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Do all area rugs have a rubber backing?

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Fluffy area rug with backing in a Savannah, GA home
Many of today’s area rugs, even some found in the big box stores, have a rubber backing, but this isn’t the case with all the products in this line. In addition, some floor coverings should never have a rubber-backed rug placed on them, and we're going to tell you more about these options in today’...
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Luxury vinyl flooring and pet-friendly homes

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Pet-friendly vinyl plank flooring installation in a Savannah, GA home
Luxury vinyl flooring is packed with outstanding benefits that work for every room of your home, including stunning visuals for any décor and an incredibly useful lifespan. But what are the benefits of luxury vinyl flooring for pet-friendly homes? The durability you’ll find in these materials makes ...
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Does engineered hardwood need to be acclimated?

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Engineered wood flooring installation in a Ridgeland, SC master bedroom
Hardwood flooring offers both solid and engineered products, and there are products in both categories that must be acclimated before they can be installed in your home. It is necessary to check the requirements from the manufacturer prior to any installation, and you can be sure this is done when ...
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Where is the best place to buy carpet?

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Carpet installation in a Ridgeland, SC home from Specialty Flooring
If you are looking for the perfect carpet for your home, the place you purchase your materials genuinely matters. In today's post, we will discuss our advice on the best place to buy your carpeting, so read along to find out more about it.Carpet matters, and so does the place you purchase itYou ...
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Do you need a pad for an area rug?

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Padded area rug in an elegant Savannah, GA home
One of our most-asked questions is whether area rugs need a pad underneath, and the short answer is yes. This necessary component does so much for your flooring and the rug alike, so read along to learn more about it.An area rug pad does more than you thinkArea rugs are often made of materials that ...
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Can luxury vinyl flooring look like wood?

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Vinyl plank flooring in a Ridgeland, SC home from Specialty Flooring
The short answer is yes, luxury vinyl flooring can look just like authentic solid hardwood, with a realism that produces a stunning visual in any room. If you're ready to learn more about it and how you can have this appearance in your own home, read along for additional information.There are ...
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Does engineered hardwood have attached padding?

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Engineered wood flooring in a Beaufort, SC living space
When you don't settle for less than wood floors in your home, you may have specific requirements for your chosen material; that's where we can step in to help. For instance, if you prefer an engineered hardwood flooring with underlayment attached, we can help you find the perfect products.Make sure ...
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What is the best carpet for high traffic areas?

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Durable carpet installation in a Savannah, GA home
If your home is busy and active, you might wonder which carpet is best for your high-traffic areas. The good news is that you have options, and in today's post, we will look into that a bit, so read along with us here.Choose a carpet that fits your needsIn high-traffic areas, you can choose from ...
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What area rugs are in style?

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Stylish area rug in a Savannah, GA living room
You might remember area rugs were made use of abundantly in years past, but you might be wondering if those products are still in style in today’s trend-driven market. The truth is that they are, and you will likely find many options that help create beautiful spaces and so much more.Look for rugs ...
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What is loose lay luxury vinyl flooring?

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Loose lay luxury vinyl flooring installation in a Savannah, GA home
Loose lay luxury vinyl plank and tile are popular materials that bring many benefits. Not only do they provide all the beautiful visuals and durability you require from your flooring, but the also provide one of the quickest and easiest installations in the flooring industry.Vinyl plank flooring ...
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Where can you install engineered hardwood floors?

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Hardwood flooring installation in a Ridgeland, SC home
The good news is that you can install engineered hardwood flooring in any room of your home, from the basement to upper-level bedrooms and everything in between. In today's post, we will speak a little more specifically on these placements and how they can affect your experience.Wood flooring is an ...
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What is Berber carpet?

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Carpet installation in a Ridgeland, SC home
If you ask around what Berber carpet is, you are likely to get conflicting answers, as the material has undergone some changes over the years. To better understand this option and what you can expect from it, we will share some facts about this carpet style in today's post, so read along with us ...
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Can you put area rugs on top of carpet?

