Choosing A Trendy Wood (Or “Wood”) Floor For Your Home

Wood floors are a perennial favorite for homeowners, but while almost everyone loves the look of hardwood flooring, actually living with it can be a bit challenging. Real hardwood floors are high maintenance, easily damaged, and tend to be a little on the pricey side. The good news is, in the last few years, there’s […]

Choosing A New Area Rug Part 1: Planning And Purchasing

Choosing a new area rug is never a simple endeavor – there are so many rules and opinions, many of them conflicting, that it can be intimidating even to start the search. In this series, we’re going to take a thorough look at everything that goes into buying the perfect rug, from planning to purchase […]

Sun Rooms: Bringing Your Outdoor Spaces Inside In A Cooler Climate

I grew up in the Southwest, where rain, wind, snow, and cold were practically nonexistent, and where indoor and outdoor spaces merged pretty freely. Patios, porches, and decks were practically standard-issue living spaces, and even outdoor bathrooms and outdoor kitchens weren’t unheard of. So it wasn’t until I moved to the upper Midwest that I […]

Hot Trends In Kitchen Flooring (And How To Get A Look You’ll Love)

We spend a lot of time here on the Homethangs blog talking about decorating and decor. But building a dream kitchen involves more than just picking the right appliances. Getting the right flooring is actually one of the most important choices you’ll make in the overall look and feel of your kitchen. So, if you […]

Wood Tile Flooring – A New Alternative To Hardwood And Laminate

Choosing the flooring for your home is one of the most significant decisions you’ll make in terms of the long-term, overall look and feel of your space. It’s a big financial decision, and theoretically once it’s made you aren’t going to be changing it for at least a number of years – or ideally, for […]