The housing industry is finally on the way back up after years of saying it was only months away from recovery.
Along with that the flooring industry is also gaining steam. One need to look no further than Lumber Liquidators stock price (NYSE:LL) to see how the positive results and optimistic view of the company suggests alot of growth and opportunity still in the market.
There is another private company that has even more promise than LL (which is a great company either way). When this company decides to go public it will be a major major move in the market.
Flooring is a big ticket item and therefore alot of big companies are chasing this marketing, but so far it is still dominated by independents. Although that has started to shift toward bigger national chains at this point. Can independents fight back? Yes they can. There are a couple winning strategies against the big companies including Home Depot, Lowes, Lumber Liquidators and other mega chains. The real question is will the independents take the risks necessary to win in the future?
It was once the case that wall-to-wall carpet was the automatic choice for living room flooring, but that is no longer the case. In fact, it’s becoming more common to see most other types of floors in a living room, as consumers have grown tired of having to maintain carpet or keeping it looking new. Continue reading Flooring For the Living Room is Changing
Summertime is rapidly approaching and now is the time where homeowners are tackling various projects around the home, and new flooring is often on that list. So the question is, “what is the best diy flooring?”
It certainly depends on the situation. There are a lot of questions to ask, mainly where is the flooring going to be installed? Continue reading It’s A DIY Flooring Kind Of Season
Spring is springing, the people are cleaning, getting outside and getting things done inside. Many of us are even saying, “I think it’s time to install new flooring.” Continue reading New Looks in DIY Flooring
When shopping for a bathroom floor, you have more options today then you’ve had in the past. The old standbys are still available, but now you have something even better.
Continue reading The Best DIY Bathroom Floor
Everyone wants to save money on new flooring and there’s no shame in saving as much money as you can. And if you’re willing to put forth a little effort, the savings on flooring you can receive is substantial and the effort you expend will be well worth it. Continue reading Saving Money On Flooring