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Should I Buy Discount Laminate Flooring

Today Tammy writes: Diva, we’re giving serious thought to buying discount laminate flooring and there seems to be a huge gap in price, starting at $.49 cents a square foot and going all the way up to $5.00 a square foot, what gives? Is there a difference? Should I buy discount laminate flooring and if… Read more »

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Choosing Laminate Vs Wood For Your Home

Summer is in the air! Have you gotten the remodeling bug yet? With summer, often comes a great opportunity for new flooring. A lot of people out there find themselves confused when choosing wood vs laminate flooring. Truthfully, it just depends on what area you are installing your new flooring in and the traffic to… Read more »

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Hardwood Flooring Questions

You may already know the pros and cons of hardwood flooring, but before you go shopping for new flooring make sure you also understand the differences in construction, installation methods and pricing. To help you with this task, I have answered a few of the most commonly asked hardwood flooring questions. Q.) What is the… Read more »

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Green Carpeting Options

Recently I read this article on the Floor Covering News website that pretty much summed up what I’ve noticed over the last couple of years. While total carpet sales are down due to the recession, there has been an increase in percentage of overall sales of PET fiber carpeting. (PET stands for polyethylene terephthalate and… Read more »

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Discount Laminate Flooring

Have you ever wondered what makes one type of discount laminate flooring different from another? Some laminates sell for as little as $.39 per square foot, while others are over $10 per square foot. And, they all claim to have long warranties ranging anywhere from 10-50 years. If you wonder how to choose the right… Read more »

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Green Flooring Options

If you’re considering new flooring, why not go green? You can do good for the environment and stay on budget by considering these best value green flooring options: Go green with bamboo! Bamboo flooring is a great eco-friendly flooring option because it is made of a renewable resource.  Since bamboo is actually a grass it… Read more »

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Discount Tile

Today Lucy writes: Where is a good place to go for discount tile?  I keep finding things I like but they are way more than I am willing to pay for tile. Please help! It’s always frustrating when you find something great for your home improvement project only to realize it won’t work for your… Read more »

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Wooden Patio Tiles And Wooden Deck Tiles

Today Chris writes: Dear Diva: I just saw your article on SnapStone snap together ceramic tiles and I was wondering if they make anything like that for outside spaces? I have a small patio I want to redo but I don’t want to hire someone to do it for me. SnapStone looked easy enough, even I could… Read more »