Flooring Advice

What is Considered Heavy Traffic on Carpet?

What is Considered Heavy Traffic on Carpet?

Heavy traffic is 1,000 to 10,000 traffics per day or up to 2,000,000 traffics for the life of the carpet. Obviously, durability is key in selecting the right carpet for high-traffic areas. Many manufacturers will put carpet performance ratings on the label as a guide...

I’m getting ready to carpet my new office. Where do I start?

I’m getting ready to carpet my new office. Where do I start?

In order to make the best carpet choice for your facility’s specific needs, you need to arm yourself with the right information. The first step is to clearly define the type of facility and specific requirements you have. Some things to consider include the following:...

Sports Floors and Rubber Commercial Flooring Options

Sports Floors and Rubber Commercial Flooring Options

Having recently installed sports flooring in the University of Phoenix (Arizona Cardinals)  stadium, I thought it would be appropriate to explain some of the various options for your rubber commercial flooring. First is the standard sports floor. They are 80%black...

The Carpet Game – Everyone Pays Full Price

The Carpet Game – Everyone Pays Full Price

You don't believe you paid full price for your carpet? Of course you did. But don’t be concerned. Everyone does. Wait a minute. How about all those ads I see with discounts and sale pricing for THIS WEEK ONLY! Huh? How about that. Ask yourself the following questions....

Lions and Tigers and Gaps! Oh My!

Lions and Tigers and Gaps! Oh My!

Last year you had a lovely wood floor and you were so proud that you had everybody you know come to look at it. I know, great huh? But now (cue ominous music) there are (oh horror) gaps……But the flooring guy said that glued down engineered wood would not, nor could...

Adults of the Corn Rows

Adults of the Corn Rows

Coming to a home near you - “Adults of the Cornrow,” a flooring story of horror and angst. Follow our young couple after they purchase new carpet and try to do all the right things but alas, soon things go wrong….horribly wrong. After vigorous vacuuming they see the...

Carpet Cleaning After The Holidays

Carpet Cleaning After The Holidays

Whether it’s the ghouls trick-or-treating on Halloween, the gobbles of great food on Thanksgiving, or the gatherings of loved ones over the holiday season, the celebrations take a toll on carpets. Food and friends make the perfect pairing for celebrations – but...

Bathroom Tile Example

Bathroom Tile Example

Here is an excellent example of the quality of tile work the professionals at RNB Flooring can provide. We live for challenging jobs like this!   Do you have a complicated job like this and would like to see beautiful results like this?   [button...

Work Harder, Not Smarter.

Work Harder, Not Smarter.

What? Work harder? Since when? Well it turns out that the more you vacuum your new carpets, the longer they will last. Here is the logic... It is all about “uglying out.” Most carpets never reach their full usage potential since they do not wear out, they ugly out....