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Best Flooring Series #4: Bedrooms

Best Flooring Series #4: Bedrooms

How you start and end the day is important, and since your bedroom floor is the first thing you step on every morning and the last thing you set foot on every night, you need flooring that will support, energize, and comfort you. A hefty task! What Are The Best Types...

5 Things To Look For In A Vacuum

5 Things To Look For In A Vacuum

We want our customers to get the most out of their new carpet, and maintenance is something that is frequently overlooked. A no-shoes policy is helpful, but not enough. We always suggest vacuum cleaners as a means of protecting your new flooring investment.  The...

Does Your Kitchen Need a Facelift?

Does Your Kitchen Need a Facelift?

Higher ROI when you opt for the “facelift” instead of the full kitchen remodel Everyone’s trying to sell their home in this crazy post- (mid?) pandemic world. Whether you’re looking for a nice ROI or just a refresh on your most used living space, there are some simple...

Going Green with Graham’s

Going Green with Graham’s

Guess what? We love our planet! And we want to keep it beautiful for our kids and grandkids, and their kids and grandkids, and so on and so forth forever. That’s why we go green at Graham’s by minimizing our impact on our beloved earth.  We want to share with you some...

Getting Your House Ready to Put on the Market?- 10 Tips to Increase Your ROI and Sellability

Getting Your House Ready to Put on the Market?- 10 Tips to Increase Your ROI and Sellability

It’s time to put your house on the market and move on—so what do you need to do to get ready? Well, some might be willing to sell “as is” to avoid putting in a little effort. However, there are simple steps you can take to easily increase your return on investment and...

Bathroom Organization Remodel in 5 Steps

Bathroom Organization Remodel in 5 Steps

We’d all love to remodel our bathrooms this summer; but in case you aren’t quite in the market for a major change, think about making your bathroom feel like new by getting it organized! Here are five steps for a bathroom organization remodel: Step One:    Get that...

4 Tips to Care for Laminate Flooring

4 Tips to Care for Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is popular, and for good reason! It’s easy to install, affordable and includes a clear protective top layer. Plus, they look amazing! One of the benefits of having laminate flooring is how easy they are to clean and maintain. There are a few things...

15 Kitchen Organization Tips

15 Kitchen Organization Tips

Most of us spend a lot of time in the kitchen, especially during this past year, and it gets unorganized quickly. If your kitchen is on your organization to-do list, we’ve got you covered! We’ve compiled our best tips to get you started.  1. Hang Your Stuff Hooks...

Caring for Your Tile Floor

Caring for Your Tile Floor

Elegant tile floors make an immediate statement once you walk in the door. Tiles are a versatile flooring choice that offers endless choices. If you’re interested in seeing some tile options, check out our tile page or contact us!  Tiles are a durable flooring choice...

5 Flooring Trends in 2021

5 Flooring Trends in 2021

Is new flooring on your list of home updates this year? Perhaps you spent too many hours staring at your old flooring while staying home in 2020. As we continue to spend more time at home, it’s time for a flooring update! New flooring can dramatically transform your...

Remodeling Trends for 2021

Remodeling Trends for 2021

The pandemic forced more of us to stay at home in 2020, and also shifted our way of thinking a bit. As we continue to spend more time at home in 2021, people are rethinking their spaces and updating their homes. Another potential result of the pandemic is that more...

How to Make your Carpet Last

How to Make your Carpet Last

New carpet makes your home look amazing! There’s just something about brand new carpet that makes your home feel cozy and inviting. You want to keep your carpet looking new as long as possible. This post will cover some things you can do to make your carpet look good...

Caring for Hardwood Flooring

Caring for Hardwood Flooring

Installing hardwood flooring is an investment in your home and they look gorgeous when they’re first installed. You want to take excellent care of your flooring to make your floors last as long as possible. Here are some recommendations to prolong the life of your...

Pet-Friendly Flooring Options

Pet-Friendly Flooring Options

We love our four-legged friends! However, our pets can do a number on our floors. Pet nails bang up flooring, pet accidents are tough to remove completely and shedded hair means plenty of cleaning. The good news is that there are plenty of flooring options that can...

4 Types of Carpet Pads

4 Types of Carpet Pads

Choosing new carpet for your home is exciting! New carpet instantly gives your home a fresh new look. There are so many available fibers, colors, patterns and styles! Did you know that you also have different carpet pads to choose from as well? People talk about...

4 Ways to Make a Big Impact with Bold Tile

4 Ways to Make a Big Impact with Bold Tile

Some people prefer neutral colors, but others prefer spicing up their homes with bold colors and lively patterns. For a big impact that’s on trend, choose a bold, colorful floor tile in bathrooms, kitchens or laundry rooms.  Funky Patterns Tiles come in so many...

