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Dimplex Compact Electric Flame Stove Heater

November 28, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

Add warmth and charm to any room with the Dimplex Compact Electric Stove. With the flick of a switch it provides realistic flame effects as it spreads heat. Can also operate in flame-only mode. Order today! The ambiance of a...

Comfort Glow Electric Fireplace With Remote Control

November 28, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

The "Comfort Glow Electric Fireplace" is no longer available. Please check out other alternative electric fireplaces below Dimplex DFI2309 Electric Fireplace Insert Bionaire BFH5000-UM Electric Fireplace Heater with Remote Control Dimplex DFI2310 Electric Fireplace Deluxe 23-Inch Insert, Black Enjoy the...

Barlinek: Replenishing Hardwood Forests

March 26, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

More than likely, when you think of environmental problems, you think about air pollution, global warming, or the hole in the ozone layer. But another problem that seriously impacts our planet is deforestation. The loss of large forest areas produces...

African Badi and Tali wood flooring species

March 26, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

No, Badi and Tali are not two romantic bank robbers on a crime spree across Africa. They are a pair of exotic hardwood species, and they are the hottest twosome to emerge from the Dark Continent since Tarzan and Jane....

Room addition building plan

March 20, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

Building a Room Addition can be one of the best investments you can make in your home. Building a room addition, such as a family room addition, or bonus room can add wonderful new living space to your home. However,...

Garage addition building plan & estimated cost

March 20, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

The decision to add on a garage addition to a home is one of the best home improvement projects a homeowner can make. A garage addition provides great utility and can significantly increase the value of a home. Prior to...

Design bathrooms on a budget

March 20, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

Creating a stunning bathroom complete with all the luxuries from whirlpool baths , a double basin vanity to radiator towel warmers , finished off with glam bathroom fixtures and accessories for the ultimate dream bathroom is every homeowner's desire. When...

Solid or engineered wood flooring?

February 24, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

Occasionally we get people who ask us; "am I better off buying solid or engineered wood flooring?" Because of this, I have decided to add this section to our site. Listed below is a cross section of a piece of...

Tarkett introduces FiberFloor Resilient Flooring

February 24, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

When people hear the term “resilient flooring,” they often think of linoleum or vinyl. But this is not surprising since they have been around for quite a while. Linoleum was first produced in the United States in 1872 and vinyl...

Amtico and Toli luxury Vinyl Flooring

February 24, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

Amtico Vinyl Flooring Amtico has a long and complex history – much too complex to address in this article. But to provide a brief overview, Amtico is a brand name once owned by the American Biltrite Corporation. Founded in 1908,...

Planning your bathroom tile design, pattern & installation

February 05, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

If you are planning to tile a bathroom by yourself, this article will help you plan your bathroom tiling installation in the best and cost effective way as well as giving you some tile design ideas. We will guide through...

Pergo invades the United States

January 13, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

If you're in the market for flooring, it's just about impossible that you haven't heard of Pergo. In my opinion, Pergo has done for the flooring industry what Elvis and the Beatles did for Rock and Roll. I don't remember...

Laminate Flooring Game

January 01, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

Here we talk about the difficulty in shopping for a new laminate floor. Four to five years ago if you decided on a new laminate floor, the choice would be simple. There were only three or four brands to choose...

What is Laminate flooring?

January 01, 2006 EST | Home Improvement

Laminate flooring has swept the nation! It is by far the fastest-growing section of our industry. It has been popular in Europe for several years and now that popularity is catching on here in the United States. Laminate floors are...

The laminate flooring buyers’ guide

September 10, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

Introduction America’s love affair with laminate flooring began in 1994 with the introduction of Pergo…and it’s still going strong today. As with any successful product, other manufacturers – old and new – soon began producing their own version of laminate...

No glue vs. glued laminate flooring

September 10, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

Introduction Since it's inception, No-Glue locking type laminate flooring has been a huge success and has totally changed the flooring industry. We get consumers asking us every day, "which is better, a glued laminate floor or a no glue"? This...

Wood flooring warranties

September 07, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

There are many different warranties available from many different manufacturers. Most of these warranties apply to pre-finished engineered and solid wood floors. It would be impossible to list them all but we will explain some of the more common warranties...

Wood Flooring Installation Methods

September 07, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

Different installation methods for wood flooring include Nail Down, Staple Down, Glue Down, and Free-Float. One problem when deciding to purchase a wood floor, is "which installation method will be right for me?" With several different methods to choose from,...

"Green" Do-It-Yourself projects

September 02, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

Making your house more environmentally friendly can help save money, save the environment, and save your health at the same time! Here are some popular "green" projects that you can do yourself: Lighting More than 90 percent of the energy...

Wood flooring species

August 25, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

There are several different species of wood floor products. Each has it's own characteristics. In addition, some are harder or more dense than others, and some have a lot more texture and grain than others. We will discuss some of...

Wood Floor Textures and Finishes

August 25, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

Textures When we refer to a wood floor's texture, we're usually referring to the amount of grain or "texture" a particular wood floor has. Some wood floors such as oak and pine, have a lot of grain, so have a...

Free-floating, no-glue hardwood flooring, the Do-It-Yourselfer’s dream

August 23, 2005 EST | Home Improvement

For many years do-it-yourselfers struggled with various installation methods, all for the sake of having a beautiful, durable hardwood floor. They tried nail-down, staple-down, glue-down and glue-together methods. Some may have gotten the result they were looking for, while others...