Home for the Holidays – With New Floors on Schedule

Are new floors on your wish list for this year's holiday season? Then you don't want the installer showing up the same time your guests do. Plan ahead for a smooth, timely result. Never too early The fun of having new floors installed starts long before your installer arrives. If your holiday plans include transforming the...

Beyond Floors: Create Stylish Looks

Today's versatile flooring choices can go far beyond the surfaces under your feet. Think “flooring above the floor” and you can create décor magic that makes your home one of a kind. Tile style Tile can transform a room into an eye-catching work of art when you use its many sizes and colors to build a...

4 Reasons to Put Carpet in Its Place – Outside the Bathroom

When carpet emerged as a symbol of luxury in the 1950’s, many homeowners overdid it by going wall-to-wall in every room - - including the bathroom. It's made periodic comebacks as a bathroom option over the years, but we encourage homeowners to keep carpet outside the bathroom. Carpet absorbs For starters, carpet fibers are absorbent. Spill...

The Kermans Difference

After a long walk across a giant parking lot, you finally reach the entrance to the big box store. "Where's the flooring department?" you ask a passing associate. "Twenty-eight B," she says and scurries away. Aisle 28B, you discover after trekking halfway through the store, is plumbing. "Forget this," you say as you head back to your...

5 Dos for Retro Flooring Flair

Lace up your earth shoes for a walk down flooring memory lane. You’ll want to hold onto the seat of your parachute pants because these five retro revivals “dos” bring back lively looks from the past with (thankfully) a fresh take. Do: Statement color There was nothing timid about old school tile colors and treatments. While...

Designing a Forever Kitchen? Here are 9 Timeless Must-Haves

The kitchen is the heart of the home, and designing a functional and beautiful space takes careful planning. While you don’t need a complete kitchen overhaul to achieve a modern look, certain timeless pieces and flexible styles will ensure your kitchen grows with your evolving needs. Whether you’re designing a kitchen from scratch in your...