woodflooring

  • There’s a Better Way to Vacuum

    There’s a Better Way to Vacuum

    If it seems like your carpets and rugs aren’t actually clean — or don’t stay clean for very long — after you vacuum, it’s probably because you’re doing it wrong. Short back-and-forth strokes in random directions may be easy, but they won’t pick up all of the dirt, dust bunnies, pet hair, crumbs, and other…


  • How to Tell If Your Floor is Hardwood or Laminate (and Why It Matters)

    How to Tell If Your Floor is Hardwood or Laminate (and Why It Matters)

    Even if you’ve never once contemplated the flooring you walk on, buying a house will change that fast. There’s a reason everyone on House Hunters asks what kind of floors are in each house they visit: It’s because hardwood floors and laminate flooring are two very different things, but it can also be difficult to…