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Philadelphia Commercial Carpet
...al is a brand of shaw industries, a berkshire hathaway subsidiary and the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and leading flooring provider. we leverage the strength of shaw industries to provide the best products, services and solutions for your unique flooring needs. ...
Bentley Carpet
... commercial carpet. in 1983, we introduced what would become the industry standard for luxurious solid color cut-pile carpet in a product line called kings roadtm. today, that product is a classic bestseller, and remains unmatched by competitors. bentley offers more than 70 styles of carpet, ranging from classically conservative to stylishly progressive, in a wide variety of backing options. ...
MAPEI Grout
...of-the-art manufacturing facilities capable of producing the technologically-advanced chemicals and polymers that are needed to meet our superior performance standards. using some of the industry’s best chemists along with cutting-edge scientific equipment, mapei now produces an advanced polymer technology that is the envy of the industry. this attention to detail has allowed mapei to ensure ...
Scotchgard™ Fabric Protector
...ork with specific natural and synthetic carpet fiber types, ensuring optimum performance on any given carpet. when a consumer purchases a carpet treated with scotchgard protection, they expect the best, that's why 3m works closely with mills to ensure that carpets are treated in accordance with the high quality standards of the scotchgard brand and 3m. how do i know that i am buying a carpet ...
Crossville Porcelain Tile
...s highly uniform tiles. sustainabilitywhen it comes to green design, tile is one of the most sustainable surface coverings on the planet—it's created from dust, sediment, and recycled porcelain, and best of all, it can be recycled. headquartered in crossville, tennessee, we have become the first net consumer of tile waste (meaning we recycle more than we produce). so in addition to manufacturing ...
Mannington Commercial Carpet
...be sure that the carpet you specify will perform for years to come. superior fiber systems.we select fibers systems to meet all your needs and expectations. our performance carpet fiber provides the best appearance retention, resistance to soil, wear, matting and crushing in the industry. backing advantages.our carpet backings are built with superior performance in mind. this includes options f...
Roberts® Flooring Products
...founded in 1979, q.e.p. co., inc. manufactures and distributes a complete line of flooring tools and accessories to the best home centers and distributors around the world. we carry over 4,000 different items under the brand names: q.e.p.tm, robertstm, and o'tooltm. strategically located facilities across the unites states ensure that we are "local" to our customers and shipping lead times ...
Burke Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...burke flooring is committed to providing quality flooring products that consider the best use of natural resources and the long term impact on the environment.  to that end, we have established the following corporate directive: “all new flooring products introduced to the market will include the use of sustainable and/or recycled materials” concurrent with this initiative we will wo...
Wilsonart® Laminate Flooring
...wilsonart® laminate flooring is simply the best! beautiful. durable. easy to clean. these are the main reasons why 98% of homeowners who live with wilsonart® flooring say they would buy it all over again. but to really understand why so many people love our floors, you need to look beyond the surface. red label hand scraped collection - hand crafted beauty, engineered performancethe red label h...
Robbins Hardwood Flooring
...loors will last a lifetime while the average lifespan of carpet is 7-9 years. so you could replace carpet 3 or 4 times in a 30-year period, while simply maintaining one hardwood floor. what's the best finish for a hardwood floor? all robbins floors have either forever ii or forever ii satin finishes. both finishes now include aluminum oxide which provides a tough, wear resistant finish. for...
Johnsonite® Commerical Flooring
...as the leader in specialty flooring industry, we’re showing clients how integrating design with life-safety can enhance employee productivity and help companies attract, motivate and retain the best talent. this integrated approach to interior space may not be what you expect from a flooring company. but we’re used to doing things differently. innovation is in our company’s dna and ...
Bona® Wood Cleaners
...e world's finest hardwood floor finishes. you can rely on bona systems every step of the way for abrasives, sanding equipment, stains, sealers, finishes and cleaners that allow you to do your best work every time. bona is the pioneer of the "environmental choice®" finishing system - advanced technology resulting in low voc, safe-to-use waterborne finishes combined with dust ...
Marazzi USA Tile
..., metallics – brings a total tile package that addresses aesthetic and performance requirements of designers, architects and homeowners. always leading while learning; always integrating the best approaches in technology, communication and management; always partnering with artists, technicians, entrepreneurs, forward-thinking individuals and companies of various backgrounds, marazz...
BerryAlloc Laminate Flooring
...uracy, making it nearly impossible to install incorrectly. plus, no glue or special tools are required for installation. most do-it-yourselfers find alloc very easy to install, but your dealer is the best source of specific information.  there is no wait. because there’s no glue to dry, consumers can walk on alloc, or move furniture back on the floor, immediately after installation. alloc is the...
Downs Carpet
...y is carried on with downs decade carpets. your satisfaction with the downs carpet of your choice, for either home or business, is assured by the built-in quality of every downs product and the best warranties in the business. downs® decade offers: built-in 10-year "no exclusions" stain protection plan imagine keeping your carpet stain-free for 10 years! you can with the downs deca...
Couristan Rugs
... one of the few carpet manufacturers who carry 31" and 36" wide roll runners for more decorating potential, as well as the standard 26" size.  in addition, roll runners coordinate with couristan's best-selling collections of area rugs...
Schumacher Carpet
...ns and custom designs. schumacher is widely recognized for offering classic styling and superior quality in floor coverings. schumacher carpets are available in myriad constructions. the company is best known for its time-honored wilton carpet designs with coordinating fields and borders, which are offered in a broad range of patterns and colors. the new bourbon street collection, for instanc...
Jasba Mosaic Tile
...tions. in this way jasba products, which are mostly used in home decoration, have become the leading mosaic brand in europe. a wide spectrum of colours, sizes, patterns, borders and forms, all in the best quality stoneware, distinguishes our selection. jasba products are the epitome of an innovative design incorporating refined beauty and the highest quality...
Flexco® Resilient Floors
... pioneer and innovator by remaining: + performance-driven – taking flooring quality, selection and service to even higher levels. + progress-oriented – developing cutting-edge products with the best and newest features. + partnership-minded – building and strengthening relationships with distributors, architects, contractors, specifiers and installers to ensure we meet their needs and...
Leggett & Platt Cushion
...oil bedspring, he went to his future brother-in-law, c.b. platt, for his manufacturing capability and expertise. together they produced the l&p bedspring, patented in 1885, which offered the best night's sleep yet available. their partnership prospered and the business was incorporated in 1901. the company has operated continuously since then, and began its fifth decade of public ow...
Duo-Fast Fastners
...ty fastening solutions. now, we make it easier than ever to find the tools and fasteners you need with duoflash, our interactive catalog and selection guide.  whether you're looking for the best in air-driven nailers or staplers, electric staplers, or manual staplers and tackers…duoflash puts all the information just a point-and-click away. if you already own a duo-fast tool and know ...
Futura Flooring Transitions
... futura industries has a highly motivated workforce ready and willing to produce your custom aluminum extrusion products just the way you want them. we have a workplace culture that seeks out the best from both team and individual talents. the history of futura industries futura industries fits the definition of "evolution" quite precisely. the story began in the early 1930's, during...
Gundlach Tools
...founded in belleville, il in 1927. the company was named after its founder, beno j. gundlach. it was beno's brother, bill, who had asked beno to invent and design a manually operated cutter for asbestos roofing shingles. at the time, bill was the local sales representative for the johns manville corporation, the company who had introduced these shingles to the u.s. market. the cutter ben...
Henry® Adhesives
...the leading flooring manufacturers.  full line of subfloor preparation products from patches to high-performance underlayments and embossing levelers.  henry brand product warranties - the best in the industry.  easy-to-read, informative labels and packaging.  support programs, literature and technical information to make your job easier.  ...
Lonseal Flooring
...oth provides stability and bonding strength. independently conducted abrasion tests [astm d-1242, method 'a'] with loose abrasives confirms that lonseal flooring wears three times slower than the best-selling homogeneous resilient flooring. lonseal's vinyl wear layer is not compromised by filler components. the result is superior durability and styling. all lonseal floors exceed ada standard...
Franklin Adhesives
...since the early 1970's, franklin international has been dedicated to providing the wood flooring industry with the best adhesives, customer service and technical service available.  franklin's name has become synonymous with uncompromising quality, and the flooring industry has grown on the shoulders of our products. franklinflooring.com is committed to accurately answering technical question...
Sheoga Hardwood Flooring
...the sheoga quality guarantee located in middlefield, ohio, we're committed to the production of high-quality hardwood flooring and paneling. our solid wood flooring and paneling is milled from the best quality hardwoods, harvested from the appalachian region. our reputation for quality and precision is the result of our loyal employees and the accuracy of our quality control process. we guara...
Nydree Flooring
...at nydree flooring, our goal is to be the most innovative and forward thinking wood floor manufacturer in the world. we use the best manufacturing equipment and highest quality environmentally friendly raw materials we can find to create the world’s most sought after high-traffic wood flooring products. nydree flooring began in 2001 with the acquisition of gammapar acrylic impregnated w...
Powr-Flite Floor Machines
...w attitude. we haven’t changed our philosophy of putting the customer first; we are just pursuing it with a more aggressive attitude. it is part of our "we fight dirty" commitment to providing the best possible value in floor care equipment, parts and supplies. the new millennium provides more business opportunities than ever before and we want you to be there. with buying-powr you can take a...
Stanley Bostitch
...well beyond providing a comprehensive line of world-class, professional-grade, industry-specific products stanley encourages and enables every professional to maximize performance to do his or her best on every job through continuous product innovation and strong product support...
Delmhorst Instruments
...th products that are reliable, easy to use, and will give you years of trouble-free use. service: for a company to succeed, a superior level of service is required -even if that company offers the best available product. since 1962, delmhorst instrument co. has been owned and managed by the laurenzi family. we instill a strong sense of ownership in our entire team that starts with top managem...
AmericanBiltrite Flooring
...ing solutions for the educational, healthcare and institutional sectors. with high aesthetics, great durability, low maintenance and excellent environmental qualities, our collections offer the best alternatives for every project. your options include resilient rubber sheet and tile, pvc/voc-free tile, solid vinyl tile (esd), low-voc luxury vinyl tiles. ...
Atlas Concorde Tile
... an extensive, high-quality catalogue of productswe offer a vast number of sizes, colours, finishes and special pieces, telling a tale that began long ago, one made up of style and technology, which best expresses itself via a wide range of solutions with advanced technical and style content. inspired by the materialmarble, stone, wood, textile, concrete, relief, decorations, material, design. a...
XNY Ceramic Tile
...as one of the largest manufacturers of ceramic tile in china, xny-xin nan yue ceramics co., ltd. continues its journey with confidence and firm direction, with best wishes to all in the new millennium. it is a great pleasure to introduce our line of xny wall and floor tiles to you.we are committed to providing our customers with the widest coverage of export-business service along with the highes...
Custom Building Products
...cess to valuable information and on-the-spot answers. we're proud of where we've been and where we're headed. and we're proud to deliver to you the industry's finest products so you can do your best work. ...
Ekowood Hardwood Flooring
...the best of european technology and malaysian industry for superior quality tsh resources berhad is a public company listed on the kuala lumpur stock exchange.  founded over 30 years ago, tsh's activities are well diversified, encompassing the processing of woodbased products, agroforestry, palm oil industry and food industry.   ekowood 3-ply parquet  (engineered hardwood flooring) is ...
Boen Hardwood Flooring
...he variation experienced. parquet incorporates a top layer of hardwood which will inevitably be affected by humidity. with this in mind, boen has chosen a construction that has proven to be the best with respect to sideways stability and flatness under differing humidity conditions. comparison tests show that boen multi layer hardwood has very little convex and concave movement. this i...
Fabrica Rugs
...ed creativity of fabrica designers, whose sense of craftsmanship and passion for color consistently produce the most innovative carpet and area rugs available at fabrica, our passion is to be " best in class” - blending exquisite style and uncompromising performance in every carpet and rug we produce. fabrica carpets carry the carpet and pug institute’s green label plus certification ...
Prestige Window Fashions
...it's all about finishing touches and minute details. that's what makes every prestige collection the best on the market. keeping an eye on every element, prestige ensures that your window treatments surpass your expectations...
Lane® Furniture
...find our customers returning, years later, to replace their old lane furniture with new styles. our desire is to stand above the crowd in regards to quality home furnishings. we want to be the best at what we do. we want you, our customers, to be completely comfortable with the quality, comfort and styling of our products for years to come...
Serta® Mattress
...ortfolio includes the only official mattress of the national sleep foundation, the serta perfect sleeper® and the revolutionary icomfort® gel memory foam sleep system, both named consumers digest best buys. serta also manufactures the upscale trump home™ and perfect day® iseries™ collections, featuring a combination of serta’s exclusive gel memory foam and an advanced innerspring system....
Marshfield Furniture
...y, our people, our products and our policies. pride is the foundation of our company.  our quality program is simple:  we are proud of our furniture or we don't ship it. our goal is to be the best at what we do. the best means we offer exclusives - furniture and fabrics you cannot get anywhere else. the best means we use only superior raw materials. the best means we inve...
General Paint
...ior products and services, our range of offerings and our dedication to innovation and industry leadership. if it's new in paint, it's here at general paint. every day we work to bring you the best quality paint that's available. to do this, our master mixologists start with the superior ingredients, combined to their exacting proportions. along with other ingredients, like specially...
Plasti-Kote®
...    the plasti-kote name has been synonymous with premium quality, innovative, specialty coatings for over 75 years. having the best products in the marketplace has enabled us to achieve this status and consistently meet new challenges.     we have faced, and met, the ongoing obstacles presented by ever-changing regulations that would threaten aerosol paint, one of the most useful produ...
Bestt Liebco Brushes
...bestt liebco continues to lead the way to meet painters' needs. we were the first to offer dupont orel® polyester as a painting filament in 1970. in 1989, we were the first manufacturer to use dupont's chinex® bristles, which have since become recognized as the finest applicator filament available for applying today's paints. likewise, our roller products have set industry standards for m...
Monarch® Paints
...rch has been built on the philosophy of serving home builders, and contractors. the cornerstones of the philosophy are service and the cost/ value relationship—providing the needed product at the best possible price. in order to best serve its customers, whether that customer is a home builder, contractor, school district, hospital, hotel/ motel, etc., using monarch's commercial industri...
American Standard Plumbing Fixtures
...american standard is the brand that is best known to homeowners across the us. with the company tracing its roots back to the 19th century, many americans remember growing up with american standard and standard logos in their childhood homes. it is estimated that three out of every five bathrooms in the us today includes an american standard product...
Aquadis® Faucets
...adis' products are guaranteed for life against leaks or finishing defects. they are guaranteed for life and undergo rigorous testing in order to meet the highest standards. aquadis offers you its best in order for your faucet to work perfectly for life. you like it? it's yours with aquadis! the faucets that make our exclusive collections are produced with our superior ceramic cartridge t...
Dakota Kitchen & Bath
...the perfect marriage of craftsmanship and technology, dakota has combined the best of both worlds; an old world woodshop equipped with high speed digital woodworking machines. computerized, they create precision wood-cuts in seconds, detailing design features that are usually reserved for museum quality pieces. these time saving devices help dakota build premium, affordable custom cabinets...
Mullican Hardwood Flooring
...bility of the wood during the hot and cold seasons. state of the art machinery reduces both labor costs and time while enhancing the overall product and ensuring that the customer receives the best quality flooring available. quality control specialists make sure the moisture content and milling are always consistent. unlike other companies who only spot check, mullican's experienced...
Omega Cabinetry
...processes applied to each component, omega cabinetry's quality is unmatched. and, backed by the most comprehensive warranty in the industry, there's no question that cabinetry from omega is the best value around...
Brickform Chemical Stain
...f brickform and solomon will create a new, stronger, stable, and more vibrant company to serve the iron oxide pigment and decorative concrete markets. both teams are dedicated to providing the best quality and value for every product that we sell. we listen to our customers and are constantly striving to update technology to develop new products that are competitive and perform better...
Pella Windows & Doors
...windows and doors are one of your most important considerations when building or remodeling a home, so make sure you choose the best—pella windows & doors. they not only make your home beautiful and offer a magnificent view, they perform through the years against the elements. the pella portfolio offers three lines of windows and doors, from classic to contemporary to basic—there’s a s...
Simmons® Mattress
... less, sleep more soundly, and feel more rested the next day. not only is the beautyrest a beautifully made bed, with soft, plush covers and comforting foam, it is also engineered to ensure the best night's rest by addressing one of the main causes of interrupted sleep—partner movement throughout the night. beautyrest significantly reduces motion transfer across the bed by using pocke...
THER·A·PEDIC® Mattress
...is how many features and benefits you receive for the price. higher prices usually mean more features and benefits, which mean better support and comfort for you. so invest in yourself. buy the best quality sleep set your budget will allow. you deserve the best! why a premium quality sleep system is your best investment when you look for a new sleep set, remember it's what you can't see ...
Basic Coatings
...since 1985, basic has provided wood floor coatings that have the reliability, durability and consistent profitability that you demand. and we back basic wood floor coating products with the best technical and customer service in the industry! whether you choose one of our industry-leading water based coating systems, one of our oil modified urethane finishes, or our outstanding...
Hunter Fans
...hunter ceiling fans it should come as no surprise that our world-famous ceiling fans are hunter’s best-known products. after all, we’ve been making them for nearly 120 years. and today, we make them better than ever! consider this your ceiling fan central. from here, you can learn how to select a ceiling fan, how to properly size a fan to a room and all about the many hunter accessori...
Ashley Furniture
...fers one of the industry’s broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries. from design, through fulfillment, ashley continuously strives to provide you, our customer, with the best values, selection and service in the furniture industry. ...
Bradington-Young Furniture
... at bradington-young, it all began over 30 years ago with one simple philosophy: "build high quality products for a fair price." a humble beginning, combined with a burning desire to be the very best, molded bradington-young into the premier furniture manufacturer it is today. bradington-young is a division of hooker furniture, one of the world's largest and most respected furniture com...
Stair Rods USA
...ndled by ourselves and we have full control over everything to do with our business. we concentrate entirely on stair rods as we don't do anything else - this guarantees that our products are the best available anywhere in the world....
CarpetOne Carpet
...rmous buying power and access to all the major brands, mills and manufacturers. we offer the largest selection of carpet, hardwood, laminate, ceramic tile, vinyl and more - and you'll always find the best prices and great savings... everyday. with the personal service from our specially trained flooring experts, you'll find the product, warranty and color that are just right for you. and our e...
Bigelow® Carpet
... forces with carpet one, you can grace your home with a quality bigelow carpet for less than you ever thought possible. when you purchase from our bigelow carpet collection, you'll always receive the best value for your money. besides the most fashionable styles and sought-after colors, every bigelow carpet comes with outstanding guarantees for long wear and performance. no matter which bigelow ca...
Robern® Cabinets
...nd protects jewelry from theft. mirrored interiors speed up grooming by eliminating constant closing of the cabinet door. lighting solutions create a cabinet area environment that works best for the end user. safeseal™ gasketed frame protects the user from sharp cabinet edges and prevents dirt and moisture from entering the cabinet. ...
St Thomas Creations
...st thomas creations was founded in 1987 as a sanitary ware and bathroom fixture company. our mission since inception has been, and continues to be, to provide our customers with the best possible customer service, while providing excellent product selection, quality and value. during our years of significant growth we have never lost sight of our fundamental core value-integrity;- integr...
flair21
...sioned an expansion across the atlantic ocean. rather than merely import the finest fabrics to the united states, he dedicated himself to importing the technical expertise required to manufacture the best fabrics and window treatments. thus, in 1979 ado corporation was born. today, flair21 continues this tradition of excellence with the same unwavering commitment to using only the finest material...
RM COCO Fabrics
...world to select a broad, unique product line. this process involves countless hours of trend analyzing, market research and negotiation. each new collection that is released is comprised of the best fabrics or trim, based on an overall artistic, design appeal.   all collections include patterns exclusive  to rm coco. our all-exclusive trim collections are unique to rm coco. with t...
Best Furnishings
...constructed in care with southern indiana craftsmanship, best chairs' products have a reputation for quality, durability and comfort. each piece is built with native hardwoods right from our ferdinand backyard. combining 41 years of experience with the latest technology, best chairs manufactures the best products at the most affordable price. experience the pride of best chairs with ever...
Jerith Aluminum Fences
...e the experience that we have in fencing. secondly, aluminum fences are the only product that we make. therefore, we concentrate all of our research and development efforts into producing the best fence possible. this is of utmost importance to our growth and success as a company. finally, we test our fences to back up every claim we make. this is how we grew to become the larges...
PG Model® Hardwood Flooring
...so renowned for our ability to solve problems with sports floors. clients often turn to us for difficult corrections to existing flooring. years of experience and advanced technology make us your best option for new flooring and for improvements to existing floors. ...
Bamtex® Bamboo Flooring
...alternatives to timber as a construction material are being promoted to reduce dependence on hardwoods. with its physical characteristics and ability to regenerate rapidly, bamboo is one of the best means to replace hardwoods while providing similar properties and attractiveness. environmental friendly bamboo, which is a grass, grows rapidly. while there are more than 1,000 varieties ...
Nuheat®
...stent heat and energy efficient usage. along with more than 60 different standard size mats, nuheat offers custom mats that are ready for installation in as little as four days. nuheat offers the best of both worlds: a national presence with personal attention. there's a nuheat representative in your area to assist on site at any time. controlling your nuheat system has never been simp...
