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Carpet Vs Laminate: Which Is a Better Flooring Option?

When it comes to choosing affordable flooring for your home, there are several factors to consider. Carpet and laminates are both popular economical choices. Carpet dates back centuries while laminates are a new technology and they both make great floors. But you need to compare them on the basis of your needs to make an informed decision. In this blog post, we’ll review and compare both types of flooring. Composition and Appearance Carpets come in several varieties and styles such as Read more [...]

Should You Opt for Laminate Flooring in Your Bedroom?

Laminate flooring is a versatile, economical and easy-to-maintain flooring option. They’re a great alternative to carpet and can provide the look of hardwood floors, stone and ceramic tiles at a fraction of the cost. Laminates are also an excellent flooring option if you have kids and pets. This is why many homeowners consider it for their interiors. A bedroom is a place where you rest and sleep, therefore, it’s very important to carefully design this room.  Let’s discuss the pros and cons Read more [...]

Affordable Flooring Options for Your Basement

Basements come with several challenges when it’s time to choose flooring. Since it usually sees a lot of dampness and humidity, choosing the wrong floor for a basement can lead to a lot of wasted money.  Having the wrong floor may promote the growth of microbes, mold and mildew which all negatively affect your health. Therefore, for a basement, you need a durable floor that can withstand rough treatment and most importantly, moisture. There are a lot of basement flooring options that fit several Read more [...]

How Safe Is Bamboo Flooring That Contains Formaldehyde?

Bamboo flooring is well known for its eco-friendliness, sustainability and durability. However, most manufacturers of bamboo floors use a urea-formaldehyde resin for the lamination process. While formaldehyde is known to have various health hazards, there is a lot of misleading information regarding formaldehyde in bamboo flooring online. Here we’ll explore the question of safety when it comes to using bamboo flooring containing formaldehyde in your home. What is Formaldehyde? First off, let’s Read more [...]

A Buyer’s Guide to the Different Types of Bamboo Flooring – Part II

In the previous blog, we’ve discussed the grain types and colours of bamboo flooring. In today’s post, we’ll discuss the different types of textures and installation methods to help you make the right purchase decision. Texture Types There are three types of bamboo textures available for flooring purposes. Each has a unique look. Smooth: Smooth textured bamboo comes with multiple layers of sealant coating. It doesn’t allow surface level dust accumulation, meaning it’s easy to clean Read more [...]