Floor Choices to Soften Impact on Achy Feet and Joints

Ouch! Standing for long hours on hard surfaces, including carpet laid over concrete can be hard on your feet, ankles, knees, hips, and spine. This is especially true for people whose joints are naturally achy from osteoarthritis. Feet problems, such as plantar fasciitis (sometimes called "policeman's heel") are particularly aggravated by walking on hard surfaces.…

What Types of Flooring Are Best for the Family Room?

The family room is an important space in the house. It's likely the area where you do your entertaining. Perhaps it's the room where you relax and unwind in the evenings. And, fitting to the name, it's likely the room of the home where you spend a fair amount of time as a family. Noting…

Best Flooring for Happier Joints

While carpeting is very easy on the joints, especially with the right carpet pad, it isn’t always ideal for reasons such as the expected foot traffic, the design of a room, or that the carpet might get damaged from water like in a bathroom or kitchen. However, switching to a harder type of flooring can…

Baby-Proof Flooring

If you’re welcoming a little one in your life, you’re probably giddy with anticipation. Don’t allow this excitement to overwhelm you and prevent you from making logical choices when it comes to your child’s safety. Generally speaking, less is more when it comes to baby-proofing your home. Do you really need that coffee table in…