Parador Laminate Flooring
...an innovative installation technique ensures that there is no necessity for adhesive. the elements of this "clever click system" are fitted together by means of a special nut and spring form. best quality – perfect proof meticulous selection of raw materials and expert manufacturing are the basis for first-class products. wood is a natural product with its own character. colour nuance...
CACO Window Fashions
.... for a real fashion statement, try the delicate charm of 1/2" micro. all of our blinds are suitable for both retail and commercial applications. wood alloy and faux wood blinds are "the next best thing" what can be better than having the rich look of wood blinds and without compromising value. 2" provident wood alloy and 2" avalon faux wood blinds provide the same allure as wood, wit...
Zimmer Marble
...august 1975.  founded by milt zimmer, the small factory served kitchen and bath retail stores in jackson, michigan.  an early commitment to technical research and ongoing efforts to provide the best cultured marble products available, placed mr. zimmer among the leaders of the industry and positioned zimmer marble as one of the foremost manufacturers of case polymer products.  now retire...
Elesgo® Laminate Floors
...ts you explore your individuality. choosing an elesgo® floor will ensure you have a beautiful floor that will last you a lifetime and requires only a minimum of maintenance to keep it looking its best. available in a wide range of natural wood or stone look finishes. the patented elesgo® laminate surface is antistatic, wear and scratch resistant with a core of fine structured wood fibre b...
Hagaman Carpet
..., architects and retail stores to create custom orders which other companies will not even consider. within the hagaman custom program the possibilities are seemingly endless. with the help of the best design experts and through many years of experience, we believe we offer innovative and unsurpassed wool and nylon collections along with custom options. ...
Intermountain Furniture
...nsurpassed quality, service, and value to its customers. our company was founded on quality and service. we believe you get what you pay for. our furniture is not the most expensive. but it is the best value. to us, value means providing the best quality products at a reasonable cost. over the years we have used top designers in the furniture fashion industry. we offer a wide variety of fa...
Rhody Rug
...look at ourselves as the company with a difference who really cares about you. this, we hope, will be the key to our continued success and your assurance that with us, you too have done your very bes...
Lotfy & Sons Rugs
...lotfy & sons is recognized in the oriental rug industry for carrying a broad and balanced range of handmade oriental carpets. our mission is to provide the best product available to our customers and to maintain a tradition of classic designs while innovating with new textures, colors and weaves. our oriental carpets are imported from india, china, pakistan and iran and we maintain a stro...
Mohawk Floorscapes®
...  each store has been selected by mohawk to represent its best and most complete product lines. introduced in 1999, mohawk floorscapes dealers offer a unique, comfortable shopping environment by salespeople trained by mohawk's premier training academy, mohawk university™. in addition, these retailers can take advantage of mohawk technical training, partnership programs with other floorin...
Original Style Tile
...is tradition and take pride in producing the finest quality english floor and wall tiles. made by generations of devon craftsmen, these tiles represent the art of english tile making at its very best. hand decorated, and using up to 20 colours in a single tile (most other tiles use 4 or 5 colours), they are richly coloured, deeply translucent, and exquisitely beautiful. our company is on...
Brunswick Billiards
...a half of exceptional engineering and innovative style built into every table. a timeless tribute to excellence in design and workmanship, every model is backed by a lifetime warranty and has the best resale value in the industry. part of the legend experience our rich history for yourself. by investing in a brunswick table, you not only own the best playing pool table in the world, yo...
Preverco Hardwood Floors
...inctive and refined touch to any decor. quality: a choice, a commitment! at preverco, people and technology go hand in hand. at our cutting-edge plant, employees feel a responsibility to do their best. step by step, we produce flooring of the highest quality. everyday we work to help you realize your dreams. everyday, customers like you put their trust in our products. preverco goes beyo...
Decorative Flooring
...tsman and the distinguished vanguard degrees from the national wood flooring association. at decorative flooring our team of craftsmen take great pride in their work. we strive to provide the best possible product by utilizing the latest technology, streamlining production efficiencies, and passing along these cost savings to our customers...
PowerNail®
...® nails. these products are used for the installation of tongue & groove hardwood flooring and sub-flooring. powernail products have been the industry's standard for over 50 years, why not choose the best...
Viking Hardwood Flooring
...with over sixty years of experience in the hardwood flooring industry, our focus with the viking hardwood flooring product line is to bring the best value in wood flooring from around the world. the best value in wood flooring is a combination of: quality lumber environmentally sound forestry practices controlled kiln drying quality grading standards milling specifications ...
Alpha Professional Tools®
... 1986 and has become a leading manufacturer of quality tools for professionals in the natural stone, engineered stone, porcelain, ceramic, glass and construction industries. alpha® provides the best products for cutting, drilling, shaping and polishing all types of materials. in addition to providing the best products in the industry, alpha professional tools® offers a variety of ser...
Central Oriental Rugs
...the major focus of the company is to provide high quality products at fair and reasonable prices. we manufacture and travel the world to find the best factories that produce outstanding quality rugs to correspond with today’s fashion trends. we pride ourselves on fast, efficient and friendly customer service. the exellan collections are the foundation of our product mix. exellan is a y...
Peel Rugs
...inating furniture, in colors that complement today's interiors.   peel & company the principle and designer for peel and company, elay doyle, considers it her passion and mission to create the best collections of elegant and strikingly beautiful home furnishings.  with exacting attention to quality and detail, she serves high end consumers, collectors and designers...
Safavieh Rugs
... produces a variety of rug designs from american country styles and 19th and early 20th century european art. safavieh provides its customer with immediate delivery on 450 programs designs of the best handmade, natural wool rugs, each design in more than 8 sizes and in several color schemes, all in stock, all ready to be shipped immediately anywhere in the u.s...
Merillat Kitchen Cabinets
...the merillat headquarters may be in adrian, michigan, but the designers at merillat travel the world in search of the latest trends and design styles. merillat offers the best selection of cabinetry at a variety of price levels to provide consumers custom-quality looks and function without a custom-sized price. merillat offers three distinct lines of cabinetry, including the semi-custom ...
GAF Roofing
...a's largest commercial and residential roofing manufacturer (approaching $2 billion in sales) by delivering on two simple promises: for property owners & architects: helping to assure your best and safest choice in roofing for our distributor & contractor partners: helping to build your business and avoid hassles our proud tradition of innovation and excellence has made us one...
Goodfellow Hardwood Flooring
...opment in state-of-the-art production. goodfellow's millennium finish is the most wear-resistant finish on the market. your satisfaction is our primary goal and we are dedicated to offer you the very best service and quality. all of our floors are prefinished in a climate controlled environment using the latest technology. temperature and humidity are kept constant, and dust is entirely removed t...
LM Hardwood Flooring
...n display in the quality, value and features and benefits that we build into every single floor. lm flooring is designed, engineered and crafted for real people with real expectations. we combine the best in our outstanding hardwoods, innovative manufacturing, and experienced craftsmen in order to fulfill our single passion...creating the most beautiful hardwood flooring in the world for you and y...
Fausfloor® Laminate Flooring
...oring option that is sure to become a favorite among decorators and redecorators alike. masterpieces® collectionthe masterpieces® collection is a revolutionary line of products representing the very best laminate flooring fausfloor® has to offer. offered in both wood designs and tile designs, the masterpieces® collection will add a touch of class to any interior space...
Chromcraft Furniture
...the best furniture in the world isn’t the best unless it provides value. that’s why, at chromcraft, we use the finest materials, and we exercise more control, and demand more of our products than anyone in the industry. quality control makes our furniture the best value in the industry. we form our own tubing out of cold roll steel, often using techniques we developed ourselves. we even manufactu...
Kathy Ireland™ Martin Furniture
...by being sensitive to environmental needs, a respected employer in the community and giving back through programs involving charitable organizations or special events. our goal is to manufacture the best-valued product in the marketplace, in a good, safe, caring and rewarding workplace. to maintain and grow our segment in the marketplace which will provide martin furniture with the financial inte...
UA Wood Floors
... floors flooring is guaranteed for quality. through strict and uniform standards of quality, we produce a superiorly constructed product while offering you unsurpassed customer service and one of the best warranties in the industry...
General Finishes
...lorant penetrates and colors wood unlike pigmented stains. gilsonite is a mined ore, which comes only in a black walnut color. it is different from pigments, which come from earth clays. danish oil's best use is on oak where the walnut colors are carried deep into the grain and produce a look that pigments cannot match. the linseed oil in danish oil dries to a durable finish and can be used as a o...
Tesoro Woods
...hest environmental and health standards while looking beautiful. at tesoro woods, we are committed to providing our customers with high-quality, beautiful and healthy products that are among the best in the green flooring business. we offer a variety of beautiful, well-milled domestic and exotic hardwood flooring products that come from recycled materials and sustainably managed forests...
GE® Appliances
...tyle. ge monogram®top-performing, luxurious appliances for the discriminating consumer: ge monogram collection can be the inspiration for an outstanding kitchen design. monogram appliances offer the best in both american and european styling, with choices and design options that let you customize your kitchen to make it your own. the collection includes exceptional cooking products, refrigerators...
Marvel Appliances
...ons. in fact, marvel’s luxury consumer models are built and tested to the same high standards required by these stringent applications. that is why each model is backed by one of the industry’s best warranty coverages. today, marvel is proud to use its innovative history to provide an unwavering commitment to its customers. known for uncompromised quality, breathtaking array of design c...
Scotsman Ice Systems
... accomplish this by providing our customers with a better ownership experience than any other ice machine manufacturer. from our cm3 ice machines that offer the lowest lifetime ownership cost and the best warranty in the industry to our customer focused sales and service network, scotsman is committed to total customer satisfaction. "you'll value the difference"™ is a living philosophy that will p...
Schrock Cabinetry
...ing we are. it’s seeing, not just looking. it’s listening, not just hearing. it’s beyond showing, it’s teaching. it’s more than knowing, it’s understanding. it’s not being better, it’s being the best. our quest is to provide the best kitchen and bath solutions wholly supported by our parent company, fortune brands, a leading consumer products company. fortune brands is home to some of the mo...
Tornado® Cleaning Equipment
...tornado industries, inc. is dedicated to delivering “best in class” commercial and industrial cleaning equipment and after-sale service that meets and exceeds the expectations of our customers. in the industrial cleaning business for over 80 years, tornado® has a strong entrepreneurial history of partnering with in-house cleaners, contractors and facility managers to provide cleaning solutions tha...
Urine-Off™
...aining is an issue... urine-off ™ is the solution! of the several major components of urine, it’s the urine crystals that ordinary cleaners and stain/odor removers can’t touch! until now, even the best urine stain and odor solutions could only wash away the water-based urine components, and mask the smell of the crystals while the affected area dried. but the dry crystals simply lay dormant for...
Barcalounger
...ght from the start, it's been barcalounger's style, fashion, comfort, and quality that's led the way to success in the motion furniture industry. barcalounger customers have come to expect the best from the leader in motion furniture. our plant in rocky mount, nc, has 365,000 square feet devoted to implementing the latest manufacturing technology and guaranteeing our customers the bes...
Stanley Furniture Company
...cated associates who have enabled stanley furniture company to become one of the largest, most respected furniture manufacturers in the nation. at stanley furniture, our mission is to offer the best furniture possible and to support it with excellent quality and service. we support that mission with our strategy to position stanley furniture as a complete wood resource in the high-qua...
Norman Shutters
...s the centuries-old craft of making shutters in our award-winning manufacturing facility. this 1.5 million square-foot, state-of-the-art plant is dedicated to handcrafting shutters – and bringing the best to your home. ...
Dunn-Edwards Paints
...e of the southwest: from the harsh, dry desert heat to the cold mountain temperatures and cooler moisture of the coast. we test our paints here year-round to ensure you’re always getting the very best paint possible.   staples center arena. caesar’s palace. arizona state university. san francisco federal courthouse. ...
Woodland Cabinetry
...enter panels. many other manufacturers have cut back to save money on these types of doorstyles. woodland uses only the finest raw materials to build our fine custom cabinetry. we strive to offer the best value in the industry. if you require more detailed technical information on woodland products, please contact your dealer or the factory. 3/4" maple dovetailwoodland’s top of the line drawer bo...
Wallwik Wallpaper Removal System
...removing wallpaper? at last you've found it - the best method for wallpaper removal. here's five great reasons to use wallwik: wallwik is the quickest method of wallpaper removal (2 to 3 times quicker than steam and chemical based strippers) eliminates scraping and does not damage plaster strips up to 6 layers of even the most stubborn paper in one go removes the paper in large p...
Hyde Tools
...the essence of hyde's success is concentrating on what it knows best; laser cutting, blanking, heat treating, grinding and polishing steel. the standards that isaac hyde established in the 1870's still hold true today: make the best possible product from the most appropriate steel and try every day to improve on yesterday's best. day after day, in every product, hyde gives america the edge it need...
Insl-X Specialty Paint
...tomer relationships will continue to have a positive impact for both insl-x and it's customers. according to james a. weil, president, "in today's highly competitive marketplace, having the toughest, best quality product means nothing if it is not backed by a solid commitment to service. we pride ourselves on being customer driven, and view our relationships as partnerships. offering the very best...
Leaktite Paint Pails
...f offset printing for up to five colors on special applications. we are constantly making improvements to our product lines to incorporate features and benefits that make leaktite products the best and most trusted products in the market. our vision for the future is one that requires total involvement at all levels in order to be a valuable partner to our customers. leaktite prod...
ZipWall® Barriers
...ishers and do-it-yourselfers have been searching for a simple and effective method to control dust on the worksite. in fall 1996, jeff whittemore of arlington, massachusetts, boston magazine's "best of boston (1997) floor refinisher" developed the zipwall® dust barrier. the idea came to him as he was challenged by a particularly difficult worksite configuration. he needed to invent a dus...
Bartels Doors and Hardware
...bartels door systems are the best money can buy. (it may sound cliché, but our customers have bragging rights.) every component of a bartels door has been carefully handpicked with the ambition of constructing the highest quality doors available...
Best Displays
...at best, we're constantly putting our years of experience to work to address your changing needs. as a result, we now offer a full line of displays that are designed to fit your requirements as dictated by product line and showroom design...
Bevelo Gas and Electric Lights
...ns and keep the company running by the same fundamentals that were taught to him by his father. hand-riveting each light and using bevolo’s unique copper aging process, bevolo continued to be the best gas lighting company in the business. years again passed until andrew bevolo, iii (drew) was introduced into the company. jim and drew worked together to introduce bevolo to the national ma...
Vaxcel Lighting
... chandeliers and lamps, in the latest styles and finishes. we are known in the industry for offering a full selection of products at competitive prices. everyday, we at vaxcel work hard to be the best business partner to our customers, by providing the best service, quality, and innovation in lighting...
Wickham Hardwood Flooring
... new varnish oxylust+. knowing that bacteria are a major cause of the odours and moisture problems, wickham hardwood flooring protects all their products with the ultra-fresh* treatment. this is the best defence against bacteria and fungi built right into the product. a combination of ultra-fresh* with appropriate maintenance of your floor is a solution to a hygienic environment and the guarantee...
Trinity Tile
...nding the most appropriate product for any application. they will assess the durability, coefficient of friction, aesthetic and budgetary requirements of each project and make recommendations for the best products to use. the architectural division can provide samples and technical data within any time constraints so as to insure that project designs are completed on time for the client. our de...
Jaipur Living
...ransitional and modern collections. design is a passion for jaipur from its very core and spills out in bold colors, distinctive styles and fashion-forward trending.  jaipur is able to offer the best in competitive pricing in today's market by maintaining consistencies in its vertically integrated business model. jaipur defines success as an ongoing process of improvement, sustainability,...
Mission Stone & Tile
...mission stone & tile continues to bring together the best the world has to offer in innovative tile and stone. our goal is to provide customers with imaginative options for materials, color, texture and design. we offer a wide variety of exquisite floor, wall and accent tiles, as well as complete design. let mission stone & tile inspire you today....
Huntington House Furniture Company
...in 1982 with the intention of creating a world class custom-upholstery company. with over a century of experience in the industry, the management team at huntington house is dedicated to building the best upholstery in the business. our commitment to being the best means taking no shortcuts. our choice to manufacture exclusively in north carolina allows us to hire the most talented handcrafters in...
M-D Building Products
...tions in the united states. these manufacturing facilities are located in: oklahoma city, ok gainesville, ga these manufacturing facilities are optimized to assure you of the highest quality, best performing products in the industry. ...
Duro Shine Sealers
...t sealers have very high softening points. on hot days when acrylic water-based sealers are turning soft; water-based polyurethane sealers maintain their integrity! non-yellowing, non-cracking. the best indoor/ outdoor sealers available!! ...
Marc Phillips Fine Rugs
...s abroad, ensures customers fast lead times and impeccable workmanship. marc phillips decorative rugs always returns home feeling confident that they have both created and selected, the world's best rugs. travels to ancient lands like nepal, india, pakistan, china, romania and turkey, instill a revolutionary design esthetic that can not be matched. the culture, art and history of thes...
American Tile
...e. our professional staff has the depth of knowledge, technical proficiency, and customer-friendly attitude to ensure that the products you receive from us meet your design and construction goals. to best guarantee that we are able to serve you in the most appropriate and productive manner, you may wish to review the following summary of ceramic tile product criteria. these are the qualities and...
Medallion Cabinetry
...t something special, something unique, something distinctly yours, then look no further. no one else offers as many ways to customize your kitchen as medallion. medallion cabinetry is made from the best materials skillfully crafted and meticulously finished....
Bisazza Tiles
... fashion and design. bisazza is one of the top luxury brands in the design sector and a world leader in the production of glass mosaic for interior and exterior decoration. for an evaluation of the best technique for reproducing a drawing or a photographic subject in mosaic, the bisazza design studio is available for a free consultation. in addition to the technique that involves the use of whol...
Maple Creek Cabinets
...u can be assured your cabinets will look great for many years to come. no matter how big or how small your project is, maple creek has the quality products at affordable prices that make it your best value in kitchen and bath cabinets...
Holland Bar Stool Company
...the holland bar stool company's logo "kiss of quality" stands for the pride we take in our products and services. it is a constant reminder that nothing but the best will do. from the raw parts to the finished product, our utmost attention is focused on detail to ensure that our products will be guaranteed to please the customer. holland bar stool company is based in holland, michigan, ...
DBM Hardwood Flooring
...products such as asian pine, asian teak, asian walnut, and australian cypress.  our customers can be rest assured that we have the necessary experience and expertise to bring only the best products to the flooring market. ...
Shiloh Cabinetry
...of the state. from the beginning as a molding and milled lumber supplier working out of a small shed to a major supplier of cabinetry with over 1.2 million square feet of manufacturing space with the best equipment available. we have enjoyed steady, robust growth because of our commitment to provide quality products made from quality materials and by hard-working employees. ...
Foremost Cabinets / Bath Supply
...r quality is evident in all aspects of our product's lifecycle. we are constantly seeking new and innovative features for all of our diverse product lines and our products are created using the best materials and processes available. manufacturing foremost groups maintains many specialized manufacturing facilities around the world and our production capabilities are growing exponential...
Strasser Woodenworks
..., color change, grain direction variations, and normal imperfections are not considered defects and not covered under our warranty. we purchase lumber grades higher than industry standards and do our best to keep extreme grain and color variations off the same cabinet...
Daejin America Luxury Vinyl Tiles
...sales representative from your local distributor. we urge you to ask about decoria, and if you have trouble locating a distributor or dealer near you, we will be happy to provide a method that is best suited for you. when contacting decoria directly, you will speak to a member of our friendly staff who will be able to assist you and guide you through your questions. our knowledgeable an...
Bedrosians® Tile
...ld to find the finest quality tiles and stones that satisfy the latest design trends. and since we are independent, this gives us great flexibility in providing the ceramic tile or natural stone that best meets any project's requirements...
Urban Floor
...est quality species of wood flooring. we are committed to offering our customers only the finest in terms of both product and service. our knowledgeable staff vows to serve the customer with their best capabilities to help ensure a smooth transction and a satisfied client....
Mer-Krete Systems
...etail begins with knowing your applications and your flooring environment. some of the special products that we offer include primers for existing surfaces, specialty underlayments that encapsulate asbestos vinyl flooring, asphalt cutback adhesives and adhesives for epoxy-backed tile. we also feature extremely high-impact underlayments to handle heavy loads. it doesn’t take long to realize that, i...
Saletex
... and italy are just some of the countries we import from. draperies, home furnishings, lace, sheers, jaquards, prints, upholstery fabrics, vertical blinds, and bedspreads are what saletex knows best. featuring window coverings of every style and type, including exclusive, custom-made designs, our product line can be found at retailers or through your interior designer. holding inve...
Shade-O-Matic
... development to bring unique products to its customers. at shade-o-matic we work hard at ensuring customer satisfaction; from selection and quality to service, you get nothing less than our very best. ...
Statements Distinctive Tile
... knowing that others may not respond in kind, while respecting the distinct values of those around us. excellence - we strive to set the highest standards of personal, professional and collective bests, as seen through our products, knowledge and service. respect - we trust, appreciate and accept the unique knowledge, needs and opinions of our customers, coworkers and business partners. ...
