Favorite Flooring blog posts - Westchester NY

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Westchester hardwood flooring NYMy favorite flooring blog posts for Westchester NY.  Over the past 9 months, I've written a lot of posts - over 500.  There's a lot of info in there, but I thought it might be helpful to prioritize some of my favorites, in case you missed them

 

Hopefully this will come in handy for you and your clients, regardless of whether you live in Westchester NY or anywhere else in the country.  Feel free to bookmark.  I will also provide a link in my profile page.

 

 

Hardwood Flooring

What types of hardwood are best for pets?

I have hardwood underneath my carpets.  Should I refinish the hardwood or recarpet?

Should you replace your hardwood flooring or just refinish it?

How hard is your hardwood?

Brazilian Cherry Hardwood flooring.  Why do customer love it?

Exotic hardwoods - what are they and why do customers love them so much?

Solid hardwood flooring vs engineered hardwood:  Which is better?

Prefinished vs. unfinished hardwood.  Which is better?  Which costs less?

Is engineered hardwood real?


cork and bamboo flooring westchester NYBamboo Flooring

Bamboo flooring - is it hard or soft?


Cork Flooring

Cork Flooring - Why is it green?  How is it made?

Cork flooring

 

 

 

Westchester NY kitchen tile backsplashTile- Ceramic/Porcelain/Natural Stone

Porcelain that looks like hardwood.  Yes, that's right.

Designing a kitchen backsplash

Should you install tile yourself?

 

 

 

 

Soft comfortable carpet in Westchester NY

Carpet

Patterned carpet.  Not your grandmother's carpet.

How well does your carpet hold up to stains?

When should you install a carpet runner on your steps?


Laminate Flooring

Is laminate flooring right for your client?

What is a floating floor?

 

Vinyl Flooring

Luxury vinyl.  What is it and is it an oxymoron?

 

bamboo and green flooring westchester nyGeneral

How to go green with your flooring

How to make a home look larger from the ground up

Kitchen Flooring - Which is better? Hardwood flooring or tile?

How much does flooring cost?  Which type of flooring cost more and which cost less?

Is it cheaper to buy new flooring at Home Depot?

What you should be asking your flooring contractor.

Hire a contractor you can trust.  Hope this doesn't happen to you.

 

If you or your client in Westchester NY/Fairfield CT are in the market for flooring, feel free to give us a call at 914-937-2950.  Our estimates are always free and best of all, we "bring the store to your door."

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Debbie Gartner, "The Flooring Girl" and owner of Floor Coverings International Westchester NY

 

Angie's List Super Service Award winners for 4 years in a row.

 

You can download our free flooring guide.  Or, visit our flooring selector - 2,000 options.  We install hardwood flooring, carpet and runners, tile floors and backsplashes.  We also refinish hardwood floors.

 

Call us for a free estimate 914-937-2950.

"We bring the store to your door."

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Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

Michele - Thx a bunch.  Moved them out of my profile page into here and then a link from my profile page to here.

April 18, 2011 12:56 PM #2
Rainmaker
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Jeremy Wrenn
Wrenn Home Improvements - Wake Forest, NC
President, Wrenn Home Improvements

Great idea for a post, Debbie! 

I like it a lot, and will check out the articles you hightlight soon.

500 blogs is a lot!  You write a bunch!

April 18, 2011 03:07 PM #3
Rainmaker
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Susan Haughton, REALTOR, ABR, SRES
Alexandria, VA
Helping You Buy or Sell Alexandria Real Estate

You provide so much quality info - thanks for putting it together in one place.  You are a terrific resource!

April 18, 2011 03:58 PM #4
Rainmaker
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Laura Giannotta
Keller Williams Realty - Atlantic Shore - Little Egg Harbor, NJ
Your Realtor Down the Shore!

That's a great idea, putting everything together...I've been thinking about myself.  Again you inspire Debbie!

