Three guidelines to follow when installing floor trusses

15 May 2018
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There are two options that home builders have to grapple with when installing their floors, whether to install floor trusses or get joists. Floor trusses are seen by many as a better alternative because they weigh less and make it easy to install structures such as the plumbing, wiring and other ductwork. Before installing the truss, it is important to remember that every building has its own design, and buying trusses without consulting will most likely lead to serious design flaws. Read More 

5 Carpet Selection Tips for Dog Owners

21 March 2018
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You love your dog – that's a given. Unfortunately, having a dog means thinking a little harder when you make any home improvements, such as picking out carpet flooring. Carpets are nice for dogs because they offer a soft, warm surface on which to walk and sleep, and carpet isn't slippery like tile, wood, or vinyl.  Of course, some carpets work better than others. Here are just five tips dog owners should follow when looking for a carpet. Read More 

What a Homeowner Needs to Know About Timber Flooring

19 March 2018
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Timber flooring is a classic choice for any home, and replacing old and worn carpeting with rich, warm timber flooring may even increase your home's overall value. While timber flooring can be a good choice for your home, it can be difficult to pick just the right type of timber, including slat sizes and finishes, that will work well in your interior space. Note a few factors every homeowner should know about timber flooring, so you can determine the right choice of wood flooring for your home. Read More 

Three reasons why your laminate floors are peaking

18 January 2018
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When you install laminate floors correctly, they improve your home's curb appeal. Laminate floors are popular because they are easy to install, affordable and easy to maintain. However, if care is not taken when doing the installation and maintenance, problems can result. Peaking is one of the most common issues with laminate flooring. Here are the top three reasons why laminate floors push up against one another and create high points at the joints. Read More 

3 Signs That Your Carpet Has Developed Mould

15 January 2018
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Carpet flooring not only enhances your home's interior furnishings, but it is also a great way of insulating various rooms in your house by keeping the floors warm. However, if not well maintained, carpeting is one of the areas of your property that is susceptible to a mould infestation.  When some homeowners think of mould, they tend to assume that it will only present itself on the walls. The reality is that mould can grow anywhere there is constant dampness, and once it establishes a foothold in residence, it can be complicated to eliminate. Read More