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Elegant area rug over carpet in a Hilton Head, SC home
You might think that area rugs are of no use to you if you have carpet flooring, but nothing could be further from the truth. A high-quality rug could be just what you need, and possibly in more areas than one, so read along to find out more in today’s post.Area rugs are incredible in many areasOne ...
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Why should you consider luxury vinyl flooring?

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Luxury vinyl flooring in a Savanna, GA master bedroom
As you shop through the various product lines available to you, the question may arise as to why you would want to consider luxury vinyl flooring. In today’s post, we would like to tell you more about the plank (LVP floors) and tile (LVT) options you have to choose from and why they might benefit ...
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Are engineered hardwood floors pet-friendly?

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Pet-friendly hardwood flooring in a Ridgeland, SC home
Engineered hardwood is an excellent choice for every room in your home, with outstanding benefits to take advantage of, including excellent pet-friendly options. In today's post, we are going to discuss these benefits in greater detail for your consideration.Wood flooring that works for your whole ...
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Nylon vs. polyester carpet: What is the difference?

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Carpet installation in a Savannah, GA home
As you have searched for your perfect carpet flooring, you probably heard a lot about nylon and polyester, probably in the same setting. Today, we will tell you about the distinctions between the two, so you can easily choose the one that best suits your requirements and preferences, so read along ...
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Will area rugs help with noise?

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Contemporary area rug in a Ridgeland, SC home
Area rugs are an excellent way to add visual appeal and durability all at the same time. Still, the good news is that they can also help reduce the noise in any given area, especially if you have hard surface flooring throughout your home. We want to tell you more about that in today's post, so ...
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The difference between luxury vinyl plank and tile

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Luxury vinyl plank flooring in a Savanna, GA home
When considering luxury vinyl flooring for your home, you’ll likely contemplate the differences between luxury vinyl tile and luxury vinyl plank flooring. In today's post, we will look a little closer at the two so you can determine which one might be best for your requirements.Luxury vinyl ...
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Can you use engineered hardwood on stairs?

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Wood stairs in a Hilton Head, SC home
If you have stairs in your home, then you’re sure to have questions about a proper floor covering when it's time to buy new flooring. Engineered hardwood is an excellent choice for many areas, but it can be just as beneficial on stairs, and we'll tell you why as you read along with us today.Wood ...
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How to select the perfect carpet

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Carpet in a Ridgeland, SC family home
The perfect carpet might seem elusive, but the reality is that you can find carpeting that fits your needs, no matter what they are, and we can help. We’re going to give you some tips on finding options that match your needs in today's post, so read along to find out more.Making sure you have the ...
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Can you have area rugs if you have pets?

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Pet-friendly area rug in a Savannah, GA home
Choosing an area rug is a good idea for many reasons, but it can be an excellent fit for pet owners as well. You'll find they protect your flooring underneath and offer many other benefits you’ll want to look into, so let’s do that now.Why are area rugs a good choice for pets?If you have pets, ...
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Is luxury vinyl plank flooring durable?

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Durable vinyl plank flooring in a Hilton Head, SC home
Luxury vinyl flooring offers many benefits you can take advantage of for excellent results, but one of the most sought after among these is its extensive durability. These floors stand up to average daily wear well, but they are also an excellent addition for homeowners who are pet owners or ...
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Are engineered hardwood floors made with real wood?

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Engineered hardwood flooring in a Ridgeland, SC living space
Some homeowners shy away from engineered hardwood because they think it's not made of natural wood. The truth is, the whole of the flooring is made with natural wood, and we can explain the difference if you read along with us here.Engineered hardwood is natural hardwoodThe most significant ...
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The best type of carpet for Ridgeland homes

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Carpet installation in a Ridgeland, SC living space
If you’re taking the time to search for carpet, chances are you want the very best options available. But what’s the best one for your house?Let’s find out now!How to choose the best carpetThe best carpet will be the materials that best match your lifestyle, traffic requirements, and décor ...
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How do you know what size area rug to buy?

