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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

Hardwood Flooring Alternatives | Dolphin Carpet & Tile

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 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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The Best Flooring for Humid Climates

rigid core flooring in Miami, FL

With spring and summer on the horizon, the sun will come out, temperatures will rise, and so will the humidity levels as a result. Many areas will experience some level of humidity uptick, with some regions experiencing a purely humid climate during these seasons. In order to design your home for premium performance in this type…

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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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The Best Flooring Choices for Your Basement

This unpredictable year has proven the value of maximizing every space in the home! If you have a house with a basement and are eager to turn this area into useable space for your family, there’s no time like the present to complete this valuable project. Maybe you’re planning a full-fledged playroom with room not…

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Laminate vs. Luxury Vinyl Flooring

Camargo oak vinyl flooring in living room

If you’ve been inspired to upgrade the flooring in your home, you are not alone! With extra time at home this year, many homeowners are looking to maximize their space and elevate rooms in need of makeovers. For easy, quick installation and the latest striking hardwood visuals, both laminate flooring and luxury vinyl flooring are…

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All About Karastan LuxeCraft

Treasured Grove Karastan LuxeCraft LVT

Nothing adds gorgeous, elevated luxury to your home quite like timeless and sophisticated genuine hardwood.  As you plan your next great design refresh, you may find that the price tag, expensive professional installation, displacement during installation, or time-consuming upkeep that comes with wood floors might knock them out as a flooring option in your home.…

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Pergo Extreme: Luxury Vinyl Tile

marble look Pergo Extreme LVT

It goes without saying: the average member of an active household will cherish hard surface products that perfectly blend toughness and style. As luxury vinyl tile continues to thrive across the industry, Pergo Extreme LVT presents a spectacular flooring solution that can take any room in your home to the next level with a collection…

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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 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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2019’s Biggest Waterproof Flooring Styles

gray wood look COREtec luxury vinyl in kitchen

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

happy holidays entry mat

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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Caring for your Resilient Flooring

milk spilled from glass on oak wooden surface

Congratulations! Your new resilient flooring is installed and looks beautiful! If the flooring you’ve recently installed new is RevWood, RevWood Plus, or SolidTech Luxury Vinyl Tile, from Mohawk Flooring, or Luxury Vinyl from COREtec, then you have resilient flooring. This type of flooring is great for spaces where moisture is generally an issue. They are…

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Best Flooring Options for Dogs & Cats

dog on laminate floor

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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Top 4 Tips to Minimize and Prevent Hurricane Damage to your Home

tropical storm

With Hurricane Florence still underway, the busier-than-usual 2018 hurricane season is officially upon us. If you were fortunate enough to be unaffected this time, you may be wondering what the future has in store. Luckily, you don’t simply have to wait and wonder. You can take actionable steps now toward preparing your home for the…

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