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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3 DIY Flooring Ideas for the Creatively Minded


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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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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Using Tiles For A Small Bathroom

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By: The Losomo Team - on Flooring 101

Although the bathroom is usually the smallest room in the house, it is one of the most crucial to get your design right, especially when it comes to the flooring. The floor can be tiled in a manner that provides maximum space while providing a look and feel that you will enjoy. There are a number of approaches you can use to give your bathroom additional space, from selecting specific tile sizes to placing them in a manner which will alter the perception of the room.

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