Flooring

Green Cleaning Your Floors: Carpet, Hardwood & Linoleum Thumbnail

It’s unfortunate, but the floor of your home always takes the brunt of what your family can throw at it. The kids tracking in that rainy day mud you asked them to stay out of; the dog rolling around on the carpet after taking a dip in the river; perhaps a rowdy book club meeting…

FLOR’s Summer Rug Designs are Full of Graphic Style Thumbnail

Whenever I need a new rug for a room, FLOR is one of the first places I look — and with good reason. I can always trust that their products are eco-friendly in a variety of ways, and that there will always be new designs for me to peruse. This summer is no exception. I am…

Beauty in a Plank: FSC-Certified, Reclaimed Wood Floors from Carlisle Thumbnail

Every time I walk into our apartment, I silently curse the builders who decided that carpet was the most cost-effective flooring method. Once it gets dirty, it is almost impossible to get it completely clean again, and I don't even want to think about what allergens or bacteria are lurking in it. I hate our…

My Wilsonart Experience: Floor Status More than 9 Months Later Thumbnail

Remember way back (actually last August) when I worked with Wilsonart Flooring and my local Dalton CarpetOne to have a new, recycled laminate wood floor installed in my mother's living room and hallway? Well, it's about time for an update, don't you think? A lot has happened in the last 9 months. My husband, daughter…

My Wilsonart Experience: Eco-Friendly Flooring Installation Thumbnail

A few weeks ago, I was presented with a unique and exciting opportunity. Flooring manufacturer Wilsonart contacted me to tell me about their eco-friendly laminate flooring, made in the U.S. with a minimum of 70% pre-consumer recycled content. When I questioned how practical and durable this flooring could be, Wilsonart generously offered to install my…