Posts Tagged ‘Floor’

Always test the faucets when touring a new apartment.

11 Things You Should Test When Touring an Apartment

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Inspecting an apartment is no time to be polite. In fact, you should act like that snoopy neighbor everyone hates to have as a visitor. read more

An indoor cat mischievously peeks his head over a dining room table.

Eliminating Cat Pee Odor from Your Home

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Cat lovers really go out of their way to gain the love and attention of their feline friends. Cat treats, boxes of toys, pillows reserved solely for their frequent naps — the list of what these people do for their pets is practically endless. Most cats, however, remain aloof and annoyingly independent, no matter how […] read more

A scratched hardwood floor.

How to Avoid Scratching Your Floors

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Over the last ten years or so, carpets have largely fallen out of favor as hardwood flooring (or at least flooring that looks like wood) experiences a kind of resurgence. Besides aesthetic appeal, the great thing about hardwood floors is that messes can be cleaned up much more easily on them read more

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Fabulous Flooring Options for Apartment Dwellers

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So you’ve found the perfect apartment: right size, great location, no bugs, new appliances, and easily affordable. Dazzled by your luck, you secure the find with a deposit and move in. But upon perusing your new home, you realize something’s not quite right: the ugly flooring. Although it’s functional, it brings down the overall appeal, […] read more

Ugly Carpet

How to Hide Ugly Carpet

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When looking for a place to rent, you’ll often have to choose between a great location and a great-looking apartment. If you’re particularly lucky, you’ll get the best of both worlds, but living in an ideal area usually means having to compromise on interior aesthetics. read more

Interior Decorating Tips: Floor Design Basics

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When it comes to decorating your apartment, don’t ignore floor design basics. Creating a floor plan before you move in can help you determine furniture and rug placement and color schemes ahead of time. If you’re living in or moving to an apartment building, the task of designing your floors is easy, since they probably […] read more

Comparing the Advantages and Disadvantages of Hardwood Flooring

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Hardwood flooring is very beautiful and can really change the look of any room in the house. With so many flooring options available today, however, be sure to compare the different types of flooring and consider the advantages and disadvantages of them all before making this decision. No Dust and Dirt Trapped One of the […] read more

Customize Your Floor with Modular Carpet Tiles

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If you’re looking for a way to brighten up a drab floor area, modular carpet tiles just might be the answer. These neat squares were developed for a number of reasons, but in addition to environmental benefits and ease of installation, they also provide for easy color coordinating and do-it-yourself pattern decoration. Choosing Materials Modular […] read more