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What's the difference between linoleum and vinyl flooring?

Linoleum flooring and vinyl flooring often get mistaken for each other by homeowners who are searching for sheet flooring that will look good for the long haul. Both floor types are indeed tough and long-lasting, and can be installed pretty much anywhere. But there are some important differences between the two.


Designing With Rugs

When decorating your home, think of your floors as the foundation for your design scheme. An area rug can visually integrate or harmonize eclectic elements in any décor or can revitalize a room.


Rugs 101

Choosing the right rug can seem overwhelming at first. Not only are there hundreds of designs and color combinations, but selecting the right shape and proper size for your room must also be considered before purchasing. Use this handy guide to learn more about design and construction, as well as tips on selecting and caring for your area rugs.


Choosing the right size of area rug

Choosing the right size of area rug is just as important as selecting a pattern or color. Whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room's particular proportions and design.


Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring

As a leader in the flooring industry, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about hardwood floors. Whether you’re having a new home built or simply looking to make an upgrade to your home’s existing floors, hardwood is a beautiful, durable option! Before you decide on hardwood, here’s what you need to know.


How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home

From bedrooms to living rooms, bathrooms and even smaller spaces like laundry rooms, see how dark colors can elevate the elegance of your home design when paired with just the right flooring, furnishings, and accessories. Discover 7 tips in our blog.


Prospect Park hardwood flooring

Now available in stores: our Prospect Park hardwood flooring, shown in Color: Arch. Inspired by the pre-war architecture of New York City in the 1920s, it uses subtle, muted colors and multiple stain layers to achieve the feel of high-end, luxury living.


Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl plank flooring is quickly becoming a favorite among homeowners for its ability to stand up to scratches, moisture and more. Discover the other reasons it’s a great choice for your home in our blog, “5 Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring”


Carrara luxury vinyl sheet

Now available in stores, our new Carrara luxury vinyl sheet pattern features a 12” marble hexagon, giving it a trendy update on a classic style. This incredibly realistic visual is sure to add luxury to your home. Shown in Color: Pearl.


Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods

Anybody up for a road trip? If not, then check out our Anthem Plus laminate. Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods but in a much more affordable laminate option. This laminate features embossed in register texture which means what you see is what you feel. So save some gas and time and explore some of the greatest hardwood looks both sides of the Mississippi!


Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. In the coming days, as construction nears completion in more than 40 markets across the U.S., partners & local supporters will gather for "floor signing" events, to permanently attach a blessing or special message to these homes which will raise millions of dollars for the care and life-saving research that happens at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring

Want to be bold? This chevron stripe installation of Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring gives any space an eye-catching focal point. Case in point: the Newport Cottages space at the High Point Market | The World's Home for Home Furnishings, which was styled by Madcap Cottage. Fifth Avenue comes standard in herringbone planks, making it easier to replicate this chevron installation in your home! #DIY


Repel technology offers impressive protection!

Water can wreak havoc on hard surface flooring, but Repel technology offers impressive protection! Watch and see what fizzes and what doesn't. Explore beautiful hardwood flooring featuring Repel


Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge

CALHOUN, Ga. October 1, 2018—Mohawk will unveil innovative products, brands and programs to help its retail partners accelerate their competitive edge in the face of today’s fast-paced and changing retail world at the Edge Summit, which will be held December 6–9, 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.


Tarkett completes the acquisition of Lexmark, reinforcing its presence in the North America hospitality segment

PARIS, FRANCE, October 1st, 2018 – Tarkett, a global leader in flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Lexmark Carpet Mills. Paul Cleary, CEO of Lexmark, will join Tarkett as President of the Hospitality business for North America.


Mohawk Cushions all Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks for Third year

CALHOUN, Ga. September 2018 — Mohawk continues its fight against breast cancer with its support of the Susan G. Komen® 3-Day Walk by donating more than 7,000 SmartCushion pads to comfort this year’s walkers and crew members. The company also hosts the “Mohawk Mile,” a bright pink carpeted footpath to the finish line filled with Mohawk residential and commercial team members, retail partners and customers urging walkers on to success.


Mannington Mills Announces Hard Surface price Increase

SALEM, NJ – September 7, 2018 – Mannington Mills continues to focus on hard surface products as a core part of the business and is committed to bringing the best in performance, design and service across all product types and segments.


Patcraft’s Oxidation Experiment Inspires Artefact Carpet Tile

Cartersville, Ga. – Patcraft, a leader in high-performance commercial flooring, has launched its newest carpet tile collection, Artefact. This versatile collection, featuring four distinct products, was inspired by an oxidation experiment exposing fabrics to metal, rust and wate


Breathe easier with carpet

It's a common misconception that carpet can adversely impact allergy and asthma sufferers. Recently, Shaw Industries commissioned a series of scientific studies that indicate that effectively cleaned carpet can reduce airborne allergens, making it a viable choice for families impacted by allergies and asthma.


Why Carpet?

Softness, comfort, texture, color...there are countless reasons to love carpet.

Think about that moment when you first step out of bed each morning. That welcoming touch of warmth is a perfect start to your day.


5 Ways To Do A Quick Kitchen Makeover

If you're growing tired of seeing the same old view when you pour your morning coffee, you could be due for a kitchen makeover. Check out these ways to spruce up your kitchen.


2016 Kitchen Trends 9 Ideas for your Redesign

This is the year you've been waiting for-it's finally time to redesign your kitchen. Whether you know exactly what you want or you're just beginning, 2016's timeless trends will help you get and stay on track. Add to that the expertise of Daltile's tastemakers in tile and you'll get a gorgeous kitchen this year.


Seven Small Changes With Big Impact

Ever envy those beautiful homes that seem to get redecorated with every new season? The latest and greatest looks are easy to incorporate if you keep your furnishings neutral and the décor uncluttered.


Transforming Your Bedroom Into a Stylish, Functional Retreat

In today's busy, on-the-go world, having a haven to come home to is a must. And for many people, that sanctuary is the bedroom.


Great Looking, Durable, Affordable and Easy-to-Install: Top Reasons Why Armstrong’s New Duality Vinyl Flooring Dazzles

Selecting a floor….you know how it’s done. First, you choose the look you like – stones, woods, perhaps something avant-garde?


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