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Nine reasons we love flat weave rugs (and you should, too!)
Nine reasons we love flat weave rugs (and you should, too!)

If you're looking for a versatile, eye-catching accent, flat weaves provide a flexible flooring solution.

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Wool Carpets: The Best Carpets for Allergies
Wool Carpets: The Best Carpets for Allergies

If you’re one of the nearly 30% of adults or 40% of children in the U.S. who lives with allergies, you don’t need a doctor telling you how the war against allergens is an everyday, uphill battle. Allergens are everywhere around the house – embedded in fabric, airborne in dust and lying in wait on hard surfaces.

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Designing With Rugs
Designing With Rugs

When decorating your home, think of your floors as the foundation for your design scheme. An area rug can visually integrate or harmonize eclectic elements in any décor or can revitalize a room.Learn More  

Rugs 101
Rugs 101

Choosing the right rug can seem overwhelming at first. Not only are there hundreds of designs and color combinations, but selecting the right shape and proper size for your room must also be considered before purchasing. Use this handy guide to learn more about design and construction, as well as tips on selecting and caring for your area rugs.

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Choosing the right size of area rug
Choosing the right size of area rug

Choosing the right size of area rug is just as important as selecting a pattern or color. Whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room's particular proportions and design.

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Kitchen Flooring Guide
Kitchen Flooring Guide

The kitchen is the hub of your home, where you cook meals and gather for parties. Kitchen floors must withstand frequent foot traffic, dropped dishes and utensils, and spills galore. But because it’s a room you'll likely spend a lot of time in, it must also indulge your craving for great style.

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Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone
Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone

Imagine the look of natural stone: the captivating mosaic shapes, the delicate veining and the gorgeous blend of organic colors and clefts. You can enjoy the beauty of materials like slate, travertine and quartz, artfully captured in stone-look vinyl flooring.

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Decorating Walls with Flooring
Decorating Walls with Flooring

Wood on the walls was a popular mid-century decorating trend, and, like many looks of that time, it's recently re-emerged, new and improved. Discover how you can transform a room from top to bottom with the enduring beauty and durability of Armstrong products — on your walls.

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How to Choose the Best Plank Floor
How to Choose the Best Plank Floor

Choosing a floor may seem a bit daunting, especially if you've never done it before. Whether you're a newbie or a pro, understanding more will prepare you to choose the very best floor for your lifestyle, space, and budget.

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5 Secrets for More Beautiful Laminate Floors
5 Secrets for More Beautiful Laminate Floors

When it is time to show your floor some maintenance TLC, there’s no reason to stress! These 5 professional tips from PERGO will help make sure your floors look as great as the day they were installed and stay beautiful for years to come.

Professional Laminate Care Tips

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Best Laminate Flooring for Your Kitchen
Best Laminate Flooring for Your Kitchen

Kitchen floors have taken many forms over the years to address the challenges of the space, including a high frequency of spills and wear due to high traffic. One of the more typical flooring types perfectly suited for modern kitchens is laminate.

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Pro Tips for Cleaning up Pet Stains
Pro Tips for Cleaning up Pet Stains

There are so many reasons why we love our pets. They’re cute, obviously. They’re genuinely excited to see us whenever we walk in the door. Even cats, believe it or not. For most of us they feel like a good friend or additional member of the family. That being said, there is one little reason we sometimes find it hard to love them. To put it delicately… accidents happen.

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Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring

As a leader in the flooring industry, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about hardwood floors. Whether you’re having a new home built or simply looking to make an upgrade to your home’s existing floors, hardwood is a beautiful, durable option! Before you decide on hardwood, here’s what you need to know.

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Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring
Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring

As the leader in flooring, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about the laminate flooring options on the market. From an overview on the different options available, to benefits, misconceptions and cleaning tips, take the confusion out of floor shopping by reading this handy guide.

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7 Reasons Why Vinyl Plank is Better Than Ceramic Tile
7 Reasons Why Vinyl Plank is Better Than Ceramic Tile

Vinyl planks are taking over the flooring industry, and for good reason! As technology advances, so does the way the flooring we install in our homes is engineered. If you’re weighing the pros and cons of both options, here are 7 reasons why vinyl plank is a better choice than ceramic tile:

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Why Choose Waterproof Vinyl Plank Flooring
Why Choose Waterproof Vinyl Plank Flooring

When it comes to waterproof flooring, vinyl plank floors are the most popular choice on the market today. Waterproof vinyl planks are available in a variety of colors, styles, and formats, making it easy for homeowners to incorporate this type of flooring into their home. You can find styles that mimic stone, tile, hardwood, marble or concrete flooring, providing you the appearance of a high-style flooring with the durability and added benefit of being waterproof.

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How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home
How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home

From bedrooms to living rooms, bathrooms and even smaller spaces like laundry rooms, see how dark colors can elevate the elegance of your home design when paired with just the right flooring, furnishings, and accessories. Discover 7 tips in our blog.

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Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring
Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl plank flooring is quickly becoming a favorite among homeowners for its ability to stand up to scratches, moisture and more. Discover the other reasons it’s a great choice for your home in our blog, “5 Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring”

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Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway
Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. In the coming days, as construction nears completion in more than 40 markets across the U.S., partners & local supporters will gather for "floor signing" events, to permanently attach a blessing or special message to these homes which will raise millions of dollars for the care and life-saving research that happens at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood

Many hardwood shoppers don't realize there are two types of wood — solid and engineered. Both solid and engineered flooring add value and structure to your home and are available in plenty of species, stains and styles. So, what exactly are these two types of hardwood and how do they compare? Let's explore.

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Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors
Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors

(Family Features) From dark and moody to vibrant and bold, colorful design is gaining favor among homeowners ditching safe, neutral palettes to create more daring, dramatic spaces. Decorating with deeply saturated colors can be intimidating. Explore these ideas to welcome more bold colors into your home and create inviting spaces for living and entertaining.

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Give Your Home a Modern Makeover
Give Your Home a Modern Makeover

(Family Features) Even if your home has seen a generation or two of living, creating a contemporary new look may not require a full-scale renovation. The key to creating a more modern feel is all in the details.

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3 Tips to Create Your Dream Closet
3 Tips to Create Your Dream Closet

If you’ve ever opened your closet doors and been depressed by what you see, it may be time to rethink your closet. In fact, according to a One Poll survey on behalf of ClosetMaid, 57 percent of women admitted having an organized closet would make finding what they’re looking for faster and easier while 3 out of 10 said an organized closet would make mornings less stressful.

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6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019
6 Top Home Design Trends for 2019

(Family Features) The influence of global cultures is increasingly visible in home decor as technology expands homeowners' worldviews. Acting on the inspiration of global trends can be as simple as shifting your outlook to bringing eye-catching features and everyday functions into your home.

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Smart Tech Upgrades to Improve Home Function
Smart Tech Upgrades to Improve Home Function

(Family Features) When smart home technologies first emerged, their purpose was largely for convenience and operating the devices was often clunky. Today, smart devices seamlessly integrate into connected home systems to make living more efficient, improve home security and even offer advantages for your health.

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