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Give your bathroom a new look with our bathroom flooring ideas for 2024

The hottest bathroom flooring ideas for 2024

If you’re planning to give your bathroom a fresh look this year, the bathroom floor is a great place to start. From patterned tiles to luxurious natural stone, here’s a look at the hottest flooring trends right now. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to set goals, plan for new projects, and think about what you really want in your life — and in your home. In other words...

Engineered hardwood is the best hardwood flooring for most settings.

What type of hardwood flooring is best?

Engineered hardwood is the best hardwood flooring for most settings. The beauty of authentic hardwood layered with the stability of engineered wood offers the perfect combination for gorgeous, durable floors with a multitude of performance benefits. Hardwood looks are the most sought-after flooring visuals for interiors, a thriving trend that shows no sign of slowing down...

Woman using the state of the art Roomvo room visualizer to complete a flooring project.

Is a new basement floor on your holiday wishlist?

Make this holiday season truly special for you and your loved ones. Here are six inspirational basement renovation ideas to help you plan your dream space. Not sure what to include on your wishlist this holiday season? Consider treating yourself — and your guests — to the gift of a renovated basement complete with a new basement floor. A renovated basement adds valuable square footage...

Woman sitting on the couch drinking a coffee

4 Tips for keeping your home clean, warm and cozy this fall and winter

We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but summer is coming to an end. That means it’s time to bust out those fuzzy socks and start preparing your home for the cooler months. There’s nothing better than coming home after a long day out in the cold, firing up the heating, and planting yourself in front of the TV. At the same time, there’s nothing worse than seeing your inflated heating bill at the end of the winter...

Family gathered around summer BBQ with wooden furniture

Summer BBQ's - Food, Family and Flooring

The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and the kids are out of school. You know what that means. It’s time to fire up those BBQs and start planning those pool parties, because summer is officially upon us. More food. More family time. More fun, right? Not necessarily for your floors. There’s a lot to consider when purchasing flooring. Aesthetics are usually near the top of the list, and rightfully so...

Warm carpet in living room - quality carpet product choices at Richmond Carpet

Is it true that carpet flooring warms a room?

Carpeting doesn't change the temperature of a room in the literal sense. It will, however, provide extra insulation.About R-ValueRugs can have a high R-Value which refers to insulation. It can range from 0.7 to 2.1; the higher, the better.Thick or wall-to-wall carpets are known for holding onto ...

Cozy living room with carpet and a dog relaxing

Is carpet a pet-friendly choice?

Yes, especially when you come into our carpeting showroom where you'll see plenty of styles, with brands like Mohawk and DreamWeaver. These companies have pet-driven warranties and fibers like SmartStrand, Triexta, PureColor, and more. Both humans and pets love this floor covering; humans because ...

Living room carpet fiber solutions - find your ideal choice at Richmond Carpet

Synthetic versus natural carpet fibers - what's the difference

The short answer is that natural carpet fibers are found in nature, while synthetic carpeting is created or constructed from a wide variety of different materials. Today, we will give you more facts on the difference between these two materials, so read along to learn more. Natural or synthetic ...

Selecting carpet flooring - many options available at Richmond Carpet

How to select the right carpet flooring

These days, carpeting has so many colors, patterns, styles, and designs there's something for everyone and every budget. This is a great thing, especially given that everyone has different needs and styles, so stay focused and become familiar with the three main elements that affect visual interest ...

Luxury vinyl flooring in a basement - other options available at Richmond Carpet

Can you have luxury vinyl plank flooring in a basement?

Luxury vinyl is a tremendous floor covering that has many benefits that can function all at the same time. You’ll find it to be durable, with stunning visuals, and a lifespan that will serve you well for many years.One of the best characteristics of this floor covering is that it offers 100% ...

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