The economy may be keeping a lid on spending, but when it comes to flooring, it’s driving trends. That’s because today’s cost-conscious consumer is more demanding of value than ever.
There’s definitely been a shift from spending to savings. But that doesn’t mean consumers aren’t buying flooring: it means they’re looking for value and comfort. They might not be moving up right now, but they’re still into feathering the nest.
Every day you look at your floors and say to yourself, “Time to change the flooring”. And you put it on your project list and start your research. Flooring can be expensive so choose yours wisely. Some of the things to think about when choosing your flooring:
Unfortunately, if you live in a climate where it snows you may be faced with some salt on your roads or sidewalks. Although winter is beautiful, and we have a blast, the use of salt can be harsh on your wood floors. Usually brought in from your shoes which can stain and rot your floors. And, if you don’t clean the stains quickly enough, they could permanently damage wood floors. Causing you to have to replace your beautiful floors. Now Plumbtile has some great flooring such as our Wow – Briques Handmade Floor. But if you can save them first you might want to try some of our tips. Read More
A mix of warm colors on you walls and flooring can turn any bedroom into a cozy retreat that can wrap you in comfort as you settle into bed at the end of a long day. Such colors can help take the chill off north- or east-facing rooms, and they’re good choices in rooms with small windows or no windows.
Can a floor make your room feel peaceful? Over the years, we have all heard of Feng Shui, The Chinese-originated belief that the environment gives energy that you can use to your own being. Read More