LVP Colonial Plank

In-stock LVP Colonial Plank

Isn’t it beautiful? And it’s affordable! All in-stock Colonial Plank by Southwind only $1.78/foot. (The color pictured is drifted acacia.)

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Outdoor Flooring Ideas that Wow

The question, “what is the best flooring for a patio?” is a question with a twist. The twist is the extreme weather of the north that can complicate choosing the right outdoor flooring. Outdoor flooring for patios and porches needs to be incredibly tough to withstand hot summers and freezing cold winters. Choosing the Right […]

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sunroom ideas with chairs and floors

Best Floors for Sunroom

The list of sunroom ideas is long; the list of flooring for a sunroom is not quite as long. Sunroom floors have to withstand extreme temperatures, high humidity, bright sunlight, and any dirt and gravel that may get tracked in from outside. Fortunately, there are a few floors suitable for a sunroom. Sunrooms typically fall […]

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cute dog sleeping on pet-friendly floor

Pet-Friendly Floors You (and Your Pets) Can Love

Pets are an important part of the family and a big factor in choosing new floors. As adorable as they may be, those cute nails on dogs and cats (as well as those unfortunate pet accidents!) can scratch and damage kitchen, living room, mud room, and even bathroom floors. From the moment pets enter our […]

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muddy footprints on floor

How to Clean Mud off Carpet (and Every Other Kind of Floor)

Muddy footprints on carpet, muddy pawprints across wood floors, muddy puddles on vinyl. During certain times of the year in Wisconsin, mud and floors go hand-in-hand (and so do the steps for cleaning a muddy floor listed below). Unfortunately, that’s a fact, but one that can be prevented—or at least the amount of mud on […]

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luxury vinyl floors that look like hardwood floors

The Best Vinyl Floors for Basements

Choosing flooring for basements isn’t as easy as selecting floors for other rooms, mainly because of water. Moisture seeps through the basement slab. Water can come in through the walls. Obviously, no homeowner wants either, but the reality is that the threat of water in a basement is very high. Because of that threat, one […]

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family sitting on carpeted stairs

What is the best carpet for stairs?

Saying that stairs are high-traffic is an understatement. Stairs withstand heavy foot traffic, repeated runs by four-legged friends, and all the spills that come with a busy household. And that’s not even counting the times homeowners have dragged suitcases, furniture, and other hefty items up and down stairs. (In some homes, it’s the pets who […]

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woman holding tablet in craft room

Best Craft Room Floors

A craft room remodel or redesign is all about pulling together the craft room ideas that work—including the craft room flooring! Choosing craft room flooring is different than other rooms. Any crafter who has dropped a small piece can tell you how difficult it is to find a small piece in a fluffy carpet. Messy […]

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man cave with guys watching football

Best Man Cave Flooring Ideas

The term “man cave” can bring up different visions to different gents. The man cave is a sports memorabilia showroom. For others, it’s a theater room, a video game hideaway, music room, an arcade space, and the ultimate bar and game room. Whatever the right man cave looks like, a solid man cave deserves a […]

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carpet in basement that can handle basement moisture

What is the best flooring to install over concrete?

Choosing flooring for rooms with a concrete slab comes with another (important) criteria. In addition to being good-looking, durable, and fit with the room décor, flooring installed over concrete needs to be water-resistant. Concrete is a porous material. Moisture seeps through the concrete (even in a waterproofed basement). Because of this, hardwood floors are not […]

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