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Tips For Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors This Summer

Tips For Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors This Summer

Hardwood floors are known for being visually appealing. They're also known for being remarkably sturdy. When maintaining your hardwood floors, you need to prioritize rock-solid maintenance techniques, regardless of the time of year. Individuals who want to maintain...

The History of Carpet

The History of Carpet

It’s odd to think that evidence of the use of carpeting can be dated back to the BC era. At The Floor Store, we enjoy learning about the origins of our products. Below is a little history of carpet. One of the earliest carpets found in history dates back to 400 BC and...

What’s The Best Flooring For Kids?

What’s The Best Flooring For Kids?

When it comes to flooring, there are many different options to choose from. If you're in the market, it’s important to consider what would work best for your family. It is especially important to choose an ideal flooring for a home with kids. Below are a few...

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Floors

Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Floors

At The Floor Store, we make it our goal to help you maintain the beauty of the flooring inside your home. As Spring approaches, many will be starting their Spring cleaning. We suggest following these spring cleaning tips for your floors; hardwood, laminated, or vinyl...

Myths About Laminate Flooring

Myths About Laminate Flooring

At The Floor Store, we've heard our fair share of assumptions about materials, especially laminate! However, those critiques are not always warranted. Join us as we bust these laminate flooring myths and provide some of the advantages of this type of material! Myth 1:...

The Best Flooring Options for your Laundry Room

The Best Flooring Options for your Laundry Room

Choosing the right flooring for your home is essential. It is especially important to choose the correct type of floor for your laundry room. The laundry room is one of the busiest rooms in the house and can be used for many purposes. When you’re shopping for new...

Tips For Choosing The Best Kitchen Flooring

Tips For Choosing The Best Kitchen Flooring

Kitchens tend to see some of the heaviest traffic in a home. Choosing the best kitchen flooring to fit your needs can be overwhelming to say the least. There are a few factors to consider before shopping for your new kitchen floors! Comfort- Resilience is crucial for...

How To Protect Your Floors From Winter Weather

How To Protect Your Floors From Winter Weather

During the winter months, it is easy to track debris from your shoes. This not only makes the flooring in your home look dirty and dingy, but can also damage carpeting, hardwood, and laminate if you are not careful. Below are a few tips to protect your floors from...

How To Protect Your Floors During a Move

How To Protect Your Floors During a Move

Moving day brings with it plenty of concerns about protecting your possessions. Each detail has its importance and potential costly downside. One of the most important things to consider is what to do to protect your floors during a move. Here are just a handful of...

Creative Ideas for Tile in Your Home

Creative Ideas for Tile in Your Home

Tile isn’t only made for floors! There are many ways to incorporate creative tile ideas into your home to add that fun pop of color or creative pattern you’ve been looking for. A tile is a great option for flooring, but it can also be used in other areas of your home....

How Clean is Your Carpet?

How Clean is Your Carpet?

Few things brighten up a home like a clean carpet. The opposite is true when your carpets are dirty, worn, or neglected. Here at the Floor Store, our experienced staff is asked about cleaning and the best time carpeting should be replaced. Let's take a look at what...

Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Clean with Pets & Kids

Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Clean with Pets & Kids

Keeping your carpets clean can be tough if you have children and/or pets running around the house. But there are ways to keep your flooring clean. Here are some tips on how to keep your carpet clean with pets and kids! First and foremost, you can treat your new carpet...

Flooring Trends of 2019

Flooring Trends of 2019

If you are looking to install new flooring in your home, you might be wondering about some of the latest flooring trends. Today, we will examine some of the latest trends and how The Floor Store can make your home stand out. Wood Look Tile Wood-look tile has the...

Replacing/Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors

When is it time to replace, or refinish your hardwood floors? Here are some factors to be considered. How old is the floor? Is the floor true hardwood or is it veneer? Does it have water and or pet stains? Is it dull, and lackluster, or is it deeply scratched and...

How Humidity Can Affect Your Floors

How Humidity Can Affect Your Floors

Did you know that extreme humidity can affect the performance of hardwood flooring? The recommended humidity for wood floors is forty to sixty percent. In New Mexico, the average relative humidity is forty-four percent. While the average relative humidity in New...

DIY Pitfalls of Flooring Installations

DIY Pitfalls of Flooring Installations

DIY, or Do It Yourself, is a big trend these days but the Floor Store wants you to exercise caution before you proceed. While sometimes these projects can save you money, other times it's better to get an expert to do the job. We especially see DIY flooring pitfalls...

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