December 2009 Recap

December 2009 marksINGMRF-00032706-001 the final month of the first year of From the Floors Up. What a blast! We have had a great time researching and sharing topics with you that we think you will find helpful. You can see from our category list all of the topics we have covered in 2009 so let’s review what was covered in the month of December.

Dealer Profile’s:

Bob’s Carpet Mart

America’s Floor Source Part I

America’s Floor Source Part II

Hints and Tips:

Winter Weather Flooring Tips

Interior Finish Selections

Product information:

BR-111 Handsculpted Engineered Wood

Newell Design

Marazzi Vesale stone

Announcements and News:

Homes for Our Troops

Shaw’s Anso – New Campaign

Care and Maintenance:

Carpet Cleaning

How to remove egg nog stains

How to remove champagne stains from carpet

Guest Posts:

Holiday Entertainment from T/S Carpet

Adventure to India by Sam Presnell

Colors of India by Sam Presnell

Reader Questions:

Holiday Rugs

Green:

US Floors Bamboo gets GreenGuard Certification

AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU POST!

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From the Floors Up November Recap

INGMRF-00031498-001For the month of November 2009, From the Floors Up brought you several posts on industry news, some holiday hint and tips as well as a guest post, a dealer profile and a some product profiles.

Below is a breakdown of posts by topic:

Guest post:

Guest post on Transformative Flooring

Industry and environmental news:

Mohawk fiber now with post consumer content

Wilsonart gets third party certification for laminate

Interview with Nate Kredich and Kemp Harr

Holiday hints and tips:

How to remove gravy stains at Thanksgiving

Holiday flooring maintenance tips

Holiday reminder

Dealer profile:

Dealer profile: Baker Brothers in Arizona

Product profiles:

Chestnut wood flooring

New product profile: Dal Tile

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From the Floors Up September Recap

IS4094RF-00012163-001September started off with the results of the Smart Strand Challenge with Rick the Rhino. It was exciting to follow Ricko the Rhino and his adventure with Smart Strand carpet. We also had quite a bit of green announcements. This month was also the first month for a giveaway on the blog where we gave away a stainless steel water bottle and bathtub filter just for leaving a comment on the blog! Other topics this month included answers to reader questions, decorating and product announcements.

Below is a breakdown of blog posts by topic:

Green

ECO countertops by Cosentino

Anderson Hardwood Gets Greenguard Certification

Hunter Douglas Energy Efficient Windows

Greenguard Certification and Flooring Products

Decorating:

Kitchen Tile Ideas

Thermique Heated Towel Warmers

Tile Pattern Installation Ideas

Reader Questions:

Using Colored Tiles

Cork Flooring

Giveaway:

Bathtub filter from New Wave Enviro

Giveaway details

Giveaway winner announced

Product Announcements

Sultry Brazilian Hardwood Creates New Possibilities for Floors and Walls

Shaw Penthouse Suite

New Design Options for Luxury Vinyl Tile

Armstrong Intros New Floating Floors

Reader Poll:

Flooring Maintenance

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From the Floors Up August Recap

It’s been a busy month at From the Floors Up! See below for a recap of blog posts from the month of August. Post types include: What’s New, Reader Questions, Design Related Topics, Mohawk SmartStrand Challenge, Product Info, Care and Maintenance and Industry News. If we didn’t cover a topic that you are interested in, please let us know! We are here to provide you with the information you are looking for on flooring, window coverings, kitchen and bath and other design related topics.

What’s New:

Mannington Adura Zebra Wood

Walker Zanger New Green Tile Collection

Sally Fretwell Paint

Bath Tile Design Idea

What’s New With Hunter Douglas

Reader Questions:

Using Multiple Floor Types

What is PortStone

Laminate Flooring

Design Related:

Window Coverings Design Scenario

Cabinet Hardware Buying Guide

Mohawk Smart Strand Challenge:

Rhino To Give Carpet Unusual Test

Ricko the Rhino and SmartStrand Video

Checking in with Ricko the Rhino


Product Info:

Crossville Features Americana Series

Avaire Interlocking Porcelain Tile

Walker Zanger Tiffany Style Glass

Brizo’s Environmental Effort

Care and Maintenance:

How to remove school glue

Industry News:

Dal Tile Featured on Extreme Home Makeover

Mohawk Carpet Featured On Daytime Emmy’s

From the Floors Up July Recap

This month, we covered news items from the flooring and kitchen and bath industries, to product information and reviews, to reader questions and poll, to care and maintenance and design related posts. Below is a recap by category. For more items in these categories, you can also click on the categories section or enter a search term in the search box.

Industry News:

Mannington Wood Operation Gets FSC Certification

Green News in Flooring for Armstrong and Shaw

Dal Tile Launches Ceramic Tile Cutting Program

NKBA and Service Magic Alliance

Product Information and Reviews:

Cambria Countertops Environmental Product Attributes

Consideration for window coverings

Disney Carpet from Shaw

Cuisinart Green Gourmet

Reader Questions and Poll:

Reader Question – Outdoor Tile

Reader Question -Cambria Special Request

Reader Poll – Flooring Purchase

Care and Maintenance:

How to remove chocolate stains

How to Remove Ink Stains From Carpet

Carpet Maintenance Quick Tips

Carpet Maintenance Videos

Hardwood Maintenance Video

Ceramic Maintenance Video

Laminate Maintenance Video

Vinyl Maintenance Video

Design Related Posts:

Shower Tile Design

Kitchen Sync Interview

Didn’t see a post about a topic you are interested in? Submit a question or topic and we’ll put it on the list! We are here to offer the information that you are interested in!