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Designing With Rugs

When decorating your home, think of your floors as the foundation for your design scheme. An area rug can visually integrate or harmonize eclectic elements in any décor or can revitalize a room.


Rugs 101

Choosing the right rug can seem overwhelming at first. Not only are there hundreds of designs and color combinations, but selecting the right shape and proper size for your room must also be considered before purchasing. Use this handy guide to learn more about design and construction, as well as tips on selecting and caring for your area rugs.


Choosing the right size of area rug

Choosing the right size of area rug is just as important as selecting a pattern or color. Whether rectangle, square or round, the perfect size and shape of a rug is critical to achieving the right look for a room's particular proportions and design.


Kitchen Flooring Guide

The kitchen is the hub of your home, where you cook meals and gather for parties. Kitchen floors must withstand frequent foot traffic, dropped dishes and utensils, and spills galore. But because it’s a room you'll likely spend a lot of time in, it must also indulge your craving for great style.


Vinyl Flooring That Looks Like Stone

Imagine the look of natural stone: the captivating mosaic shapes, the delicate veining and the gorgeous blend of organic colors and clefts. You can enjoy the beauty of materials like slate, travertine and quartz, artfully captured in stone-look vinyl flooring.


Decorating Walls with Flooring

Wood on the walls was a popular mid-century decorating trend, and, like many looks of that time, it's recently re-emerged, new and improved. Discover how you can transform a room from top to bottom with the enduring beauty and durability of Armstrong products — on your walls.


Ultimate Guide to Hardwood Flooring

As a leader in the flooring industry, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about hardwood floors. Whether you’re having a new home built or simply looking to make an upgrade to your home’s existing floors, hardwood is a beautiful, durable option! Before you decide on hardwood, here’s what you need to know.


Ultimate Guide to Laminate Flooring

As the leader in flooring, Mannington has put together a guide that details everything you need to know about the laminate flooring options on the market. From an overview on the different options available, to benefits, misconceptions and cleaning tips, take the confusion out of floor shopping by reading this handy guide.


How To Make Dark Walls Work In Your Home

From bedrooms to living rooms, bathrooms and even smaller spaces like laundry rooms, see how dark colors can elevate the elegance of your home design when paired with just the right flooring, furnishings, and accessories. Discover 7 tips in our blog.


Restoration Collection® laminate flooring

What a peaceful retreat! This bathroom is quite the refreshing space, featuring our Restoration Collection® laminate flooring in Fair Haven—ideal for bathrooms because it includes our SpillShield® Waterproof Warranty. Shown in Color: Brushed Natural.


Prospect Park hardwood flooring

Now available in stores: our Prospect Park hardwood flooring, shown in Color: Arch. Inspired by the pre-war architecture of New York City in the 1920s, it uses subtle, muted colors and multiple stain layers to achieve the feel of high-end, luxury living.


Five Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring

Vinyl plank flooring is quickly becoming a favorite among homeowners for its ability to stand up to scratches, moisture and more. Discover the other reasons it’s a great choice for your home in our blog, “5 Benefits of Vinyl Plank Flooring”


Carrara luxury vinyl sheet

Now available in stores, our new Carrara luxury vinyl sheet pattern features a 12” marble hexagon, giving it a trendy update on a classic style. This incredibly realistic visual is sure to add luxury to your home. Shown in Color: Pearl.


Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods

Anybody up for a road trip? If not, then check out our Anthem Plus laminate. Anthem celebrates the beauty of the great American hardwoods but in a much more affordable laminate option. This laminate features embossed in register texture which means what you see is what you feel. So save some gas and time and explore some of the greatest hardwood looks both sides of the Mississippi!


Aged Barnbeam - Serenity Collection

Are you looking for the perfect floating floor for your home or business? Our Serenity Collection will add the perfect finishing touch to any space. Cork floors are environmentally friendly yet durable enough to handle decades of foot traffic! We create these stunning floors using a digital printing and hot oil coating to give you the look of wood or tile while still having all the warmth and comfort benefits that cork provides. Check out our website for more information and visit a local dealer to pick out one of these beautiful floors!


Solid Hardwood vs. Engineered Wood

Many hardwood shoppers don't realize there are two types of wood — solid and engineered. Both solid and engineered flooring add value and structure to your home and are available in plenty of species, stains and styles. So, what exactly are these two types of hardwood and how do they compare? Let's explore.


Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring

Want to be bold? This chevron stripe installation of Fifth Avenue oak hardwood flooring gives any space an eye-catching focal point. Case in point: the Newport Cottages space at the High Point Market | The World's Home for Home Furnishings, which was styled by Madcap Cottage. Fifth Avenue comes standard in herringbone planks, making it easier to replicate this chevron installation in your home! #DIY


Repel technology offers impressive protection!

Water can wreak havoc on hard surface flooring, but Repel technology offers impressive protection! Watch and see what fizzes and what doesn't. Explore beautiful hardwood flooring featuring Repel


American Industrial Partners' Acquisition of Armstrong Flooring's Wood Flooring Business Is a Win-Win Deal

CLEVELAND, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- American Industrial Partners (AIP), a private equity firm with substantial holdings in the construction industry, announced today that it had entered into an agreement to purchase the wood flooring operations of Armstrong Flooring.


Mohawk's Edge Summit to Accelerate Retailers' Competitive Edge

CALHOUN, Ga. October 1, 2018—Mohawk will unveil innovative products, brands and programs to help its retail partners accelerate their competitive edge in the face of today’s fast-paced and changing retail world at the Edge Summit, which will be held December 6–9, 2018 at Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Fla.


Tarkett completes the acquisition of Lexmark, reinforcing its presence in the North America hospitality segment

PARIS, FRANCE, October 1st, 2018 – Tarkett, a global leader in flooring and sports surface solutions, announced today it has completed the acquisition of Lexmark Carpet Mills. Paul Cleary, CEO of Lexmark, will join Tarkett as President of the Hospitality business for North America.


Mohawk Cushions all Seven Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walks for Third year

CALHOUN, Ga. September 2018 — Mohawk continues its fight against breast cancer with its support of the Susan G. Komen® 3-Day Walk by donating more than 7,000 SmartCushion pads to comfort this year’s walkers and crew members. The company also hosts the “Mohawk Mile,” a bright pink carpeted footpath to the finish line filled with Mohawk residential and commercial team members, retail partners and customers urging walkers on to success.


Mannington Mills Announces Hard Surface price Increase

SALEM, NJ – September 7, 2018 – Mannington Mills continues to focus on hard surface products as a core part of the business and is committed to bringing the best in performance, design and service across all product types and segments.


Patcraft’s Oxidation Experiment Inspires Artefact Carpet Tile

Cartersville, Ga. – Patcraft, a leader in high-performance commercial flooring, has launched its newest carpet tile collection, Artefact. This versatile collection, featuring four distinct products, was inspired by an oxidation experiment exposing fabrics to metal, rust and wate


Resilient Vinyl Floors Reinvented

When you hear the phrase vinyl flooring, you may think of the old vinyl flooring from your youth. While that may stir some happy memories, it may not quite be the design look you were going for. Well, vinyl floors have been reinvented and you’ll be amazed at the new stylish options! Today’s vinyl flooring options are more versatile, more stylish, more durable and will complement any design style that you may dream of using.


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