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Hardwood flooring vs Tile Planks that look like hardwood. Pros and Cons.

Hardwood flooring vs Tile Planks that look like hardwood. Pros and Cons.

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…

The Very Best Humidifiers for Hardwood Floors in 2021

Best Humidifier for Hardwood Floors If you have a hardwood floor, you probably already know that too much moisture can be damaging. All humidifiers will naturally add moisture to a room, so knowing the best humidifier for hardwood floors can help you avoid damage to your flooring.   Along with…

Sisal and Jute Rugs: What’s the difference?

Sisal and Jute Rugs: What’s the difference?

Advantages of jute and sisal area rugs, and where to find the best and more affordable ones Sisal and jute are natural fiber rugs that have been rapidly growing in popularity.  They look very similar, so many confuse them. While they have a similar appearance, the two differ when it…

Tiles that look like wood | Best places to buy online

Tiles that look like wood | Best places to buy online

Best places to purchase porcelain tiles that look like hardwood floors Wood look tiles are one of the most popular types of flooring these days, especially in warmer climate homes and in areas that are prone to water or moisture (e.g. kitchens, bathrooms, entryways, basements).  They are super stylish and…

The Best Clawfoot Bathtubs in 2021 | Modern Farmhouse Style

The Best Clawfoot Bathtubs in 2021 | Modern Farmhouse Style

Top rated freestanding clawfoot bathtubs for vintage farmhouse bathrooms I don’t know about you, but I love taking baths. There’s nothing quite as relaxing and cleansing that can be done from the comfort of your own home.   That’s why it’s worth taking the time to make your bath perfect.…

Hardwood flooring stain color trends

Hardwood flooring stain color trends

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,…

Bathroom Vanity Trends for 2021

Bathroom Vanity Trends for 2021

9 Bathroom Vanity Trends to help you choose the best vanity for your space For most homeowners, the master bathroom has become their sanctuary – their personal space where they can relax and grab a moment all to themselves. If you’re thinking about remodeling your bathroom or even just making…

Which are the best Polyurethane brands for floors? Which do I recommend?

Which are the best Polyurethane brands for floors? Which do I recommend?

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…

Oil vs water based polyurethane: Which is better for refinishing hardwood floors?

Oil vs water based polyurethane: Which is better for refinishing hardwood floors?

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…

The Best Hardwood Floor Furniture Protectors to Prevent Scratching Your Floors

The Best Hardwood Floor Furniture Protectors to Prevent Scratching Your Floors

Furniture Protectors to Prevent Ruining Hardwood Flooring Today we’ll be talking about the best hardwood floor furniture protectors, because they’re not all made equal, and it’s important to pick something that makes sense for you and your situation.  Choosing the right type furniture protectors will prevent scratches and prolong the…

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