Mohawk and DuPont captured more than 4.8 millions seconds of video from four different webcams over 14 days during the SmartStrand Challenge. During that time, Ricko the Rhino certainly had some fun on his carpeting -- and he made some extraordinary messes! Check out this 60 seconds worth of fun moments Ricko had on his carpeted enclosure.
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Multi-dimensional functionality makes Silestone Natural Quartz a better option for your home. Silestone offers cutting-edge style and performance by staying at the front of innovation and design, offering you over sixty-five stunning colors and two exceptional textures. It is a non-porous surface that is scratch, stain and scorch resistant, backed by a 15-year limited manufacturer's warranty.
Silestone offers the unique combination of built-in antimicrobial product protection, NSF and Greenguard certifications. The result is a surface that is safe to be used in food preparation areas, and is easier to clean while protecting the quality of your indoor environment.
Silestone Natural Quartz delivers it all: beauty, design, performance, reliability and durability. This unique combination of features makes it the perfect surface for countertops, flooring, walls, backsplashes, shower enclosures, vanity tops, tub decks and more.
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Get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want.
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Have you bought light bulbs recently? If so, you may have noticed it’s not “business as usual” in the light bulb aisle. Thanks to federal regulations, the old-fashioned incandescent light bulb is being phased out in favor of new, more energy-efficient light bulbs.
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Day 2 at the 2010 Family Circle Cup and there is no shortage of exciting action. First, Christina McHale defeats Galina Voskoboeva in a skillfully played set. SmartStrand carpet is proving to be an exceptionally soft surface for fans to walk on as they enter and exit Family Circle Stadium. Jelana Jankovic has looked very sharp during practice sessions as well. 5,226 people have walked on SmartStrand carpet so far, there's another 85,000 steps to go. We're tracking the entire tournament, the SmartStrand Durability Challenge is in full swing, make sure to check back for all of the exciting updates!
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The Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring
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Furniture Wood Types
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With so many great options available, it can be difficult to decide what species of wood to use for your home's flooring. Understanding the species' properties, however, can make choosing a lot easier.
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Hardwood floors are a great investment. Between their timeless beauty, sophisticated appearance and impressive design versatility, it's virtually impossible to regret installing hardwood floors for your home. Despite how convenient and beneficial these surfaces can be compared to other types of floors, there are certain things to keep in mind when choosing, installing and maintaining them.
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Hardwood flooring has long been a popular design trend for the home. But it has gained significant popularity among homeowners as of recently - and with good reason. As more people begin to remodel and upgrade their home, many are finding that hardwood floors offer an incredible aesthetic and functional appeal.
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It's no secret that wood floors are some of the best surfaces to use in your home. However, when it comes to two of the most common choices - engineered hardwood and laminate - there is still a lot of confusion. Contrary to popular opinion, they are not the same thing.
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To prove, once and for all, that our ultimate carpet is as strong as it is soft, we took SmartStrand Silk to the Birmingham Zoo to meet Max the Rhino. It’s the SmartStrand Challenge—taken to the Max.
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Mohawk SolidTech is a new generation of vinyl plank flooring that combines the strength and rich visual of hardwood with the fashion, durability, and cleanability of a luxury vinyl tile or plank.
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Have you wondered how laminate flooring and luxury vinyl tile (LVT) compare as flooring solutions and which is right for your home? After all, in the world of hard-surface flooring (as opposed to the soft, carpeted kind), laminate flooring, such as American Concepts laminate flooring manufactured by Swiss Krono, and LVT are highly popular with homeowners.
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Many people are putting Luxury Vinyl Tile (LVT) planks on their floor to simulate the look of real hardwood floors. Over the last several years, homeowner wanting more durability in their hard flooring surfaces turned to laminate wood floors for realism, affordability and style. Both have their strengths, and one has a secret.
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There comes a time in the flooring decision-making process where you realize that it comes down to hardwood vs. laminate. You’ve come to your senses regarding that shag carpet. You’ve done tile before and, like most everyone else, wished you’d picked a different color, size, kind, grout, etc. We’ve all been there.
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t may sound crazy choosing laminate floors over hardwood, but for many people, it makes perfect sense. In many houses, the weak get trampled on, scratched, stained, and scarred. If you can’t cut it, you’re out of there. We’re talking about the floors, of course. And lately, many families are replacing their battered and bruised hardwoods with beautiful, durable laminate floors and not looking back.
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It’s an amazing manufacturing process by which four layers are fused together in a single press operation at high heat at over 300˚F using direct-pressure laminate (DPL) construction. DPL is the most typical fusing method used to manufacture residential laminate flooring.
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As we choose a dream floor, we often ask ourselves the question: artificial or genuine? Small wonder. Laminate flooring and natural wood flooring have a number of advantages in common. A variety of designs and ease of installation are just a few of these. Still, as those who have settled for a genuine wood floor say, the artificial product can never be a worthy match for a work created by perfect nature.
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Varnish or oil? Coloured or clear? Or perhaps a brushed surface with delicate streaks of coloured stain? It is not at all easy to decide about the floor finish. It is good to know what to take into consideration and what are the characteristics of the most popular and most interesting kinds of finish.
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