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Shaw Anso Nylon With R2X

A couple of readers asked about Shaw’s Anso Nylon with R2X carpet.  They wanted to know what so great about it.  Well there are a couple of things, Shaw Anso Nylon with R2X is made with 25% post consumer recycled content.  This is great for the environment in both the using recycled content and limiting… Read more »

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Mohawk Smartstrand vs. Shaw R2X Carpet

Recently I found a series of videos on YouTube that reminded me of the Mac vs. Windows commercials we’ve all seen on TV. The difference however, was that these videos were for Mohawk Smartstrand vs. Shaw R2X Carpet!  Needless to say I was intrigued. With the exception of Armstrong, I’ve found that most flooring commercials… Read more »

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Smartstrand Carpet For My Living Room

Today Sandy writes: Dear Diva, I’m considering Smartstrand Carpet for my living room and dining room.  I have three small kids and a large dog.  The guy at the flooring store recommended this carpeting hands down for my space, but is it the best carpet for me? Thanks While it’s difficult to know exactly what carpet… Read more »

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Inexpensive Kitchen Makeovers Under $1000

Full on kitchen makeovers are not for everyone.  First of all, they can cost a pretty penny. Second, of all they require you to be without the use of your kitchen for weeks or even months.  If you’ve ever wanted the look of a kitchen remodel without the hefty price tag or the lengthy wait,… Read more »

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Consider Bamboo Chair Mats

Today Fran asks: Dear diva, I work from home and I have gone through two of those plastic looking office chair mat’s this year.  Are there any alternatives that will last longer?  And look better? Yes! There are fashionable alternatives to the plastic office chair mat!  My favorite is using a bamboo chair mat.  Made… Read more »

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What’s So Great About Reclaimed Wood Flooring?

Today Laura writes: Dear Diva, I don’t understand what reclaimed wood flooring is and why it is so great.  Please enlighten me! What’s the big deal? Why is everyone talking about reclaimed wood flooring?  Because it’s a great way to add value to your home and makes great eco-friendly flooring for your home.  Reclaimed wood… Read more »

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Formaldehyde Free Eco-Friendly Flooring

When considering eco-friendly flooring, sustainability is an important factor. Then again, so is indoor air quality.  During my search, I was pleased to find so many sustainable products that are also good for people with environmental allergies.  Here is a list of some Formaldehyde free flooring I found unique and interesting. Palm Smith & Fong’s… Read more »

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What Is The Cost Of Hardwood Flooring Installed?

Thinking of new hardwood flooring? Consider cost hardwood flooring installed. Outside of cost, fact is hardwood flooring will add value to your home. While not as eco-friendly as reclaimed wood flooring, traditional hardwood flooring comes in several types, available in many colors, grains, and plank sizes.  The price of hardwood flooring  ranges from $1.99 SF… Read more »