Casabella Wood Flooring
...in european countries for over 30 years americans have never been able to obtain flooring products with oil finishes without breaking the bank. due to the large demand for oil finishes in the best hotels and commercial locations, we are bringing trip trap oil to america. by merging the cost of commercial projects with residential projects we are able to make this finish affordable to...
Eleganza Tiles
...0 leading tile dealers and distributors in north america, and is being one of the fastest growing ceramic tile distributor in the western united states. from the beginning, we are committed to be the best and become the most innovative tile distributor with the aim to deliver high quality and stylish product at an affordable price, without sacrificing service. this guiding principal will continue ...
Sunbrella
...nce fabrics. no other resource is more committed to leading the performance fabric industry with innovations that fit today's busy lifestyles. with impeccable quality, sophisticated styling and best-in-class warranties, the new generation of sunbrella offers more possibilities than ever. sunbrella fabrics are now available for all of your decorating needs – outdoors and in. from earni...
Duralee Fabrics
...service and a large warehouse. we proudly hold a solid position in the marketplace and continue to grow at an aggressive rate. we are always looking for new opportunities to bring to market the best products to meet the needs of the interior design community. our products can be purchased through our many showrooms and our sales representatives worldwide...
AKDO Natural Stone
...simply put....the world’s most beautiful stone.akdo has been importing the very best natural stone slabs, tiles and handcrafted mosaics for nearly two decades. our natural stone factories in europe, coupled with our numerous resources around the world, allow us to offer our customers the very best in both quality and selection. akdo offers an incredible collection of natural stone tiles, slabs, mo...
Brown Stove Works
...for over 70 years, we have proven our commitment to offering the finest quality appliances and the best customer service in the united states. founded by grover cleveland brown in 1935 in cleveland , tn , brown stove works inc. was one of sixty stove manufacturers operating in the united states . today, we are the only remaining privately held range manufacturer in america. company president k....
Bedrosians® Commercial Flooring
...amic tile and stone importers and distributors in the united states. our philosophy, however, is the same today as it was in 1948. that is, to provide the highest level of service possible, the best technical and design assistance available, excellent product quality and competitive pricing. ...
Bellawood Hardwood Flooring
...es and sell direct—to-the—public so no one can beat our quality and prices. some of our products are over 60% less than traditional sources and the bellawood certified 50-year finish is among the best in the industry. better wood at a better price’you can’t beat it! - 50 year certified finish warranty - over 120 wood flooring varieties whether you are developing a residential or comme...
Wellborn Cabinet
... we'll continue to strive for excellence in this crucial function of our business. at wellborn, we appreciate the privilege of being your cabinetry supplier and we'll continue to bring you the best product at a competitive price with our service as a part of the sale – a true value. wellborn cabinet, inc., is a family business that was established in 1961. years of individual dedicat...
Newborn Caulk Guns
...o solve any issues, seen or unseen, based on this feedback as well as our expertise and knowledge, to be the leader in innovation and improvements to dispensing technology and to provide only the best quality that will guarantee to keep you at the forefront of your respective industry. ...
Arley Wholesale Stone
... or stone for a particular home project. you will find that our web site, with its explanations of the different options available to you. arley wholesale, inc. has always been committed to the best uses of technology in our efforts to give you the best service. we stake our reputation on it! ...
Topcu Tile and Stone
...ly in the united states for a few years, topcu brings over two decades of industry experience to the market.  our close relationships with the quarries in turkey mean that we receive the very best stones before they are sent around the world to wholesalers and cutters.  this means that the best in terms of color, density, and consistency are available from topcu...
Flagstone Pavers
... first and due to the demand for our products have stayed this course. while the opportunities to make other concrete products are there, we will not add these product lines so that we can be the best at what we are currently producing…concrete pavers, coping, and turf block. flagstone pavers has expanded its property to 20+ acres. to further support our customers and to meet the ever i...
Owens Wood Flooring
...owens’ state-of-the-art facilities are located in northern wisconsin, in the heart of some of the best hardwood forests in north america. there, owens combines high-quality baltic birch plywood with a solid hardwood wear layer to create a truly remarkable engineered flooring product. owens coined the term “plankfloor” to describe it. plankfloor has revolutionized the way hardwood floorin...
Marca Corona Ceramiche
...they combine extraordinary technical performances with the typical style and elegance of the best "made in italy" products. marca corona ceramics are suitable for both residential and commercial areas, for private customers, planners and designers who are looking for that exclusive touch...
Miracle Sealants
...it on to his sons joseph and albert salvo. our active involvement makes us a company driven by three generations of stone and tile care professionals. this experience enables us to recognize the best ways to care for marble, limestone, travertine, granite and other natural stone as well as ceramic tile and masonry surfaces. it was the catalyst for our first product, 511 impregnator intr...
LASCO Bathware
...le choices. but it's not just selection or volume that has made us "america's bathtub company." since we began doing business in 1965, we've continually invested in new ways to assure the best in product quality and customer service. we continually strive to improve upon our manufacturing processes to produce better, more cost-effective products. with rigid testing and inspection, ...
AAmerica Furniture
... at affordable prices.  a family owned company, aamerica was founded by two brothers: fred and john rohrbach. fred devoted his time overseas creating and maintaining key relationships with the best, quality conscious furniture manufacturers while john marketed and sold the furniture to domestic retailers throughout the u.s. today, both brothers still actively lead the company, positioni...
Dutailier
...ce 1976. in over 15 countries on 3 continents, the dutailier name is synonymous with quality, innovation and products designed to meet consumers' specific needs. dutailier is proud to offer the best quality of furniture, made by well-skilled craftsmen in our canadian facilities thus allowing a complete personalisation of your furniture...
Howard Miller
...even then, howard miller understood the need to create products that would be steeped in quality and value. he expected nothing less than the best. and it was only under those strict conditions that he allowed his name to grace every clock manufactured at our sprawling facility in zeeland, michigan. ...
Kenroy Home
...partnerships with the retailers and consumers who sell and use our products daily. look to kenroy home for the finest in décor, performance and value. we hope that you'll review our proven best sellers and latest new offerings, and come to share in our philosophy of all together better. we look forward to assisting you in improving your business, your home and your enjoyment of our ...
Jeffrey Alexander
...he premier manufacturer and importer of cabinet and furniture hardware. we have made a commitment to globally facilitate and revolutionize the concept of functional and decorative hardware in the best interest of our customers. we provide a diverse work team, continuous improvement, and exceptional leadership. hardware resources maintains a level of competitive excellence in the industry...
Ekornes
...urniture manufacturer in the nordic region and owns such brand names as ekornes, stressless and svane. stressless is one of the world's most famous furniture brands, and ekornes and svane are the best known brands in the norwegian furniture market. products are manufactured in norway and marketed all over the world by a network of national and regional sales companies. ekornes' vision i...
Homelegance
...it is our goal to have the highest quality, the best value, the newest design, and the most satisfying service available for the price/category of merchandise offered....
Grothouse Lumber Company
...the company to ensure quality and service are not compromised today so many companies have lost touch with their customer's needs. we strive to make your interactions with us the some of the best you have ever experienced. your delivery should be on prompt and on time. if you ever feel like you are not receiving this level of service, please feel free to contact us and let us know ...
Fine Art Lamps
...alists continues to explore new concepts.  but the past is always present:  fine art lamps’ collections from the 1940s and 50s have been shown around the country in museum retrospectives of the best decorative products of the era, and all our new designs continue to uphold the company’s original mission...
United Tile
...ur united tile showrooms (seattle, everett, portland and bend) serve the design community and public through our professional, knowledgeable and helpful design staff.  we were recently named the "best professional design center" by the home builders association of metropolitan portland.        as a wholesale distributor of premium stone, ceramic, porcelain, metal, glass and leather ti...
Higuera Bamboo Flooring
...ents. we have invested a great deal of time and money in ensuring that we are using only the finest manufactures, we do not go shopping for products like many importers do we only sell from the best. each item is thoroughly inspected prior to shipping or selling as to ensure the highest standards are always present at higuera hardwoods. we guarantee the quality of our products and we ...
Creative Co-Op
...at our core, we live and breathe product. our design team travels the world for inspiration, taking the best elements of their experience and translating them into a creative, unique assortment that caters to a broad variety of tastes. whether you're a small boutique or a larger furniture store, our product line has something for you – and at price points that work.   creative co-op – th...
Houzer Sinks
...ntertops. combining the highest quality materials and artisan's attention to line and detail, houzer sinks are painstakingly crafted to satisfy the sophisticated consumer who demands the very best. every aesthetic detail is enhanced on every sink we produce to provide lasting beauty and value to your home for years to come.  for over three decades, we've been improving million...
LG Surfaces
... surfaces that are durable enough to withstand every demand life throws at them. they’re tough, easy to clean, hygienic, stain-resistant, and backed by a 15-year transferable warranty, one of the best in the industry. each of our products—hi-macs® acrylic solid surface and viatera® quartz surfaces—are available in a wide variety of colors and designs, making it easy to find what’s right...
Dalyn Rug Company
...y. we are committed to offering expertly-crafted, fashion-forward rugs that are affordable and of great value. from the very start dalyn has deliberately worked, not to be the largest, but to be the best rug company in the industry. with this in mind, our foundation is based on the integrity of our employees, a commitment to service, and the expectation of quality. ...
Kabinart
...ps and creating exceptional quality and value in every product we make. we've consciously chosen to forgo national home center business and high profile marketing, in favor of investing in the best possible product value, delivered in under four weeks and backed by local, independently owned businesses you can count on to guide you through a successful new kitchen project. today, sup...
Centura Tile
...since its foundation over 80 years ago, centura tile has maintained a clear, guiding mission: to provide our clients the very best in wall and floor coverings. centura tile’s dedication to this mission is evident in our wide selection of innovative products, each carefully selected and curated to meet exceptionally high standards. our longevity and position as one of the largest distributors of f...
Richmond Carpet
...y covering your floors - you're uncovering the beauty of your home, and bringing your own personal decorating style to life! for over fifty years, richmond carpet has been committed to making the best value, most durable and stylish carpet for your home and lifestyle. ...
DuroDesign Cork Flooring
...talled directly over an existing floor, concrete slabs or construction-grade plywood. durodesign produces beautiful cork flooringwe achieve clear and crisp colors for our cork flooring with only the best quality pigments to preserve its naturally beautiful texture. durodesign cork floors are finished with our mp765 polyurethane finishing system formulated for the utmost in durability, abrasion re...
Philadelphia Commercial Resilient
...al is a brand of shaw industries, a berkshire hathaway subsidiary and the world’s largest carpet manufacturer and leading flooring provider. we leverage the strength of shaw industries to provide the best products, services and solutions for your unique flooring needs. ...
Paramount Hardwood Floors
...at paramount, we believe our customers should have the best that hardwood can offer at reasonable prices. not only do we offer a wide range of species and colours, we offer matching mouldings and stair components. we even go one step further by offering custom: sizes, patterns, medallions, borders, and colours. ...
ARK Floors
...f a&w group, is a united states company that draws an abundant resource of products from global enterprises. our ability to utilize these resources has positioned ark as brand that represents the best of both worlds, assuring consistent, first-quality products.   ark’s responsible forestry practices have been recognized by some the world's most prestigious environmental organizations.  ...
Daltile® Stone
...s and solid commitment to the highest quality. we provide all that's needed to dream, create and design with confidence. we are committed to doing things in a way that can only be defined as the best in its class. as the country’s leading manufacturer and distributor of ceramic tile and natural stone, our vast resources allow us to be a true single source supplier for the flooring indus...
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Floors
...kind of vinyl floor? armstrong’s new luxury vinyl floors may be just what you’re looking for! alterna is the luxury vinyl tile that looks like ceramic tile or stone, while luxe plank luxury vinyl (a “best new home product” in 2010 from this old house magazine) looks like hardwood. you have to see and feel these luxury vinyl floors to appreciate the difference. alterna vinyl tile is soft and warm ...
Alston Hardwood Floors
...turing, hand selecting, sorting, packaging, shipping and the final distribution of our products, are completely controlled by us.  this is why we can ensure that the products you get are of the best quality available, and the pricing you receive will be very competitive! ...
Nature Flooring
...nature flooring industries has specialized in flooring products for over 20 years, we provide excellent flooring with superior quality and unique patterns. we try our best to supply customers with quality products and bring your home some nature! our mission is to provide a top quality product while meeting all conservation and sustainability standards, the best milling for ease of installation, ...
Free Fit Floors
...after years of research and development, the innovation team at freefit® invented the clickless, glueless luxury vinyl tile.   freefit is designed with the best-in-class wear layer and warranty in the lvt market.  freefit first appeared on the united states market in 2009 and today boasts global distribution...
Joy Carpets
...the first and still the best:  joy carpets is the leader in the design and manufacture of specialty broadloom, modular carpet, rugs, and mats for creative and eye-catching interiors.  we take pride in providing industry-first floor coverings to residential, educational, hospitality, healthcare, and commercial markets. joy pioneered fine gauge tufting and introduced the first recreation...
Lexmark Carpet Mills
...carpet for every style, so you can make a space your own... we believe carpet should never be boring, and that your home deserves the best. that’s why our yarn system, which weaves color thoroughly through each strand that makes up your carpet, outlasts the competition... … meaning your carpet colors will remain vibrant long after others would have faded. whether you're seeking the subtlety of...
Armstrong Linoleum Flooring
...e linseed oil, recycled wood flour, cork dust and limestone. linoleum is naturally anti-bacterial and biodegradable. if you are looking for a "green" floor for your home, linoleum is one of the best choices! ...
Grandforest Hardwood Floors
...prefinished hardwood flooring is one of the best values per square foot of any flooring product on a dollar for dollar basis. hardwood flooring adds not only lasting beauty to your interior space, but also increases the value of your home, period! grandforest's attention to detail and quality craftmanship is evident in all of the hardwood flooring products we manufacture. ...
Taiga Select Flooring
...g. taiga has been resolved in bringing you the latest innovations in this product category for decades. we outsource from the leading manufacturers in the world. all in the hopes of bringing you the best so you can have the best at your fingertips. we also understand that leading edge technology and outstanding commercial and residential warranties mean little if you can’t have the right kind of ...
Hayim & Company Rugs Canada
... ave. e. this facility houses our show room, head office and a 30,000 square foot distribution center. hayim & company canada has grown its business in canada by providing out customers with the best quality, value and service. we carry the latest designs and colors in area rugs, mats, and runners. we take great care in choosing our rugs, so that it gives our prices to our customers a unique ...
Lockwood Flooring
...our commitment to the best products in the industry embraces all categories - prefinished and unfinished hardwood flooring, trims and vents, underlayments, machines, tools, adhesives, stains, finishes, abrasives and all other accessories. ...
Moduleo Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...moduleo introduces a new generation of luxury vinyl tiles and planks that combines the best in technology and innovation to inspire and transform your home.  the collection combines the old-world elegance of classic ceramic tiles, stones and wood planks in a tough vinyl flooring protected by superguard wear layer that will resist scratches, stains and dents. advanced embossing techniques...
Robina Laminate Flooring
...robina laminate flooring is the floor with the best options. if you need laminate flooring which fits your life, style, and budget robina has the perfect fit with our everyday laminate flooring series. if you need something different with that extra something robina's laminate designer series would be your first stop. a real crowd pleaser is the robina laminate flooring heavyweight series....
Dream Weaver Carpet
...ains more, and looks better longer than any other carpet. our founder, bob shaw, doesn’t do things halfway.when he set out to reimagine the carpet industry, he did so with the intent of creating the best possible product. people love carpet and that it will always have a place in their homes. our single focus is to provide the highest quality carpet possible at a great value. ...
Prolex Flooring
...prolex flooring provides you the best quality prefinished hardwood flooring at the most reasonable pricing through our uncompromising customer service here in united states. we fully understand your needs, and the trust you give us with your orders. we want let you know that we really appreciate your confidence in our company, interest in our products, and the opportunity to serve you. w...
Armstrong Engineered Tile
...r feet. installation made easy yes, it's possible to get gorgeous, durable-for-life flooring in just a day. alterna is faster, easier and cleaner to install than natural stone or ceramic tile — and best of all, less time and labor means your installation will cost less, too. alterna plank the alterna plank collection offers a wide array of wood visuals in a new 8" x 48" and 6" x 36" groutable ...
FREEFIT® Luxury Vinyl Floors
...totally innovative. totally glueless. totally new. beautiful luxury vinyl tile planks and tiles with the best warranty in the business. product quality 4mm thick with a 20 mil wear layer. 100% dimensional stability: a combination of the raw materials used & chemistry in the product contributes toward its stability. product engineering: no adhesives are used in the plies of the product. ...
LW Mountain Hardwoods
...ding unsurpassed quality and selection of products at the most competitive prices. l.w. mountain strives to be the wood flooring industry's leader in every aspect of the business. combining the best prices and a wide selection of quality hardwood flooring and accessories, l.w. mountain, inc. guarantees customer satisfaction. where we sell lw mountain products are sold through retail ...
Berenson Cabinet Hardware
...sed on trust, integrity, and mutual respect. as a privately owned family business, our first obligation is to you, our customers. everyone at berenson is dedicated to delivering not simply the best products, but the best customer experience — from product selection and delivery through years of satisfaction and enjoyment. that’s our promise to you, every day.  our vision people pull...
Bissell
...get easy, innovative ways to keep surfaces cleaner and ready for life with over 135 years of experience from bissell. no matter what your flooring type, you’ll find the solution that works best for you.  from our beginnings in carpet sweepers, we now offer vacuum cleaners, carpet deep cleaners, steam cleaners, and cleaning formulas designed to work with our products so you...
Abet Laminati Laminate Flooring
...nd office environments – now with easy click installation. the excellent durability of laminate coupled with the warm, look of wood or crisp chromatic solid colors and patterns, creates one of the best choices in floor coverings today. this low maintenance, click system, floating floor product is resistant to intense impact, heat, bacteria and uv rays. available in stock is the vintage collec...
Maniscalco
...h long term goals, maniscalco / artistic stone gallery will promote teamwork, integrity, accountability and positive energy. employees are challenged to achieve their full potential, and devote their best efforts to the company’s success. the company in turn will provide compensation and benefits to its employees that reward them for their efforts. call us for a dealer near you. ...
Craft Floors
...we all live in an increasingly digitized world, one in which many of us have a harder time making a real connection to the natural world.  we at craft believe that the best way to re-establish that connection is through direct contact with the natural beauty of real wood. and there is no better way to achieve this than to fill your home with the luxurious, awe inspiring presence of a rea...
Timeless Designs Hardwood
...id hardwood is just what its name describes: solid wood from top to bottom. the thickness of solid wood floor can vary, but generally ranges from 3/4 inches to 5/16 inches.  solid hardwood is the best choice if you have wood-sub floors. as solid wood is a natural substance, there is a one-of-a-kind design on each plank. when you’re looking to add exceptional quality floors to your home, ...
Soho Studio Tile
...cient, high quality and cost-effective tile solutions for our customers. our goal is to exceed expectations. we listen to your feedback and review market options to constantly bring the best quality product choices, service, and business practices to you. ...
LW Mountain Luxury Vinyl Plank
...ding unsurpassed quality and selection of products at the most competitive prices. l.w. mountain strives to be the wood flooring industry's leader in every aspect of the business. combining the best prices and a wide selection of quality hardwood flooring and accessories, l.w. mountain, inc. guarantees customer satisfaction. where we sell lw mountain products are sold through retail ...
Nova Cork
...in 2005, nova has been recognized by the industry as one of the top supplier of cork and linoleum floors in the country. nova provides best-of-the line specialty flooring that is suited for commercial and residential applications. our vast selection of cork floors allows consumers to meet their design needs. ...
Harco Premium Paints
... line of oil modified, moisture cure, and waterborne polyurethanes, as well as oil and water based fast drying sealers. constantly reviewing the latest resins and solvents, we strive to achieve the best products for the industry. we only use premium grade resins and virgin grade solvents in all of our products. all deliveries of resins and solvents are pre checked before we receive them to insur...
Lithonia Lighting Solutions
...lithonia lighting, an acuity brands company, has delivered the best value in lighting® for more than 60 years, providing the industry’s broadest line of commercial, industrial, institutional and residential fixtures. our products have always been known for quality, reliability and solid performance, making lithonia lighting the most specified brand in the lighting business. in addition to produc...
AFX Lighting
...the decorative fixture category. as we grow, we continuously develop, expand and rethink our core product offering to both commercial and residential markets. when you choose afx, you’re getting the best. we offer award-winning decorative fixtures that fuse industrial design with an artistic flair. you will find new looks in contemporary lighting and also updated traditional styled fixtures. our ...
American Brass & Crystal
... more robust and full final cast brass component. they can produce thousands of castings from each mold all holding the same exquisite detail through and through. our crystal is supplied by only the best producers of crystal from around the world. our precision grade crystal comes from one of the best manufacturers in egypt, second only to swarovski in austria. our hand cut crystal is produced pr...
Aptations
...we are passionate about mirrors. we only sell mirrors so we sell the best mirrors for the best value that you can get anywhere. we’ve been doing this since the mid-1980’s and we’ve seen a lot of fads and trends come and go. but through it all, there have always been 2 really big reasons for having the right mirror…. we want you to look great and have total confidence when you go out into the w...
