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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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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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Protecting Your Flooring During a Move

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While often exciting, moving can be a tremendously tiring process. There is the packing, the truck rental, convincing friends to help, and then the moving itself. All these tasks, when taken individually, are doable. When lumped together, however, they can lead to one exhausting affair. There is one aspect of moving that few consider until…

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The Best Types of Flooring for Your Child’s Playroom

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Of all the rooms in a home, it could be argued that a child’s playroom takes on the greatest amount of strain. A playroom can serve as a wrestling room, an arts and crafts room, and sometimes even a snack room. As such, this multi-functional room must be able to endure whatever is thrown its…

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What’s the Difference Between Vinyl & Laminate Flooring?

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It’s no secret that everyone loves the stunning natural beauty of gorgeous hardwood floors and the inherent durability they provide throughout the home. If you’re shopping for new hard surface flooring and genuine hardwood floors are either out of your budget or a poor fit for your household, striking laminate and luxury vinyl options in…

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Choosing a Tile Pattern for Your Bathroom

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A bathroom remodel project is a great way to add new life to your home, especially since this space is where we begin and end each day. Whether it’s getting ready for a big presentation or unwinding from a full schedule, an artfully designed bathroom helps us to feel our very best! When selecting new…

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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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Flooring Trends for 2021

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With a new year comes new goals and visions for the months ahead: Maybe you have a home remodel, room renovation, or design refresh at the top of your things to do! Luckily, each new year also brings exciting new trends in flooring and home décor that help inspire our new favorite layout. If you’re…

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Why Get a Professional Flooring Installation?

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Many homeowners and families have used the extra time at home this year to identify all of the exciting remodel projects and renovations that will help elevate properties for personal enjoyment and resale. You may have even considered putting down a DIY floor since you are indoors more. However, there are some key reasons why…

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Taking Care of Your Area Rugs

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Area rugs are pretty much essential for any design, but they won’t do any good if they start looking grungy. Whether your area rug is located in a room inside your home, or is exposed to the outdoors as part of your outdoor living space, it’s always a good idea to keep them clean, especially…

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The Best Flooring Options For Pets

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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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Points to Consider When Purchasing New Flooring

Either you’re looking for flooring for your new home, or your tired of the flooring you’ve had for so long and it’s time for change. Either way, there are points you need to consider before purchasing the new flooring. At Dolphin Carpet & Tile, we want you to know exactly what you’re getting into so…

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Our Best Spring Cleaning Tips & Tricks

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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

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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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How to Prepare for Your Flooring Installation

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Whether it’s carpet, hardwood, tile, or whatever flooring you choose for your home, you should always be prepared for the installation. When one is well prepared, the installation process is quicker, more efficient and has an overall better result than one which wasn’t properly prepared for. First things first, no matter what type of flooring…

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What is Waterproof Flooring?

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Waterproof flooring has become a very popular flooring option in recent years, especially with looks that can mimic the rustic beauty of real hardwood. If you’re located in our home of South Florida, waterproof flooring may be just what you need with the high-moisture climate we face year-round. Tropical storms are also a problem in…

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Tile Maintenance

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Tile floors are a very popular flooring option. They are gorgeous, unique and quite durable – but, just like any other flooring, tile needs to be cleaned and regularly maintained.  Sooner or later, time and traffic, life and living, will take its toll on any floor covering. Ceramic tile is no exception. But take heart…

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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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