Best paint shades for work at home offices Are you setting up a new home office? Or maybe you’re just looking to improve your productivity while working at home. Paint colors can set the tone for whole room and have a big impact on your mood and productivity. In this article, I’m going to
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The Flooring Girl – Westchester County NY. I seem to be one of the few women in a male dominated industry…an industry which focuses on making the home look more beautiful, and an industry where women are often the primary decision maker. I have a flair for design and I have the patience to sit with my customers to help them pick out the right type of flooring, the best color and the best design layout for their taste and decor.
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17 trendy styles for hardwood floors – The definitive guide to most popular 2020 wood flooring trends Hardwood flooring continues to grow in popularity, and it is by far the preferred flooring type for homes. Ironically, this is followed by all sorts of products trying to mimic the look of hardwood flooring, regardless of whether
What are the pros and cons with dark hardwood floors vs light hardwood floors? Hold up a white index card over half of this to shift from light to dark hardwood floors. There are several other examples throughout this article. Which do you prefer – dark or light wood? Thankfully, when it comes to
Stain color trends for hardwood floors When it comes to hardwood flooring in Westchester NY, dark and light are in – both extremes. Light stains gives the room a nice warm, airy and welcome look; dark stains hardwood gives the room a more formal and sophisticated look. At the moment, dark seems to be the
Most basements are notoriously on the darker side, so most homeowners are looking for solutions to lighten up the space – both to make it more inviting and also to make it look larger. Most basements are below the ground or partially below grade so the limited natural light makes things extra challenging. So I’ve
Which type of polyurethane is better for refinishing hardwood floors – oil-based or water-based polyurethane? We offer both options, but I usually recommend oil based polyurethane over water based for dark floors because: 1. It looks better 2. It lasts longer 3. It costs less. So, it seems like a no brainer, right? Well, usually
What are the best warm grays and greiges when it comes to paint colors? Gray is currently the most popular paint color. It’s soft, stylish and neutral…the perfect combo. Gray also works so well with dark hardwood floors (the most popular) as well as light hardwood floor. It just seems to work everywhere. But, many
Brands of Polyurethane that I highly recommend When it comes to sanding and refinishing your hardwood floors, there are 2 main components: 1) The quality of the workmanship and 2) the quality of the materials (i.e. the polyurethane). In this article, I’m going to discuss the highest grade polyurethanes. The polyurethane is the coating that
2020 Decorating trends – 20 stylish and growing trends for interior design Now that we are well into 2020, I thought it would be helpful to share the latest home decor trends. It’s interesting because I’ve read a bunch of trend articles over the last few months, including the “color of the year” reports, and
What are the advantages and disadvantages of hardwood floors vs Tile Planks that look like wood? I get a lot of calls and comments on my blog asking me whether I think hardwood floors or porcelain planks (that look like wood) are better? It’s a challenging question to answer both because “it depends” and
What are the best cool grays for painting walls? When it comes to painting, gray is by far the most popular paint color – whether it’s for walls or cabinets. It adds depth and dimension to room (especially when compared to white). It’s stylish, soft and neutral…the perfect combo. Gray works so well with
The top 13 trends for kitchen hardware – cabinet pulls and handles, knobs, faucets and sinks Kitchen hardware is just possibly the most overlooked finish in a kitchen makeover. Yet the choices you make can make a world of difference in the final outcome. But the story often goes like this: You’ve picked your
Modern gray, greige and brown-gray stain shades for hardwood flooring Over the last 7 years, gray hardwood has become super stylish and continues to grow faster and faster. We’ve been getting more and more requests to stain hardwood floors gray. Some prefer lighter, some prefer darker and some prefer somewhere in between. We’ve usually customized
Chic and soothing bluish gray paint shades for a trendy and relaxing home Blue gray paint colors are very popular, and they are the rise. Blues are calm and relaxing and when you combine them with gray undertones, you have a super stylish mix. Blue grays look more sophisticated and upscale than a typical blue,