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Low Maintenance Carpet Options for Busy Households

Carpet floor cleaning | Johnston Paint & Decorating

Carpets are cozy, there is no doubt about that. They feel great underfoot and can make your home feel warmer and quieter, which is great if you live in a cooler climate or have little feet, pitter-pattering through your space. What isn’t great about carpet is that it can wear…

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How to Choose the Color of Your Tile Grout

Bathroom tile flooring | Johnston Paint & Decorating

Choosing the perfect tile for your space is always so much fun, as well as creating a layout that looks amazing! The final step in any tile job is the grout. You don’t want to ignore this step and botch the finished results, so how do you go about choosing…

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How to Choose the Color of Your Tile Grout

Bathroom tile flooring | Johnston Paint & Decorating

Choosing the perfect tile for your space is always so much fun, as well as creating a layout that looks amazing! The final step in any tile job is the grout. You don’t want to ignore this step and botch the finished results, so how do you go about choosing…

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Floor Maintenance Tips for Busy Households

Tile floor cleaning | Johnston Paint & Decorating

Given how fast life moves these days, who has time to clean? Between work, family and other obligations, there aren’t enough hours in the day, especially for chores. The key is to establish a sustainable routine to stay on top of cleaning, especially when it comes to hard surface floors.…

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Weather-Resistant Flooring for Outdoor Spaces

Outdoor Spaces | Johnston Paint & Decorating

Although many of us may still need dress in layers at the moment, summer is just around the corner. Now is the perfect time to assess outdoor living spaces, to make sure that they are ready for warmer temperatures. There are many options when it comes to upgrading outdoor flooring.…

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Flooring for Small Spaces

Flooring | Johnston Paint & Decorating

When you are short on space, maximizing it is the name of the game. Small homes can be wonderfully cozy but also run the danger of appearing cluttered, cramped, or busy. Believe it or not, flooring can actually make your small space feel more expansive than it is, or unintentionally…

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Budget Friendly Flooring Options

Hardwood Flooring | Johnston Paint & Decorating

In this economy, when dollars are not stretching as far as they once did, it’s hard to rationalize spending money on anything that isn’t absolutely necessary. Although new floors are not usually do-or-die, nor are they the least significant redecorating expense, they do make a big impact and represent a…

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Top Alternatives To Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood Flooring | Johnston Paint & Decorating

True hardwood flooring, typically made from tree species such as oak and maple, was the industry standard in older homes. There weren’t many hard flooring options for homes built prior to the 1970’s, especially for living areas (not bathrooms or kitchens), so wood floors are commonly found throughout homes from…

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Area Rug Placement Guide

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Area rugs, which can range in size, are a fantastic and decorative way to cover some floor space in a room or protect flooring in high-traffic situations. Their purpose varies; they can be used to designate how an area will be used, add a pop of color to decor, or…

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The Benefits of Flooring Financing

Bathroom tile flooring | Johnston Paint & Decorating

As with many home improvement projects, new flooring can come with a significant price tag. Even if you are self-installing, you could be looking at a hefty bill for materials alone, plus any additional supplies and tools that may be required. And if you are paying for professional installation, the…

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