Posted by TheFlooringGirl on Apr 6, 2013 in Hardwood Flooring
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Does hardwood flooring makes sense for your kitchen in Westchester?
Believe it or not, hardwood flooring is currently the most popular flooring choice for kitchen remodels and new construction in Westchester County NY. We install all types of flooring – hardwood floors, tile, cork, laminate and vinyl. But, hardwood flooring seems to be the most popular…and we are often ripping up tile floors (that are in good condition)...
Posted by TheFlooringGirl on Mar 17, 2013 in Hardwood Flooring
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Installing hardwood flooring – how long does it take?
How long does it take to install hardwood floors for your home in Westchester NY? This is a common question among Westchester homeowners, especially if deadlines are attached (e.g. a move in date) or coordination with a larger project (e.g. kitchen remodel or new addition).
While all projects vary in length, usually the largest factor is whether you are installing...
Posted by TheFlooringGirl on Feb 3, 2013 in Carpet and runners
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Moisture resistant carpet pad – Shaw Triple Touch moisture barrier carpet pad
What are the benefits of moisture barrier carpet pad?
A carpet pad with a moisture barrier can absorb moisture – both to prevent mold and reduce odors. These pads are typically ideal for basements with minor moisture (note: if you have a lot of moisture, carpet may not be a good option for your basement, regardless of type of pad used. A...
Posted by TheFlooringGirl on Jan 19, 2013 in Laminate flooring
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What is laminate flooring?
Laminate flooring is imitation flooring made to look like real flooring – usually made to look like hardwood, and occasionally meant to look like tile flooring. Laminate floors have come a long way and many actually look quite real. Laminate flooring is made with recycled hardwood, so it’s a “greenish” product, and while it often looks real, it isn’t. On top, it has a digital picture of...
Posted by TheFlooringGirl on Jan 14, 2013 in Blog
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Cat friendly carpeting – Carpets that work well with Cats.
Cats are a very important part of the household, and my customers know I love cats (as well as dogs). I “own” 2 cats…or maybe I should say, they own me and allow me to pay the mortgage. Cats are wonderful, but sometimes they can do number on carpets, so it’s ideal to select a carpet that will co-exist well with your cat. What types of carpets are best...