LVT Explained

LVT Explained

If you’re shopping for new flooring, you’ve likely heard about LVT. What in the world is LVT flooring? LVT stands for luxury vinyl tile, which is a tiled version of luxury vinyl sheet flooring. Vinyl flooring gets a bad rap, but its appearance and quality has improved...

Hidden Costs in “Free” Carpet Installation

Hidden Costs in “Free” Carpet Installation

Some stores advertise free installation, which can seem like a great deal! However, look for hidden costs that make the “free installation” worthwhile to the big box store. We’ll cover common hidden costs and questions to ask before committing to “free installation”...

Meet the Design Team

Meet the Design Team

Let's get to know the amazing Graham's Flooring & Design Team! Andrea and Kevin (Owners) In late 2014, Kevin and Andrea took over as owners of Graham’s Flooring & Design. They wanted to own a business where they could positively impact their community as well...

4 Laminate Flooring Benefits

4 Laminate Flooring Benefits

Tom’s working from home at his dining table and sipping his morning coffee. Suddenly, Tom’s dog Tank flies through the kitchen chasing the cat toward the dining room. Bootsie the cat jumps up on the table to escape and ends up spilling coffee all over the floor....

6 Bathroom Trends in 2020

Bathrooms show their age, and sometimes that’s a good thing, but most of the time, it’s not. Do you want to update one of your bathrooms, but need some inspiration? Here are some popular bathroom trends to check out!  Color Whether it’s a boldly-tiled backsplash, a...

One Family’s Flooring Transformation

Now, more than ever, we truly appreciate our customers and enjoy helping customers improve their homes. We love hearing about how new flooring has transformed their living space and impacted their personal lives.  One Family's Flooring Story For example, one...

Tile Backsplash Trends

If you want a tile backsplash that’s more unique than classic subway tiles, we have some inspirational ideas! Tile comes in so many materials, styles and colors so your kitchen can reflect your unique style and taste. Here are some backsplash trends to get your...

What is Waterproof Flooring?

If you need flooring that can withstand humid or wet environments, then waterproof flooring could be your solution. Waterproof vinyl flooring offers all of the benefits of laminate and vinyl, but also blocks water and moisture from soaking into the floor’s core. ...

Hardwood Flooring Choices

Hardwood flooring adds luxury to your home and provides plenty of benefits. Graham’s offers a variety of hardwood flooring for your next home project! Hardwood flooring comes in different forms (solid, engineered, pre-finished and unfinished) and types of wood...and...

Benefits of Vinyl Flooring

You have many choices when it comes to flooring! This post takes a closer look at the benefits of vinyl flooring, such as its durability, affordability, versatility, comfort and maintenance. Durable and Affordable Homeowners often select vinyl flooring for its...

Overview of Our Consultation Process

Now that things are opening up again, we’re scheduling more in-home consultations. We’ve missed you and can’t wait to help you with your next home project! Let’s review some of the steps we follow to ensure safety and we’ll review our contactless estimate process. ...

Explore Countertop Options

New countertops impact your space in a big way! Updated countertops refresh your kitchen and bathrooms without having to completely remodel your home. In addition, counters come in a variety of materials, including laminate, granite, quartz, concrete, stainless steel...

2020 Flooring Trends

New flooring can refresh your home and the money you spend on this investment can increase your home's value. According to realtor.com, here are some flooring trends for 2020.  Wood-look Porcelain Tile Wood is a popular flooring choice because of its classic look...

Lifestyle Impacts on Carpet

What are good carpet options for kids and pets? Picture this...you just sat down on the couch to check Instagram while you enjoy your cup of coffee. The kids are playing outside along with your dog, Buster. It’s quiet and peaceful, and you’re soaking it up. All of a...

Where to Start on a Kitchen Remodel?

You are ready to remodel your kitchen, but where do you start? Before you start browsing Pinterest for kitchen remodeling ideas, it’s a good time to call a professional for some guidance. The team at Graham’s Flooring and Design provides free guidance and can help...

Steps Toward Your Next Bathroom Remodel

Been looking at your bathroom for years thinking it needs a refresh?  Inspired by what you’ve seen on HGTV?  When you are actually ready to begin a bathroom remodel you might feel overwhelmed about where to start.  This is a common concern in a renovation project but...

COVID-19 Our Customer Commitment

As things begin to reopen, we at Graham’s Flooring and Design continue to be committed to the health and safety of our customers, employees, and installation partners.  Depending on our customers level of comfort, we are available for virtual consultations,...

Should I carpet my stairs?

