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With each passing year, we bring new resolutions, goals, and approaches to living. We also welcome new styles, trends, and fads. These are essential elements of life, things that happen every year whether we like it or not. January and February are months wherein we collectively assess the previous year while simultaneously deciding on what…

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4 Eco-Friendly Flooring Options for Your Home

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With each passing year, interest in sustainable and green living grows. And rightfully so! We as humans only get one planet, Earth, so it is our duty to make sure we treat it right so future generations may enjoy it and take in its wonders as we have. One of the many ways that we…

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Removing Stains from Your Area Rug

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Versatile, stylish, and inviting, area rugs are a fantastic way to breathe new life into an old room. Renowned for their ability to reduce sound while adding comfort, area rugs provide homeowners with a fresh new flooring option that won’t break the bank. Available in various styles, colors, and designs, area rugs are one of…

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6 Reasons You’ll Love Carpet Flooring

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A household staple for decades, carpet remains one of the most popular and sought-after flooring options on the market today. Thanks in part to major innovations as it relates to comfort and durability, carpet flooring remains as in vogue today as it was in the 1970s. But what is it exactly that makes carpet flooring…

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The Best Flooring for Your Pets

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For many of us, pets are an integral part of our lives. Whether we are talking about Daisy the Golden Retriever, Franklin the Tabby cat, or Peter the domesticated bunny rabbit, our pets are an extension of our family and as such, they end up spending a great deal of time in our home. However,…

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How To Get Paint Off Hardwood Floors

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As the old saying goes, accidents happen. And when it comes to abrasive and harmful materials ending up on our flooring, the adage holds true. Try as we might to avoid spills, stains, splatters, and messes from occurring in our home, such things are inevitable. Hardwood flooring, while not as vulnerable as something like carpet,…

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How To Clean Your Tile Flooring

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Tile is one of the most durable flooring options out there. Renowned for its longevity and ability to withstand the test of time, tile flooring has long been a popular option for homeowners looking for something built to last. Both stylish and durable, the value of tile stems from its lack of required maintenance. By…

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What’s the Difference Between Laminate and Vinyl Flooring?

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Laminate and Vinyl. Vinyl and Laminate. These 2 flooring options have become increasingly popular over the past decade – and with good reason! Each offers a distinct look and feel, and both come at a reasonable price point for homeowners looking to stretch their dollar. But what is it that makes laminate, laminate? And vinyl,…

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Top Tips for Cleaning Waterproof Laminate Flooring

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Durable, beautiful, and inexpensive compared to other flooring options, laminate is one of the most sought-after options on the market. Able to mirror other, more expensive materials, laminate flooring is ideal for homeowners looking to add style to their homes while on a budget. While laminate flooring is, indeed, a low-maintenance flooring option, some upkeep…

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Accent Walls And How to Choose Them

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A tried-and-true way to add style and substance to any room, accent walls have long been a popular choice for homeowners. Simply by altering the color, shade, or patterned design of one particular wall inside a room, an accent wall can give your home a fresh new look and feel. Perhaps the ultimate value of…

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The Best Flooring for Farmhouse Style

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When it comes to capturing farmhouse style for modern times, your flooring choices will anchor the entire design scheme with warmth, comfort, and organic beauty. Combined with artistic design touches such as a color palette of muted pastels, gold and shiny metallic accents, antique cutlery and barware, as well as vintage prints and motifs, the…

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Durable Wood Looks with Hardwood Flooring Alternatives

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When designing your dream home or bringing your home design up to modern tastes before listing the property on the market, it goes without saying that hardwood floors will certainly be a contending surface option!  Full of natural beauty, character, knots, and graining, hardwood floors are one of the most highly sought-after materials with prospective home…

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What’s the Best Flooring for Your Dog?

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We love our dogs. We walk them, we feed them, and we even give them little beds to sleep on. Our dogs are a part of our family, meaning they spend a lot of time in our homes and on our flooring. As cute as little Rufus or Daisy might be, they can almost certainly…

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The Best Flooring for Your Home Office

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These days, working from home has become something of “the new normal.” Regardless of how companies choose to allow their staff to work in the future, it is safe to say that remote working isn’t going anywhere. As a result, the home office has taken on a new level of importance within the home. Formerly…

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