Posts Tagged ‘floor’

Revamp Your Bedroom

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As the weather turns colder, most people will find themselves spending more time indoors.  Make sure your bedroom is ready for the cold weather!  Sprucing up your bedroom doesn’t need to mean making major changes. There are several items within a bedroom that can be revitalized to make it feel cozier and ready for the fall and winter.

Reupholster the headboard. This can be done with minimal effort and material. Doing this makes your bed appear to be brand new. Upholstered headboards can be re-covered as many times as you desire, whether you change your style or simply want a fresh look.

Change out the artwork over the bed. You can mix up the artwork around the room and find new homes for the pieces to live. Get a few new pieces to spice up the look of your bedroom. Three dimensional or sculpted art can be hung on the wall to add interest and a pop to your decor. Keep an open mind and eye for sculptural pieces throughout your home – however, make sure the pieces are not too heavy to hang on the wall!

Nothing helps a bedroom like switching out your bedding, especially if it looks dull or tired. The season change is a perfect time for this!  Put an extra blanket at the foot of your bed, change into flannel sheets or replace your summer comforter with a cozy down-filled one.  Your bedroom will look freshly designed!

Revive flooring by adding a new rug. A cushy rug adds warmth and comfort to the bedroom floor and creates a nice layered look. If your floor needs to be replaced, do so now before the cold weather hits!

Paint or wallpaper an accent wall. Doing so will transform the room with minimal effort and material. If you do not want to redo an entire wall, consider adding a wall decal. Decals are very easy to install and do not damage the wall when removed. A decal or a painted accent wall has the ability to set the tone for the whole room.

You can decide to tackle one or all of the ideas in this article. Before doing so, take a long look at your bedroom and decide what areas really need your attention! 

Hardwood Flooring 101

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When you decide to install hardwood flooring in your home, you should take time learn all you can about hardwood.  It’s good to know that even though these flooring are beautiful they are also strong, durable and functional floors.

Where can I install hardwood floor:
The answer is just about anywhere — put it in living rooms, dining rooms, family rooms and kitchens or any other room that you think you’d enjoy the beauty of wood flooring. In addition, you can install it directly onto concrete slabs, either on grade or above grade, and on conventional wood joist construction over a basement or a crawl space.

What type of finish is best for kitchens:
“Urethanes” finished are suggested for rooms that are often exposed to spills and stains, like kitchens. While it is strong, urethanes can ware through, and are costly to refinish.

What about prefinished hardwood flooring?

Prefinished or factory already finished means you’ll know exactly how your floor is going to look, and you can walk on it as soon as it is installed.

The only down side is that there is no room for mistakes during installation, because you can’t erase or refinish mistakes.

Is it tough to keep hardwood floors looking good?

Hardwood floor will stay looking great with regular maintenance, keep the floors clean and dust-free.

Use a dust mop and vacuum cleaner to remove dust and dirt, and use a hardwood cleaner with a dry mop to keep the flooring clean.

Contact a consultant at Ambassador Floor Company to help you select the perfect hardwood flooring for you home.

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3 Reasons To Love Mohawk Ceramic Tile

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  1. Variety: Mohawk has a large selection of floor tiles such as; Natural, Rustic, Slate, and Classic.  There are also tiles for mosaics, backsplashes and countertops.
  2. Mohawk tiles are eco-friendly: Mohawk manufacturers are energy efficient and last year Mohawk reused nearly 35 million pounds of internally generated waste fired tile to make new wall tile products.  Some ceramic tiles can be as high as 47 percent recycled materials.
  3. Durability: Mohawk ceramic tiles are suitable for all residential interiors and most commercial applications subject to high footwear traffic and scratching dirt. If properly maintained the ceramic tiles can last for years to come.

Mohawk ceramic tile in bathroom

Come by Ambassador Floor to check out Mohawk Ceramic Tiles for yourself.

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Remodeling- Start From The Floor Up

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All great ideas start from the ground up, and remodeling a room in your home is no different.  When designing or remodeling a room you want it to be inviting and functional, so don’t forget the floor.  The floor will set the tone for the room.  So whether you prefer the soft plush look of carpet, the bright color of hardwood or the long lasting style of a tile floor; the floor should pull the entire room together. There is nothing worst then a beautiful decorated room, wrecked by an out-of-date carpet or a poorly installed wood floor.

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Carpeting is the top floor-covering choice in the United States.  The single most important thing in choosing a carpet or rug is understand your lifestyle and select carpet that will stand up in places where it will get the most wear. The trick is to avoid abrupt transitions between areas. It’s more pleasing to stay with a basic tone and coordinate choices for continuity in texture and pattern.

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Natural wood floors are beautiful, but also increase the value of your home. Hardwood floors are available in many colors and makes, such as cherry wood, walnut and laminate.  If you want to install new wood floors, be sure to choose a wood that meshes with the style of your home or the style you aim to create.

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Ceramic tile outperforms and outlasts most other floor covering product.  Tile is a practicel flooring option for bathrooms and kitchens because of its durability. It also offers limitless design possibilities in color, style, shape and finish, giving you the opportunity to create a very personal design statement.

Need more remodeling inspirations, click through the slideshow on PointClickHome.com.