Coswick line of hardwood floors coated with eco-friendly oil and wax has been expanded with three new designer colors. Named after some of Europe’s most beautiful cities of Barcelona, London and Marseille, these new floors have one-of-a-kind appearance meant to bring a touch of European elegance to any interior. Perfectly suitable for homes, condos, offices and commercial interiors, new floors from Coswick Arts & Crafts collection should be of interest to environmentally conscious homeowners, designers and architects alike.
In 2012, the most definitive trend in the world of floor coverings is the strengthening role that flooring plays in interior design as a whole. Today, interior designers and architects devote much more attention to floor coverings than they did, say, 5-7 years ago. It is now all about coordinating the look of flooring, walls,…
Decision to install hardwood flooring is an important and also a difficult one, as there are many options to choose from. One of the first steps to purchasing hardwood floors is deciding whether you want to go for prefinished or unfinished wood. While unfinished flooring is a classic choice that has been used for many years, advantages and clear benefits of prefinished hardwood flooring often supersede site-finished floors, making it a more desirable choice for many homeowners.
Wood continues to be one of the most preferred choices for floor coverings, and the number of wood-like flooring materials on the market is overwhelming. When it comes to real wood flooring, however, there are 2 main options: solid hardwood flooring and engineered hardwood flooring. It is often assumed that choosing between these two types of hardwood floors is a matter of personal preference, and in many case this may be true, but let’s compare solid and engineered hardwood flooring in order to understand their pros and cons for a more informed decision.
Nearly 60% of Americans own dogs, and almost a third of all dog owner have 2 or more four-legged friends. With these numbers in mind, it’s easy to understand why there is a growing demand for hardwood floors that are not only green and natural, but also practical and extremely durable. But what is the best hardwood floor for a household with dogs? If you are a dog owner with a heart set on getting real hardwood floors, read on, as the tips below explain how to choose flooring that will stand up to dogs over time.
Engineered hardwood is a type of wood floor that consists of 2 or more bonded layers. The bottom layers may be made of plywood, hardwood, softwood, or even High Density Fiber (HDF). The top, or ‘wear’ layer is made of real wood. The main advantage of engineered wood floors over solid hardwood is superb dimensional…
Today, wood flooring is available in so many colors that there probably exists a product to match just about any wild designer idea. While being creative and pushing the boundaries of traditional design are always welcome, it’s still important to keep to certain guidelines in order to avoid making some costly and embarrassing flooring fashion mistakes. Here are some simple but powerful tips to keep mind when deciding on a wood floor color for your renovations project.