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  • Celebrity Homes: Sophia Bush in Her Hollywood Home

    Celebrity Homes: Sophia Bush in Her Hollywood Home

    Sophia Bush is a jet setter that is rarely home for more than a week at a time. Therefor, when she is, she wanted her Los Angeles Hollywood Hills home to be relaxing and inviting. Sophia is known for her current kick-butt role in Chicago PD (or if you’ve been a fan as long as we have you might remember ... Read More »
  • Thrifted Glass DIY Vignette

    Thrifted Glass DIY Vignette

    Hello! I’m Larissa from Prodigal Pieces, where DIY is what we’re all about – from redeemed furntiure, to budget-saavy remodeling. Today, I have a fun project that most anyone can do utilizing a sort of “gold mine” if you will. Have you ever been to a garage sale or thrift store that have those dreaded collections of glass vases and ... Read More »
  • What is the Moisture Content of Hardwood Flooring

    What is the Moisture Content of Hardwood Flooring

    Dear Alex, Arkansas is a beautiful part of the country. However, summer time can skyrocket humidity levels. When humidity makes the air so thick your pants stick to your skin and you never seem to fully dry off after your daily shower, you realize just how much moisture is in the air. You’re right to be concerned about how this ... Read More »
  • Designer Review: Nicky Haslam

    Designer Review: Nicky Haslam

    Nicky Haslam is one talented man. He’s an artist, book reviewer, art editor, memoirist and literary editor, blogger, socialite, an excellent dresser (featured on both Vanity Fair and GQ’s best-dressed lists), a philanthropist, and most recently a cabaret singer. Then to top it off, he is most notably known to be “Britain’s ultimate interior designer”. The Birth of a Legend ... Read More »
  • 10 Photos that Will Inspire you to Decorate Coastal

    10 Photos that Will Inspire you to Decorate Coastal

    What’s more beautiful and inspiring than the world itself?  I have compiled 10 photos that will inspire you to decorate coastal! 1. A beautiful sunset with orange and blue tones (these colors are opposite colors on the color wheel – meaning this color scheme will automatically be appealing to the eye!) Sunsets automatically give your home a warmth. Use this ... Read More »
  • What are hardwood flooring grades?

    What are hardwood flooring grades?

    If you’re shopping around for hardwood floors, you may begin to get a little confused about what the hardwood flooring grade means. Why is this? There is no universal grading system for hardwood floors! Many manufacturers will create their own fancy terms to describe their floors. The grade simply describes the look and character of the flooring, stating differences in ... Read More »
  • Stop Using These Excuses and Try Yoga [illustrated with GIFs]

    Stop Using These Excuses and Try Yoga [illustrated with GIFs]

    If I had a dollar for every excuse I heard from my friends about trying a yoga class, I’d have a lot more spare cash! I am amazed at the amount of resistance I get from my friends and family when I tell them to try yoga. You would think all of the medical and scientific evidence surrounded the benefits ... Read More »
  • Humidity and Laminate Flooring: What You need to Know

    Humidity and Laminate Flooring: What You need to Know

    You might already know that water and laminate flooring don’t mix, but what about humidity and laminate flooring? The wood materials in the laminate flooring expand and contract with moisture. Depending on how humid your home is, the flooring could change widths. Too much humidity could impact your floors integrity if it’s not installed correctly. Manufacturers generally recommend that you ... Read More »
  • Tell Me a Short Story: The Beach House

    Tell Me a Short Story: The Beach House

    *Drrrrring* Carla could hear the last school bell of the year chime through the Coronado Middle School halls. She was sitting, waiting patiently in the parking lot for her son. Now that it was officially summertime, the two of them were leaving immediately to go on a two hour drive north to Carlsbad. This wasn’t a fun trip. Carla’s mom ... Read More »
  • Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs

    Installing Laminate Flooring on Stairs

    When it comes to making your house look up-to-date and welcoming, laminate flooring is your best friend. It’s scratch resistant, which means you don’t have to cringe whenever your dog sprints across the floor to meet someone at the door. It’s stain resistant so you don’t have to worry when there are a few spills around your house. Best of ... Read More »
  • Bestlaminate Showroom Open House

    Bestlaminate Showroom Open House

    It’s time to celebrate! After a few long months of renovations and a complete office, showroom and warehouse move, we are ready to show off the new Bestlaminate headquarters! Newly located at 3900 Ben Hur Ave. off of Vine St. in Willoughby, Bestlaminate now houses over 1 million sq. ft. of flooring, corporate offices and a brand new showroom with over 400 different flooring ... Read More »
  • Introducing Solid and Engineered Hardwood Floors

    Introducing Solid and Engineered Hardwood Floors

    Bestlaminate is excited to announce the introduction of new flooring options for our customers! The new products include a variety of solid and engineered hardwood floors. As leaders in providing high-quality laminates and vinyl floors at the best possible prices, we feel it is a natural progression of our business to expand our selection to meet the needs of our ... Read More »