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creating a kid-friendly basement play space

I wanted to finish my basement in a way that was bright, fun, and easy to keep clean. My plans were to create a space that the kids could do whatever they want in and not cause any permanent damage. I have done all that I can to protect the walls, but was still left with the difficult choice of what to use to cover the concrete floors. Did I want carpeting that would be more comfortable for them to sit on or did I want hardwood floors that would be easier to clean? I went back and forth for a few weeks and finally talked with a flooring professional. So, what did we do? My blog will tell you!

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Replacing Your Carpeting To Install Hardwood Floors? Tip For Ripping Out That Carpet

Have you decided to rip up your nasty carpeting so that it can be replaced with hardwood floors? If so, you may be tackling the process of removing the old carpeting all on your own. Here are some tips that will help you get through it. Start With A Corner The first thing you'll want to do is start at a corner of the room and try to pull up the carpeting with your hands. Read More 

3 Things To Know About Refinishing Hardwood Floors

When it comes to flooring, hardwood floors are very sought after. Hardwood flooring has long been a favorite due to its strength, durability, and beauty. It's a material that works well with a variety of architectural styles. Hardwood can be warm, traditional, and inviting, or elegant and modern. This type of flooring is also very long-lasting. One of the main draws of hardwood flooring is that when the finish starts to fade or the flooring becomes scratched, replacement is not always necessary since hardwood can be refinished. Read More 

Converting Your Basement Into A Living Space? 3 Tips For Getting The Right Floors

When you're converting the basement from a traditional basement into a living space, there a lot of changes that you'll need to make so that the space feels updated and not just like a storage space in your home. While you've likely considered making improvements to the heating and air conditioning in the basement and potentially painting the walls, you'll also need to factor in the changes involved in replacing the flooring. Read More 

3 Useful Tips When Maintaining Hardwood Floors

Wood flooring is known for its natural beauty and warm tones. In order to keep your wood floors aesthetically striking, though, you need to maintain them on a regular basis. Here are some tips that can help you with hardwood floor maintenance.  Vacuum Regularly  Your best friend when it comes to cleaning wood floors is a vacuum, as it lets you pick up dirt and debris with relative ease. You don't just want to use any vacuum, however. Read More