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Can You Improve The value of Your home with new floors?

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 10:00 AM

The short answer is 'yes.' New floors will improve the value of your home. That said, there are also degrees of value and tips that realtors want you to think about.

Carpet Fibers 101: Nylon, polypropylene, Wool, Polyester, Triexta

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:00 AM

When it comes to carpet, face fiber makes a difference. That's what you walk on and enjoy for comfort underfoot and style, design and color for your eyes. One type of fiber isn't necessarily better. However, depending on what your reason is for adding carpet to a room, you may wind up preferring..

You Will Love These Couristan Indoor/Outdoor Rugs!

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 10:00 AM

Perhaps you don't think of carpets and rugs for outdoor use. We're here to tell you that you should and you can with indoor/outdoor rugs from Couristan now available at Floor Decor Design Center. Not only will they withstand the elements, but they'll definitely dress up your outdoor living..

The Latest Flooring Trends from the Floors To Go Convention

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 10:00 AM

We love keeping up with the latest flooring trends! That's a big reason that Janine and I enjoy attending the yearly Floors To Go Buying Group convention. This year, it took place in Phoenix, Arizona and it didn't disappoint.

Janine and I were beyond excited about what we saw and took many..

Waterfall vs. Hollywood Stair Runners

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Are you considering carpeting for your stairs? If yes, you have an installation choice: waterfall vs. hollywood for those stair runners.

If you aren't sure about carpeted stairs, read on so you understand the benefits and the options available to you.

Ready to learn more? 

Try Couristan Rugs and Carpets For the Ultimate in Style and Luxury

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 10:00 AM

What comes to mind when you think of style and luxury in rugs and carpets? Stunning patterns? Luxurious feel underfoot? Classic and exotic colors? Available for area rugs as well as wall-to-wall installations?

You'll find all that and more with the Couristan carpet collection now available at..

Check Out the Commercial Flooring Options Available for Your Business (Video)

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 10:00 AM

Were you aware of how many commercial flooring options you have available at Floor Decor Design Center? In fact, I think you'll be surprised at the possibilities.

That's why we created a video showcasing commercial projects we've done for businesses like yours in the Connecticut area. These..

Try Flatweave Wool Carpet For That Nubby, Natural Sweater Look

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 10:00 AM

Do you love all things natural? Do you adore the nubby, textural look and feel of wool and cotton sweaters and wish you could have the same on your floors? You can with wool carpetand particularly with sisal-inspired designs in a flatweave construction. 

To make the case, here are four styles..

Add Style With Stanton Street Decorative Commercial Carpet

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 10:00 AM

When it comes to carpet for commercial settings, the options have traditionally been... limited to dull shades and uninspired designs that have more to do with functionality than with improving the vibe of a space. 

Bring Your Flooring to Life With Living Coral

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:00 AM

Did you know that every year the Pantone Color Institute chooses a color of the year? For 2019, it's Living Coral, a color that softly adds life and energy to more subdued flooring and tile neutrals.

Michael Phoenix, Floor Decor Design Center

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