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By Jason Cantin
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 to either download a PDF or order their paper magazine to read the flooring news, tips, or articles. It is frustrating to say the least for the person just trying to figure out how to proceed with a flooring job.
Below are a list of places we feel are very article rich with flooring information. Some are from well-known reputable flooring companies, and others are just blogs. But when you inspect them, the ideas on flooring are limitless and worth checking, searching, and reading for your flooring help.
They cover wood flooring, carpet, laminate, kitchen flooring ideas, living room flooring ideas, outdoor flooring ideas, tile, and much more.
This is our website, the one you are reading now. Not only can you read our blog for great flooring tips and information, check our social profiles for the latest flooring news, but you can call us any time if you are in the Tampa Bay Area to get your personal flooring questions answered. Our number is (813) 417-7188 and our email is firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to reach out to us.
Floor Trends is an official magazine publication that also releases its flooring articles online. It is based out of Troy, Michigan and covers carpet, resilient, tile & stone, hardwood, laminate, specialty, area rugs, installation products, installation equipment, and residential flooring.
It is the online version of the Floor Focus Magazine. Based out of Chattanooga, Tennessee, they cover flooring news, flooring case studies, flooring in-depth reports, and interviews of flooring influencers.
Hardwood Floors Magazine is the premier publication for the National Wood Floors Association (NWFA), of which Concierge Flooring is a certified member and contributor. Based out of Madison, Wisconsin, they cover bamboo flooring, basic wood floor installation, custom installation how-tos, factory-finished wood flooring, moisture & wood floors, recoating & refinishing, stains & dyes, subfloor prep & underlayment, stairs, moldings & vents, wood floor finishing, wood floor machine & tool maintenance, and wood floor sanding. Probably the best wood flooring resource on the web.
Floor Covering Weekly is both a paper and digital publication that covers a wide range of flooring topics on a weekly basis. They go to and publish a great deal of flooring events which are readily available on their website. Those flooring events are in places like Abu Dahbi, UAE, Hanover, Germany, and Orlando, Florida. Based out of New York City, New York, they cover topics like wood, laminates, carpet & area rugs, tile & stone, and resilient.
Better Homes and Garden is a very popular home self-help resource that has their own magazine as well as online articles. We found their “Flooring” category, which isn’t a formal section, but is more like a page that lists all of the flooring-related articles they have published. It is a very good resource for flooring ideas with colorful pictures and lots of creativity. Better Homes and Garden is owned by the Meredith Corporation and is based out of New York City, New York. A brief summary of their flooring category is below:
Browse our flooring materials guides, installation tips, and maintenance recommendations before you begin your next flooring project. Check out our ultimate guide to flooring for tips on determining the type of flooring that works best for your budget, lifestyle, architecture, and traffic. Bathrooms, kitchens, laundry rooms, and entryways might need different flooring considerations than bedrooms, living rooms, and hallways due to water and other maintenance considerations. We’ve compiled the details on each material—from carpeting to hardwood—so you can make an educated decision when you purchase your new flooring material. Stone, laminate, bamboo, composite, vinyl, cork, tile, and carpet tiles are also good alternatives to consider. Study up on eco-friendly, hypoallergenic, and other flooring options to outfit your spaces in a way that correlates with your lifestyle. If you’re an avid DIYer, follow our step-by-step instructions for laying your own flooring. If you’d rather have someone else complete the installation, we can help connect you with a trusted professional that will have you enjoying your new flooring for years to come. Plus, learn how to clean your flooring and get stains out.
This Old House has been around for many years. It not only is a paper publication and a digital publication, it is a TV Show. This section of the This Old House website covers many flooring topics to include floor products, installing floors, upgrading floors, repairing floors, and many other topics. It is owned by Time Inc., whose headquarters is based out of New York City, New York.
House Logic has a plethora of house building resources, flooring being a major section. Based out of Chicago, IL, they have a great deal of flooring experts on staff who keep publishing articles on a continuous basis that are sure to help you with your flooring needs. Here is a description from their website:
Every room in your home calls for a particular type of floor covering. Whether you’re looking for something hard, soft, or green, we’ve got the scoop on flooring materials and prices.
The Do It Yourself Network’s flooring section is really well laid out. First impression of the articles is that the pictures are spectacular and pleasing to the eye. They have flooring videos, flooring projects, and even flooring galleries. Their articles include topics like floor installation, concrete floors, vinyl floors, hardwood floors, laminate flooring, kitchen flooring, bathroom floors, subfloors, baseboards, and even stairs. Based out of Knoxville, Tennessee, the DIY Network is bound to help you with ideas and how-tos.
While all of these resources give you plenty to read about flooring news, tips and articles, nothing beats the good old telephone conversation. So for our Tampa Bay area residents, please feel free to call us (813) 417-7188 or email us (email@example.com) with your flooring concerns. We at Concierge Flooring are dedicated to giving you the best flooring service in the region.