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Rugs 101
Oriental Weavers Rugs
Rugs 101

Choosing the right rug can seem overwhelming at first. Not only are there hundreds of designs and color combinations, but selecting the right shape and proper size for your room must also be considered before purchasing. Use this handy guide to learn more about design and construction, as well as tips on selecting and caring for your area rugs.

Choosing the right size of area rug
Oriental Weavers Rugs
Choosing the right size of area rug

Choosing the right size of area rug is just as important as selecting a pattern or color. Whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room's particular proportions and design.

Kitchen Flooring Guide
Alterna™ Luxury Vinyl by Armstrong
Kitchen Flooring Guide

The kitchen is the hub of your home, where you cook meals and gather for parties. Kitchen floors must withstand frequent foot traffic, dropped dishes and utensils, and spills galore. But because it’s a room you'll likely spend a lot of time in, it must also indulge your craving for great style.

Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone
Alterna™ Luxury Vinyl by Armstrong
Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone

Imagine the look of natural stone: the captivating mosaic shapes, the delicate veining and the gorgeous blend of organic colors and clefts. You can enjoy the beauty of materials like slate, travertine and quartz, artfully captured in stone-look vinyl flooring.

Decorating Walls with Flooring
Alterna™ Luxury Vinyl by Armstrong
Decorating Walls with Flooring

Wood on the walls was a popular mid-century decorating trend, and, like many looks of that time, it's recently re-emerged, new and improved. Discover how you can transform a room from top to bottom with the enduring beauty and durability of Armstrong products — on your walls.

Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring
Mannington Hardwood Flooring
Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring

As a leader in the flooring industry, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about hardwood floors. Whether you’re having a new home built or simply looking to make an upgrade to your home’s existing floors, hardwood is a beautiful, durable option! Before you decide on hardwood, here’s what you need to know.

Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring
Mannington Laminate Flooring
Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring

As the leader in flooring, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about the laminate flooring options on the market. From an overview on the different options available, to benefits, misconceptions and cleaning tips, take the confusion out of floor shopping by reading this handy guide.

7 Reasons Why Vinyl Plank is Better Than Ceramic Tile
Mannington Adura® Flooring
7 Reasons Why Vinyl Plank is Better Than Ceramic Tile

Vinyl planks are taking over the flooring industry, and for good reason! As technology advances, so does the way the flooring we install in our homes is engineered. If you’re weighing the pros and cons of both options, here are 7 reasons why vinyl plank is a better choice than ceramic tile:

Why Choose Waterproof Vinyl Plank Flooring
Mannington Adura® Flooring
Why Choose Waterproof Vinyl Plank Flooring

When it comes to waterproof flooring, vinyl plank floors are the most popular choice on the market today. Waterproof vinyl planks are available in a variety of colors, styles, and formats, making it easy for homeowners to incorporate this type of flooring into their home. You can find styles that mimic stone, tile, hardwood, marble or concrete flooring, providing you the appearance of a high-style flooring with the durability and added benefit of being waterproof.

MANNINGTON HEADS INTO THE WOODS WITH NEW ADURA® MAX APEX FLOORS
Mannington Adura® Flooring
MANNINGTON HEADS INTO THE WOODS WITH NEW ADURA® MAX APEX FLOORS

Homeowners who desire hardwood floors know that sometimes real wood just isn't a practical choice. Now rooms that are prone to spills and wet messes can still have the look of wood (plus the exceptional performance of a luxury vinyl tile) with Mannington’s new ADURA®MaxAPEX--floors that mix authenticity with durability and ease of care in innovative ways.

How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home
Mannington Vinyl Flooring
How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home

From bedrooms to living rooms, bathrooms and even smaller spaces like laundry rooms, see how dark colors can elevate the elegance of your home design when paired with just the right flooring, furnishings, and accessories. Discover 7 tips in our blog.

Restoration Collection® laminate flooring
Mannington Laminate Flooring
Restoration Collection® laminate flooring

What a peaceful retreat! This bathroom is quite the refreshing space, featuring our Restoration Collection® laminate flooring in Fair Haven—ideal for bathrooms because it includes our SpillShield® Waterproof Warranty. Shown in Color: Brushed Natural.

