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4 Granite Counter Misconceptions You Should Know About

Although granite countertops are well known for their beauty, there are several misconceptions that abound. If you've imagined putting granite counters in your kitchen, but you hesitate due to things you've heard, it's time to clear things up. Here's a look at some of the most common falsehoods shared about granite counters and the facts that you should know. The Polish Wears Off While many people think that the shiny, glass-like finish of granite counters is created by applying a liquid polish or something similar, that isn't the case. Read More 

Wood, Tiles, Carpet, Oh My!

It is a big decision to make when choosing between wood, tile, or carpet to put on your floors, whether you are building a home or you want to replace a floor. This article will give suggestions about when to use which and provide pros and cons to using wood or tile or carpet. Wood Flooring is Best For... Wood flooring has a wide variety of color and durability depending on the type of wood. Read More 

Four Advantages Of Small Format Tiles Over Large Format Tiles For Your Bathroom Remodel

When remodeling your bathroom, one of the first decisions you will usually make is whether to use small tiles or large tiles. In general, small tiles are usually a matter of one to two inches in size, while large format tiles can exceed two feet. While large format tiles may initially seem easier, small tiles are preferable in many ways. 1. Small Tiles Fit Small Spaces Large format tiles usually need to be cut into rather intricate shapes to fit around bathroom fixtures and within the bathroom itself. Read More 

Your Guide To Hardwood Floors

If you are considering adding hardwood floors to your home, you may be wondering where to start when it comes to installation and care. Fortunately, hardwood floors have been around for so long that there are several tried and true methods. Below is an easy to follow guide when it comes to beautiful hardwood floors! What type of installation is best for you? Most hardwood floors can be installed one of two ways: floating or glued down. Read More