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Decorate with grey

Even though grey is one of the most talked about colors in the world of home design and fashion—and Shaw’s 2015 color of the year—people still often overlook grey when painting the interior of their houses.  For some, it can be seen as bland or too dark. However, grey is one of the most effective […]

How to decorate a small room

The entryway Mirrors are the best way to go when trying to open up your entryway. The light reflecting throughout the small space adds more depth and dimension. HGTV suggested including a few knickknacks and visually stimulating accessories on your entryway table as well. Designer Alan Tanksley pointed out that the eye needs a place […]

Decorating with patterns

You’ll be surprised how much patterns can add interest to your room.  Experiment with different shapes, sizes and colors and have fun defining the important spaces within your home. Choose what speaks to you. Bold, high contrast patterns complement small spaces, like a dining room. Or maybe you would rather have smaller, geometric designs.  Subtle […]

Bathroom and Kitchen Backsplash

Decorative stone and tile accents add beauty to your home. Accent pieces are most commonly used for kitchen and bathroom backsplash, but they could be used in virtually any room as an accent. We have over 90 styles and finishes to choose from including glass, stone & metal! A mosaic can have a big impact, […]

Hardwood Flooring and Humidity

It’s summertime and humidity levels are on the rise! Be sure to monitor the humidity in your home as excessive amounts can cause swelling in hardwood flooring. If you have hardwood floors, you must maintain a normal indoor relative humidity level between 35%-55% throughout the year to minimize the natural expansion and contraction of wood. […]

LifeGuard and the Science of Waterproof from Shaw Floors

Little messes happen! With kids, pets and active households, they’re to be expected. So while you guard your home against the messes you can see, we protect against the ones you can’t. Shaw Floors carpet made with LifeGuard® waterproof backing and R2X® Stain and Soil protection eases worry, eliminates odors and helps you create a healthier […]

How to choose the right wood flooring

Hardwood floors are a beautiful addition to any home. When you choose hardwood flooring, you’re making a big investment. Although initially pricey, they are absolutely worth it as time goes on. If you take proper care of it, hardwood floors will last a lifetime! As such, it’s important to consider a multitude of factors before […]

5 things to consider when buying laminate flooring

If you’re considering updating the flooring in your home, you have a lot of options! You can put in carpet, tile, hardwood, laminate, or just stain the concrete. A good, durable yet affordable option is laminate flooring. Laminate flooring has come a long way from that lovely orangish pattern everyone had in the 80s. Modern […]