Understanding LVP

LVP, luxury vinyl plank, is the hot trend in flooring right now. Affordable, durable, water- resistant, and easy to install, LVP is a perfect choice for many people. Here, we…

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Oil Versus Water Based Floor Finish

Whether you are tackling your floor refinishing project as a DIY or having it done by the pros, one of the first decisions you are going to have to make…

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Keeping Our Showrooms Safe During COVID-19

If you are like most of our customers, then you want to shop safely during COVID-19, but you also want to have the expanded possibilities of looking at an entire…

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Comparing Engineered Wood to Hardwood

If you are in the market for a floor with the look and feel of hardwoods, then there are really two choices: hardwood and engineered wood. While both floors have…

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Do Hardwood Floors Increase Home Value?

If you are looking at flooring options, you already know that hardwood flooring is one of the most expensive flooring options out there.  Costing around $8 and up per square…

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Flooring and How to Deduct It Through Your Taxes

For most people, a home is their biggest investment, which leads them to wonder if there are any tax benefits to doing home repairs and making home improvements.  At SMIFD,…

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What Kind of Flooring Increases Home Value?

Trying to estimate how flooring will impact resale value of a home involves looking at a few factors.  First, what is the current condition of the floors?  Second, when do…

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Why PermShield Is the Premier Vinyl Option

If you have decided that luxury vinyl plank is the way you want to go when you replace your flooring, then you may have already discovered that you have many…

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