Pros and Cons: Laminate Flooring

Pros and Cons: Laminate Flooring

When you’re looking to remodel your kitchen, the type of flooring can make or break your final design. Among homeowners who choose to renovate their kitchens, nearly 71% choose to upgrade their floors. One of the most popular options is laminate flooring. Here are some of the pros and cons of choosing laminate floors for your kitchen. Pro: the cost Laminate flooring is one of the most affordable options when you compare it to ceramic floors or hardwood flooring. Laminate floors are typically easy to install when you rely on a professional, so you won’t waste time or money on a project that is difficult to complete. Con: they’re not […]

How to Craft the Master Bedroom of Your Dreams

How to Craft the Master Bedroom of Your Dreams

If you’re looking to revamp your master bedroom this summer, there are easy ways to craft the master bedroom of your dreams without breaking your budget. Try these tips when you want to take your bedroom from “good” to masterful. 1. Carpet, carpet, carpet In a study conducted by Houzz, nearly 40% of homeowners prefer carpeting in the master bedroom. Not only does luxury carpeting offer a warm, inviting atmosphere to your cozy corner of the world, it also reduces the allergens in your home compared to the beautiful hardwood flooring in your living room. Try accenting your main carpeting with accent rugs and warm curtains that highlight the colors […]

9 Tile Flooring Design Ideas For Your Kitchen

If you are about to renovate your kitchen, upgrading your floors should be a top priority. It’s time to tear up that ugly old vinyl and replace it with something much more classy. There are typically two options for people to consider when they are in your position. For the kitchen, 90% of homeowners prefer either hardwood or tile flooring. While hardwood is always coveted, it can be damaged fairly easily in the kitchen, making tile a fairly standard choice. So, what styles of ceramic tile flooring would make your kitchen come to life? Clean Off-White If you like the simple classic look of a kitchen in good repair, choose […]

How To Design Your Decor With Function In Mind

A HomeGoods Survey revealed that only a fifth (20%) of Americans feel happy with their current home decor. This shouldn’t be the case when there are so many excellent options for interior decoration. From new furniture to fancy flooring, there are many ways you can spice up your home decor. Dining Room Furniture If you are looking for a new way to make your freshly installed hardwood flooring shine, new furniture for your dining room might be the answer. A rich cherry wood table surrounded by matching chairs with a light, eggshell which upholstery exudes class and prominence. Living Room Furniture You will want to take a different approach to […]

6 Home Decor Trends For Your 2018 Upgrade

If you haven’t updated your home decor recently, you’re not alone. A HomeGoods survey revealed that while only 9% have not upgraded in the past 10 years, nearly half (47%) have not in the last five years. If you are ready to tear up that vinyl flooring and toss the couch with the almost exposed spring, take a look at these home decor trends for 2018. Bold Colors The calm warm tones of a cold winter in home design are being pushed aside by vibrant, living color. Look for bright yellows and excessively rich reds at your nearest furniture store. Geometric Ceramic Tile Floors Partnered up with wild and wacky […]

Hardwood Floors: A History

As most homeowners will tell you, hardwood flooring is highly desirable. In fact, data gathered by the National Association of Realtors reveals that 54% of people buying homes are willing to pay more for a house if it has hardwood floors. Now, there are many advantages of hardwood flooring, but why exactly are they so highly coveted? Hardwood Floors Through History Although hardwood floors came onto the scene in the very beginning of the 17th century, it wasn’t until 1625 that they started to integrate common aesthetic concepts that you might find today. Geometric patterns and veneer pieced designs were handcrafted in French styles, then installed in the richest European […]

5 Ways To Cozy Up Your Living Room

Did you know that a HomeGoods Survey found that only 20% of Americans feel happy about their home decor? If you are bored with or even dislike your home decor, it might be time to get new furniture. Feeling uncomfortable in your own home due to outdated furnishing is a problem no one should have to face. Here are some modern living room furniture and decor suggestions that can make your living space cozy again. Chairs and Ottomans If you have a love for all things comfortable, pick up a cushy armchair and plush ottoman to go with it. Kicking back with a nice book or TV show with your […]

3 Fantastic Hardwood Flooring Alternatives For The Kitchen

A 2017 Houzz survey showed that 71% of homeowners renovating their kitchens are upgrading their flooring as well. New floors can change the entire look and feel of a room, so it’s important to take your time on this decision. Whether you want laminate floors, tile, or something different altogether, it helps to know the benefits of each type first. Ceramic Tile This flooring solution is among the best in terms of value for the quality. Ceramic tiles are elegant, crisp, and easy to clean, and they won’t break the bank like hardwood or marble. There are plentiful patterns and sizes to choose from, making tile one of the most […]

4 Interesting Ways To Rekindle The Love For Your Home

According to a HomeGoods survey, 14% of respondents feel gloomy and stressed as a result of their home furnishings. This is upsetting since everybody deserves an environment in which they can feel comfortable. If you are in need of new furniture to get away from the gloom of your current household interior, you should consider these fresh furniture options to make your house feel like a home again: Sectional Sofa Nothing says ‘lap of luxury’ quite like a sectional. These giant couches can accommodate you and your whole family while inspiring in you a sense of opulence and comfort. As far as living room furniture is concerned, a sectional is […]

Hardwood or Tile? The Age Old Kitchen Floor Question

Did you know that 90% of homeowners would rather have tile or hardwood floors in their kitchen? It makes sense because when you cook, let’s face it, you make a mess. Everybody does. Tile and hardwood both offer an easy to clean surface while maintaining a classy appearance. The question is, which one should you choose? Hardwood Pro: Hardwood is slightly springy on your feet, at least when compared to ceramic tiles. For the kitchen, having a comfortable standing surface matters a lot when you’re on your feet all the time. Pro: Walking barefoot on hardwood flooring in the winter is not an unpleasant experience, but walking on tile certainly is. Hardwood […]