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Save 60% on Flooring in February

When it comes to deciding on materials for your home improvement the choices can be overwhelming! 50 Floor takes the stress away with their approach to shopping and installation. Frances Scott joined us in the studio with more details. 50 Floor’s friendly and courteous sales associates

An explosion of flooring options

Hardwood floors come in a variety of woods, including hickory, ash and birch. If you’re thinking about what to get your special guy or gal for Valentine’s Day, you’re probably mulling over flowers, candy, fruit arrangements, a romantic dinner, or even an out-of-town getaway.

Durability, wear, cost are factors to consider in flooring

For The Herald-Dispatch When choosing wood floors one is not only presented with options in color and texture but types as well. Do you choose solid hardwood, engineered wood or laminate flooring? Each type has its positive aspects as well as its drawbacks, so

Gardening Etcetera: ‘Tis the season to dream of future gardens

Now is the season of dreams, when gardeners flip through seed catalogs circling enticing pictures. As a child I did the same with the Sears catalog, until the toy section was filled with black marker. My parents pointed out that since I’d circled everything,

Gardening: Want eye-popping Clematis blooms? Follow this step-by-step guide

Clematis are among the most stunning climbers, with flowers ranging from delicate bells to blousy show-stoppers. Those who want a dazzling display of large blooms will often opt for the large hybrids known as Group 2 clematis, which flower firstly in spring and early

Swedish death cleaning disrupts natural accumulation of junk

The belongings people acquire over the course of their lives are representative of who they are and how they will be remembered when they are gone. Alternatively, one Swedish woman is eager to let go of clutter, which she believes is more of a

Q&A: Cleaning Expert Shares Insights Into Housewares Niche

Growing up, Melissa Maker was not a fan of cleaning. After graduating with a degree in business administration and trying her hand in the corporate world, she decided she wanted to start her own business. “I wanted to start a business that was fun, pretty, exciting

Gardening: 5 ways to succeed with ‘boring’ conifers

CONIFERS may have a reputation for being boring, but they add valuable colour and structure in winter. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when planting, according to plant specialist 1. Beware of pruning potted trees: The right location is

Seed catalogs spark mid-winter gardening excitement

FARGO — It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. No, it’s not an announcement from Publishers Clearinghouse Sweepstakes. It’s the arrival of seed catalogs in mid-winter. You might say it’s the official kick-off of the 2018 gardening season. But proceed with caution: it’s

Everlane’s first store is temporarily closed because its flooring couldn’t handle a New York winter

Everlane’s transition from online retailer to brick-and-mortar retailer is off to a rocky start. The popular millennial fashion brand announced to its customers today that it was temporarily closing its first store, located in New York City, only 42 days after it opened. The No.