Archive for: 2015

Installing bathroom flooring is a rather tricky issue, due to the water factor, which is unique to a bathroom environment. The hot, steamy water of a bathroom makes bathroom flooring options the most challenging job while building a home, or even renovating it. This is because regular options like carpets, laminate or…

So I’m sitting home working on an inspection report, for a bamboo floor that failed, and my brain is trying to figure out how to make the point to these contractors (general, and flooring) that they need to moisture test. And I started thinking, I was just in Las Vegas for a flooring convention and I watched people pla…

A major part most home construction or home improvement projects is the flooring. In most cases, tiles are what are used for flooring. If you are located in the Tampa Bay Area, you may be interested in top places to buy tile in Tampa. Here is a list of some of the major suppliers who deal with tile in the Tampa Bay are…

Flooring is an essential element of any building and add character to the building, especially when you first walk in. There are hundreds of different varieties and types of flooring, so whether you are having new flooring installed, or restoring your existing flooring, it is always a daunting task that needs the exper…

When you go to Google to search for flooring news, tips, and articles, it can be a shotgun blast of information. Some of the sites are just one article where you can read it and then all you can do is browse a manufacturer’s website. Other places are flooring magazines, but they don’t put the articles online, you have…

We received a wonderful flooring installation review from one of our customers. Thank you for the kind words Lori and DJ! Just wanted to take a moment to thank you for the exceptional work!  The experience was positive and professional from start to finish.  Having a “Type-A” husband who is a Lieutenant Colonel in the…

Did you know that the NWFA (National Wood Flooring Association) has an installation guide that is recognized as the industry standard for proper installation techniques and tolerances? The TCNA (Tile Council of North America) also has an installation guide indicating what are acceptable and minimum requirements for a t…

One of the other things I’ve learned after spending close to 20 years in this business is that not all installers are created equal. Years ago we had craftsman doing the installation, more recently we have found that many installers are more skilled as helpers then “mechanics” (an industry turn for installers),  but th…

This is my first Blog post, so please forgive me. One of the things that I see regularly that frustrates me, is that the customer is being sold the wrong flooring for their life style.   Customers often think color (style) first, not what will perform best for them. Flooring should serve both a visual and performance f…

Concierge Flooring’s owner, Jason Cantin, published an article in Hardwood Floors Magazine about how bubbles in strand bamboo created a sticky mess in one client’s home. Here is an excerpt: When I arrived to inspect the floor, it had been down for about a year. About 25 percent of the boards throughout the floor had bu…