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7 Questions to Ask Your Hardwood Flooring Installer

Hardwood is a truly timeless flooring option that lasts for several decades, complements any interior design scheme, and increases the value of a house. What’s not to love? If you’re planning on getting new hardwoods for your home, partnering with an expert installer is a key component of ensuring your vision comes to fruition. So, how can you have confidence in an installer if you’ve never worked with them before? It’s all about asking the right questions. These seven questions to...


4 Kitchen Countertop Materials That are Heat-Resistant

When the time comes to replace the kitchen counters in your home or select countertops for a new build, there are many aspects to consider. Aside from appearance and cost, there’s durability, scratch-resistance, moisture-resistance, and how well the material holds up under heat. Heat-resistance is a critical factor of countertops, especially in kitchens. Of course, you should always keep hot pads on hand, but it would certainly be nice not to have to worry about accidentally damaging your counters.  Can kitchen countertops...


8 Stylish Ways You Can Use Carpet Remnants in Your Home

As the name suggests, flooring remnants are remaining pieces of flooring, typically leftover from large commercial projects. Floor Factors carries high-quality remnants in various floor-covering materials at our Portland flooring store, and you can always count on a broad selection of brand-new carpet remnants. What’s more, remnants can be priced up to 90% lower than those direct from the manufacturer. What can you do with carpet remnants? We’re glad you asked. Remnants can be used to carpet your floors, but it...


Use Flooring & Carpet Remnants to Blend Your Home’s Design Styles

The process of remodeling a home involves lots of decision making. With flooring, you have to review various aspects of a material to make sure it’s suitable for each room in your home. If you’re like a lot of homeowners, you might be wondering if you can mix and match different types of flooring throughout your house.  Flooring remnants make it easy to combine decorating styles, and it’s a budget-friendly renovation solution. Floor Factors has a variety of remnants at our...


6 Custom Window Covering Ideas for Any Portland Home Design

Window coverings offer much more than privacy and light filtration. They actually have a substantial impact on the overall appearance of a room. In fact, you might be pleasantly surprised by how different your space looks and feels with new window treatments. On that note, there are a lot of styles to choose from. What are the different types of window blinds, shades, and screens? Floor Factors is proud to offer high-quality window coverings from Hunter Douglas, an industry-leading manufacturer. Check...


Know These Solid Surface Countertop Basics Before You Buy

When the time comes to install counters in a kitchen or bathroom, many homeowners may choose materials based on appearance. Although aesthetics are a top priority, there are many other factors to take into consideration, including resilience, longevity, and maintenance requirements. Solid surface countertops are not only visually pleasing, but also impressive in several other respects. To help you make the best decision for your space, the home remodeling material pros at Floor Factors created this guide to solid surface countertops...


Are Custom Window Treatments Worth the Money?

In the world of renovations and interior design, window coverings are usually chosen last. And yet, they’re just as critical to a room’s overall aesthetic as flooring, countertops, cabinets, and furniture. People tend to overlook the importance of window treatments, but at Floor Factors, they’re more than just an afterthought. With that said, there are many routes you can take with window coverings for your residential or commercial space, including custom designs. So, are custom window treatments worth it? In many...


Should You Buy Flooring & Carpet Remnants to Save Money?

Remnants are small pieces or quantities of flooring materials that are sold “as is” at a discounted rate. So, should you buy flooring remnants to save money? In many instances, you can find high-quality, unused materials left over from large projects, including carpet remnants, planks, sheets, or tiles. It’s just a matter of knowing where (and when) to look. If you’ve got a relatively small renovation project on the horizon, you may want to consider flooring remnants. Floor Factors carries a...


Ask These 4 Questions to Find the Best Home Flooring

When the time comes to replace the floors in your home, you might be stuck deciding on which material to choose. Maybe the last time you purchased flooring was decades ago, and you’re curious about the latest products. Or perhaps this is your first time buying floors, and you’re looking for a quick rundown of the various options. In any case, Floor Factors has you covered.  Have you been wondering, What’s the best flooring for my home?  The flooring in your house...


Homeowner’s Guide to Choosing Countertops for Kitchens & Baths

Whether you’re building a house from the ground up, renovating a space you just moved into, or are remodeling your existing home, countertops are an essential piece of the equation. If you’re like many homeowners, you might not be sure where to begin when selecting a countertop material. So, what countertops are best for kitchens? And what about bathrooms? As a trusted resource for kitchen and bathroom renovations in Portland, Floor Factors is here to guide you in finding the right...