Water-Resistant Laminate Flooring

Water-Resistant Laminate Flooring

There’s nothing worse than getting to a spill a little too late. For homes with well-traveled flooring that lack some of the more recent advances in water-resistance technology, chances are, a little too late can often mean, another all too real reminder that maybe...
Acacia Wood Flooring – Unique, Diverse and Green

Acacia Wood Flooring – Unique, Diverse and Green

Acacia wood flooring isn’t the only use for this amazing wood material. Dating back many centuries, acacia has been used by humans in more ways than one can imagine. From woodwork and various tools to actual medicines and baking ingredients, you would be...
Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

Universal Design: Aging In Place Home Design

We’re getting old. Did you know that in less than twenty years, one in 5 people will be over the age of 65 years old in America? But, as we’re getting older, we’re also living longer and healthier lives. So, does this mean that there will be mass migration from homes...
Top Home Design Trends That Increase Home Value

Top Home Design Trends That Increase Home Value

The top home design trends that are currently all the rage have impacted both new home builders and homeowners considering a remodel for decades. The kitchen, master bedroom and bathrooms have always taken the top honors for home buyers look when making home design,...
Modern Contemporary Portland Home Design

Modern Contemporary Portland Home Design

If you take a look along the skyline of Portland you will see that the timeless and very functional nature of the architecture has a modern contemporary flair. Old mixed with new, yet the quest for form follows function is the cornerstone of Portland contemporary...
Why Eucalyptus Flooring Is A Healthy Choice

Why Eucalyptus Flooring Is A Healthy Choice

A lot of research has been done showing the enormous health benefits of eucalyptus. And while we are certain none of them apply to eucalyptus flooring, there is a case to be made that installing this material for your next floor, is indeed, a different type of healthy...
Does Floating Floors Mean What You Think?

Does Floating Floors Mean What You Think?

In the classic film, The Princess Bride, fictional character Inigo Montoya made this famous quote, “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.” For most, outside of the industry, the same just might apply to the understanding of the use...
What Is Hand Scraped Flooring?

What Is Hand Scraped Flooring?

Not only is the floor the foundation for life, it is also one of the most commented on and complimented components of any house. Yet, time and time again, if there is one look for flooring that stands head and shoulders above the rest, it’s the wood floor. If you have...
Adura Max Luxury Vinyl Tile Floor In Portland

Adura Max Luxury Vinyl Tile Floor In Portland

Would you believe us if we told you that you could have flooring that was waterproof, kid proof, pet proof, and has the highest noise reduction rating in the industry for luxury vinyl floors? The Adura Max Luxury Vinyl Floor and Tiles from Mannington is just that, and...