Stair Carpet Options and Benefits You might wonder about the benefits and durability of placing carpet on stairs. Thankfully carpeted stairs have several benefits. Additionally, you can find some durable options that look great too!  Carpet on stairs has a few...

All Things Green

Earth Day and Our Goals This month marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.  It was a day started in 1970 by a Senator from Wisconsin concerned about the effects of a huge oil spill on the environment.  It has grown to a global collaborative focused on dealing with...

Color of the Year 2020

Feeling blue in 2020? Artists, designers and builders look to Pantone for its annual color of the year selection. The Color of the Year for 2020 is versatile Classic Blue (PANTONE 19-4052) that resembles the sky at dusk. It's a traditional, solid blue that Pantone...

Hardwood Flooring Benefits

Explore the Benefits of Hardwood Flooring Researching flooring options is important! You want to make sure your new flooring fits your wants and needs. Graham’s designers are here to help. Hardwood flooring has many benefits—let’s take a look at a few of these. Easy...

Tile Flooring Benefits

Tile Offers Many Benefits to Your Home Considering tile flooring for your home? Tile has plenty of benefits, including cost, durability, maintenance and improved air quality. Let’s look a bit closer at these benefits! Budget Friendly Tile flooring is an affordable...

Benefits of Carpet

Why Carpet? Are you researching Loveland and Fort Collins flooring options, but don’t know where to begin? We can help! In this post, we’ll focus on carpet and its benefits for your home. As you explore different types of flooring, you’ll discover that carpet provides...

Quick Tips for Replacing Flooring in Rentals

Quick Tips for Replacing Flooring in Rentals Have rentals that need floors replaced when tenants move out?  What are some of the important things to consider when planning for floor covering for rentals?  We at Graham’s Flooring and Design are here to offer...

Getting to Know Graham’s Flooring

Hey its Regina with Graham's Flooring and Design. So today we're here to talk about what sets Grahams apart from other companies on the market. When you call in to make an appointment for either your residential, business, or property manager project, then we will be...

This Ain’t Your Grandma’s Linoleum

Fort Collins Flooring with Linoleum Vinyl. It’s one of those words that means something different to each person. To music lovers, they hear the world ‘vinyl,’ and they think of records. To others, they think of the linoleum (also known as laminate or vinyl flooring)...

Light and Flooring Design

Have you ever picked out something for your home, flooring, furniture or paint, only to find that once you brought it home it looked different? That soft gray suddenly turned sorta…purplish. That warm beige is now weirdly yellow. Well, it’s not your imagination. Those...

How Much Does Flooring Really Cost These Days?

You love your home, but there are a few areas where it is starting to get a bit dated. Or maybe you’ve just moved in to a new home that needs new flooring. Maybe the carpet is a bit matted or the wood floors could use some work. You may not have any idea what new...

Quality of Life Enhanced with New Flooring

Not only can new flooring increase the value of your home, it can even have a significant impact on your quality of life. In addition to updating or completely changing the look of a room, new flooring has a secret power to elevate your mood and enhance your overall...

FREE CARPET INSTALLATION: IS IT REALLY FREE?

When it comes to buying carpet for our home or rental, most people are on a budget. So when a store promises free installation, it can be very appealing. But are you really getting that installation for free? Is that installer volunteering his or her time to put your...

The Many Advantages of Vinyl Flooring

If the term “vinyl flooring” brings up memories of the old, unsightly version that your parents or grandparents had in their home, you’ll be pleasantly surprised when you see how far it’s come. Available in multiple forms including sheets and...

Is it Time to Consider Hardwood Floor Installation?

If you’ve been asking yourself for a while now whether it’s time to consider hardwood floor installation, that’s a pretty good sign that the answer is “Yes!” And who could blame you? There are so many things to love about hardwood, including: ● Easy cleaning Hardwood...

Ceramic Floor Tile: The Ultimate in Beauty and Durability

Walk into a home with ceramic floor tile and its beauty immediately catches your eye. “Oh, they have tile floors!” is a comment a homeowner will often hear from a first-time visitor. At Graham’s Flooring & Design, we feel the same way. Ceramic tile flooring is an...

8 Must Buy Home Staging Accessories

Are you ready to sell your home? Are you looking for ways to spruce up and add pizazz for potential buyers (without breaking the bank)? These 8 tips will help give your house that extra “wow” factor for potential buyers. 1. Cushions These accessories are a great way...

2017 Color Trends/Product Trends

2017 looks to be heading toward an interesting and evolving design path. Our Sales team had the privilege of attending The International Surface Event in Las Vegas, and here’s what they brought back! The three big designer trends are carrying us forward with relevant...