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Contemporary area rug in a Savannah, GA home
Area rugs are outstanding pieces to add to any room, as they offer both protection and a gorgeous visual element that complements any décor style. But we are often asked about the rug's size and what's best for specific areas, so we'd like to discuss that further today.The perfect size area rugs ...
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Is vinyl plank flooring waterproof?

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Waterproof vinyl plank flooring in a Ridgeland, SC kitchen
You may have heard that luxury vinyl flooring is waterproof, and we can tell you that the rumors are true! These floors offer the option of complete imperviousness to water, thanks to unique core materials that withstand spills, dampness, moisture, humidity, and more.Luxury vinyl flooring offers ...
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The difference between solid & engineered wood flooring

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Engineered hardwood in a Ridgeland, SC kitchen
When trying to decide on the perfect wood flooring, you will find you have a couple of material choices. Both solid and engineered materials are available, which leaves many homeowners wondering, what’s the difference between the two?To give you more information, we’ll briefly discuss the most ...
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What is the lifespan of carpeting?

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Long-lasting carpet installation in a Ridgeland, SC home
In general, a carpet can be expected to last about ten years. Specifically, the lowest grade may have a lifespan that is less than five years, while the best carpet may be serviceable for up to 25 years. Specialty Flooring is a carpet store in Ridgeland, SC; we offer various high-quality carpeting ...
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How are area rugs made?

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Beautiful area rug in a Ridgeland, SC home
To look at beautiful area rugs is to enjoy the color, texture, fiber, and construction of a piece that can do so much for a single room. But how are they made?If you’ve ever wondered about how these rugs are made, you’re not alone. Find out more about their composition as you read along here.The ...
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Vinyl plank flooring FAQs

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Vinyl plank flooring in a Ridgeland, SC home
There are tremendous benefits found in the vinyl plank flooring line, with characteristics that are sure to match your requirements. Here are some answers to our most frequently asked questions about this flooring line.If you still have unanswered questions at the end, feel free to contact us at ...
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Is luxury vinyl flooring a good fit for humid temperatures?

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Luxury vinyl plank flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Luxury vinyl plank flooring (LVP) doesn’t absorb humidity as wood does. It won’t expand and contract to adjust to the weather and it is considered to be one of the best flooring materials for humid areas. While it has a remarkably realistic look of wood, it’s completely waterproof so it is ideal ...
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Thinking locally: What kinds of hardwood species are native to my area?

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Hardwood flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Amongst our great natural resources, here in South Carolina, our forests rank prominent. While those forests contain many different species of trees, not all of those species are suitable for or are actively milled for hardwood flooring. So, if someone wanted a floor made from wood native to this ...
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Is carpet sustainable?

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Carpet from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
These days, many carpet flooring manufacturers are offering some form of sustainable, green, or eco-friendly fiber choice. It’s an incredibly popular niche for many homeowners and provides a great way to help protect the environment.But is carpet sustainable? That is a common question we are faced ...
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How to match an area rug in your living room

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Area rugs from Specialty Flooring  in Ridgeland, SC
Matching area rugs in your living room don't necessarily mean having an exact match, although that can be used effectively to highlight floor finishes and upholstery.  As long as they coordinate with the rest of the room decor, you can also use them to highlight and accent.Rugs can be used to ...
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What type of luxury vinyl planks are available?

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Luxury vinyl plank flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Luxury vinyl plank flooring, or LVP,  is a durable and practical alternative to hardwood flooring. Designs that look like wood species, with their characteristic grains, are created with digital imaging technology. The toughest brands are ideal for the most active households, and some of these high-...
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Is there a naturally white hardwood flooring option?

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Hardwood flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Yes, and that is white oak hardwood. Light floors, in general, are trending right now. They include white-washed floors, which are natural wood with white-wash, light blond, yellow birch, honey, light hickory, and gray as well as high variation. Light wood flooring makes the room look bright and ...
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Is carpet recyclable?

