New Hardwood Flooring: Increase Your Home’s Value!

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By: The Losomo Team - on Flooring 101, Flooring Ideas

Have you been considering selling your home? Perhaps you’ve been thinking of upgrading your floors before you do so to significantly increase the asking price. Even if you’re not thinking of selling for a few (or many!) years, new flooring will be a profitable, as well as enjoyable, investment!

Surprisingly Affordable

Flooring renovation isn’t nearly as unaffordable as most people think. In fact, installing hardwood floors can be one of the most inexpensive upgrades for the size of the job. Compared to the cost of other large renovation projects, such as resurfacing kitchen counters or adding new appliances, switching to hardwood floors is surprisingly affordable.

If you already enjoy the rest of your home, a flooring upgrade can be the finishing touch.

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3 Tips for Maintaining Your Hardwood Floors This Summer

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By: The Losomo Team - on DIY Flooring, Flooring 101, Flooring Ideas

Summertime means relaxing by the pool, vacations, and time spent with friends and family. Like most people, chances are that your floors are probably not the first thing on your mind.

However, if you have hardwood floors in your home, it’s important to know that the extreme heat and humidity associated with the summer months can cause your floors to lighten, cup and buckle.

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By: The Losomo Team - on DIY Flooring, Flooring 101, Flooring Ideas

High quality flooring is something most people take for granted, but it doesn’t have to be. For those with the time and imagination, the right flooring can really make a room or your house pop.

Here are 3 do-it-yourself flooring ideas from around the world that people have done to make their flooring unique and visually pleasing. Check it out!

1. Add a Touch of Class with Wine Corks

Cork flooring is always a good choice, but this method adds a dash of class. Have a taste for wine? Instead of throwing away the cork, next time you open a new bottle save it and one day you’ll have enough to layer your floor with them.

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All About Kitchen Flooring: Tile vs. Hardwood

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By: The Losomo Team - on Flooring Products

Home Improvements That Pay

Have you considered a new home improvement project? Whether it’s minor or major, an updated space can do wonders for your home’s return on investment.

Home improvements have been shown to add value to your home and appeal to potential buyers. Brand new features, from modern flooring to state of the art counter tops are guaranteed to stand out on the housing market.

For maximizing your home’s value, new kitchen flooring is a great place to start.

But how do you choose between traditional hardwood and tile flooring?

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What’s The Best Floor For Your Home Office?

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By: The Losomo Team - on Flooring Products

Selecting the proper flooring for your home office is important, particularly if you spend a great deal of time there. While it should be comfortable, you don’t want to clutter it as the purpose of office space is to increase your productivity. The flooring you choose should be strong and flexible, and you should also consider the amount of foot traffic it will receive as well as its required maintenance. No flooring material is perfect, and each will have its pros and cons so let’s take a look at these popular options for home offices:

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