Prospect Park hardwood flooring
Mannington Hardwood Flooring
Prospect Park hardwood flooring

Now available in stores: our Prospect Park hardwood flooring, shown in Color: Arch. Inspired by the pre-war architecture of New York City in the 1920s, it uses subtle, muted colors and multiple stain layers to achieve the feel of high-end, luxury living.

Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring
Mannington Vinyl Flooring
Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl plank flooring is quickly becoming a favorite among homeowners for its ability to stand up to scratches, moisture and more. Discover the other reasons it’s a great choice for your home in our blog, “5 Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring”

Carrara luxury vinyl sheet
Mannington Vinyl Flooring
Carrara luxury vinyl sheet

Now available in stores, our new Carrara luxury vinyl sheet pattern features a 12” marble hexagon, giving it a trendy update on a classic style. This incredibly realistic visual is sure to add luxury to your home. Shown in Color: Pearl.

Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods
Shaw Laminate Flooring
Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods

Anybody up for a road trip? If not, then check out our Anthem Plus laminate. Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods but in a much more affordable laminate option. This laminate features embossed in register texture which means what you see is what you feel. So save some gas and time and explore some of the greatest hardwood looks both sides of the Mississippi!

Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway
Shaw Carpet
Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. In the coming days, as construction nears completion in more than 40 markets across the U.S., partners & local supporters will gather for "floor signing" events, to permanently attach a blessing or special message to these homes which will raise millions of dollars for the care and life-saving research that happens at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Bring high-end fashion home
Phenix Carpet
Bring high-end fashion home

High-end fashion comes home with a luxury collection of 14 unique, fashion inspired carpet designs that bring ease of care, durability and fresh style to your home. Curated into three coordinated palettes, Modern Contours includes vibrant styles and textures that mimic luxury fabrics, materials and knitting techniques making it the perfect marriage of fashion and durability. All with the feeling and comfort underfoot of our SureSoftSD™ fiber.

Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood

Many hardwood shoppers don't realize there are two types of wood — solid and engineered. Both solid and engineered flooring add value and structure to your home and are available in plenty of species, stains and styles. So, what exactly are these two types of hardwood and how do they compare? Let's explore.

Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring
Shaw Hardwoods Flooring
Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring

Want to be bold? This chevron stripe installation of Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring gives any space an eye-catching focal point. Case in point: the Newport Cottages space at the High Point Market | The World's Home for Home Furnishings, which was styled by Madcap Cottage. Fifth Avenue comes standard in herringbone planks, making it easier to replicate this chevron installation in your home! #DIY

Looking for a modern, chic upgrade in your home? Our new Modern Contours Collection is your answer.
Phenix Carpet
Looking for a modern, chic upgrade in your home? Our new Modern Contours Collection is your answer.

Bring high-end fashion home with a luxury collection that marries unique designs with durability.

Repel technology offers impressive protection!
Shaw Laminate Flooring
Repel technology offers impressive protection!

Water can wreak havoc on hard surface flooring, but Repel technology offers impressive protection! Watch and see what fizzes and what doesn't. Explore beautiful hardwood flooring featuring Repel

American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal
Armstrong Hardwood Flooring
American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal

CLEVELAND, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Industrial Partners (AIP), a private equity firm with substantial holdings in the construction industry, announced today that it had entered into an agreement to purchase the wood flooring operations of Armstrong Flooring.

Vivero Luxury Flooring with Diamond 10 Technology
Armstrong Luxury Vinyl Floors
Vivero Luxury Flooring with Diamond 10 Technology

Did you know our Vivero Luxury Flooring with Diamond 10 Technology is made with cultured diamonds? That's what makes it so durable and such a great option for schools.

Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge
Mohawk Carpet
Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge

CALHOUN, Ga. October 1, 2018—Mohawk will unveil innovative products, brands and programs to help its retail partners accelerate their competitive edge in the face of today’s fast-paced and changing retail world at the Edge Summit, which will be held December 6–9, 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.