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Carpet flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
For some homeowners, choosing carpet is as easy as going to a local showroom, picking the nicest looking or most affordable option, and scheduling an installation. However, other homeowners look a bit further past their use of the materials.Carpet flooring truly serves its purpose while in place, ...
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Trends in area rugs for 2020

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Area rugs from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
When you’re looking for a truly unique redesign for your home, there’s no better place to start then your floors. Whether you live in a cozy condo, large cottage, or penthouse, you can completely refresh and liven up your space with various styles of rugs. Let’s go over a few of the trendiest ...
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How should I clean luxury vinyl plank?

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Luxury vinyl plank flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Luxury vinyl plank, (LVP) and also luxury vinyl tile, (LVT) is designed to resist stains, scuffs, spills, and scratches. Therefore, it’s easy to keep it clean with commercial or homemade cleaners and a sponge or mop. Locally owned Specialty Flooring SC is an LVP retailer in Ridgeland who has been ...
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Should I choose hardwood or luxury vinyl?

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Hardwood flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Hardwood and luxury vinyl are both high-quality flooring materials. In general, luxury vinyl is the better floor covering for pet owners. It's also a wise choice for those who value practicality over appearance. While luxury vinyl flooring can be backed by a long warranty, hardwood flooring is the ...
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Can I get a new area rug with an oriental look?

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Area rugs from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Yes, and these days stylish area rugs are available in all colors, patterns, and designs, including Persian, rustic, farmhouse, geometrics, stripes, and more. Ask your area rug retailer to show you all the exciting possibilities.Although the terms “Oriental” and “Persian” are often used ...
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Carpet Textures: Plush, Saxony, cut-pile

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Carpet flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
There are many characteristics found in carpeting that can change the look and feel of your flooring. That means there are plenty of personalization options, depending on what it is you want for each space to be floored. Today, we’re going to look at some specific textures, so you’ll have a better ...
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Does luxury vinyl plank need underlayment?

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Luxury vinyl plank flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
A floor covering like luxury vinyl plank can bring amazing benefits to every home. It’s a great choice for a variety of rooms, especially when utilizing waterproof materials, and it offers impressive aesthetics that will match any décor style or interior design.But you may wonder if vinyl plank ...
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How is hardness measured in hardwood?

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Hardwood flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
If all hardwood is hard, does it matter what the rating is?  Yes!  This is what is used to measure the durability of the floor.  You may have some areas that have higher traffic than others, and you may even have extra durability needs.The species of hardwood flooring is given a rating number from ...
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How often should I clean my carpet?

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Carpet flooring from Specialty Flooring Inc in Ridgeland, SC
One of the most-asked questions in this carpet flooring line is, How often should I clean my carpet? To answer this question, we have to have a bit more information. Under normal circumstances, the ideal time frame is once every twelve to eighteen months, but many factors can necessitate ...
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Choose the most stylish area rugs

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Area rugs from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
There are many things that area rugs can do for your home, but adding style and beauty is on that you simply cannot overlook. This aspect is the first to grab your attention, with a variety of beautiful colors, fibers, and bindings. And you never have to sacrifice appealing benefits in durability ...
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LVP, floating floors and comfort

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Luxury vinyl plank flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
One of the biggest benefits of vinyl is the comfort characteristic, and we can thank a lot of that to the floating installation technique. Rather than the glue method which was the only one when vinyl was introduced decades ago, luxury vinyl plank (LVP) has individual pieces that click together, ...
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You can trust hardwood flooring

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Hardwood flooring from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, GA
With hardwood flooring in place, there are so many things that you don’t have to worry about, especially early replacement. With a lifespan that can reach 100 years with proper care and maintenance, you’ll love the way these floors perform. Let’s find out even more.Wood flooring offers plenty of ...
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Carpet is warm and colorful

