How to Install Vinyl Flooring on Stairs: What You Need to Know

Vinyl Flooring

Installing vinyl flooring on stairs is a unique project that may be a little trickier than a typical installation. However, there are a few tricks to make the process easier- especially for those who have never done it before. When choosing vinyl flooring for stairs, you have three different options to choose from adhesive-backed, stair … Read more

How to Repair Lifting Edges On Vinyl Tile

How to repair lifting vinyl edges

Vinyl peel and stick tiles are an easy do-it-yourself friendly type of project, but what do you do if the edges start lifting up? Simple re-glue them. If you aren’t sure how to do this then read on for step by step instructions on how to repair lifting edges on vinyl tile.

Should I Buy Formica Laminate Flooring?

Should I Buy Formica Laminate Flooring?

A reader forwarded this video on to us and asked what we thought of Formica laminate flooring and whether or not he should buy Formica Laminate Flooring. Clearly, buyers remorse is something to keep an eye out for when looking at flooring. While it can be changed, it will not likely happen without a fair … Read more

Mohawk Smartstrand vs. Shaw R2X Carpet

smartstrand vs shaw r2x carpet

Recently I found a series of videos on YouTube that reminded me of the Mac vs. Windows commercials we’ve all seen on TV. The difference however, was that these videos were for Mohawk Smartstrand vs. Shaw R2X Carpet!  Needless to say I was intrigued. With the exception of Armstrong, I’ve found that most flooring commercials … Read more

Healthy Carpet Choices


Today Pamela writes, Hello Diva, Please help me as I’m confused on which eco-friendly/healthy carpet to choose for my bedroom!  I know wool is good but I cannot handle the idea of bugs leaving eggs in it.  After reading the blog I know my choices are: Mohawk Smartstrand vs Dupont Sorona vs Beaulieu’s Bliss.  I even read … Read more

Luxury Vinyl Flooring Planks And Tile


The most popular and fastest growing flooring type on the market today is Luxury Vinyl Plank or Tile. LVP (wood look) and LVT (tile look) for short. But why has this type of flooring gained so much of the market and does it deserve it? In this article, we will examine what makes luxury vinyl … Read more