Year: 2020

mudroom with tile floors

5 Durable Mudroom Floors You Can Install Yourself

Mudroom floors have to be more than just beautiful. They have to be tough enough to withstand all the foot and paw traffic, water, gravel, and sand that get tracked in. And that’s not even counting all the backpacks, boots, sandals, and jackets that get dumped in the entryway! In essence, these mudroom floors check […]

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luxury vinyl plank in living room

Luxury Vinyl versus Tile: Which is better?

Choosing between luxury vinyl and tile is a hard choice, but one that is a little bit easier if you know the pros and cons of these attractive floors.   Luxury Vinyl Porcelain and Ceramic Tile Durable Yes Yes Easy-to-Clean Yes Yes (though grout may need a hard scrub) Available in wide variety of styles […]

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luxury vinyl floor in kitchen with radiant heating

Can I install luxury vinyl over radiant heat?

Luxury vinyl flooring and radiant heating are two of homeowners’ favorite products. They can also be installed together for an INCREDIBLY comfortable floor underfoot. It’s easy to see why luxury vinyl flooring and radiant heating are so popular. Luxury vinyl floors are durable and stunning. Many floors resemble wood and tile so closely that it’s […]

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gray laminate floor installed as a diy flooring project

6 “Must Know” Tips for a Successful DIY Flooring Project

Installing flooring in your Wisconsin home is not the easiest task. It comes with a long list of DIY flooring tips and tricks—all of which can determine whether the end result is beautiful or a redo. A DIY floor also comes with a list of terms, like expansion gap and subfloor, that are important to […]

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7 Cleaning Tips for Your Carpet from a Professional Carpet Cleaning Service

Cleaning a disgusting carpet stain can be incredibly frustrating. Fortunately, these cleaning tips for carpet from a top Wisconsin carpet cleaning service (who’ve cleaned a stain or two or thousands) are a sure-fire way to prevent and rid your carpet of those gross carpet stains.   Tips for Preventing Carpet Stains The best way to […]

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living room flooring in a room with a fireplace and furniture

5 of the Toughest DIY Living Room Flooring Options

Living room flooring has to be tough enough to handle all the foot and paw traffic and water that Wisconsinites track in (both two-legged and four-legged). It also has to be beautiful enough to impress guests and host many important family gatherings.  These living room floors check off both boxes, plus are a fairly easy […]

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basement floor tiles in home on lake

4 DIY Floors that Can Get Wet (and a Few Floors that Can’t)

Waterproof and water-resistant floors are an important part of any room that’s bound to get wet. There are a number of rooms in this category, such as bathrooms, laundry rooms, mudrooms and any space that’s close to a pool or lake. Even kitchens can be the location of a good spill every now and then […]

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5 Things to Know BEFORE Installing Your Luxury Vinyl Plank Floors

Luxury Vinyl Plank may be one of the toughest floors on the market, but installing Luxury Vinyl Plank (LVP) is fairly easy—especially if you use these tricks and installation tips. Luxury vinyl plank floors should be brought into the room to acclimate 48 hours before installation. This is one of the most import steps every […]

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Y’s Way Flooring’s response to COVID-19

COVID-19 Update May 12, 2020: Y’s Way Flooring understands that this a challenging time we live in, and it’s also an ideal time to get home tile and flooring projects done. We’re getting creative to help move your spring flooring projects forward, safely and on-schedule! We’ve developed a number of options for our customers around […]

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kitchen with wood floors and stone backsplash

Your (Complete) Guide to The Best Wisconsin Flooring

The best flooring for Wisconsin homes can handle all the hot and cold weather PLUS the muddy foot and paw prints that come with our extreme weather. Fortunately, there are a few floors tough enough to handle all of our snow, rain, and everything in between (even in the busiest households). This guide to Wisconsin […]

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