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Rugs 101

Choosing the right rug can seem overwhelming at first. Not only are there hundreds of designs and color combinations, but selecting the right shape and proper size for your room must also be considered before purchasing. Use this handy guide to learn more about design and construction, as well as tips on selecting and caring for your area rugs.


Choosing the right size of area rug

Choosing the right size of area rug is just as important as selecting a pattern or color. Whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room's particular proportions and design.


Kitchen Flooring Guide

The kitchen is the hub of your home, where you cook meals and gather for parties. Kitchen floors must withstand frequent foot traffic, dropped dishes and utensils, and spills galore. But because it’s a room you'll likely spend a lot of time in, it must also indulge your craving for great style.


Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone

Imagine the look of natural stone: the captivating mosaic shapes, the delicate veining and the gorgeous blend of organic colors and clefts. You can enjoy the beauty of materials like slate, travertine and quartz, artfully captured in stone-look vinyl flooring.


Decorating Walls with Flooring

Wood on the walls was a popular mid-century decorating trend, and, like many looks of that time, it's recently re-emerged, new and improved. Discover how you can transform a room from top to bottom with the enduring beauty and durability of Armstrong products — on your walls.


How to Choose the Best Plank Floor

Choosing a floor may seem a bit daunting, especially if you've never done it before. Whether you're a newbie or a pro, understanding more will prepare you to choose the very best floor for your lifestyle, space, and budget.


Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods

Anybody up for a road trip? If not, then check out our Anthem Plus laminate. Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods but in a much more affordable laminate option. This laminate features embossed in register texture which means what you see is what you feel. So save some gas and time and explore some of the greatest hardwood looks both sides of the Mississippi!


Karndean Designflooring

What are your plans for the weekend? Any outdoor activities? Sports? Gardening? DIY? 🏞️🚴‍♂️🌷🔨 Whatever you're up to, may you find time for relaxation too.


Karndean Designflooring

What are your plans for the weekend? Any outdoor activities? Sports? Gardening? DIY? 🏞️🚴‍♂️🌷🔨 Whatever you're up to, may you find time for relaxation too.


Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Shaw Floors is honored to be a national sponsor of the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway. In the coming days, as construction nears completion in more than 40 markets across the U.S., partners & local supporters will gather for "floor signing" events, to permanently attach a blessing or special message to these homes which will raise millions of dollars for the care and life-saving research that happens at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


Bring high-end fashion home

High-end fashion comes home with a luxury collection of 14 unique, fashion inspired carpet designs that bring ease of care, durability and fresh style to your home. Curated into three coordinated palettes, Modern Contours includes vibrant styles and textures that mimic luxury fabrics, materials and knitting techniques making it the perfect marriage of fashion and durability. All with the feeling and comfort underfoot of our SureSoftSD™ fiber.


Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood

Many hardwood shoppers don't realize there are two types of wood — solid and engineered. Both solid and engineered flooring add value and structure to your home and are available in plenty of species, stains and styles. So, what exactly are these two types of hardwood and how do they compare? Let's explore.


Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring

Want to be bold? This chevron stripe installation of Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring gives any space an eye-catching focal point. Case in point: the Newport Cottages space at the High Point Market | The World's Home for Home Furnishings, which was styled by Madcap Cottage. Fifth Avenue comes standard in herringbone planks, making it easier to replicate this chevron installation in your home! #DIY


Looking for a modern, chic upgrade in your home? Our new Modern Contours Collection is your answer.

Bring high-end fashion home with a luxury collection that marries unique designs with durability.


Repel technology offers impressive protection!

Water can wreak havoc on hard surface flooring, but Repel technology offers impressive protection! Watch and see what fizzes and what doesn't. Explore beautiful hardwood flooring featuring Repel


American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal

CLEVELAND, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Industrial Partners (AIP), a private equity firm with substantial holdings in the construction industry, announced today that it had entered into an agreement to purchase the wood flooring operations of Armstrong Flooring.


Vivero Luxury Flooring with Diamond 10 Technology

Did you know our Vivero Luxury Flooring with Diamond 10 Technology is made with cultured diamonds? That's what makes it so durable and such a great option for schools.


Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge

CALHOUN, Ga. October 1, 2018—Mohawk will unveil innovative products, brands and programs to help its retail partners accelerate their competitive edge in the face of today’s fast-paced and changing retail world at the Edge Summit, which will be held December 6–9, 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.


Tarkett completes the acquisition of Lexmark, reinforcing its presence in the North America hospitality segment

PARIS, FRANCE, October 1st, 2018 – Tarkett, a global leader in flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Lexmark Carpet Mills. Paul Cleary, CEO of Lexmark, will join Tarkett as President of the Hospitality business for North America.


Mohawk Cushions all Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks for Third year

CALHOUN, Ga. September 2018 — Mohawk continues its fight against breast cancer with its support of the Susan G. Komen® 3-Day Walk by donating more than 7,000 SmartCushion pads to comfort this year’s walkers and crew members. The company also hosts the “Mohawk Mile,” a bright pink carpeted footpath to the finish line filled with Mohawk residential and commercial team members, retail partners and customers urging walkers on to success.


Q.E.P. Co., Inc. to Acquire Certain Assets of Kraus Group

Boca Raton, FL – September 11, 2018 – Q.E.P. Co., Inc. announced today it agreed to acquire certain assets of Kraus Group. Kraus is a leading North American distributor of various hard surface flooring, carpet tiles and related accessories. Kraus will operate as a business unit of Q.E.P. Co., Inc. The deal is expected to be complete in early October 2018.


Breathe easier with carpet

It's a common misconception that carpet can adversely impact allergy and asthma sufferers. Recently, Shaw Industries commissioned a series of scientific studies that indicate that effectively cleaned carpet can reduce airborne allergens, making it a viable choice for families impacted by allergies and asthma.


Why Carpet?

Softness, comfort, texture, color...there are countless reasons to love carpet.

Think about that moment when you first step out of bed each morning. That welcoming touch of warmth is a perfect start to your day.


Resilient Vinyl Floors Reinvented

When you hear the phrase vinyl flooring, you may think of the old vinyl flooring from your youth. While that may stir some happy memories, it may not quite be the design look you were going for. Well, vinyl floors have been reinvented and you’ll be amazed at the new stylish options! Today’s vinyl flooring options are more versatile, more stylish, more durable and will complement any design style that you may dream of using.


Why Choose Resilient Vinyl Flooring?

Resilient vinyl flooring is perhaps the most popular choice of flooring for today’s consumer. This product can be installed almost anywhere in your home, meaning you can have the wood look in areas where wood is not recommended, such as the bathroom or laundry room. This flooring is also very easy to clean and for the DIY person, it is easy to install.


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