Canarm Lighting
...ng, air moving and related products, supplying the residential and agriculture markets. our customers are wholesalers, retailers and distributors. we meet these customers’ expectations and serve them best by: striving for continuous improvement and cost leadership treating employees, suppliers and other stakeholders equitably maintaining integrity in all relationships aspiring for contro...
Capital Lighting Fixtures
...capital lighting is a family-owned lighting company located just outside atlanta, georgia. we pride ourselves on delivering stylish, high-quality products at affordable prices through some of the best lighting showrooms across the united states and canada. as you browse our site, you will discover why capital lighting has earned a reputation as an innovative lighting company who creates well-desig...
Cree Led Lighting
...e products with minimal environmental impacts that allow our customers to light and connect the world. we strive to ensure every production process and material that goes into our product will be the best for our environment, our communities, and our employees. it is the policy of cree, inc. that small business concerns have the maximum practicable opportunity to participate in procurement and su...
Palacio Collection
...the mission hardwood collection offers floors that are hand crafted by skilled artisans to offer a traditional charm combining the best of the past with today’s sophisticated style. ...
EarthWerks Waterproof Flooring
...elieves in building long-time relationships with our customers. we continually do this through providing style, service & availability. we feel that these are 3-key rules to ensure we provide the best for each and every customer, because we are lvt. ...
STANLEY® Tools
...roud of our reputation for excellence, and dedicated to continually testing, designing and improving our products to ensure quality and maximum function. maintaining our standing of being the world's best at what we do is important to us and what you expect from a name like stanley®...
Freud Tools
...level of precision that goes into each cutting tool is unprecedented in the industry. for example, each freud saw blade takes up to 35 manufacturing steps. each product is carefully crafted using the best materials, leading innovative designs, and the most sophisticated manufacturing process. every product is specifically designed for superior performance and maximum life. just like you take pride...
Cera Tile
...s the newest and fastest growing tile importer and wholesale distribution company in the united states. we are changing the experience for you the tile dealer to allow you more time to do what you do best and help your customer design the room of their dreams. cera tile, recognizes that satisfied customers are essential to our continued success. a strong culture of excellent customer service, comm...
Mannington Adura® Max
...lifies all of our floors for low vocs featuring our patented scratchresist™ with aluminum oxide surface protection, adura® max can stand up to the most active households and offers the industry’s best wear, scratch and stain resistance. adura® max is backed with a stress-free limited, lifetime residential and 10-year light commercial warranties against wear through, staining, fading, delaminat...
Armstrong Rigid Core
...ide minor subfloor irregularities. rigid core can be installed right away with no acclimation time. when ordering your luxe plank flooring, please select the flooring installation method that's best for your project. ...
Aacer Sports Flooring
...tion reduction ribs. aacer scissorloc™ a flexible performance system that incorporates our patented powervent™ system. continue on through our web site or call a representative to see which floor best suits your needs. once we understand your needs, we can guarantee you a top quality aacer sports floor to match. ...
DalTile® Countertops
...what’s the best kitchen countertop? how do i select a standout kitchen island? debating between quartzite vs. granite or marble vs. quartz countertop? shopping for a countertop comes with a lot of questions. our extensive selection includes every option, from the finest natural stone to enduring one quartz to our award-winning panoramic porcelain. our stone center experts can help guide you thro...
GreenTouch Laminate Flooring
...e industry. we have 2 different locations 25000sqft warehouses around houston area, all our products are fully in stock. as the factory direct supplier, we are able to offer our customers with the best quality and long lasting flooring with 25 years factory warranty. we are behind our products and our words. our management and operation team will stay by and ready to serve our customer 24...
GreenTouch Luxury Vinyl
...e industry. we have 2 different locations 25000sqft warehouses around houston area, all our products are fully in stock. as the factory direct supplier, we are able to offer our customers with the best quality and long lasting flooring with 25 years factory warranty. we are behind our products and our words. our management and operation team will stay by and ready to serve our customer 24...
GreenTouch Hardwood Flooring
...e industry. we have 2 different locations 25000sqft warehouses around houston area, all our products are fully in stock. as the factory direct supplier, we are able to offer our customers with the best quality and long lasting flooring with 25 years factory warranty. we are behind our products and our words. our management and operation team will stay by and ready to serve our customer 24...
Sun Shine Rug
...ing north american retail stores with the finest area rugs. our main focus is to distribute only the top of the line qualities to our customers, innovated designs while providing clients with the best customer service. ...
EF Contract Broadloom
...inspired by you: offering the carpet and hard-surface flooring that you want and need, that you’ve been seeking but unable to find, until now. every collection, pattern and colorway are created with best in class performance and in pursuit of design that is simply beautiful. in 2018, ef contract joined engineered floors, llc. based in dalton, ga., engineered floors, llc is a privately held carpe...
Shaw Carpet Bellera Collection
...ther. belleratm ages gracefully & maintains its beauty. major stain resistance. unbeatable performance. superior durability.bellera is about to change your life–and it’s all good. paws down: the best for your pet.forget what you think you know about carpet. introducing beautiful carpet you want with the performance you need. bellera is about to change your life - and it’s all good. more than...
Soniclean Vacuum
...sted and recommended by the leading carpet manufacturers, the soniclean soft carpet vacuum will extend the life of your carpet, keep your home cleaner and make your carpet look and feel it’s very best. ...
Mango Tiles
...whether you are planning to renovate your property or simply wants to add a bit of extra detailing to it, get an exciting range of tiles – marbles, mosaic, or waterjet – that can turn to be the best material for your project. mango tiles, in business since 2005, is one of the best tile manufacturing company in canada. drawing on ample of variety and stock, we guarantee to have a design t...
Engineered Floors Multi Family
...our founder, bob shaw, doesn’t do things halfway. when he set out to reimagine the carpet industry, he did so with the intent of creating the best possible product. people love carpet and that it will always have a place in their homes. our single focus is to provide the highest quality carpet possible at a great value. ...
Wood Welded
...at the wood welded® companies, we build the world’s best hardwood butcher block. from stunning kitchen countertops to safe and sensible food prep surfaces for culinary professionals to sturdy industrial workbench tops—discover why wood just works. ...
Tarkett Rubber Flooring
...tion and healthcare spaces, this stylish design is ready to greet guests and customers in the front of the house, from lobbies to conference rooms to home gym flooring. pentagonals2018 winner of the best of year award in the hard flooring category by interior design magazine. terra-turf® entrance mattingwhen a rugged rubber floor mats are what you need you need terra-turf® rubber matting. design...
Natures Beauty Hardwood Flooring
...since 1979, j. h. freed & sons has specialized in supporting flooring dealers with the best quality products, most responsive customer service support, and competitive prices. ...
Kozy Heat Fireplaces
...we offer a complete line of gas & wood fireplaces and stylish accessories to complement any decor. adding a fireplace is one of the best ways to increase the value of your home and we are proud to offer a network of dealers throughout the country to help make your experience everything that you imagine. we pride ourselves in being dedicated to not only function and reliability, but custome...
Ethan Allen
...re committed to delivering the quality, service, and value you deserve. we’re committed to our communities through our environmental initiatives. and most important, we’re committed to giving you the best in comfort and personal style. america is a melting pot, a vibrant mix of cultures and influences from all over the world, and its style is greater than the sum of its many parts. it’s instantly...
Telescope Casual Furniture
...ction and fast/consistent delivery. none of these characteristics are easy to deliver, but we know that they are critically important. telescope is proud to have earned the reputation as having the best customer service, the fastest delivery and the best quality products in the industry. our entire team is working every day to prove to the world that our reputation is well deserved. the future...
Brown Jordan
...innovative, meticulously designed and exceptionally executed outdoor furniture and accessories. since it’s founding by robert brown and hubert jordan in pasadena, ca in 1945, brown jordan has offered best in class products for refined, relaxed and luxurious outdoor living. known for producing iconic, award-winning designs, brown jordan has maintained the gold standard in outdoor furnishings for th...
Kaleen Broadloom
...uring plants are certified as "green energy," i.e. solar power and recycling water plants. the kaleen brand is more than rugs and broadloom; it is a lifestyle. we put our skills and resources to the best possible use with fashion-forward designs and constantly evolving qualities. because of our attention to detail, we repeatedly hear from the customer…"it's perfect." high-quality rugs with a lux...
BHW Floors
... this foundation of bamboo knowledge gives our company a competitive edge in manufacturing, ensuring every product is produced with meticulous care and attention using modern technology and the best adhesives and finishes available. bhw floors’ flooring and panels set the standard for beauty and durability throughout the industry. our products are sold at flooring retailers nationwide v...
Mid-America Tile
...ica tile is a wholesale tile distributor and importer specializing in all materials and styles, including ceramic, porcelain, glass, metal, and natural stone tile. our two showrooms contain the best selections of tile in the midwest. we import, inventory, and distribute tile for any size project. we have the best knowledge, best service, and deliver the best prices. our knowledgeable sta...
Kitchen Kompact
...the gahms. a family with a single vision. manufacturing the best kitchen cabinets at the most affordable prices. across three generations, bringing innovation and hard work to a fast-growing, constantly changing industry. transforming a small custom cabinet shop, whose beginnings date back to 1937, into one of the largest cabinet assembly plants in the united states. ...
Bati Orient
...levels of quality. we search on all continents for numerous and original raw materials. quality controls are carried throughout the manufacturing process. based on reliable logistics, the search for best service is always put first. our covered warehouse surface equipped with storing racks. over 1.000 pallets in stock, non-stacked, stored exclusively indoors. ...
Beauflor® Laminate Flooring
...at beauflor®, quality and style are at the forefront of product development. our laminate collection offers both, which provides the ideal solution for household and commercial applications. our best-in-class embossing methods and european design aesthetics ensure a flooring solution that is beautiful and built to last. with an ac3 rating for abrasion resistance (and up to ac4 on some products), b...
Anthology Tile
...members want to create success stories for their partners. anthology has been erected to support our partners. over hundreds of years of combined experience, our team has been empowered to bring the best opportunities and support to you. while anthology has an amazing program on display and stocked in depth, we also offer the ability to customize and support your customer’s needs. we have develo...
General Ceramic Tiles
...of tiles and continuously improve our products. we offer our depth of inventory and incomparable customer service. we also dedicate our time to always being in a positive position to deliver only the best services possible, so that our customers can maintain their competitive edge. the most defining factor of general ceramic tiles resides in people who create a real difference in the business. we ...
MSI Luxury Vinyl
...kid-proof, pet-proof, and low-maintenance, everlife lvt is flush with on-trend wood looks. industry-leading warranties— backed by the largest flooring distributor in america—combine with best-in-class astm testing performance in sound, slip-resistance, flammability, and safety. one wet zone at a time, these h20-friendiy luxury vinyl tiles are redefining the conceptof worry-free floors. top-rated v...
Bruce Rigid Core
...s and tactile surfaces that embrace natural imperfections, especially in wood looks. lifeseal reserve coating with cleantivity antimicrobial technology is a breakthrough coating system that provides best-in-class protection. the special formulation is infused with an integrated technology to not only provide superior resistance to scratches and stains, but also offers easy cleanability, and the c...
Trends in Ceramic
...de up of ceramic floor tile, porcelain floor tile, wall tile, and mosaics. trends in ceramic’s impervious porcelain tile is mold and bacteria resistant, will not fade, is easy to maintain, and is the best long-term value in floor covering. trends in ceramic tiles are also stain and chemical resistant, making them an excellent choice for commercial spaces such as shopping malls, large hotels, unive...
Power Dekor Laminate
...n 2013 with the establishment of power dekor north america, to better serve the north american market. we are committed to creating the highest quality, most beautiful, laminate flooring in order to best serve our customers, our employees and our partners. we value people just as much as we do our floors because to us, people matter most. our company is committed to being flexible, creative, reli...
Power Dekor Hardwood
... the establishment of power dekor north america, to better serve the north american market. we are committed to creating the highest quality, most beautiful, engineered hardwood flooring in order to best serve our customers, our employees and our partners. we value people just as much as we do our floors because to us, people matter most. our company is committed to being flexible, creative, reli...
Power Dekor Luxury Vinyl
...13 with the establishment of power dekor north america, to better serve the north american market. we are committed to creating the highest quality, most beautiful, luxury vinyl flooring in order to best serve our customers, our employees and our partners. we value people just as much as we do our floors because to us, people matter most. our company is committed to being flexible, creative, reli...
WoodHouse Flooring
...woodhouse hardwood flooring company offers, for your consideration, a curated group of fine wood flooring collections. our collections represent the best of both solid and engineered flooring the industry has to offer. all of our products are pre-finished to ensure you have the most durable and beautiful flooring possible. pre-finished flooring also avoids the mess and smell of site finished floor...
Cavan Carpets
... the finest carpets and rugs in the world, you must start with the finest materials in the world. we spend countless hours researching and testing our materials so that we can give you the very best in handmade, wall-to-wall broadloom and area rugs. we use the best products found in nature and combine them with a one-of-a-kind human touch to produce unique, luxurious handmade products...
Accent Rugs
...accent rugs are probably one of the best accessories that you can add to a room to really accentuate and bring out a theme or style. often using pictures and words, an accent rug takes the concept of rugs further than before and can actually become the central focus within an interior. many people actually choose to give their accent rugs pride of place and hang it from the wall. accent rugs can ...
Acrylic Impregnated
...today's hardwood flooring can be specified for just about any interior space. acrylic impregnated wood flooring performs the best for kitchens, powder-room or other places where splashing water occurs. the only interior spaces where hardwood flooring is not recommended are steam rooms, rooms containing bath tubs or showers, and other rooms that are subjected to excessive steam or out-and-out drenc...
Aubusson Rugs
...y rarely shared his supplies with others. the demand for similar designs led to the development of the aubusson rug trade, and for well over two hundred years these designs could be found in the very best houses right across europe. these rugs often have floral designs with architectural elements and beautiful soft colors. an aubusson rug is delicate and best used in a room that is not heavily tr...
Bamboo Flooring
...er year than a hardwood forest. all these factors keep the carbon footprint low. bamboo flooring maintenance like most hardwood floors, bamboo floors should be treated carefully. when mopping, it is best to use a dust mop to remove the dust and grime. a stiff bristled broom can be used to remove more stubborn dirt from the crevices of the floor. wet mops should be avoided on the bamboo flooring. ...
Bath Accessories
...s, towel rings, paper holders, towel bars, handicap grab bars, shower rods, door knockers, door numbers, cabinet hardware and knobs. hopefully,  you can decide what bathroom accessories will best suit your bathroom requirements and fit your individual style, so that you can get pleasure from your bathroom surroundings. occasionally things just need to be replaced, such as shower cu...
Bokhara Rugs
...o were made by sailors, sarqs, yomuts, and ersaris. these famous bokhara designs also come from eastern iran, afghanistan, and pakistan. bokhara rugs hold a high place in history and compete with the best in the world. bokharas are a traditional piece of art suitable for any interior decor. bokhara rug popularity has been on the increase in recent years and the quality are workmanship very consist...
Borders/Accents
...and to create a focal point by a fireplace mantel, under a chandelier, or even around a particular piece of furniture. the objective is to target areas that need highlighting and show off the feature best. most floors have need of periodic maintenance and repair, and such times are suitable to think about borders and accents. when hardwood floors require sanding the extra expenditure of custom i...
Commercial Cut Pile (texture)
...commercial textured cut pile carpet have highly twisted yarns that give the carpet a contemporary look and make them a smart choice for any high traffic area. best of all, they're less likely to show vacuum marks or footprints than other cut pile styles...
Crests/Medallions
...easily routed into existing wood floors will negligible cleanup and mess. for more personalized looks, such as a family crest, a professional wood flooring installer should be consulted to select the best species and colors to meet your requirements...
Custom Rugs
...llenge to meet the specific needs of a client or customer. many things are incorporated in this process including what size the rug should be, should it be free-formed or square edged, what design is best to enhance the current overall theme of the room, what colors should be used to compliment permanent fixtures such as wall paper and fabric design. what style of carpet should be used and can two...
Engineered Wood Flooring
...engineered wood flooring has been one of the more remarkable innovations to hit the market in flooring. engineered wood flooring is not made from solid hardwood but may be your best substitute to solid hardwood floor. it consists of several layers, with only the top layer being the actual hardwood that gives it a beautiful appearance. the layers below are explicitly designed to give you th...
Flokatis
...pensive and not too big, which make them easy to take with you to your next home. they are great in a bedroom or a living room or really any room that is not formal in the traditional sense. they are best used as throw rugs over a wood floor or over a flat floor covering such as sisal. flokatis suit any look from contemporary to mediterranean. today, flokati rugs portrays sexiness, sensuousness a...
Kilims
...tions of the worshipped symbols. kilim rugs is a tapestry rug woven from fairly harsh, thick wool. kilim artistry is high compared to the price and there is a fantastic variety of kilim designs. the best prices for kilims are often in long narrow strips rather than room size kilims. as a flatweave kilims are arguably not as practical as some other rugs and have a tendency to pucker up. kilim rug...
Kitchen Cabinets
... value to your home. look at all of the possibilities that are open to you. there are so many different furniture styles available; country, rustic, retro, contemporary, or a european style might best suit your home decor. you should make sure you check out as many as possible before you start to plan your kitchen makeover. another good place to start is by looking at magazines and home ...
Luxury Vinyl Flooring
...many materials like stone, granite, and wood. advances in manufacturing allow more detailed textures besides just smooth and shiny, departing from its “plastic” look of your parents generation. the best types of vinyl flooring are generally smooth and 100% waterproof, making spills easy to clean without giving dust a place to hide. cleaning them requires a light vacuum, consistent sweeping, and ...
Luxury Vinyl Sheet Flooring
...eet flooring to give you products that combine incredible realism and comfort with durability and affordability. with advanced printing and texturing technologies, luxury vinyl sheet flooring is the best-looking, best-performing sheet vinyl floor in the market. luxury vinyl provides a broad range of natural designs, from realistic wood grains to elegant stones and rustic slates. and, shopping cou...
Mexican Tile (Saltillo)
...in the tones of hand-made mexican tiles because fewer additives, silica, iron, and other minerals are used, and because the tiles are cured in the sun and then hand stacked in the kiln. perhaps the best known hand made mexican tiles are called saltillo tiles, named for the city in mexico where they are made. so called super saltillo have rounded edges. these dense, hand-made unglazed tiles are a...
Natural Fiber Rugs
... be dyed. the quality of sisal floor covering depends on the origin of the sisal and sophistication of the manufacture. european - manufactured sisal are traditionally top of the range, using the best east african fibers. sisal from brazil is exceptionally strong. sisal is recommended for any area in your home, except bathrooms and kitchens. as the name implies, sea grass carpet is indeed...
Persian Rugs
...et", which refers to the superb quality of the finest silk persian rugs. the main advantage with persian rugs is that the older they get the better they look. persian rugs are not deemed to be their best for some 30 to 40 years. persian rugs are characterized by their wonderfully rich colors and strong designs and motifs. they are made using either wool or silk threads that are knotted by hand a...
Prefinished Engineered Plank
...s, including ultraviolet cured urethane, water-based urethane, moisture-cured urethane, seal and wax. although the finishes on the market today are all good, end users' specific needs may dictate the best finish. that is why experts advise designers to consult with their flooring contractor concerning which finishes are available for their product of choice....
Refrigerators
...shopping for a new refrigerator? then you should know what features to look for and the best options for your needs. there are four different styles of refrigerators for sale today. they include, top-mount freezer, bottom-mount freezer, side-by-side and built-in. top-mount refrigerators are the least expensive of all refrigerators, with bottom-mount refrigerators being the next least exp...
Southwestern Rugs
...eative process. anytime an artist is motivated by such innocent and noble ideals, you can be assured that the end product, in this case a skillfully, and exquisitely handcrafted area rug, will be the best investment you can possibly make. if you are looking to buy a native american rug or carpet you can either buy online or in store. there are lots of trading posts in operation in the area, many ...
Stamped Concrete
...d. patterns can be scored, stamped, rolled, or inlaid into the concrete. some designers have been known to use divider strips (most commonly redwood) to form panels of various sizes and shapes. the best way to maintain a concrete floor is to have it sealed. urethane, epoxy, or water-based sealers are your typical choices. once the sealer is applied, cleaning is as simple as sweeping and damp-mop...
Terra Cotta Floor Tile
...et, so experts advise against using glazed terra cotta tiles outdoors. glazing makes tiles more stain resistant, and there is no need to seal them. think about whether the tile you like is actually best suited to the job you want it to do. softer terra cotta tile can fracture and crumble at below-freezing temperatures. when considering terra cotta tiles, ask about strength, usually calculated in...
Travertine Tile
...ariety of architectural styles and is recognized for its timeless beauty. travertine, a warm honey-colored natural stone quarried for thousands of years, continues to be chosen by some of the world's best-known architects and designers. because travertine is abundant, weighs less than marble or granite, and is comparatively easy to quarry, it was the natural stone most frequently used by the ancie...
Turkish Rugs
... fat-tailed sheep bred is favorable climatic and grazing conditions that provides much of the excellent fleece used in turkish rugs. whatever the source, however, it behooves the rug maker to use the best wool available to ensure high quality of a rug if it is to be competitive in world markets. it is generally acknowledged by experts that good quality wool is used today in the production of turki...
