Monthly Archives: July 2013

Comparison of Hardwood Versus Laminate

When looking at new flooring options, hardwood floors and laminate flooring are popular choices. Many homes in Dallas, Texas use these materials to enhance a home’s charm and make it more appealing. Each flooring option has its advantages that should be considered when choosing the correct material for your home. Hardwood floors are solid wood planks, or layers of wood,… (more…)

Stained Concrete vs. Carpeted Flooring

When considering the installation of new flooring in the home or business, stained concrete provides many advantages over carpeting. Stained concrete, unlike carpet is ideal for cleaning and stain removal, it is extremely durable and unlike fabric, it doesn’t provide a medium for pathogens and allergens, the material can be stained and stamped to match any taste and decor, it… (more…)

Laminate Flooring Versus Stained Concrete

Homeowners who choose to renovate their homes may find that the job would go a whole lot smoother if they considered some of their options. There are two basic kinds of flooring that should be considered, one is Laminate Flooring which is generally about ½ or a ¼ of the price of some of the alternatives. Then there is Stained… (more…)

Pet Stains Gone with Concrete Flooring

A few years ago I was faced with a problem. I owned a very sweet French bull dog name Rudy who suffered greatly from an anxiety disorder. Problem: he hated to be left alone and noises scared him. My carpet was the dumping ground for his anxiety disorder–literally, I came home to urine and/or feces daily. I tried crating him… (more…)

Which to Choose for Stained Concrete: Acetone Dye or Acid?

Acid Stain Vs Acetone Dye   Stained Concrete can be considered some of the most beautiful works of art in the world. There are several different methods of obtaining different concrete staining results. Acid stain and Acetone concrete dye are two of the most frequently used processes most utilized by professionals. Some of the most unique stained concrete work can… (more…)

Which to Flooring Choose? Tile or Hardwood?

There are many benefits to both hardwood flooring and tile flooring in Dallas. There are also disadvantages to each. In the end, the type of flooring that a person chooses should be based on their personal preferences and needs. Many people love the appearance of a hardwood floors. There are many different finishes to choose from. Red Oak and White… (more…)

Hardwood vs Tile Flooring; A matter of Taste

A very common dilemma is hardwood floor vs tile flooring. Your flooring options are not limited anymore and you have the ability to choose any type of flooring you desire. In Dallas it is traditional to go more towards tile flooring because of the availability and also because the tile flooring stays so much cooler than a hardwood floor. If… (more…)