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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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When is it Time to Replace Your Carpet?

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There are many reasons to replace your carpet when the time is right, and some of these reasons will be more apparent than others!  The subtle signs that it’s time to purchase new carpet are equally important, and you can always reserve the right to install a new look whenever you desire. Whether you are wondering if the carpet needs to be replaced out of necessity, or if you are leaning…

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Using Patterned Carpet in Your Home

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Everyone loves the comforting touch of supremely soft carpeting in the home. It’s perfect for reminding us to slow down, settle in, and enjoy relaxing in our favorite rooms. Have you ever explored the idea of using patterned carpet in your home? This hardly means a plaid carpet or bold animal print, but rather a carpet that uses a mixed-height pile…

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The Best Carpet in a Home with Pets 

It’s no surprise that homeowners these days are looking for pet-friendly flooring options that can handle playful activity and still look fantastic: we love our pets, and we want them everywhere we are! Our favorite creatures don’t mean to present harm to our pristine surfaces, but scratches, stains, and knocked–over items are inevitable in a home with dogs and…

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Types of Carpet (and Which is Right for You)

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We cherish the feel of plush carpet underfoot in our homes—in fact, we cherish it so much that in the US, carpet outsells all other flooring types combined! We love the supremely soft touch and soothing qualities, but we also need our carpet to perform in our homes with durability, stain resistance, and resiliency. Choosing…

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Why You’ll Love SmartStrand Silk Carpet from Mohawk

Mohawk SmartStrand Silk Natural Splendor II carpet

For over a decade, Mohawk’s SmartStrand carpet has been a favorite for homeowners looking for a soft, durable carpet that’s also easy to clean. Homeowners will love that each strand of SmartStrand Silk carpet is packed with 700 silk-like, stain-resistant fibers. That’s three times more individual fibers than found in ordinary nylon carpet! This inherently…

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Should I Install Carpet or Hardwood in my Living Room?

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The time has come to install new flooring in your living room and you’re torn between two stellar options: gorgeous, natural hardwood and warm, plush carpeting. Both will help you create a beautiful chic space perfect for relaxing, hosting, and visiting with your family and guests. When it comes to determining which is a better…

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Proper Carpet Care

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Are you experiencing carpet anxiety with the holidays coming up? There’s no need to stress! You can still enjoy your family meals and get-togethers with friends: Just make sure proper carpet care is on the agenda to keep your soft surfaces looking pristine during and after the season. You’ve probably heard the saying, “An ounce of…

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2019’s Biggest Waterproof Flooring Styles

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For years, tile has been the only option for waterproof flooring – but it’s 2019, and now there are waterproof wood-look luxury vinyl, laminate and even carpet options! The team at Dolphin Carpet & Tile wants to show you, in detail, 2019’s biggest waterproof flooring styles. With gorgeous looks and durable features, you’ll either feel…

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Preparing Your Home for the Holidays

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the winter holidays aren’t too far behind! If you’re expecting holiday guests, it’s good to start preparing your home early for their arrival. We’ve got some great tips to help you get organized, broken out into 3 phases: Projects & renovations, cleaning & decorating, and week-of final prep!…

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Best Flooring Options for Dogs & Cats

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If you’re a pet-owner, you’re probably already all too familiar with the wear and tear that our furry friends can cause to your home over time. Scratches, stains, odors and dirt are all common pet-caused hassles that can be especially damaging to floors. That’s why many pet-owners, whether they’re building or remodeling a home, are…

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