Turkoman
.... these are sometimes referred to as caucasian carpets. turkoman rugs have small, repeating geometric designs and are normally fine quality. the elephant foot and octagonal 'gul' motifs tend to look best in smaller sizes that make the most of the intricate pattern. turkoman rugs are not the hardest wearing rugs. turkoman rugs are recommended more for decorative use than high traffic areas. turkom...
Velvet (woven)
...pear to blend together, creating a rich sweep of color that lends itself to formal settings. when selecting commercial velvet carpeting, look for one with a low to medium pile height for the best performance and wear. you will get the most out of your investment in the long run. commercial velvet carpet styles will show shading, just as fine velvet fabric will do. to many people, s...
Window Treatments
...ving up your heating bills. since 40% of heat escapes through windows, consider a lined or insulated curtain, or a fabric shade can help with your heating bills. southern facing windows are the best for consistent, natural light.  to filter and soften the incoming light, sheers or laces give off a magnificent effect and lend themselves adequately to layering. eastern facing windows ...
Installing Bathroom Tile Like a Pro
...s heat or cold. ultimately, your decision hinges on the needs and uses of your family. complement or contrast? define the overall style you want as well as the colors and tones that will help best achieve your vision. big or small? generally, the larger the tile, the fewer grout lines, and too many grout lines in a smaller space can create the illusion of clutter. however, smaller t...
The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist
...ng out to clean your entire house can be a challenging task that requires patience and organization. to help you reach every nook and cranny, consider this handy checklist from the experts at best pick reports. kitchen as one of the most used rooms in the home, the kitchen builds up a lot of dirt and grime. if you cook regularly, your kitchen is ground zero for all sorts of messe...
4 Stylish Color Trends for 2022
...the color experts at valspar partnered with ophira and tali edut of the astrotwins to make it easy to explore the intersection of your character and style by explaining which 2022 color of the year best aligns with each zodiac sign. when you combine your sign with the convenience and advanced one-coat coverage of premium valspar reserve interior paint + primer, available at lowe's, you can c...
Dogwood® Densified Wood Flooring
...ting your floors from the occassional pet accident. mold & mildew resistantour new cleantivity™ antimicrobial coating technology inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew. made in the usabest of all, dogwood® densified wood flooring is hardwood flooring made right here in the usa. ...
Pet Friendly Empower Rigid Core Flooring
...empower rigid core flooring was built using our innovative new reinforced mineral core to provide the best available performance. this new core outperforms traditional rigid core products in both indent and stability while our exclusive diamond 10 technology provides best in class scratch and stain protection. 100% waterproof planksempower rigid core flooring is 100% waterproof making it perfect ...
WOODEN FLOORS FOR REAL LIFE
... colors real durabilitykährs life's top of class matt lacquer retains the wood's natural feeling while giving it outstanding performance. it passes all tests for heavy commercial use, meaning it has best-in-class wear resistance and excellent impact resistance. it's designed to last through all the demands of real life. real comfortkährs life stays stable despite fluctuations in indoor temperatu...
Kodiak
...unapologetically rustic best describes kodiak. the hand stained and hand scraped finish creates a warm, rich visual that lends itself perfectly to the modern farmhouse vibe that continues in popularity. this sustainably harvested plantation white teak species comes in a 5”width with lengths up to 4’. kodiak will add warmth and beauty to your home with its rich 4 color palette...
9 Questions to Ask Before Buying Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring
...ith luxury vinyl tiles, you're likely to find that the space feels louder as a result. however, if you had another type of hard surface flooring, you'll likely find it much quieter, as lvt offers the best acoustic profile of all hard flooring types. thicker lvt products, combined with underlayment, can help improve acoustics within and between spaces. ...
3 Alternatives to Laminate Wood Flooring​
...awback of solid wood flooring is the cost. as well as having a high purchase price, it requires specialist installation experience - which comes at a premium - and maintenance, to keep it looking its best. 2) engineered hardwood flooring engineered hardwood flooring allows you to create the same look as with solid wood flooring: each plank has a layer of hardwood on top of a core that's commonly...
Improve Air Quality with Bamboo Flooring
...nts. as many soon-to-be parents begin too prep and ready themselves for an oncoming arrival, a great deal of research is performed. this research includes finding the proper bottles, discovering the best diapers, exploring healthy formula options, and learning how best to prep for a nursery among a host of others. soon thereafter, a remodel may take place, and before new, chemical-free cribs and ...
Courtier Waterproof Flooring
...the best of both worlds. courtier waterproof flooring combines the beauty of real hardwood looks with the durability and functionality of vinyl. this innovative type of flooring perfectly replicates both reclaimed and contemporary hardwood floors, while being completely waterproof, durable and easy to clean. courtier rigid is based on an innovative process providing naturally weathered sawn-cut wo...
Basement Flooring Guide
...t of the house. the challenge with rooms that are below grade (underground) is that they are subject to environmental concerns like moisture and humidity that can damage certain floors. what is the best flooring for basements? whether you're finishing your basement for the first time, or want to step up your style with a new floor, we offer plenty of basement flooring ideas in a range of perfor...
ADURA®Max Plank Flooring
... most challenging rooms. the result is a beautiful, durable, quiet and comfortable floor that can be enjoyed right away. adura®max can stand up to the most active households and offers the industry’s best wear, scratch and stain resistance.  adura®max is an expanded polymer core floor (also known as wpc)  adura®max dampens sound by 30%, for more peace and quiet in homes with multiple...
Which Carpet is Best for Pets?
...when you have a pet, it’s more than just an animal—it’s part of the family. and you want every member of your family to be comfortable in your home! everyone knows carpet feels great underfoot—whether you have two feet or four!—shaw has developed some carpet benefits you’ll love, and so will your furrier family members. they add up to a healthy, sweet-smelling home for you and your pet. stain r...
Rigid Core Elements
...you want new floors that will look and perform their best when faced with just about anything — from scratches and stains to spills and sound. rigid core elements is uniquely built to withstand it all, so you can welcome enduring style to any room of your home. inspired designchoose from 15 distinct visuals, each designed to mimic the natural allure of american elm, oak or hickory hardwoods. gua...
Rigid Core Essentials
...you want new floors that will look and perform their best when faced with just about anything — from scratches and stains to spills and sound. rigid core essentials is built to withstand it all, so you can welcome enduring style to any room of your home. inspired designchoose from 10 distinct visuals, each designed to mimic the natural look of hickory, walnut, and oak hardwoods. guaranteed to la...
SpillShield®Plus Waterproof Laminate Flooring
...a kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. mannington® makes it easier with our waterproof laminate flooring. beautiful. high-performance. it’s waterproof flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability. have a messy household? restoration collection® floors are protected by spillshield®plus waterproof...
Pergo Extreme Waterproof Laminate Flooring
...urtle waterproof vinyl plank flooring√ antelope waterproof  plank √ allspice waterproof laminate planks√ dorian waterproof vinyl plank flooring review why pergo extreme is the best waterproof laminate flooring durability√ wood looks√ stone looks√ more unique sizes√ wood looks√ resists scratches durability√ resists scratches√ 100% ...
Nordic Collection
...bined to create a beautiful look! the wood used in the production of our nordic line is brazilian oak. this species is a sturdy and very elegant brazilian hardwood, already recognized worldwide. the best part? all wood planks come from sustainable forest management. ...
Portugal Porcelain Stone Collection
...al gives designers a great solution for carrying a consistent look from inside to out with the interior and exterior finish options. also, crossville created the line to coordinate with some of their best-selling collections, providing more creative choices for designers to mix and match tiles with incredible results. portugal's palette of six colors represents a mix of warm and cool neutrals, in...
Natural Creations with Diamond 10
...volutionary, patented innovation uses cultured diamonds, with all the properties of real diamonds, to provide the highest scratch, stain and scuff resistance in the industry. diamonds are a floor’s best frienddiamonds are one of nature’s hardest substances. as you can see, diamonds outperform other common flooring finishes on the mohs scale of mineral hardness, which characterizes the scratch re...
Pet Friendly K Guard +
...ned for a long, low-maintenance life with minimal interference in daily routines. even with pet hairs and muddy paw prints, regular cleaning with a ph neutral cleaner will help keep your floor at its best. be sure to check out our cleaning and maintenance faqs for more information. maintaining our floors is also polish-free, greatly reducing both chemical and water usage (making it more environm...
LUXE Plank Best
...luxe plank® best luxury vinyl tile is a stunning choice for recreating the look of authentic hardwood with substantial thickness and the superior water and scratch resistance of our advanced protective coating, urethane plus. easily add beauty and durability to any room with simple installation with no special tools required — just peel, place and press, and start enjoying your new floor right a...
Alterna Engineered Tile
...our feet. installation made easyyes, it's possible to get gorgeous, durable-for-life flooring in just a day. alterna is faster, easier and cleaner to install than natural stone or ceramic tile — and best of all, less time and labor means your installation will cost less, too. alterna plankthe alterna plank collection offers a wide array of wood visuals in a new 8" x 48" and 6" x 36" groutable si...
Hardwood Floors Magazine NOW Online Event Announced
...gement • 4 skills demonstrations from nwfa regional instructors • announcement of hardwood floors magazine’s “40 under 40 award” winners • networking nexus – an online hub where visitors can share best practices and get solutions to pressing technical issues • live q&a in all education sessions additionally, the event will close out with an auction benefitting the nwfa education &...
The Architect’s Newspaper Honors LATICRETE with the ‘Best of Products’ Awards
.... 28, 2020, bethany, conn. -- laticrete, a leading manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, has been honored by the architect’s newspaper in its sixth-annual “best of products” awards, which recognizes products from a variety of categories based on innovation, aesthetics, performance and value. spectralockⓇ pro premium translucent grout was chosen as ...
TORLYS Expands Team with Addition of Pat Laurie
...bute to torlys continued success,” said george smith, regional sales director for bc & alberta. “we are committed to investing in the right people, which supports our goal of delivering the best innovation and service to our partners in all channels of this exciting industry.” about torlysheadquartered in toronto, ontario, torlys is a global flooring company that specializes in provid...
NAFCD Acknowledges 2020 Education Supporters
...ctive education and training tools designed specifically for flooring distributors," said kevin gammonley, nafcd executive vice president. "nafcd has been delivering extensive training, research, best practices and timely updates since the virus struck earlier in the year designed to help flooring distributors navigate the unique challenges that this year has presented. we could not have...
Using Karndean to Create a Healthy and Hygienic Home
...aning and maintenancea regular sweep and mop with karndean clean or other ph neutral, fragrance free cleaner approved for use with vinyl floors is all you need to keep your karndean floor looking its best. when used properly, routine maintenance with karndean clean will safely kill and remove germs (just as washing your hands with soap and water does), effectively killing coronavirus covid-19 on t...
Tarkett Announces its Collaboration with Clean Hospitals
... crisis. joining the clean hospitals network is an important step to support the healthcare community,” said tarkett ceo fabrice barthélemy. “we will contribute to accelerate the adoption of the best hospital floor cleaning protocols that respect people’s health and the environment. the collaborative and scientific approach of clean hospitals with a strong focus on patients’ lives and h...
IFDA'S Educational Foundation Announces Design Student Scholarship Winners for 2020
...design-related field. she has successfully completed her first year of her master's in sustainable interior design. "i believe that good interior design must be supported with research; it is the best way to assure our final product has a positive impact on people's experience in the interior space.” mujica’s long-term goal is to have her own design firm that will successfully provide he...
Tips from the Table: Purposefully Using Pattern
...one of the best features of karndean designflooring luxury vinyl is its versatility, meaning if you can think of a unique layout or pattern there is a way to achieve it! you may be hesitant to use a patterned floor, but your floor is simply another surface to express your personality or style – like a kitchen backsplash or statement wallpaper. in the same way that you use these accents purposefull...
What's the difference between linoleum and vinyl flooring?
... of an edge because it offers several installation options. most linoleum is in sheet form, which requires full-spread adhesive. since linoleum is so stiff it can be difficult for a diyer and may be best left to a professional installer. for the best durability, most installations recommend applying a protective seam sealant right away. linoleum tiles are becoming more widely available, and they ...
Wood-Look Vinyl Flooring
...love the look of hardwood? recreate this timeless style with vinyl flooring that looks like wood. there's a lot to love about hardwood flooring, but there may be times when vinyl is the best fit. read about why wood-look vinyl flooring may be the right choice for your project — and what kinds of options you have if you decide to go this route. what is vinyl wood-look flooring? wood look vinyl...
Wood-Look Vinyl Flooring
...love the look of hardwood? recreate this timeless style with vinyl flooring that looks like wood. there's a lot to love about hardwood flooring, but there may be times when vinyl is the best fit. read about why wood-look vinyl flooring may be the right choice for your project — and what kinds of options you have if you decide to go this route. what is vinyl wood-look flooring? wood look vinyl...
How to Choose the Best Rigid Core Floor
...with so many options, finding the best rigid core flooring for your home may feel a tad overwhelming. these q&as about product construction, style options and installation will help you better understand this unique flooring type so you can shop with confidence. what is rigid core flooring? if you're shopping for the best water-resistant flooring, this flooring should definitely be on your s...
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. what's the difference between solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, and rigid core flooring? as the name suggests, solid hardwood is a single, solid piece of wood. its natu...
How Lighting Affects Your Flooring
...ause glare, eye strain and even headaches. in both home renovations and new construction, lighting and flooring are typically two elements that are thought of last; but your space will only look its best when it has a good “foundation” to build upon (i.e. the floor and lighting). it’s best to consult a design professional to ensure your choices best suit the function and activities of a space. t...
Hallmark Floors Vinyl 101
... show that dioxin emissions from waste incinerators are primarily the result of how things are burned, not what is burned. regulations have improved how incinerators operate. epa has stated that its “best estimates of emissions from sources that can be reasonably quantified indicate that dioxin emissions in the united states decreased about 80 percent between 1987 and 1995, primarily due to reduct...
Wool Carpets: The Best Carpets for Allergies
...g fibers form ridges that trap particles in the upper layer of the pile where they can be easily vacuumed away. in fact, regular vacuuming removes the food source of allergen-producing dust mites. best carpet for allergies wool from sheep raised in new zealand is recognized as the highest quality in the world. sheep farmers there are passionate about their animals and their lands, using sustai...
Rugs 101
... fiber. strong and colorfast with a soft wool-like feel, polypropylene resists wear and stains. it is value-driven and the predominant machine-woven synthetic fiber with the power to compete with the best wool rugs. nylon - like polypropylene, nylon is extremely durable, stain resistant and low in moisture absorbency. nylon fibers feature a soft luxurious texture and rich, lustrous appearance. ...
Kitchen Flooring Guide
...ot 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. what kind of flooring is best for kitchens? all of our flooring is suitable for use in kitchens and easy to clean, so the type you choose will depend on the specific durability features you need and the look you want to achi...
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. what's the difference between solid hardwood, engineered hardwood, and rigid core flooring? as the name suggests, solid hardwood is a single, solid piece of wood. its natura...
5 Secrets for More Beautiful Laminate Floors
...sistant product such as pergo outlast+, an occasional wet mopping will do the trick.  attack dirt before it gets a footholdnothing makes your floor look older and less beautiful than dirt. the best way to keep dirt from tarnishing your floor’s shine is to prevent it from building up in the first place. something as basic as placing an area rug or mat at your room’s entrance, or high traffic...
Best Laminate Flooring for Your Kitchen
...inate floor installation could be the least expensive and most transformative renovation you could ever do. if you’re already happy with the existing floorplan of your kitchen, the floor is often the best place to start. ...
Pro Tips for Cleaning up Pet Stains
...me easy remedies for dealing with pet stains on your floor. pet stains on carpetthe worst of the worst when it comes to stains. carpet absorbs everything and can be really tough to clean even in the best of times. pet stains on carpet can leave not only a visual reminder, but also an aromatic one. to get rid of both problems, you’ll need to make a little homemade cleaning solution from vinegar a...
Why Choose Waterproof Vinyl Plank Flooring
...ura®max, adura®rigid and adura®flex. any adura® vinyl plank floor you choose offers the same incredible detail, stunning style and high-performance features below. simply choose the adura® floor that best matches your lifestyle – learn more below: adura®maxapex – perfect for making a statement in any room including kitchens, bathrooms, foyers, living areas, dining spaces.adura®max – ideal for sou...
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
...exotic hardwood flooring: mannington brings unrivaled beauty from the world's most exotic locales into your home. cleaning & care for hardwood flooring keep your hardwood floors looking their best with these cleaning tips: √ remove dirt, dust, pet hair, and other debris. sweep or vacuum regularly, since built-up grit can damage the finish and surface of hardwood. the vacuum head mus...
Why Tile Is the Best Flooring
...did you know that tile is pet proof? tile is stain-resistant, scratch-resistant, water-resistant - and it resists bacterial growth, too! you don't have to worry about your furry family members - or your floor - when you have tile...
How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home
...s, and accessories. see how you can incorporate dark wall color into your home design. dress your bathroom with dark jewel tones. rich tones on your walls, like the emerald jade color seen here work best when paired with a crisp, light flooring, like the adura® vienna vinyl plank in alabaster. the clean floors and gold trim and hardware accent the lush emerald walls works perfectly with the porce...
Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring
...s in your desired home décor style, you may have trouble choosing just one favorite! did you know that mannington adura®’s family of luxury plank floors offer not only all this, but more? find the best vinyl plank floor for your lifestyle here. ...
Is Luxury Tile the Same as Linoleum Flooring?
...nd stains and to keep it looking glossy. lvt: all you need to maintain lvt flooring is a mop and mild cleaning solution. it does not require sealing, waxing, or any other process to keep looking its best. repair linoleum: since linoleum is affixed with a strong, cement-like adhesive, it can be difficult to remove individual tiles when they are damaged. lvt: although lvt is also attached with a...
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
...otective finish. harder woods such as hickory and oak are more dent resistant, and those with more resilient finishes — like our lifetime finish powered by aluminum oxide nanoparticles — will perform best against scratches. engineered hardwood: engineered wood can be sanded and refinished several times throughout the life of the floor. if your durability concerns are around moisture, humidity or...
Decorating Your Home with Bold Colors
...tement colors, remember that lighting can make a significant difference in the overall aesthetic. in addition to lighting fixtures, be sure to incorporate plenty of natural light to bring out the best in those bold hues. to bring natural light deeper into the space, consider skylights as an option with a solution such as velux no leak solar powered fresh air skylights, which can bathe...
TV Personalities Headline High Point Market
...e donelson will guide the conversation up through berk's new collection launch for a.r.t. furniture at the spring market. a third keynote event, on april 6 at 12 p.m., features luann nigara, best-selling author, business speaker and host of the podcast, a well-designed business®. nigara's podcast is the highest rated and reviewed in the the interior design business category, with over...
4 Steps for DIY Paint Project Success
...h less effort, too. one option is purdy brushes, which are specially designed and hand-crafted to ensure you get professional-quality results every time. find a tool selector to help you find the best brushes, roller covers and painting accessories for your project at purdy.com. prepare the area. proper planning for your project depends on which room in the house you're painting. the ma...
Tarkett North America Transitions to One Brand
...ce for customers, facilitate greater collaboration, and enhance the total value of the tarkett story and market position. the integration is a reflection of tarkett's commitment to building the best future by uniting and empowering all those dedicated to creating happier, healthier and more productive spaces. "going to market with a unified tarkett branded portfolio provides clarity for...
Home Safe Home
...ndow covering or your personal needs, you may require special accommodations that are available through custom orders. a certified window treatment expert can help you determine what cord style best meets your needs and order custom treatments with the features you require. fit to the room symmetry and balance are important considerations. heavy treatments can overpower a space, wh...
The Shade Store Announces Exclusive Window Treatment Partnership with Kips Bay Decorator Show House Palm Beach
... to be a single, full-service resource for design professionals for any custom window treatment need. with more than 65 showrooms across the country, the shade store is committed to providing the best materials, artisan craftsmanship, a full-service measure and installation team, and the most experienced customer service team in the industry. one of the benefits of the robust trade progr...
Badgley Mischka Home Collection Debuts On Luxury Insider Site 1stdibs
... watches; swimwear; plus, home furnishings and decorative accents. for additional information, please visit www.badgleymischka.com. about 1stdibs at 1stdibs, we're here to connect the world's best dealers, finest shops and most important galleries with individuals like you: the world's most sophisticated collectors, designers and curators. starting with the few dealers that were hand-...
5 Steps to Incorporate Universal Design
...tripping hazard hallways * expanding hallway widths to 36-42 inches * well-lit hallways can improve safety clear space * incorporating clear space, especially in front of kitchen appliances * best practices suggest clear space of 30-by-48 inches to allow for easy access 3. safety first stairs pose a considerable hazard for those with decreased mobility. ensure the first level of y...
One Kings Lane Opens New York City Flagship At 143 Spring Street In Soho
...as their own unique style mix, which their home should represent, the shopping experience is all about helping customers mix a range of styles and price points. the merchandise mix includes the best brands, the exclusive one kings lane collection, vintage and antiques, and one-of-a-kind pieces including original art. professional design services. with professional designers on staff, th...
Ashley HomeStore,Country Music Association and Big Machine Label Group Partner to Give Furniture to Habitat for Humanity
... homestore is committed to being your trusted partner and style leader for the home. this commitment has made ashley homestore the no. 1 furniture retailer in the u.s. and one of the world's best-selling furniture store brands with more than 875 locations in 49 countries. start designing your dream home today. visit ashley homestore online at www.ashleyhomestore.com.  "lik...