April 18, 2011 05:10 PM #5
Rainer
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Barbara "Barb" Bodnar, Licensed Associate RE Broker
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Yorktown, NY
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Great idea Debbie...thanks for organizing things in such a good way. We definitely need to chat. I'd like to repost this.

April 18, 2011 05:47 PM #6
Rainmaker
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Donna Foerster
Cherry Creek Properties, LLC - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent

Hey Debbie, great list of awesome posts.  I'll probably be re-blogging many of them. 

April 18, 2011 05:59 PM #7
Rainmaker
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Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

Debbie - Your posts on flooring are always so valuable and informative.  They provide a great resource for those ready to perform a flooring project.

April 18, 2011 07:32 PM #8
Rainmaker
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Ellen Caruso
Daniel Gale Sotheby's International Realty - Glen Head, NY

Debbie, a great blog with your portfolio of informative info, letting all know you are the source!

April 18, 2011 08:57 PM #9
Rainmaker
444,363
Gay E. Rosen
Houlihan Lawrence - Larchmont, NY
Honest, Hardworking and always Professional!

Thank you Debbie!

April 18, 2011 09:15 PM #10
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

Jeremy - Thx.  Over time, it gets MUCH easier.

Susan - Thx so much.  So glad you find this info helpful.

Laura - You're so sweet. I've been meaning to do this for a while.

Barbara - You're welcome.  Happy to chat and you are always welcome to reblog my posts.

Donna - thc and definitely be my guest.

Myrl - Thank you.  You are so sweet.

Ellen - Thank you.  I really appreciate that.

Gay - You are so welcome.

April 18, 2011 10:18 PM #11
Rainmaker
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Ginny Gorman
Phillips Post Road Realty ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

So Deb, I plan to do the page setups for these & link back to your profile...is that the way?

April 19, 2011 07:17 AM #12
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

Call me later on my cell phone...or I'll try to call you when I'm driving to my appt.

April 19, 2011 07:22 AM #13
Rainmaker
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The Scott Loper Team Lansdale & Harleysville PA Homes
Keller Williams Real Estate - Montgomeryville - Lansdale, PA

Hi Debbie,

That is a great idea to compile the best of in one blog.  500 blogs - that is dedication!  Kudos.

Lisa

April 19, 2011 05:27 PM #14
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

Lisa - thx so much.  Yes, I will need to bookmark my own page as I think it will come in handy for a lot of things.

April 19, 2011 06:06 PM #15
Rainmaker
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Marcie Sandalow
Marcie Sandalow Evers & Company Real Estate 301.758.4894 - Bethesda, MD
Bethesda Chevy Chase DC real estate

Deb- this is truly the mother of all flooring posts.  Fantastic.  I'm interested in linking to this as well... I'll give you a call if I can't figure it all out!

April 20, 2011 01:53 PM #16
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

Marcie - LOL, you are so funny and so sweet.  Your are welcome to link here and/or to reblog any or add to your site (as long as you keep my links).  The more google juice the better.

April 20, 2011 03:12 PM #17
Rainer
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Janet Jones
Just Your Style Interiors, LLC - Kihei, HI
Home Staging, Interior Redesign Kihei, Maui, Hawaii

Debbie--I always enjoy your posts so now I'm delighted that you have them all together so I can go back and read them.  Thanks. 

April 22, 2011 09:53 AM #18
Rainmaker
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Debbie Gartner
Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring

Janet - Oh, thank you so much.  That is such a kind thing to say.

April 22, 2011 05:28 PM #19
Rainer
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Mark Aakjar
Mark's Inspections - Ossining, NY

Thx Debbie. I'm going to be bookmarking this for future reference so I can reblog some of these.

October 09, 2011 08:16 AM #20
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Dylan Taft
Dylan Taft Broker/Owner Taft Street Realty, Inc. - Woodstock, NY
Ulster County Area Consultant

good stuff here and was shocked no suggestion.  So I did!

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