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  • Celebrity Homes: Will Ferrell’s New York City Loft

    Celebrity Homes: Will Ferrell’s New York City Loft

    It might be hard to imagine, but Hollywood funnyman Will Ferrell’s New York City loft shows a different side – his refined and stylish taste when it comes to his home. Along with his wife and three children, he owns a sleek and contemporary 2,800 square foot loft in Manhattan. The loft is located downtown and was once a Victorian ... Read More »
  • DIY Thrifted Batik Place Mats

    DIY Thrifted Batik Place Mats

    I have a confession to make. I’ve lived in my house for almost two years and have done next to no decorating. Sure, I’ve put up some shelves, carefully arranged some nick-knacks, but no real decorating. I’ve even left up some of the curtains from the previous owners, ack! I could easily make excuses as to why I haven’t done ... Read More »
  • Is Laminate Flooring Similar to Linoleum?

    Is Laminate Flooring Similar to Linoleum?

    Dear Marie, Great question! Many people wonder about the differences between laminate and linoleum. More importantly, homeowners like you want to know what’ll look better and last longer in their home. To help you decide what’s best for your house, here’s a breakdown of a few core features of both. Price Both types of flooring are inexpensive compared to hardwood ... Read More »
  • Designer Review: Steven Harris Architects

    Designer Review: Steven Harris Architects

    Steven Harris is a Manhattan architect who owns his own firm called Steven Harris Associates and is a professor at Yale. He’s known for his minimalist yet sophisticated style and has a passion for creating the perfect solution for each of his clients. His firm achieves this by creating a collaborative relationship with each client that involves communication throughout the ... Read More »
  • How to Stage your Home to Sell Quickly

    How to Stage your Home to Sell Quickly

    Selling your home does not have to be a tedious and time consuming endeavor. You can sell your home faster than you ever thought by taking the time to prepare it for potential buyers! One of our wonderful local customers and very talented home stager, Lisa of Staged to Sell Homes, is a Home Staging Pro and expert when it ... Read More »
  • Can Vinyl be Used in Commercial Applications?

    Can Vinyl be Used in Commercial Applications?

    Vinyl plank flooring can absolutely be used in commercial applications. Known for durability and moisture resistance, vinyl flooring is ideal for commercial use. The wear layer is what determines the durability of the vinyl plank flooring, and when installing in commercial settings, look for the highest wear layer to assure maximum durability. The moisture resistance of vinyl plank flooring is ... Read More »
  • Cilantro-Lime Chicken and Rice

    Cilantro-Lime Chicken and Rice

    All you need in your life right now is this recipe for cilantro-lime chicken and rice. It is fast, easy and off-the-chain delicious. Since we’re getting into summer now, the flavors in this dish are absolutely perfect. You don’t need too many ingredients, either—I actually had a majority of them in my kitchen! The original version of this recipe, found ... 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 Intern

    Tell Me a Short Story: The Intern

    As Cameron pulled up to the house, she felt her stomach turn a little bit. It was that same nervous feeling she had anytime she stepped on stage with her choir, or when Zach asked her to prom. The anxiety was killing her but she knew what she had to do if she wanted to graduate. She got out of ... 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 »
  • New Colors in Quick-Step Dominion Collection!

    New Colors in Quick-Step Dominion Collection!

    Quick-Step Dominion Collection has NEW COLORS! Quick-Step laminate flooring has added FIVE new colors to their Dominion collection! These designs are really fun and funky with a hint of rustic and eclectic to them. These floors have a smooth hand-scraped finish that is reminiscent of hardwood, but with the benefits of laminate. With an AC3 durability rating, these floors will stand up to heavy ... Read More »