LG Washers And Dryers Rated #1 In Performance And Reliability Again And Again
...rformance and reliability," said dave vanderwaal, senior vice president of marketing, lg electronics usa. the report from a leading u.s. consumer publication shows lg home appliances performed best in key areas including reliability, performance, overall customer satisfaction and noise. the scoring system combined lab test results with survey data for predicted reliability and owner sat...
Allied Kitchen & Bath is proud to welcome Michael O'Byrn, award winning South Florida Designer to their team
...ality products and most of all great design. allied dedicates a large part of their success to the distinctive designers that exclusively work for them and through their showrooms, offering the best in quality products and customized service. having started his career in chicago, il, michael o'byrn comes to the allied design team bringing over 30 years of experience custom designing kit...
SMART Carpet and Flooring Reveals Their Naughty & Nice List for Protecting Floors This Holiday Season
...the house as it will scratch hardwood floors and potentially snag carpets. 3. do not: use a broom to sweep up the needles that fall because dragging them on the floor may cause scratches. it's best to use a vacuum to clean up needles. 4. do not: use a towel or a sheet under your tree because these will hold any water that spills and damage your floor's finish. 5. do not: let water s...
Natuzzi-LG 'Smart Living Concept' Marries Intelligent Sofa, Smart Home Devices
...ne of the most important global players in the furniture industry. with eight manufacturing plants, 11 commercial offices and extensive global retail network, natuzzi is the italian lifestyle and best-known brand in the furnishings sector worldwide. continuous stylistic research, creativity, innovation, solid craftsmanship and industrial know-how and integrated management throughout the ...
Art Van Furniture Introduces Innovative New Way to Shop by Identifying Six Popular Lifestyle Collections
... were created to help our customers eliminate confusion, save time and streamline their purchase decisions." the new color-coded tagging system also indicates which lifestyle collections pair best together. for example, modern furnishings are ideal complements to art van furniture's mid-century and urban collections, while casual furniture pairs best with the retailer's modern and farm...
4 Ways to Bring Classic Character to Your Kitchen
...lp you turn back the clock and design a kitchen with timeless character. strike a balance when you set out to create your new look, it's easy to go overboard, so remember that moderation is best. make sure you're choosing items that showcase your individual style while keeping in mind there is a fine line between victorian chic and your grandmother's cookie jar collection. in add...
Living in Color
...re simply looking to create a standout feature. a color that looks terrific as a focal point may overwhelm if it's applied throughout the room, so evaluate which of the options you're weighing is best suited to the use you have in mind. fit within the home in many homes, the design style flows from one room to the next. it's important when making a major change like colored cabinets ...
Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge
...hich will be held december 6–9, 2018 at gaylord palms resort in kissimmee, fla. “edge summit offers a front row seat to the future of specialty retail and represents mohawk’s commitment to our best retailers,” said seth arnold, vice president of residential marketing. “edge summit provides an environment for retailers to connect, sharpen their local strategies and find the path to ach...
Home Upgrades that Really Work/Ideas and inspiration to create more functional spaces
...oom bathroom makeovers can take many forms, from simple updates to total overhauls. consider these common approaches, identified by the home experts at jcpenney home services, to determine the best match for your home and needs. tub-to-shower updates according to the national association of realtors, more than 60 percent of homeowners prefer a stall shower without a tub. whether you...
Simple Home Renovations/7 projects that improve resale value
... large gathering or a small group gathered for game night. that same space can be equally inviting for an intimate conversation or a casual movie night with the lights turned down low. one of the best parts is minimal experience is needed to swap out standard switches for the more versatile dimmers. plus, in today's technology-driven world, there's an app for seemingly everything - inclu...
Ashley HomeStore Introduces New Modern Farmhouse Lifestyle
... new lifestyle is available online and in-store at ashley locations across north america. offering premier service, ashley has created mane + mason to provide families with a timeless look at the best value. for more information about ashley and the mane + mason lifestyle, visit https://www.ashleyfurniture.com/c/shop-by-style/lifestyles/mane-mason/. ashley homestore is committed to bei...
Mannington Mills Announces Hard Surface price Increase
...salem, nj – september 7, 2018 – mannington mills continues to focus on hard surface products as a core part of the business and is committed to bringing the best in performance, design and service across all product types and segments. we continue to be challenged by rising costs across the board, however, particularly in raw materials and freight, and with that must implement a 4 to 7 percent pri...
Mohawk Redesigns Five Star to Enhance In-Store Shopping Experience
...store experience. • product support to give stores an advantage: floorscapes and colorcenter private label products plus enhanced warranties, including a 60-day satisfaction assurance. • retail best practices that help adapt to the latest trends: case studies, industry research and a peer-to-peer network with other dealers. • consumer promotions that attract consumers and close sales: pop...
5 Reasons Why Terrazzo Tiles May Be Perfect For Your Flooring Needs
...ntury look has seen an enormous resurgence in popularity in recent years, applied at modern hot spots like warby parker and salt & straw stores. here are five reasons why terrazzo tile could be the best flooring decision you ever make: • it looks amazing. since terrazzo tile is manufactured by mixing different elements together, you can choose almost any design or color. you can have black, whi...
Living in Color
...re simply looking to create a standout feature. a color that looks terrific as a focal point may overwhelm if it's applied throughout the room, so evaluate which of the options you're weighing is best suited to the use you have in mind. fit within the home in many homes, the design style flows from one room to the next. it's important when making a major change like colored cabinets ...
Quick Ways to Freshen Up Your Home for Fall
...keep, donate and discard. give floors a facelift. after months spent outside, it's inevitable that you've tracked some of the great outdoors back inside with you. get your floors back in their best condition with a simple carpet washing innovation like hoover's smartwash automatic carpet cleaner. an auto-mix feature precisely mixes and dispenses solution for optimal cleaning, and operat...
Energy Savers that Make 'Cents'
...of your home, over time, the heating and cooling system becomes less efficient. regular seasonal service like appropriately changing out the air filter can help ensure your system performs at its best, but once its life expectancy has passed, a new unit is usually the more cost-effective solution in the long run. understanding your options is important because these systems represent a ...
Ideas for an On-Trend Bathroom
...s, paired with an option such as wellborn cabinetry, can give you the inspiration you need to transform a tired toilet into a modern marvel. make a singular statement for a bolder look, the best approach may actually be quite simple. use a single material throughout the room for big impact. for example, run the same tile you select for the floor up the walls, across the vanity, aroun...
A Handy Guide to Starting a Home Remodel
...from pursuing renovation projects that would make their homes more functional, enjoyable and comfortable. getting your hands dirty on the front end - with some planning and preparation - is the best blueprint for a successful home remodeling project. to help you start your remodel on the right track, consider these tips from gary white with jcpenney home services. start with a plan ...
4 simple swaps when planning a kitchen refresh
...t's a set of vintage bronze candlesticks you found at a local antique shop or artwork purchased on vacation, unanticipated personal pieces often create storytelling moments and receive the very best of compliments. for more design inspiration, visit deltafaucet.com/design-innovation/inspiredliving. ...
R&R in the great outdoors: 3 ways to transform your outdoor living space
...ur furnishings from sun or rain. consider draping curtains or netting that can be pulled back at will, allowing greater privacy and/or protection from bugs. ideally, your new oasis will merge the best of both worlds, bringing the comforts of home outside while still offering the benefits of fresh air, fragrant breezes, sunshine, birdsong and positive interactions with flora and fauna. ...
6 project ideas to recreate your kitchen/Minor and major projects that can recreate your kitchen
...witch to manual function for guests not familiar with touchless operation. * paint your cabinets. if replacing your kitchen cabinets is not in the budget this year, repainting them is the next best thing. a fresh coat of paint can dramatically change the appearance of your kitchen. select a paint that dries hard so it can stand up to wear and tear; choose a satin finish paint to hide ...
The best way to clean wood floors might surprise you
...  although most people envision their dream home with shiny wood floors, many consumers are unaware of the best way to care for them, according to a 2017 survey conducted by the national wood flooring association. "not surprisingly, many homeowners are unsure of the best way to effectively and quickly clean hardwood floors. some believe mopping with a bucket of water and a cleanin...
Mix, match and mosaic: The top interior design trends of 2018
...trend that was hot in the '90s is also making a resurgence: faux stone, and designers taking artistic license with depicting natural stone in decor, flooring, and walls. diamonds are a floor's best friend looks can deceive, and what may appear to be a hardwood floor is actually luxury vinyl or lvt. thanks to incredible advancements in printing technology, these are no longer your gra...
5 top trends for your kitchen in 2018
... it's your home's focal point. the site of some of your best moments and the base of operations for entertaining - it's your kitchen, and no room in your home is more valuable. a magnificent kitchen defines a home, and bringing your kitchen to this level means capitalizing on today's top trends. many of the trends that will define kitchens for the year appear first at kbis, the kit...
The Complete Guide to Printed Carpet
... of foot traffic, reducing fiber wear. however, closed cell cushion compresses over time, and eventually breaks-down until it can no longer absorb foot pressure. open cell cushion backing offers the best long-term protection for your carpet. instead of breaking down over time, open cell cushioning ‘re-inflates’ after compression,protecting the carpet fibers more effectively and for longer than cl...
Is Laminate Flooring a Smart Commercial Flooring Option?
...g. for organizations that are trying to create a healthy, positive and productive work environment, laminate flooring has even less of an appeal. luxury vinyl flooring and rigid core vinyl offer the best acoustic profile of all common hard surface flooring types, while still enabling you to recreate the wood flooring aesthetic. some rigid core vinyl flooring offers enhanced acoustical performance...
Do the math: Homebuying now may save a lot
...save a large down payment is often based on the theory that the cost of mortgage insurance (mi), which is required when you buy with a smaller down payment, should be avoided. this may not be the best advice and is, in fact, not in line with market trends, considering 60 percent of homebuyers buy with a down payment of 6 percent or less, according to the national association of realtors....
Save Money Through Energy Efficiency
...ly, smart bulbs can help reduce the waste of energy caused by lighting unused rooms. similarly, smartphone applications that connect to other appliances, utilities and home features offer the best of personalized comfort and convenience while providing tools to help minimize your home's energy consumption. zoned climate control if you're like most homeowners, there are parts of you...
5 Steps for a Home Remodel
... investment and make the most of your remodel. step 1 - identify reasons for remodeling deciding whether to undertake simple aesthetic changes or a full remodel can be difficult. one of the best ways to decide is to figure out why you are remodeling in the first place, whether it's to make your new house feel more like home or to update a 1950s-era kitchen. step 2 - set your budg...
How to use color psychology to influence the mood of your home
...  a fresh coat of paint can make a big difference on the look of your home and how you feel living in it. but unless you’re a color expert, it’s hard to know what colors are best among the endless array of options. a great place to start is by understanding the psychology behind various colors, so that you can achieve the look and create the effect you want in each room. “color is such an im...
Tackle Spring Cleaning Room-by-Room Like a Pro
... clutter of the entryway, it's the home office. a major difference is that generally, office messes come in the form of paperwork, and paper can actually be organized quite easily. sorting is the best first step, so you know exactly what you're up against. create piles for all the different types of paper you're likely to encounter, from bills and to-do lists to the kids' school work. separate...
Easy DIY projects to prepare your home for sale
...dated details. adding small features such as modern cabinet hardware can visually update a room, so explore affordable options at your local home improvement store. once you select the style you like best, just get your screwdriver and swap out the old for new. re-caulk the kitchen and bathroom – exposure to water and moisture over time can cause caulk to look dirty and unsightly. potential buy...
Black is the new black: Black makes a comeback as a major home improvement trend
...sales territory manager for tamko building products. “they want something bold, something to differentiate their homes from their neighbors’.” like many shingle manufacturers, borgard says tamko’s best-selling color for many years has been a brown meant to emulate wood shake. “weathered wood was the ultimate color even five years ago, but people are looking for a change," he says. "they want so...
Designing Stylish and Functional Outdoor Kitchens
...your own personal style is a top priority in the planning stages. however, it's not the only priority. you'll also need to determine how to use the space. some homeowners discover that one of the best ways to do so is with an outdoor kitchen. "we have seen designers and homeowners taking a more thoughtful and sophisticated design approach over time," said russ faulk, chief designer and hea...
3 Steps for Growing Edible Herbs
...ges. regardless of where you plant your herbs, it's important to provide the correct growing conditions to help ensure that they can thrive and produce intensely flavorful leaves. most herbs grow best in full sun, but some can also tolerate light shade. although many herbs are adaptable to varying conditions (and flavor can oftentimes be best when the plants are stressed a bit), be careful not...
Add living space to your home with an easy patio makeover
...ing room transform any outdoor space into a relaxing oasis that’s perfect for unwinding and summer daydreams. your key piece is a comfortable outdoor couch you can really sink into. it's always best to start with a neutral-colored cushion, then work the accessories and accent pieces, including side tables, brightly colored throw pillows and outdoor lanterns to make the space feel extra homey...
Uniquely you hues: Decorating with your personality in mind
...lize how wall and trim colors will work with other colors in a space. arranged by personality, style and the five senses, the collections can serve as a compass for determining which groups of colors best fit your design preferences, and ultimately, your personality. * if you are a peaceful person that craves calmness, blues may be your go-to hue. the blue persuasion paint color collection by p...
Top 6 home decorating trends
... pieces and accessories have been around for years, but they primarily came in very modern shapes that wouldn’t work well in a more traditional home. all of that has changed, and now you can find the best of both worlds with this more modern material being used in furniture with traditional designs. bring acrylic into your space by choosing a larger piece, such as this coffee table from wisteria, ...
7 often missed baby-proofing tips
...ering industry and consumer safety advocates all agree that only cordless window coverings or those with inaccessible cords should be used in homes with young children. the window covering industry's best for kids(tm) certification program makes it easy for parents and caregivers to identify the window covering products that are best suited for homes with young children. according to the cpsc, ...
7 home improvements to tackle before you move in
... you found the perfect home, so it’s not surprising that you want to move in as quickly as possible. however, there are some projects that are best done when the house is still empty. so, consider completing the following seven items before the moving trucks arrive. * painting. a fresh coat of paint can instantly update a room, and it’s common to buy a home knowing you will need to pa...
4 Steps for Downsizing
... figure out what items will move with you and what will need to be sold, donated, thrown away or left behind. 2. assess what you actually need. now that you've determined that downsizing is your best option, you'll need to figure out what size, space and things you need. maybe there's a pile of stuff collecting dust in your attic or basement that can be sold or donated, or maybe you believe y...
3 backyard projects you can tackle in a weekend
...outside to enjoy it. your backyard could be the perfect place to bask in the sun, entertain friends or indulge in your hobbies. it just needs a little sprucing up, and the right projects can help. best of all, many of these projects are quick and easy. to get you started, here are three projects you can accomplish in a spring weekend - and enjoy all summer long. forging a fire pit whether...
3 tips to make your bathroom remodel a breeze
...about remodeling your bathroom, you’re not alone. bathrooms are the most common remodeling project people will undertake in 2017, according to the national association of home builders. so what's the best way to begin? here are three expert tips to help you get started: 1. identify the “pain points” of your current bathroom. even if you’ve been dreaming about a new bathroom for years, the exerc...
Beauty and utility: Designing a functional, stylish home
... a smaller space, like a powder room, but worry about the suitability of wallpaper for rooms where moisture is common. more brands carry water-resistant wall covering materials. vinyl wallpaper works best in bathrooms and kitchens that are prone to stains and water. when homeowners see a look they love on pinterest or in a design magazine, there’s likely a product or material to help them achie...
How to Create the Closet of Your Dreams
...year) searching for things they can't find. introducing some organization is a simple way to alleviate these worries. whether you reside in an apartment in the city or a home in the suburbs, your best starting point is to create a plan of attack. professional organizer barbara reich of resourceful consultants offers these tips for getting started: assess your needs. ask questions like: do y...
Starting Your Smart Home Transformation
...h your smartphone. converting to a smart home may seem like an intimidating task at first, but if you break the process into manageable steps you'll find it's not so hard to choose and install the best smart devices for your home and lifestyle. you can begin turning your house into a smart home by following these three simple steps. set a budget. all of the technology and gadgetry that co...
Exterior home improvements yield higher ROI for less money, report shows
... renovation season is approaching. do you know what home improvements will give you the best return for your money? here's a hint: step outside. you might assume upgrades to interior spaces like kitchens and bathrooms have the best payoff, but most home improvements don't return 100 percent of their value at the time of resale. those that yield the best return on investment for the most mode...
Easy Home Upgrades/Add style, function to interior, exterior spaces
... from scratch with raw materials or purchasing a ready-to-install version that can instantly improve the look of your lawn. research the different types of pergolas available before deciding what's best for you and customize it to fit your needs - it's the ultimate creative space for the outdoor artist in you. ...
Color Your Kitchen
...n. although the visual impact is important, remember to keep practical considerations in mind and look for the features - such as side-by-side versus drawered refrigerators, for example - that work best for your space and lifestyle. find your ideal sink a successful kitchen renovation captures every element of the space - including the kitchen sink. select the right type, features and ma...
Natural Stone in the Shower
...e not to use natural stone, but porcelain tile can become discolored and grout lines can darken," she said. "there is always upkeep, it will just be different." when cleaning natural stone, it is best to keep things simple. soapy cleaners can add buildup and attract dirt while vinegar and harsh cleaners can damage stone. to avoid these issues, always use a neutral cleaner with a ph level aroun...
The evolution of kitchen design: Timeless tips through the decades
...troducing the kitchen triangle - a model used to determine efficient kitchen layout. if you are in the process of renovating your kitchen, make sure to ask your designer about the kitchen triangle to best maximize the space. 1970s: contrary to the bold colors of the previous decades, the 1970s welcomed muted earth tones to the kitchen, particularly browns and avocado greens, for a calm, groundi...
5 residential design trends in hardwood
...s in new york and newport, rhode island. "for a more assertive affect, i might specify tongue-and-groove walnut or hickory, characterful woods that provide a degree of drama. for that reason, they're best reserved for large, high-ceilinged rooms that are not easily overwhelmed. in smaller, lower spaces, a ceiling with too much personality can feel oppressive." mix and match architects and de...
Where to find rebates, tax credits and rewards for energy-efficient home improvements
...ey. typical programs include free led or cfl bulbs to replace incandescent bulbs in a home, and rebates or discounts for installing energy-efficient hvac equipment or programmable thermostats. the best way to find out what programs your local utility offers is to check out their website or give them a call. you can also find state-specific lists of programs at www.dsireusa.org. energy-effici...
3 tips to protect your home this winter
...re refinishing your deck, porch, siding or roof, it's important to properly prepare the surface before starting your project. it not only helps to clean the wood, but also helps the stain to look its best for as long as possible. rather than using a power washer, flood recommends using a wood cleaner to properly remove dirt and loose fibers. "my family developed the first flood wood cleaner in 198...
Earthwise Windows & Doors Earns Good Housekeeping Seal for 11th Consecutive Year
...t from the good housekeeping seal: the seal provides a two-year, money-back guarantee. this is in addition to the earthwise transferable, limited lifetime manufacturer's warranty.  with the best warranty in the industry, earthwise products give you a lifetime of worry-free performance. what does it take to earn the good housekeeping seal? manufacturers submit products to the good house...
Leading Furniture Manufacturer Comfort Research Honored Among National Best and Brightest Sustainable Companies®
...west mich.-based comfort research, a global leader of alternative seating solutions, has been named among the 2016 national and michigan's best and brightest sustainable companies®. awarded by the national association of business resources, the honor recognizes comfort research for its leadership and innovation in green and sustainable practices. "since its inception, comfort research has strive...
New neutrals dominate the color trends of 2017
...to warmer hues, including complex taupe, beige, khaki and brown colors. these warmer tones create an inviting feeling, and while grays will continue to be popular, look for hybrid hues that blend the best of gray with warmer undertones for colors that are unique, yet familiar. the perfect example of this trend is poised taupe (sw 6039), the sherwin-williams 2017 color of the year. earthen brown...
Bathroom renovations even the pickiest in-laws will love
...room refurbishment makes sense at any time of year, you may be inspired to get the work done now, before holiday guests arrive. here are tips for where to focus your efforts to ensure you'll get the best return on your investment - and your in-laws will love what you've done with the room: make necessity meet luxury sinks and toilets are bathroom necessities, but they can also be eco-friendly l...
Harvest Your Own Home Decor
... (family features) warm up your home with this season’s trendiest looks. put your personal touch on your home’s decor with crafting projects that highlight the best of fall: copper detail, animal icons and pumpkins of every color, including white. create a seasonal tablescape or mantel decoration with these harvest fall lanterns created by the crafting experts at jo-ann fabric and craft stores. ...
Cooler Weather and Holidays Can Wreak Havoc on Plumbing and Fixtures
...f the drain pipe. this can gum up the impeller, as well as clog the drain. don't pour fog down the garbage disposal if you want to avoid these issues. throw it away, instead." other garbage disposal best practices include never throwing beans, rice, pasta and bread down the drain. when saturated with water, this food material will expand and that's when you have a backup. in addition, bones and f...
