Open floor plans are extremely common today, whether you’re remodeling an existing home or purchasing a new one. Even though there is only one space, chances are that it serves multiple functions, like a living/dining area or a kitchen/living area. Instead of choosing just one floor to carry throughout the area, consider combining wood and stone looks to carve out separate areas based on function.
The days are still short and the temperature is still on the low side, which means people are using candles longer and wood burning fireplaces and stoves to supplement their heat. Great for energy savings, potentially dangerous without proper precautions. According to the National Fire Protection Association, an estimated 9,300 home structure fires are started by unattended candles and a whopping 19,500 home structure fires are started by fireplaces or chimneys.
One of the most popular flooring systems in America today is laminate flooring. There are a lot of reasons why so many homes and businesses are turning to laminate when they need new flooring. T.F. Andrew Carpet One would like to share a few of those reasons with you here. We think it will make shopping for new laminate much easier.