Why You Should Choose Wood Flooring (or Laminate) When You Have Kids!

People tend to think that wood flooring (or laminate) and kids just shouldn’t be put together, but it really isn’t the case. Wood and Laminate VS. Carpet Although carpet is much softer than wood and laminate flooring, keeping it clean can be a big issue. We all know how messy kids can be. A sticky lolly will stick to the fibres, a spilled yoghurt or a cup of milk poured on the floor just for the fun of it could cause some unsightly, … [Read more...]

Tile Company Has Bathroom Issues

When a company brings in a new customer, it is important for them to make their customers feel at home.  When I go into a new store, I want to feel safe and welcome.  Today we went to pick up the flooring tile that we had ordered from a tile store in Houston, Texas.  The note that I found on the back of the bathroom door was just a little too much so I had to snap a shot so I could share it with you. So does this note make you want to … [Read more...]

Remodeling Decisions Are Never Easy

This time of year is always busy, lots to do to prepare for the holidays and never enough time to get it all done as quickly as we'd like.  Once Christmas has passed and all the decorations are back up in the attic, it is time for me to start planning my downstairs remodel.  The kitchen is ready for an upgrade along with all the downstairs flooring.  I am excited about upgrading my downstairs, but am also dreading this because I know that my … [Read more...]

3 Simple Decorating Tips To Kid-Proof Your Home

Kids change everything – we all know this far too well!  We obviously wouldn’t change our families for anything, but there’s no denying the impact they have when it comes to determining how you change anything in your home.  Your pre-family décor ideas either need ditching or considerable re-working to make sure they’re kid-friendly – but it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice style in favor of substance. This latest post runs through how you … [Read more...]

Guest Post: How to Choose the Best Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring is the perfect choice for homeowners and DIYers alike. With a variety of options, costs, and aesthetics, this type of flooring is simple and fun. Use this quick guide to decide where your style will take you. Image via Flickr by Mirage Floors Solid or Engineered? There are two main types of hardwood flooring: solid hardwood and engineered hardwood. Solid hardwood is milled from actual lumber and is 100-percent real … [Read more...]