Top 5 secrets from professionals on home renovation
...e walls. no matter what climate zone you live in, insulation is incredibly important. there are many types of insulation out there, so be sure to talk to your contractor or builder about what kind is best for the area where you live. the right kind and thickness will save you money on both heating and cooling bills. these upgrades may not wow your guests or be the envy of your neighbors, but they...
What to look for when buying a garage door for your home
... ago,” says randy oliver of hollywood-crawford door, a long-time garage door dealer in san antonio. “an upgraded door that takes advantage of all these optional features is surprisingly affordable.” best buyer’s resource the key is to learn more about a garage door’s features and the design possibilities. to help homeowners with the task, garage door manufacturers have joined together to create ...
5 ways to reinvent your garage
...ential to be anything you want it to be. so if you’re thinking of redecorating or remodeling your house, don’t spend all your time picking out kitchen tile and arguing over what type of counter looks best — step into your garage and let yourself dream big. with the right materials, some creativity and a little work, you can turn your garage into the star of the house. how? tv personality and awar...
Tips for creating a virtually self-cleaning bathroom
...of the hand starts the faucet -— and you're on your way to a tidier, maybe even immaculate, bathroom. cleaner construction of course, if you’ll be renovating a bathroom or building a new home, the best way to ensure a cleaner bathroom at the get-go is to start with construction materials that promote cleanliness. mildew resistant tiles and grout, mold-resistant paint, and solid surface countert...
5 easy ways to 'charge up' your recycling habits
...program makes it easy to be a responsible battery user with its network of more than 30,000 drop-off locations including retail stores in your own community that you may already visit regularly, like best buy, lowe's, sears, staples, the home depot and more. find a battery collection site near you by visiting www.call2recycle.org/locator. buy recycled products. recycling gives new life to old ...
5 kitchen updates that stand the test of time
...day and still love in twenty years,” berkus says. berkus shares his five top tips for making design decisions that last: first: forever finishes when it comes to finishes, keep things classic. the best options are always the ones that have been around for decades – if they’ve been popular since the 1920s, there’s a good chance they’ll remain a staple for years to come. think white subway tile, ...
Eight Launches Smart Mattress To Help You Get Better Sleep
...tracking more than 12,000 people across 67 countries. "we used anonymized sleep data and the feedback of over 10,000 people, to understand which materials and types of mattresses give customers the best sleep," said matteo franceschetti, ceo at eight. "based on our research, we saw an opportunity to create a better mattress. so we designed one with a unique blend of four responsive and high dens...
hhgregg Reveals Strongest Promotion Yet for Thanksgiving Week
...ake their own doorbuster on the products they love," said bob riesbeck, ceo of hhgregg. "it doesn't matter if you're shopping for a new tv, refrigerator or sofa – we want hhgregg customers to get the best deal possible and have the flexibility to shop whenever and however they want, in-store or online." this is one more step in hhgregg's effort to allow customers to get the best deals possible wh...
IKEA 'Let's Play for Change' Campaign begins November 20th - Children's Rights Day - to raise funds for six leading chil
...rt for children aged 0-8 to ensure early childhood development in some of the poorest communities. "when the brains and bodies of young children are protected, nurtured and stimulated they have the best possible chance of developing fully, learning effectively, and contributing to their economies and societies when they reach adulthood. thanks to the let's play for change campaign, we can reach ...
5 DIY projects to liven up your office
...e to make it a space that you can enjoy? with some creativity and individual flare, you can transform a utilitarian work station into a personalized think tank that is as stylish and unique as you. best of all, you don't have to hire a contractor to do this. whether you're a pro diyer or new to the crafting game, here are five simple ways to make a serious design statement in your office. add c...
5 secrets to building the best media room
...(bpt) - there was a time when only a few could afford a large screen television. the resolution was clunky, the sound poor and the cost high. but over the past decade, technology has advanced so remarkably fast that today a 60-inch television with unbelievably crisp resolution is within many people’s budget. add to this the fact that tickets for movie theaters are more expensive than ever, and ...
5 ways to design with the 1980s comeback kid: Marble
...offer visualizer tools so you can how envision how the marble look will enhance your living space, before making a purchase commitment. incorporate marble into a home with accessories. one of the best aspects of the marble revival is that marble accessories are showing up on store shelves. this allows people to try out the trend before making a permanent decision to incorporate the materia...
6 holiday-friendly home design features
...ent or house isn’t working for you as well as you would like, it can seem even more unlivable during the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. as you consider which home elements will be the best investment for your money, the home experts at clayton suggest keeping these features in mind: * kitchen island — with the exception of galley kitchens, virtually every kitchen can benefit ...
Marvin® Windows and Doors Expands Contemporary Studio Collection
... complement their contemporary look. "natural materials, sleek designs and modern styling all contribute to our enhanced contemporary studio collection, providing even more avenues to bring out the best in contemporary design," said kris hanson, marvin windows and doors senior manager, group product management. "hardware in matte black is a perfect complement to a modern aesthetic, and larger, m...
YORK® modulating gas furnace receives Consumers Digest Best Buy designation
...consumers digest magazine recently named the york® affinity™ yp9c modulating gas furnace from johnson controls a 2016 best buy. as winter approaches, designations like this can be helpful to homeowners in the market for a new, more energy-efficient heating system. the best buy designation recognizes the furnace's outstanding efficiency rating, fuel-conserving features and positive impact on homeo...
On-Trend Transformations/Get the hottest looks with a bathroom makeover
...eat at wellborn.com. choose your door designthe type of door overlay you choose for your bathroom cabinetry can make a big difference in the overall look of the room. determine which door style fits best with your design: full overlay doors span over the frame and have a concealed hinge for a clean look. traditional overlay doors reveal some of the frame for a classic design. inset doors are p...
Beat Wardrobe Blahs with a Closet Makeover
...t will provide adequate lighting to illuminate everything. be sure to eliminate shadows by using diffused lighting. add style to your storage. colorful and patterned fabric bins can be your closet's best friend. they provide a home to hide and consolidate more personal belongings and add pops of color and style to your shelves. hang clothes with care. get rid of the wire and pamper your clothes ...
5 Pops of Pattern to Instantly Upgrade Interiors
..., furniture and more. "pattern always catches my eye and is my go-to element for adding something special to a space," said grace bonney, design expert, founder of design*sponge and author of the best-selling book "design*sponge at home." "for me, a pattern is almost always greater than the sum of its parts," bonney said. "beautiful paint colors combine with brilliant linework to create so...
7 Painting Projects for Weekend Warriors
...ce to preserve your favorite memories. 5. design a lavish headboard for less. save money and instead splurge on style by painting a "frame" on the wall just above your bed. rectangular shapes work best for most beds and you can get creative by trying patterns such as stripes, chevron and diamonds. 6. install faux panel moulding. no moulding? no problem! buy inexpensive frames and paint them...
5 Tips for Tackling a Home Improvement Project
... involved in each project, how much each step will cost and deadlines for each step along the way. a clear plan of action will help keep the budget and timeline in check. 4. get savvy. one of the best ways to save time and money is to find things second hand. thrift shops, salvage shops and flea markets are great places to find furniture, appliances and hardware on the cheap. or, repurpose ite...
5 Freezer Hacks that Save Time & Money
...dge until mealtime. dishes you plan to eat later in the week can be placed in storage containers and frozen until use. after some practice, you'll be able to work efficiently and prep meals that work best for your family. * prepare for the unexpected. let's face it, things happen: storms roll in and the power goes out. your freezer can be your biggest ally to combat food and money loss due to u...
Savvy Storage Advice for Renters
... on the move and prefer not to invest in costly storage solutions, there are still plenty of portable and attractive options for you," said professional organizer lorie marrero. "find those that work best for your needs and can be as portable as you are." creative closet space some of the most frustrating things about renting can be the lack of storage space and the inability to install perman...
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
...h color and tough, durable results. * preparation: although you may be anxious to put your new treasure to use, taking time to properly strip and prepare your wood for its new finish will ensure the best results. this diy project, created by beth hunter, author of the blog "home stories a to z," shows you how to take a tired, outdated coffee table from attic to amazing in three simple steps. ...
Mini-Makeovers Deliver Big Home Value
...unify a room, and features such as built-in ovens, microwaves and storage for small appliances can make the kitchen appear less cluttered. when shopping, remember that regardless of upfront costs the best buy is the highest energy efficient product, for the best return on investment. "a minor kitchen remodel is one of the best investments homeowners can make," said terrill. "projects including ...
Tips to Maximize Space in Every Room
...you. wellborn cabinet, inc. provides storage solutions such as sliding shelves for maximization of space. remain or remove everyone has those items that have not been touched in years and are the best dust collectors. it is time to decide what remains and what needs to be removed. this is often associated with closet clean outs, but every room can use an annual clean out. clutter and lack of o...
Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
...ttom. cups, glasses, stemware, small plates and bowls are all welcome in the top rack. make sure any plastic items go on top, too. be sure to load open-ended items into the washer facing down for the best cleaning and draining. no more tumblers full of water. save your biggest items for the edge of the lower rack. face everything else - plates, large bowls, etc. - toward the center of the rack for...
Lawn Care Tips for Fall
...oots and increasing the nutrients stored for an earlier spring green. while the top growth of grass stops, grass plants are storing nutrients and energy for the following season. to determine the best ratio of fertilizer for the soil in your yard, you should utilize a soil test. otherwise, look for fertilizer with a nitrogen-phosphate-potassium (npk) ratio of 3:1:2 or 4:1:2. when applying t...
Make Your Home Smarter
...and text message communications. but today, these handheld, portable gadgets allow users to do everything from setting the thermostat to a comfy temperature to ensuring the garage door is closed. the best part is all of these helpful functions can be performed away from home, so homeowners can monitor their most valuable investment - even while out of town. here is a guide to new technologies ...
Add Appeal, Save On Your Remodeling Project
... on the wallet and can provide long-lasting beauty to your kitchen floors for many years. to get the most from your remodeling dollars, homeowners are encouraged to do some digging and find out the best deals and alternatives available. for more tips for updating your home, visit www.vtdimensions.com...
Caring for Your Stone Surfaces
...g for your natural stone kitchen and bathroom surfaces: * don't use everyday household cleaners, as they can be too harsh on stone and lead to costly repair or replacement. * seal regularly for the best protection. have a stone backsplash? it's just as important to seal. * keep stone floors safe with mats and regular damp mopping to catch abrasive particles that can scratch the surface. lift, d...
Five Simple Tips to Enhance Your Home’s Personality
...rst impressions start at the front door. consider your home’s exterior and outdoor surroundings as you’re selecting a new hue, but when narrowing down your paint palette, also focus on the tints that best reflect your family’s vibe. a bright green door is both welcoming and fun, while a shiny black finish adds glamour. even a crisp, white hue can be anything but boring, offering a clean backdr...
Bringing Indoor Comfort Outside- Make outdoor space an extension of your home
...space an elegant living space worth sharing. arrange away treat your outdoor area as you would your living room. if space is limited, use sectionals to create seating in whatever arrangement fits best. if there is more room, add an investment piece, such as the echo beach dining table from pier 1 imports. this high-quality piece is made from handcrafted, all-weather synthetic rattan and offers...
Make a Splash With Family Pool Fun
...y can cause harm. pool maintenance essentials pool owners understand the importance of keeping it clean all season long. the experts at bioguard provide these tips to keep your pool looking its best for family and guests: * make waves. constant water movement helps prevent bacteria and algae from growing and ensures that the pool sanitizer is evenly distributed throughout the entire pool....
Bringing the Outside Indoors/Making Patio Space an Extension of the Home
... world. wouldn't it be nice to enjoy these comforts regardless of the season? bring the rejuvenating, refreshing and calming effects of nature into your personal space with a few simple touches. the best place for incorporating these organic elements is the space closest to your patio or outdoor space. let this area serve as a transitional space where the outside world connects with the comforts ...
Shedding Light on Replacement Windows
...fferent climates have different window needs when it comes to material and glass choices. talk to a reputable contractor or window dealer in your particular area to help select products that may work best for you. he or she may recommend hardware for a coastal environment, rot-resistant wood or another of the following materials or options: * coastal climates, wet and damp and/or high humidity -...
Holiday Scents Take You Back
... lingering baking smells. freshly baked gingerbread cookies, cinnamon apple cake or pumpkin pie are always sure to please. this holiday season, encourage your guests to smell, feel and share their best feelings by creating an atmosphere that is warm, inviting and memorable - because nothing makes us feel quite like scent. for more information, visit www.glade.com or follow glade on facebook, tw...
Revitalize Forgotten Furniture with a Simple DIY Transformation
...h color and tough, durable results. * preparation: although you may be anxious to put your new treasure to use, taking time to properly strip and prepare your wood for its new finish will ensure the best results. this diy project, created by beth hunter, author of the blog "home stories a to z," shows you how to take a tired, outdated coffee table from attic to amazing in three simple steps. ...
Create Your Dream Green Kitchen
... (family features) whether it's energy efficient appliances or the best materials for sustainable countertops - use this guide to help create the eco-friendly kitchen you've always wanted. dreaming of a fresh, modern kitchen that is also eco-friendly and strikingly beautiful? achieving this transformation is more attainable than you may think. environmental lifestyle expert, danny seo, provides ...
Deep Clean Forgotten Areas of Your Home
...shower head from the wall, if possible, and soak in white vinegar for 15 to 20 minutes. rinse thoroughly in the sink, reattach to wall and turn on the water to observe your shower head working at its best again. if you can't remove the shower head from the wall, bring the solution directly to the problem: slip a rubber band tightly over the shower head, fill a plastic bag with white vinegar and ...
Create Budding Home Updates
...appeals to you - from contemporary to colonial - you can find the perfect petals to match your look and style. here are tips for using artificial flowers in your home: * when shopping, choose the best you can afford within your budget. you'll be happy you spent the money on quality blooms that you'll treasure for years to come. * in doubt of your decorating skills? simply tuck one stem of yo...
Green home improvements that can make a real difference in home value
...- what your home is worth to you is one thing; what it's worth to someone else may be totally different. if you want to boost the value of your home for yourself and in the eyes of others, one of the best ways to do that in today's real estate market is to make green home improvements. going green can mean a lot of things, and it's easy to start with small changes like switching to compact fluo...
Find inspiration for your home in 2013 with the latest design trends
...ti-surface and delicate surface," adds nayak. "treated with paintblock technology, frogtape can be used to create these new, intricate patterns for a haute interior just in time for the new year. and best of all, frogtape will help deliver sharp lines, making your handiwork look like that of a professional." when using bold patterns, it's best to find the right pairing of both the color and the...
Surprising, affordable upgrades can give your home a whole new look
...ngs and trim as well. while these upgrades can help you cost-effectively change your decor, when you're looking for high impact, flexibility and affordability, updating your stairway is one of the best investments you can make. many modern floor plans place the stairway front and center, making it the first design element guests see when they enter. yet when it comes time to renovate, many peop...
Transforming Your Bedroom Into a Stylish, Functional Retreat
...lette for your bedroom. beautify your bed and bedding the better sleep council says that, in general, a mattress set that has been in use for seven years should be replaced in order to give you the best comfort and support possible. "if it's time to replace your mattress, think about upgrading your whole bed," says henderson. "an adjustable bed can offer not only customizable comfort but a chic ...
Color tips from the pros: How to bring bold hues into the kitchen and bath
... a new faucet finish, a vibrant wall color, a playful backsplash - even a brightly-colored sink - adding color instantly creates a personalized and pleasing look in your kitchen or bath. debating the best way to bring new colors into your home? consider these seven tips straight from two industry professionals: 1. find your perfect (color) match. before you begin mixing and matching paint chips...
Create a warm and stylish holiday wreath to welcome guests
... (bpt) - the front door is often the focal point of a house and the welcoming committee to guests as they enter your home. and as the attention-seeking centerpiece, it should always be looking its best. a great addition to any door is a beautiful wreath - either decorative or seasonal - to greet your guests and neighbors. although many stores sell wreaths, it's easy, fun and cost-effective to cre...
The surprising truth about carpet
...be. if you wear a sweater, it eventually gets dirty and needs to be washed. your carpet is walked on by people and pets frequently, and much like a sweater, needs to get cleaned regularly to look its best and last a long time. to keep your carpet in great shape, reduce allergens and retain good indoor air quality, consider these tips from the carpet and rug institute (cri): 1. vacuum regular...
Find Your Perfect Fit /Five Tips for Purchasing a Recliner
...ing a recliner even with the ever-growing assortment of recliner styles available, choosing a recliner involves more than just aesthetics. you must consider the size, shape and fit of the chair. the best fit will provide the most comfort. longevity is another consideration. here are five tips from ekornes; makers of the stressless recliner, to help you easily choose a recliner that fits your phys...
Are Your Fall Lawn and Garden Priorities in Order?
...layering fall leaves with other organic matter like fruit and vegetable peels or eggshells. 3. plant bulbs deep - a common mistake made when planting flower bulbs is placing them too shallow. for best results, plant in the early fall, and place them two to three times as deep as they are tall to give them the best chance of living through the winter. 4. lengthen the life of your plants - so...
Cleaning Made Simple
...ganize desk and "junk" drawers; and even attractive baskets and boxes that can store what you need while adding color and design to the room. furniture in order to keep your furniture looking its best, you need to do more than simply dust now and then. -for upholstered furniture - vacuum upholstery and spot clean as needed. for leather pieces, you can get rid of old marks and stains with a sp...
Five Tips for Wood Finishing Like a Pro
... appropriate application tool for your finish. rollers and sprayers cover a larger area than brushes, but not all finishes are suitable for these application methods. be sure to check the product for best recommendations. in general, oil based products require a premium china bristle brush, and for water based products a high quality nylon polyester brush is best. brushes should be used for narrow...
Painting Kids' Rooms: Tips and Tricks to Get it Right
...e a room for a growing child, painting is an easy and cost-effective way to create just the right atmosphere. but knowing how to get started can feel overwhelming. these tips will help you choose the best type and color of paint, while keeping the process quick and stress-free. sheen savvy sheen determines how shiny your paint looks when it's dry. choosing the right sheen adds the perfect fini...
New mobile app puts flooring in hand
... the application and a calculator to help customers determine the amount of flooring needed for the upcoming project. lumber liquidators founder tom sullivan believes everyone deserves to get the best for less and find flooring that's right for their home. "now, in addition to the free samples and expert advice homeowners can get at a lumber liquidators store, they have a new app to help them ...
Simple projects to spruce up the look of your home
...-use tool for do-it-yourselfers. painting one of the easiest ways fill your rooms with warmth is to give them a fresh coat of paint. increased sunlight will help you choose the color that works best with your room, and you can finish painting before the weather gets really nice and you want to spend more time outside. windows spring is a great time to take a look at your window treatme...
'Techorating' trend harmoniously marries technology and interior design
...ins can make sound seem muffled. instead, add some bookshelves or even hung art to create reflective surfaces that will help break up sound waves. a mixture of surfaces and materials will provide the best sound quality. keep in mind, robinson says, that you don't have to completely redecorate your room to achieve techorating harmony. "i'm a big fan of repurposing and melding old with new,"...
Mohawk Makes a Splash with Statement-Making Pinterest Boards that Inspire and Educate Consumers
...its influential role as a home fashion and design leader. pinterest is the third most popular social media site, ranking behind only facebook and twitter, and it is rapidly gaining users each day. best described as a virtual corkboard, pinterest allows users to pin online content, primarily images, that interest and intrigue them. in typical social media fashion, users can then follow one anoth...
A Beauty Routine for Your Furniture
...es. fabric upholstery care * proactively protect - spray fabric with a fabric protector that repels moisture and helps prevent food and beverage stains from bonding permanently to fibers. for the best protection, spray fabric after any professional cleaning, and reapply after any spills are cleaned and dried. * fight stains - stain fighting products, such as the guardsman fabric first aid sta...
Curb Appeal from the Ground Up
... once a week. adjust your watering schedule depending on rainfall, as well as your grass and soil type. trees and shrubs need longer, less frequent watering than plants with shallower roots. -the best time to water is early morning, between 4 and 7 a.m. this helps reduce evaporation, since the sun is low, winds are usually calmer and temperatures cooler. the environmental protection agency (ep...
Clean House Naturally and Avoid Toxic Cleansers
...d old items and be sure you are regularly cleaning out the fridge. help reduce odors year-round by keeping a box of arm & hammer baking soda in the fridge at all times, replacing it every 30 days for best results. reawaken your wardrobe: start the season feeling good in clothes that smell fresh. even when carefully stored, clothing can still be exposed to dust, and may require a good washing be...
Curb Appeal from the Ground Up
... once a week. adjust your watering schedule depending on rainfall, as well as your grass and soil type. trees and shrubs need longer, less frequent watering than plants with shallower roots. -the best time to water is early morning, between 4 and 7 a.m. this helps reduce evaporation, since the sun is low, winds are usually calmer and temperatures cooler. the environmental protection agency (ep...
Spring into 2012 with the hottest colors for your home
...in home decor, the dutch boy color forecast offers options for any room or personal taste. the 2012 trends palettes are as follows: ethereal. whether it's the search for enlightenment or just the best cup of organic coffee within 20 miles, the path is about more than the ground covered. the ethereal collection floats above other color palettes, airy and atmospheric with tea-stained and faded h...
