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Blog: Design & Decor

Popular Design Style: Wood on Walls

If your home or office has a blank wall, and you are looking for a creative and interesting solution, why not opt for a wood-wall accent?

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Posted on March 17, 2020

How to Hang Art Like a Pro

Framed artwork on the walls is a great compliment to beautiful wood floors. So if you’re ready, dust off those frames and grab your hammers because you are about to be armed with everything you need in order to hang art like a pro in your home or office.

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Posted on February 25, 2020

1 Big Way To Keep Your Wood Floors Healthy

During the heating season, most of us fight the chill in our homes with central heat or wood-burning stoves—all equaling a lot of heat, and not necessarily a lot of moisture.

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Posted on February 03, 2020

Creating a Zero-Waste Home in Five Easy Steps

While the three R’s of Recycle, Reduce and Reuse have been our sustainable mantra for the past decade, 2020 is here to introduce a whole new level of green living. Meet the Zero-Waste lifestyle. Far more than just a passing fad, zero waste focuses on minimizing our impact on the environment by lessening or even eliminating the need to create trash. While this might sound like a nearly impossible task, it’s a lot easier than you might think. Check out these five easy ways to add zero-waste techniques to your everyday life.

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Posted on January 28, 2020

The Classic Wall Reimagined

The New Year is a great time to recharge yourself and your style. Start the new decade off right with something bold. Gone are the days of the subtle accent wall, 2020 is all about making a statement. So while you’re working hard on those personal resolutions, don’t forget to think about your home. Join us as we run through some of the best wall trends for the upcoming year and find out how to make them work for you.

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Posted on January 14, 2020

Elevate Your Stairwell

Good design leaves no space untouched, so when it comes to stairs don’t let the opportunity to make a statement slip out of reach. Your stairs are more than just a way of getting from one floor to another. They are a chance to showcase your passions, tastes and talents in a unique way. From seasonal accents to priceless artwork, find out how to make your stairs into a gorgeous vignette of style

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Posted on January 07, 2020

Fix The Squeak

Two pieces of wood rubbing together are the cause of most squeaks in wooden floors. There are two reason this happens. In one case the wood floor has pulled away from the sub floor that lies beneath it. Most hard wood floors are installed by nailing the wood floorboards to a plywood sub floor which rests on the support beams underneath. The sub floor can warp or the nails used to secure the floorboards in place come loose.

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Posted on January 06, 2020

A Decade of Design

Like many things in life, design is cyclical. If you wait long enough, every trend comes back around again. While that means we get to see old favorites come back in new, modern ways, it also means we get to relive the past in all its former glory. From shag carpet to all-over-print rooms, join us as we look back over the past decade of design wins and losses to find out what we can expect for the future.

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Posted on December 16, 2019

Color Trends for 2020

Usher in a new decade of design for 2020 with color trends inspired by nature. These days, we live in a tech-focused culture. There are few hours of our lives that aren’t dominated by screen time and constant email updates. Being bombarded by distracting information and new technology is exhausting - that’s why 2020 color trends are taking it back to basics. The color experts at Behr, Sherwin-Williams and Benjamin Moore have made their selections. Next year we can look forward to a palette inspired by the great outdoors.

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Posted on December 09, 2019

Finding Holiday Decor Inspiration from Your Wood Floors

The holidays are upon us once again which means it’s time to get festive. Each year brings new opportunities to decorate and celebrate. This year, embrace creativity and draw inspiration from an unlikely source - your floors. Whether you are looking to revamp your holiday spread or add new baubles and style to your holiday collection, check out what your floors say about you!

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Posted on December 02, 2019