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Carpet from Specialty Flooring in South Carolina Lowcountry
Carpeting adds color to a room, and it gives the space a homey ambiance. Additional benefits include sound absorption and insulation. This child-friendly floor covering does a great job of cushioning a play space. Everyone in the family can enjoy the softness underfoot. Specialty Flooring SC is a ...
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How to place area rugs properly

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Area rugs from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
They might be small, but area rugs are stylish and have a big job, whether it’s separating spaces in one big room, reducing echos and other noise, or helping you save on energy bills.They need to be placed properly, however, or the entire room will look askew.Extend them under furnitureOne of the ...
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There’s no better time for carpet flooring

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Soft carpet floors in a Ridgeland, SC master bedroom
Carpet floors could be the best option for your home at this time. In this material, you’ll find some of the standard benefits that have always been treasured. But you’ll also find many new ones that came as a result of modern manufacturing techniques. Choosing these floors for your home is an ...
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Create a focal point with area rugs

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Beautiful dark area rug in an open living space in Ridgeland, SC
With the range of area rug styles available, you can accomplish any goal. Maybe you want to add color to a room or provide a comfortable spot for the kids to play. You're sure to find a rug that matches your needs as well as your decor. Specialty Flooring is a stylish area rug retailer in Ridgeland,...
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Luxury vinyl planks? Why our LVP flooring store thinks you should choose this installation!

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Luxury vinyl planks from Specialty Flooring in Ridgeland, SC
When you're looking for an aesthetically pleasing, durable, cost-effective flooring, you may want to consider LVP floors for your upcoming project. Offering a wide range of lookalike options, from hardwood to ceramic to reclaimed wood, highly beneficial luxury vinyl allows for true flexibility and ...
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How to find real comfort in hardwood flooring

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Kitchen hardwood flooring in Ridgeland, SC
Opportunities to get a timeless appearance, as well as amazing durability and a functional surface in a variety of spaces, don’t come around every day. That’s why you’ll want to take the time to look more closely at hardwood floors while shopping for your materials.The floors offer benefits you ...
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Carpet fibers and texture

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Beautiful soft carpet in a Ridgleand, SC home
Carpet is soft under your feet and comfortable for kids who are lounging with a book or playing with toys. It’s easy to create a unique space with carpet since there are so many styles and colors. Specialty Flooring is a carpet flooring retailer in Ridgeland, South Carolina, that offers many brands ...
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Transform your room with stylish area rugs

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Red ornate area rug in beautiful white Ridgeland, SC living room
They can dress up any area. Just go into any store and see the wide variety of colors, patterns, and designs that are available with a rug.Use them in any of the three ways as a stylish way to alter your room. They’re like artwork and can make the room a little brighter and more playful, so have ...
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Do LVP floors need underlayment when professionally installed?

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Luxury vinyl floors for your Ridgeland, SC home
As you can imagine, our Specialty Flooring showroom experts in Ridgeland, SC get a wide range of questions concerning the different types of installations we offer daily. And while all floors should be professionally installed, homeowners often want to know about what extra materials are needed for ...
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Choosing hardwood floors is a great idea!

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Hardwood flooring from Specialty Flooring SC in Ridgeland, SC
Adding hardwood floors to your home is a great way to amp up the luxury and elegance in every space it’s installed. But it’s also a timeless classic that matches a wealth of décor options and trend styles, so you’ll always be current.The benefits are numerous as well, including an extensive ...
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Seven ways to buy carpet like a pro

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Flooring is a major investment. If you’re planning a carpet installation, there are some questions you need to answer both before and after you walk into the store.First, know your budgetDoes the quote include or exclude carpet installation, padding or disposal?  Are there any other charges of ...
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Do I need padding for an area rug?

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Area Rug | Ridgeland, SC
Yes. Besides being so stylish, area rugs can also be functional, such as when you place them in hallways, in front of sinks, or inside doors so people can wipe their feet.They serve an important purpose; just as the rug protects the floor, the padding protects the floor covering. It will help ...
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Will my pet’s nails damage LVP Floors?

