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The Best Floors to Make Your Kitchen Look Bigger & Brighter

bright white kitchen design

Even if your home doesn’t feature a large culinary space, the right flooring can make even a tight, smaller kitchen area feel bigger than it actually is! In addition to offering the performance characteristics that you need for an active kitchen, you can select a flooring option that will help produce a more spacious feel with the finished installation.…

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How Laminate Flooring Is Made

styles of laminate flooring in Miami, FL

Tremendously durable and exceptionally eye-catching, laminate flooring is a reliable hard surface option that checks all the boxes when homeowners are shopping for versatile flooring. But how is this popular flooring made, and what gives it its longevity and appeal?  Laminate flooring is manufactured by fusing layers of material with high heat and enormous pressure. The finished product – a solid piece of flooring topped with a picture layer and a clear coat resin – replicates the look and feel of…

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Beautiful Luxury Vinyl Wood Looks for Any Room

mohawk luxury vinyl flooring in Miami, FL

Whether you want to remodel your favorite rooms for your family’s enjoyment or get a property ready to list on the market in a quick amount of time, gorgeous wood-look luxury vinyl flooring will help you complete your project in record time and capture all of your favorite hardwood visuals using less design budget! These resilient…

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Flooring Trends for 2020

patterned tile in mudroom

If you are in the market for new flooring this year, you will be presented with a wealth of tremendous options to capture the latest looks, innovative technologies, and timeless characteristics that we simply can’t get enough of. From waterproof hard surface products to visually interesting soft surface styles, the hottest trends are sure to…

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All About RevWood Plus from Mohawk

RevWood Plus in bathroom

As quickly as today’s world moves and tastes can change, gorgeous hardwood beauty is a timeless mainstay in stylish homes everywhere and will continue to remain in high demand no matter what the hottest trend is. However, when modern innovation and technological advancements can make a classic product more superior, it’s a victory for everyone.…

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Why You Need Laminate Flooring

laminate flooring in dining area

If you’ve dreamed about having hardwood beauty in your home but balked at the higher price tag, today’s laminate flooring options will completely impress you and will potentially be the flooring solution you’re looking for! Modern technology has made it possible for laminate manufacturers to emulate almost all hardwood species with realistic grain and texture…

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Should I Install Carpet or Hardwood in my Living Room?

Hickory Engineered Hardwood

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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How Humidity Can Affect Your Flooring

crack in hardwood flooring plank

With record high temperatures being set around the globe, it’s important as homeowners to understand how this uptick in humidity can impact our homes, and how it can specifically affect our flooring. With proper consideration and care, you can help negate the humid climate appropriately and preserve your pristine surfaces! Here’s some valuable info on…

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All About Resilient Flooring

COREtec vinyl flooring

No matter what type of hard surface you love the most, all homeowners want the styles they purchase to handle the rigors of everyday life in an active home without worry. Just as the name suggests, resilient flooring styles have toughness and the ability to bounce back under pressure. Comfortable underfoot, resilient flooring possesses elasticity…

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COREtec Plus: The Flooring That Does It All

wood look flooring in living room

Want hardwood flooring but don’t want to worry about spills and pet accidents? There’s a perfect flooring solution for you: COREtec Plus. Thanks to this innovative and revolutionary product, it’s easy to get the beautiful look of wood without having to sacrifice durability, affordability, and moisture resistance. This makes COREtec Plus ideal for families who…

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The Best Flooring in a Home With Kids

children sitting together on carpet

Life can be pretty messy in a home with children. With all of the messes, games of tag, and trails of soapy footprints from the bathroom to the bedroom, you can only imagine what your flooring endures on a daily basis. You’ll probably spend half the child-raising years just cleaning up after them! The reality…

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How to Lighten Up Your Bedroom For the Summer

natural wood look flooring in bedroom

Light. Bright. Breezy. With warm weather outside and plenty of natural light pouring in the windows, summer has all of us at Dolphin Carpet & Tile longing to bring the outside in. You can easily bring the summer weather inside with lighter interior design choices in rooms like your bedroom. Enjoy the laid back and…

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The Prettiest Kitchen

dark hardwood flooring in modern kitchen

What is it about the kitchen that makes it the heart of the home? Dinner is quietly simmering on the stove, rolls are rising in the oven, and a science project is under construction at the kitchen table. The kitchen is the place where all members of the family gather to reconnect after a long…

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Splash into Summer

seashell themed area rug in blue

It’s finally summertime and your house better know it! Let’s take a trip to the beach or to the lake and turn your house into a vacation home, or staycation! Let the sunshine in and splash into summer with us at Dolphin Carpet & Tile. Inspired by our Rug Shop, we want you to use…

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Rustic Living

dark wood look flooring in rustic modern room

When it comes to interior design, rustic has become a huge trend. Using natural materials as the foundation creates a cozy, beautiful space that everyone enjoys. If you’re into the rustic lifestyle, you’ve come to the right place, because here at Dolphin Carpet & Tile, we have the best options of rustic look floors to…

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Year-Round Flooring

child and dog on laminate flooring

As seasons change, the weather changes. From cold to hot, dry to wet, dead to alive. Some people don’t know that while the seasons change, some floors change too, and if you aren’t prepared for the flooring to change, then you’ll probably be looking for new flooring soon. There are plenty of year-round flooring options…

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The Best Flooring Options For Pets

dog on COREtec vinyl flooring in living room

It’s hard to not absolutely love your pets, but it can get annoying when all they do is ruin your floors with their never ending shedding fur, long scratching nails, and dirty paws! Did you know there are floors out there that are a great fit for your pets, with durability and strength like no…

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Top Tile Trends of 2019

wood look tile in modern kitchen

If you’re looking for new tile, you’re most likely looking for flooring in the bathroom or kitchen areas. If not, that’s great too! Tile can go anywhere throughout the home and will look great in any room! With many styles, shapes, patters, colors, and finishes your home can range from quiet and elegant to vibrant…

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Our Best Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks

dry mopping laminate flooring

Spring has sprung, which means it’s time to get cleaning! But in order to clean the entire house better than you have all year, you need to be in the mood for it! Prepare yourself mentally for the day of spring cleaning and make it fun! Make A List It’s always helpful to make a…

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Best Flooring Options for the Nursery

kid playing on soft carpet

Are you expecting a new addition to the family soon and planning to give them the cutest room in the house? Usually the cutest additions deserve the cutest rooms, but for babies, it’s always good to play it safe! That’s why we’ve compiled some of the safest flooring options to go with when planning out…

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