Back to School? Now’s the Time to Refresh the Floors at Home!

It’s September, and you know what that means: The kids are back in school and the house is empty during the day. As a result, this might just be the best time of year to spruce up your home. Of course, here at SMART Carpet and Flooring, we recommend you start with—what else?—the floors!

The Mobile Revolution Comes to Call

As a mobile showroom pioneer in the Northeast, SMART Carpet and Flooring makes sure to keep a finger on the pulse of the industry. We’ve seen a steady stream of mobile showrooms popping up in the tri-state area . . . and even across the country. What’s driving this trend, and how can you as the consumer benefit?

Beat Winter Blues with a Mini Décor Makeover

Between the cold weather, the shorter days, and less time spent outside, it’s easy to let the winter doldrums bring you down. But did you know it’s also much easier than you might think to update your home before spring? If you’re over winter before winter’s over, a mini décor makeover may be just the pick-me-up you—and your home—need.

Red Wine, Chocolate, and Other Valentine's Floor Stains

The wine glass tipped over on the floor, red wine drying into the beautiful hardwood. The chocolate, once so sweet, now melted into the limestone tile. That romantic candlelit dinner for two, remembered in the cold light of day by the oily Alfredo stain on the carpet. It may be the most romantic holiday, but Valentine’s Day can be tough on floors. So this year, SMART Carpet and Flooring is giving you tips on removing those stubborn stains, along with our top warranty recommendations to keep your focus on romance instead of cleaning the floor.

Stone Cold? Not These Floors!

Okay, let’s be honest: Nothing says winter like doing the cold-floor dance on the tiled bathroom floor first thing in the morning. Who wants to think of installing icy cold stone tile flooring this time of year?

Well, welcome to 2017, where private companies are competing to reach the moon, an Italian neurosurgeon is planning the first head transplant . . . and stone tile flooring is comfortable underfoot, even in the bitter cold of January and February.

Is Your Home a Flooring Flop?

If your home has wall-to-wall stains, carpet with more wrinkles than Grandpa, or linoleum that looked fantastic back in the '80s, it might be a flooring flop. But take heart: You’re certainly not alone, based on some of the old flooring our SMART Carpet and Flooring installers pull out of otherwise beautiful homes. And even better, we’ve compiled a list of updated options to help you turn your nest into a flooring feat.