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Luxury Vinyl Plank | Ridgeland, SC
One of the biggest concerns a flooring retailer hears is usually about pets but no worries when it’s LVP.Any luxury vinyl, including LVP (luxury vinyl plank), is a layered product. The top layer is a clear plastic wear sheet that is ultra-strong and protects the floor from scratches and dings.Be ...
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Solid VS Engineered Hardwood Floors: Is one better than the other?

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It depends. Do you have a lot of water and moisture?  If so, then engineered might be your better choice.The minute you walk into a flooring store and inquire about hardwood, you should be asked about this because solid wood can be damaged by excess liquid. In fact, not only are you advised to wipe ...
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Engineered hardwood works in a variety of spaces

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Engineered hardwood flooring is a perfect addition to any room, bringing the same amazing and elegant appearance that solid hardwood provides. It also brings an array of benefits that you’re sure to love once they’re in place in your home.Choose from striking and classic appearance options that ...
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What you can look forward to in carpet this year

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Carpet Flooring in 2020 | Ridgeland, SC
You’ll see a lot of performance fibers this year. You’ll hear them in carpet brand names like SmartStrand® and EverStrand®.Ideal for the home that experiences kids’ messes and muddy pawprints, this carpet was tested in a rhinoceros cage for two weeks. At the end of the trial, there was no damage, ...
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How do I define a space with area rugs?

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Area Rugs | Ridgeland, SC
Once seen only in lofts or small apartments, today’s modern homes often have open layouts with living and dining areas included in one big space. Often people thought mainly of verticals, such as shelves and screens, to separate these areas but now, more and more, people are finding that horizontal ...
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Luxury vinyl plank: Common questions answered

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As one of the most popular flooring types around, our on-site professionals get a lot of questions regarding luxury vinyl plank (LVP). As such, we’d like to address some of the most common questions about LVP to help clarify how easy it is to maintain this excellent flooring option. If you have any ...
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Will engineered hardwood make my home stylish?

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Hardwood Flooring | Ridgeland, SC
Absolutely! Once solid was thought of as the only hardwood but now engineered is taking over a large portion of the wood flooring industry. It’s great for those who love this beauty but who also want something a little more practical. This is, indeed, real wood but the construction makes it more ...
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Professional carpet cleaning? Can’t I just do it myself?

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Clean Carpet | Ridgeland, SC
No, you can’t deep clean the carpet yourself and we’ll give you five good reasons why, but first….Vacuuming alone isn’t enoughYou probably vacuum several times a week, if not every day, and that's great since soil can tear the carpet fibers.That’s only the surface, dirt, however. The fibers trap ...
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Area rugs: completing the room

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Scatter rugs might be small in stature, but they’re big in style. They highlight, accent, define and pull all the components of an area together.The rugs draw out colors, especially when it comes to hardwood floors and their undertones, or when they’re used to layer over wall-to-wall carpeting and ...
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Here are some carpet characteristics you should know about

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Don't you just love the look and feel of brand new carpet? It's the softest, most comfortable floor covering available, and it adds so much to your interior decor as well. Available in a vast selection of solid colors, patterns, and designs, it will blend in perfectly with everything you already ...
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Got pet-friendly floors? Check out these quick tips to keep them clean!

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Regardless of what type of floors you have at home, be it luxury vinyl plank (LVP) or hardwood, it’s essential of course to keep them clean. But when you have a precious pet as your companion, this can certainly end up being easier said than done. Dogs can track in debris, and if you have an ...
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Use area rugs for a subtle overhaul

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Use area rugs for a subtle overhaul of your decorArea rugs have been used for many years and the benefits that come from their placement work for nearly every homeowner. It doesn't matter how large or small your home is, what type of decor you have in place, or even what kind of wall to wall ...
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What’s the difference between engineered and solid hardwood?