Trend watch: Color and customization trends for your kitchen
...t even more unexpected. for more of a subtle, eclectic look, combine a variety of dinnerware pieces that hang together with one consistent thread, such as bold color or an unexpected pattern. the best part is you don't have to stress if you break a plate, can't find the exact piece to match the collection, or have more guests than matching dinner sets. customize your kitchen space by addin...
Simple projects to spruce up the look of your home
...-use tool for do-it-yourselfers. painting one of the easiest ways fill your rooms with warmth is to give them a fresh coat of paint. increased sunlight will help you choose the color that works best with your room, and you can finish painting before the weather gets really nice and you want to spend more time outside. windows spring is a great time to take a look at your window treatme...
Five smart steps to maximize bathroom space
...mes cluttered and cramped - far from a pleasant place to start and end each day. adding function doesn't require changing your bathroom's footprint. to maximize your bathroom storage and make it work best for you, consider these design and organizational tips. tip 1: install a floating vanity a big trend in small bathroom design is the floating vanity; its wall-mount installation leaves floo...
Selling or staying put, 'daylighting' improvements pay off for homeowners
... among windows, roof windows and skylights is in the glazing, or how the glass is manufactured. since the units are mounted facing directly at the sun, skylight glazing technology has to be among the best in the industry. quality energy star-qualified units feature double-pane, gas-filled construction to control heat gain or loss, and filter the sun's fade-causing rays. independent research do...
Holiday TLC for Your Furniture
...man filler sticks to quickly repair damage." take a little time now to prep your home and give your furniture a little tlc. you'll be able to relax and enjoy the season knowing your home is at its best. for more furniture care advice, visit www.guardsman.com...
How to Keep Warmth In and Pests Out
... ease their minds and protect their investment this winter by scheduling a proactive termite inspection and doing a few simple tasks to keep pests away," said paul curtis, terminix entomologist. "the best tool to fight pests is prevention." additional tips for termite prevention: * repair roof or plumbing leaks. the moisture from these allows termites to survive above ground. * ensure gutters...
Protect Your Deck Now
...tep is protecting the deck with water repellant stain. stains or sealants prevent water, snow, etc., from penetrating the wood and causing decay. ask your hardware or home improvement store about the best high-quality stain for your type of deck. using a paint sprayer, such as the new wagner power painter with ez tilt technology, can make staining faster and provide a professional finish. a pa...
Does Your Kitchen Work Like a Dream? Make the Most of Kitchen Storage
...y lives; however, a kitchen that can do all this is in need of one thing - smart storage. according to renowned chef curtis stone, "a dream kitchen is one that's designed for the way you live. the best advice i'd give anyone looking to remodel their kitchen is to think about how they will use it, and to choose the right storage features to suit their lifestyle." paul radoy, manager of design...
Pest Prevention: Three Easy DIY Tips
...o work in minutes and can be long-lasting. it’s all about being prepared.” prepare, prevent and patch as a diy expert, homeowners frequently ask manfredini how they can get their home to look its best, maintain its value and keep unwanted bugs away. manfredini shares three key guidelines for approaching home improvement and repelling pests: prepare, prevent and patch. prepare the deck befo...
Top 10 Bathroom Trends
... with separate sinks and vanities, homeowners get the individualized spaces and storage they desire in their bathrooms. radiant heat: stepping onto a cold tile floor after a hot shower isn't the best way to start the day. an easy remedy is adding radiant electric heating to floors. some companies install heating mats controlled by a thermostat under tile, stone, laminate and engineered-wood f...
Savvy Home Improvements
...u're looking to sell your home or just want to upgrade your current space, you need to know which home improvement projects will pay off in the long run and which ones will end up costing you. the best home improvements will increase your resale value, positively affect utility bills, or reduce the cost of maintenance. * instant curb appeal: while high-tech showers or appliances are perks ...
Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install: Top Reasons Why Armstrong’s New Duality Vinyl Flooring Dazzles
...inition and dimension of natural materials, so that stones look and feel like stones, and woods look and feel like woods. duality was designed to withstand even the most active households, offering best-in-class warranties including lifetime limited and up to 15 years light commercial. armstrong’s cleansweep® protective coating prevents stains from everyday spills, scratches and scuffs, with...
Planning an Outdoor Oasis
...if it's time to think about making some improvements or additions to your home, outside may be the best place to get started. exterior additions and improvements are high on homeowner's lists, according to the better homes and gardens 2011 consumer preference survey. among the top ranking features people want in their next homes are decks or patios (84 percent), and low-maintenance exteriors (7...
In 2011, Mohawk Will Be Coming To A Home Show Near You!
...ring your dream design to life.  we will bring our expertise, showcase our amazing products and feature some helpful how-to seminars as well. all of these incredible shows begin in february and the best part about it- you can purchase tickets now (see sidebar for details). take advantage of the promo code and begin brainstorming your questions that we can help answer at the shows!          our...
Get Your House Ready for Summer
...the dog days of summer can really put the heat on electricity bills and put even the best air conditioning systems to the test. "the department of energy says that almost 45 percent of a homeowner's utility costs come from heating and cooling the house. fortunately, there are some simple things you can do to help lower those costs, keep your system working as it should, and beat the summer heat," ...
The Art of Fine Furniture Design
...choice, but there are a few things to consider. warm color palettes for walls, flooring and fabrics can dictate the use of warm tones for wood finishes. likewise, a room's foundational cool tones are best paired with finishes in similar colors. mahogany, walnut, cherry, oak, alder and maple wood options provide unique appearances. our in-house design schematics for traditional interiors include ma...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ver from 2010 to 2011 with the soothing aqua and green hues that draw their inspiration from the verdigris deposits found on weathered copper statues, predicts design expert, tv host/spokesperson and best-selling author kathy peterson. for outdoor furniture and accessories, she sees sassy colors like lime green, bold orange and caribbean blue, along with more subdued hues such as sage green, barn ...
Economy, housing market drive smaller, smarter home-remodeling projects
...lending and home resale uncertainty, is driving consumers to prioritize home improvements based not just on immediate need, but also on potential appeal to future buyers. for the most part, it is best to make useful improvements that will appeal to a wide range of buyers down the road, say experts. proceeding cautiously, homeowners are therefore thinking twice before undertaking major projects...
Anderson expands into laminate with enhanced finish - OptiGuard adds strength, realism
...e clarity of the optiguard finish makes the most natural and realistic finish allowing the detail and design of the product to resonate. combine this with the durability of optiguard and you have the best laminate available today.” sandlin said back in november, shaw actually “staged a torture test” at the company’s laminate manufacturing facility in ringgold, ga., “to demonstrate the strength ...
Shaw, HGTV team up for co-branded flooring line - Licensing partnership extends an already strong relationship
...rs enough product to select from with a variety of choices without being overwhelming. it is easy to give a consumer too many choices which can cause confusion and frustration. we wanted to offer the best-of-the-best products in each category.” young said the hgtv home flooring line is more than a collection of products, rather a complete program that includes merchandising and marketing. fo...
Mohawk Industries Turning “Green” Into Green: Ideas You Can Use Today
...retailers across the country have used sustainability to make a difference in their stores’ bottom lines. mohawk industries has been asking dealers for their best practices and have gotten scores of ideas in how to reduce costs, boost sales, and build stronger bonds with customers. from this research we have broken sustainability down into three key principles: • profit: the lasting economic...
Cold weather offers perfect opportunity to work on these projects
... way to spend time while hibernating indoors. from winterizing windows to laying new flooring, there are plenty of ways to keep improving your home year round. when the seasons change, one of the best things a homeowner can do is an energy audit. though it's nice to keep the windows open all summer, drafty doors and windows can amount to hundreds of dollars wasted on home heating costs during ...
Karastan Featured in 4th Annual Hearst Magazines ‘Designer Visions: Cinema Style’
...chard hallberg imagined a dramatic study in black and white with winks of color for the lair of wall street tycoon gordon gekko. after a draining day of wheeling and dealing, gekko comes home to the “best of the best” in quality furnishings and karastan—the textured woven graciano in the hall and luxurious mamma mia. the opening night event for designer visions: cinema style was held on october...
Nourison to expand into New York showroom
...industry in color, design and innovative construction, and will now showcase our products and programs from one of the world’s most prestigious addresses.” home to some of the world’s largest and best known home fashions manufacturers, the new fifth avenue location will offer greater visibility and convenience for buyers based in manhattan or visiting from all over the world. the new showro...
Top 10 home decor trends for 2011
...ver from 2010 to 2011 with the soothing aqua and green hues that draw their inspiration from the verdigris deposits found on weathered copper statues, predicts design expert, tv host/spokesperson and best-selling author kathy peterson. for outdoor furniture and accessories, she sees sassy colors like lime green, bold orange and caribbean blue, along with more subdued hues such as sage green, barn ...
Growing Food Indoors
...frame for a whimsical look? starting new herbs although a sunny window looks bright in winter, the available light can be only 1/10th of what's needed for plants to grow properly. that's why it's best to grow herbs under grow lights. select full-spectrum lights and leave them on for 12 to 14 hours a day. keep the tops of the herbs close to the bulbs and the plants should thrive. grow seedli...
Put the Fun in Function - Making the Most of Kitchen Storage
...ential kitchen is organization. but with the right organizational features, cooking can be fun and relaxing." get in the zone according to paul radoy, manager of design services for merillat, the best way to approach kitchen organization and storage is to look at the room in sections. "all kitchens have a cooking zone and a cleanup zone," he says. "and some kitchens may have an island or pantr...
A Small Project with Big Savings
...he weatherization project and created an air-seal audit checklist. this document helps homeowners navigate and identify their homes' own air loss trouble spots and provides further information on the best remedies. this weatherization project is part of a larger company initiative to quantify the impact of air sealing and insulating, and to educate homeowners about weatherization practices that...
Inspired New Longer Wood Lengths in Laminate from Armstrong Floors
...and tawny beige, as well as a new slate inspired by natural vermont slate, in five colors, including ivory sand, pebble dust, ebony mist, natural beige and grey stone. sure to be laminate’s next best seller, weathered way replicates the look of tumbled stone in a random block format. it is available in four colors: antique cream, euro terracotta, roman grey and earthen copper. all floors in...
HomerWood floors offer a blend of the handcrafted and the contemporary in new patterns and finishes
...ow are celebrated.” new 50 year residential finish warranty for traditional character™ now available on traditional character floors, homerwood® proprietary 50-year finish is one of the best top coats available today. it offers a rich look, and features seven layers of uv-cured urethane with aluminum oxide to be far more abrasion resistant than site-applied finishes. fsc-certifi...
Green Your Clean
...more people than ever are looking for more natural ways to keep their homes clean and free of harsh chemical fumes and residues. but there is still plenty of confusion about the best way to do that. with so many products making vague claims, it can be hard to make an informed decision. what works? what's truly natural? this guide to greening your clean will help you make smarter, more natural cle...
Cleaning From Top to Bottom Tips and Secrets for a Cleaner, Healthier Home
...irt that falls to the floor while you're cleaning. wipe down windows and walls: don't clean windows the old fashioned way - newspaper can cause ink residue and paper towels leave lint behind. your best bet is to use microfiber cleaning cloths and a professional window squeegee to get a streak-free, spotless shine. to prevent streaks on shower doors and walls, apply lemon oil to the door twice a...
Weekend Home Projects on a Budget / Easy Outdoor Improvements
...n 20 to 40 minutes. wait 4 hours before applying heavy loads to the post, such as a basketball backboard. (if the temperature is below 72 degrees, additional time for curing will be required.) for best results use pressure-treated lumber or apply creosote equivalent to prevent below-ground deterioration. galvanized metal should also be used to prevent rust. more weekend project ideas with ...
Metroflor hands out distributor awards
...st honor of the night was the the gerald raskin visionary award, named for the company’s founder, which went to santa fe springs, calif.-based tri west. “the visionary award honors a distributor that best demonstrates confidence in taking on new products, predicting a product’s success and understanding the needs of the marketplace,” said michael raskin, president. “tri-west is a most deserving re...
Mohawk Looks at Training Magazine Top 125 Honors as a Challenge to Improve
...en named as one of training magazine’s “top 125” training organizations, this time for 2010. and as the company celebrates, it is also looking ahead at the challenge of staying among the nation’s best training organizations. the training magazine “top 125” is considered the most elite ranking among fortune 500 companies for training and learning development. to qualify, company training or...
Colorful New Shingles Inspire Home Makeovers
... and you're in the market for a new roof, consider color coordination for a makeover that will make your home a standout and add curb appeal at a whole new level. you can make the most of your home's best features by choosing a color palette that coordinates everything from shutters to shingles. when your home's exterior elements work in harmony, the look will be vibrant, cohesive and undeniably s...
Bright Ideas Getting Lighting Basics Right
... -for floor lamps next to a reading chair, the base of the lamp shade should be 40 to 42 inches off the floor. -lighting fixtures at least 16 inches long, placed on both sides of a mirror, can work best for grooming activities. accent lighting accent lighting creates drama in a room by revealing pleasing architectural features in a room and highlighting artwork, plants and other decorative ...
Greener Living - Simple steps toward a more natural home
...ural cleaning products made from plant-based ingredients. josh dorfman is a green lifestyle expert and author of "the lazy environmentalist." he places several green works natural cleaners on his "50 best green products" list. "i like the green works natural bathroom cleaner and natural all purpose cleaner," he says, "because they're natural cleaners that are also effective in getting the job done...
5 Questions to Ask for the Best Room Lighting
...get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want. ...
What’s Not to Like about Laminate Flooring?
...laminate flooring is quite possibly the best all-encompassing package for your decorating dollar and perfect for busy families who want low maintenance flooring. check out this impressive list of benefits: ...
What makes Cali Vinyl flooring so special?
...what makes cali vinyl flooring so special? simply put, cali vinyl is the best looking vinyl flooring product out there. combine good looks with commercial durability and 100% waterproof construction and it's clear why cali vinyl is vinyl flooring remastered...
Best Carpet for Kids
...if you have a home with kids, then you know that selecting the right carpet comes with careful consideration. of course, carpets need to be soft and comfortable, but can they stand up to wear and stains too...
Engineered Hardwood vs. Solid Hardwood
...rdwood and engineered hardwood? are they both real wood? watch as we explain how they are similar and how they are different. you'll learn the strengths of each type so you'll be prepared to make the best choice for your home...
Engineered Hardwood vs. Laminate
...g, or even if you're just interested in home decor and remodeling, you've probably heard of both engineered hardwood and laminate. are they the same thing? different? how do you know which one is the best choice for any given room or project? this video compares and contrasts the two flooring categories, so you can make smart choices...
ADURA® Vinyl Plank: Indentation and Scratch Resistant
...a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and installation options, adura® delivers award-winning fashion to your home. simply choose the floor you love, then choose the construction and installation that best suits your needs...
Restoration Collection® Laminate Flooring: Indentation Resistant
...a kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. mannington® makes it easier with our restoration collection® laminate flooring. beautiful. high-performance. it’s flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability. have a messy household? restoration collection® floors are protected by spillshield®, a factory-ap...
Engineered Hardwood vs. Laminate
...g, or even if you're just interested in home decor and remodeling, you've probably heard of both engineered hardwood and laminate. are they the same thing? different? how do you know which one is the best choice for any given room or project? this video compares and contrasts the two flooring categories, so you can make smart choices...
Bamboo Flooring Installation Video!
...n get it installed in no time and with little to no experience. using their unique lockedge system this installation is glue-less and mess free. you can save time and money and know that you have the best, most durable, climate resistant flooring in the world...
J+J Flooring Group Customer Experience
...at j+j flooring group we are dedicated to providing our customers with the best customer experience in the industry. we're on it...
How to Install ADURA®Max Vinyl Plank Floors
...this video demonstrates how to install mannington adura®max lvp wpc flooring. mannington strongly recommends using trained, professional installers for the best long-term performance of any of our flooring products. anyone installing mannington products is urged to follow all directions and advice in the installation guidelines. we have based all our instructions on industry-accepted recommendat...
Pet Friendly Flooring
...from scratch-resistant to easy-to-clean, this guide will help you find the best flooring for the pets in your home....
SmartStrand - The Best Carpet for Pet Owners Yet.
...when it comes to a carpet that truly has it all, look no further than smartstrand. where traditional carpets fall short, the innovative fibers in smartstrand forever clean offer unbeatable spill protection, permanent stain resistance and long-lasting durability. truly a worry-free solution, smartstrand forever clean is the perfect flooring for busy households...
Mannington ADURA® Vinyl Plank
...a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and installation options, adura® delivers award-winning fashion to your home. simply choose the floor you love, then choose the construction and installation that best suits your needs. view adura® here: https://www.mannington.com/residentia.....
How to Install RedGard Waterproofing and Crack Prevention Membrane
...ntion membrane from custom building products. redgard is a ready-to-use, liquid formula that creates a seamless waterproof barrier and prevents common cracks from occurring in tile, stone and grout. best of all, redgard is easy to apply and dries quickly. ...
Bostik's BEST® | Wood Flooring Urethane Adhesive and Moisture Vapor Control
...bostik's best® is a high performance adhesive and moisture control membrane. its superior properties provide a tough, flexible, tenacious bond to a variety of surfaces. bostik’s best® high tacking formula exhibits exceptional green grab immediately after troweling, making installation easier and more secure. this adhesive has low voc’s (measured per epa method 24) and does not contain any water. b...
ADURA® Vinyl Plank: Waterproof
...a variety of shapes, sizes, textures and installation options, adura® delivers award-winning fashion to your home. simply choose the floor you love, then choose the construction and installation that best suits your needs...
Restoration Collection® Laminate Flooring: Indentation Resistant
...a kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. mannington® makes it easier with our restoration collection® laminate flooring. beautiful. high-performance. it’s flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability...
Best Carpet for Pets
...t they'd purchase, they'd say mohawk's smartstrand. it's made with stain resistance and durability in mind. we love our pets and they spend a lot of time laying on the floor, so why not give them the best carpet possible? if mohawk's smartstrand carpet stood up to a rhino, it can handle any sort of wear and tear that your pet can throw at it....
Selecting the Right Carpet
...you’ve decided that carpet is the best flooring choice for your home. now what? there’s a lot to consider and many great options from which to choose. today’s carpet offers a wide variety of choices in style, fiber composition, and color. cri is here to help you find the perfect carpet for your needs...
antron® nylon
...The best-known, most-purchased brand of commercial carpet fiber. Antron® nylon combines a superior Type 6,6 polymer substrate, exclusive DuPont fiber engineering, DuraTech® advanced soil resistance technology, and DuPont performance testing and construction standards, resulting in carpet fibers that perform well in the most demanding commercial environments...
antron® legacy nylon
...The best-performing white dyeable fiber for most commercial applications with all the qualities of DuPont Antron® Type 6,6 nylon fiber. Brings superior soil resistance to the largest and most specified range of commercial carpets. (See "Antron® nylon."...
antron lumena®
...The best-performing solution dyed fiber for many demanding commercial applications with all the qualities of DuPont Antron® Type 6,6 nylon fiber. Antron Lumena® gives carpets unsurpassed stain cleanability. Most stains can be removed without the use of harsh cleaning agents. (See "Antron® nylon."...
bukhara
...e confusion with their popular reproductions. Commercial Bukhara carpets are available in about twenty quality gradations, though surface appearance may be similar. Commercial Bukhara carpets are the best selling hand-knotted rugs in the world...
abrasion class
...esidential. The AC Ratings are as follows: AC1 is for home use with minimal traffic, like bedrooms or closets. AC2 is suitable for moderate-traffic home use like living rooms and dining rooms. AC3 is best for higher traffic and heavy-use residential areas like kitchens or laundry rooms, and can be used in light commercial applications like small offices or hotel rooms. AC4 is designed for light co...
Mannington's Ultra Clean
...Keep up on your laminate or wood flooring maintenance with the ultra-impressive Mannington Ultra Clean. This is a best-selling floor cleaner that can be used on Mannington no-wax hardwood, laminate, Mannington Adura and porcelain floors. It features a non-toxic, water-based formula that won't leave behind any dullness or residue. This is the best laminate floor cleaner for regular maintenance, spo...
waterproof laminate
...nificant water damage occurs, the sub-flooring still has to be removed and replaced. Some manufacturers use the term "water-resistant" instead of "waterproof" in their product brochures. The best waterproof laminate guarantees the flooring won't absorb water for a reasonable amount of time – usually about 24 hours, depending on the laminate. ...
Restoration Collection®
...A kitchen or bathroom remodel is filled with overwhelming decisions. Mannington® makes it easier with our Restoration Collection® flooring. Beautiful. High-performance. It’s flooring at its best, combining the most realistic hardwood visuals and trending plank sizes with superior durability. Have a messy household? Restoration Collection® floors are protected by SpillShield®Plus Waterpr...
asphalt tile
...An obsolete floor surfacing unit composed of asphalt or hydrocarbon resins, or both, crysotile asbestos fibers, mineral fillers, and pigments...
vinyl asbestos tile
...An obsolete form of resilient tile composed of vinyl plastic binders, crysotile asbestos fibers, mineral fillers and pigments.
sprung floor
...A sprung floor is a floor that absorbs shocks, giving it a softer feel. Such floors are considered the best kind for dance and indoor sports and physical education. They enhance performance and greatly reduce injuries. Modern sprung floors are supported by foam backing or rubber feet, while traditional floors provide their spring through bending woven wooden battens. ...

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