Five Ways Hardwood Flooring Is Eco-Friendly


Hardwood flooring offers a lot of advantages over other types of flooring. It is durable, attractive, versatile and easy to maintain. However, hardwood is not a building material usually associated with being kind to the environment. Though hardwood flooring does require harvesting trees, it is much more sustainable than most people think. Ways hardwood flooring is sustainable 1. Its durability. The average hardwood floor can last for generations and can be sanded and refinished multiple times.

29 December 2015

How To Create A Unique Mexican Patio


If you have decided to create a Mexican patio at your home, here are some ideas that might inspire you to design something attractive and unique. The Floor - Flagstone would be one great choice. Another good idea would be to have a bricklayer create a brick floor. For a truly authentic look, choose earth tones for your brick. Brick red would give the patio a dramatic look while mocha or brown would give a more understated look.

24 December 2015

Got You Covered! 3 Natural Fiber Carpeting Choices


If you are looking for a way to have good carpet and still be eco-friendly, there are some materials that you can try. These materials are all natural fibers and they are renewable resources.  Wool Wool has been used for centuries as a carpeting material. Because the sheep the wool comes from are sheared every year, there is always more wool to be had. Shearing the sheep doesn't hurt the sheep, it's exactly like you getting a haircut.

23 December 2015

Windows Creating a Lack of Privacy? Consider These 2 Solutions


With many homes being on small lots with less distance between the neighbor's home, privacy can be a luxury. While windows are a great way to let natural light into your home, they can make it difficult to have privacy from potentially nosy neighbors. Consider using one of these 2 solutions to regain some privacy. Cling Film Cling film can be bought at your local home improvement store, and it comes on rolls similar to the plastic wrap found in your kitchen.

22 December 2015

Tips For Removing Old Ceramic Tile Flooring With Ease


If you are getting new tile flooring, you may first need some tips to remove your old ceramic tile. This way, you will be able to finish the job with as little trouble as possible. Talk with a professional, like Diamond Contract Flooring LLC, if you've never gone the DIY route before and take a moment to review the following suggestions so that you can finish the job quickly. Use A Hammer On The First Tile

21 December 2015