What Type of Flooring is Best for Allergies?

With spring comes pollen, which for many folks, means allergies. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to help alleviate your allergy symptoms at home. These include:

Tips to alleviate allergies in the home

  • Regular cleaning – especially vacuuming carpets and rugs and washing bedding in hot water. Make sure your vacuum has a HEPA filter. Use unscented cleaning supplies as the fragrances can make allergies worse.
  • Take shoes off at the door – wearing shoes outside and then inside can track allergens into the home.
  • Take care when cleaning – Use a mask while cleaning or turn the job over to someone without allergies.
  • Use AC or purchase an air filter – Air-conditioning actually filters the air, so consider turning it on occasionally if allergies bother you.

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Should I Replace My Carpet? – Common Questions

Common Questions- Should I Replace My Carpet?Some questions come up often enough that we’ve decided to create a blog series, Common Questions. In this post, we answer the question: Should I replace my carpet?
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Flooring Trends of 2017

Flooring Trends of 2017

It's hard to believe that March is right around the corner. Two months into the new year, we've seen some flooring trends carry over from last year and some new trends gaining popularity. In this post, we predict the top flooring trends of 2017. … [Continue reading]

Professionalism among flooring installers

Professionalism among flooring installers

Are all flooring installers equal? The short answer is "no". There is a world of difference between a trained, reliable installer with the proper licensing and insurance and day laborers who lack the experience and training necessary to do a … [Continue reading]

Why pay more for porcelain tile vs. ceramic? 

Why pay more for porcelain tile vs. ceramic_

Consumers should be aware of the difference between ceramic and porcelain tile.  Ceramic is less expensive for a reason.  It is fired at lower temperature than porcelain, which makes it less durable and less appropriate for high traffic areas of your … [Continue reading]