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Hardwood in Ridgeland, SC
The main difference is that engineered is more stable and handles water better than the solid version of hardwood.Both are real wood, so much so that real estate sales associates around the country are legally allowed to advertise engineered wood in their marketing materials. Both increase property ...
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LVP: Your answer to wood floors in a leaky home

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Kitchens aren’t the only rooms that can leak! Wetness can be just as common in living rooms or bedrooms, depending upon where the roof needs to be repaired, or where the chimney is. That’s why LVP is the perfect answer.It’s fast becoming a preferred flooring choice, not just for humid, wet rooms ...
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Engineered hardwood flooring can do so much

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If you had your heart set on solid hardwood flooring, but are unable to go with that option currently, then you should certainly consider engineered hardwood instead. Not only is it a perfect alternative to the solid variety, but it also has plenty of benefits to make it worth your time.Below ...
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Getting the most from your carpet, every single time

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Carpet in Ridgeland
Choosing a carpet for your home is an exciting time, especially if this is your first experience with the material. It’s the only soft surface floor covering on the market and comes with a unique set of benefits that can be perfect for many homes and homeowners. The underfoot softness is ...
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Add area rugs and decorate with confidence

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Area rugs in Ridgeland
Adding area rugs to a space can certainly inject much-needed style, no doubt. However, the truth is, there are indeed a great many other reasons why you might want to use area rugs to decorate your home. From enhancing a boring room to tying a space together visually to simply wanting to create ...
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I love farmhouse style. Can I get it with LVP?

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Yes! LVP stands for luxury vinyl plank and it’s a terrific mimic of hardwood, stone, or tile. There’s a large assortment of species, colors, patterns, and designs. It has visual appeal for any room in the house, and is very budget-friendly.Simply, it provides all the style without the high price ...
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Three features of quality engineered hardwood explained

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When it comes down to it, engineered hardwood has a whole lot of excellent features. And, when you select quality planks, you’re promised even better attributes. But, with so many options on the market nowadays, how do you choose which slats are ideal for your home reno? Or, equality essential, how ...
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Help! My carpet looks like it has a beard!

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This might be an amusing image, but it’s not laughable when it happens to you. One day you notice a fuzzy, hairy and even beard-like appearance on your carpet. It usually has something to do with infrequent vacuuming; if it’s done frequently and thoroughly enough, dirt can act like little razor ...
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How to get the most from your area rugs

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Are you looking for a little extra when it comes to the flooring in your home? If so, area rugs might be just what you’re looking for. For some, they add that extra hint of personality you need for your decor, and for others, the protection is worth even more than that. When you can find that ...
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Four ways LVP will change your mind about vinyl flooring

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LVP, or luxury vinyl plank, proves that vinyl floors just aren’t the ones remembered from decades ago.First introduced in the 1940s as an economical alternative, modern technology has made it evolve into one with an incredibly realistic resemblance to hardwood flooring (or tile, or stone). To make ...
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What is the average lifespan of engineered flooring?

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Nowadays, engineered flooring is a very popular surfacing material for home makeovers. Even so, many homeowners don’t quite understand what it is and how it differs from solid wood. At our Specialty Flooring showroom in Ridgeland, SC, our on-site professionals answer a lot of questions about ...
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Three reasons to love carpet

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There are a lot of flooring materials out there to choose from, but none can quite measure up to the sheer elegance and plush comfort of well-made, properly installed carpeting. While we all know that carpeting is comfortable and decoratively versatile, there are some lesser-known features of ...
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Five benefits of area rugs

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Area rugs add color and texture, so dress up a hardwood floor or bland room with these little gems. For instance, my own kitchen was mainly white, and it didn’t seem minimalist but cold and bland. I added a couple of colorful throw rugs and it immediately warmed the space up. You can also do this ...
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Wondering about LVP and what it can offer?

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LVP is an industry term for “luxury vinyl planks” and it’s one of the most versatile, beneficial floor coverings you could possibly consider for your home. Not only does it come in appearance options that allow you to decorate or match what you already have in place, but it has so many things going ...
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