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Professional advice on hardwood flooring, refinishing, carpet and tile. Blog Stylist and Coach. So whether it's a simple hardwood floor refinishing, or installing a new exotic hardwood, replacing the carpets, adding in a porcelain or natural stone floor, or backsplash with glass or metallic inlays, we've got you covered. We provide excellent customer service, design tips, high quality installation. And, best of all, we "bring the store to your door." We are a shop at home flooring service for Westchester NY and Stamford CT.



Now that we have completed August, it's time to do the monthly review to see which articles floated to the top...based on clicks. This month was not as impressive as others as I've been so busy focusing on my business and our employees - trying to get the right team in place.  So much less time d...
What types of Carpet runners are in style? Trends in Carpet Runners - Westchester NY We've been getting more and more calls for Carpet runners on steps in Westchester County NY.  Runners on the steps serve a few purposes: 1) safety (less likely to trip and easier for pets to go up/down the steps)...
I love this post from Kathy.  Regardless of whether you are staging or just trying to make your current home look its best, here are some great tips.  I would also add that light floors also make you space look larger and using the same type and color flooring in as many areas as possible also he...
This evening I got a call from a real estate agent.  I recently met him (maybe 2 months ago) and I really like/respect him. He is very impressive, and I'm sure he will go far (in fact he probably has already).  He has a real entreprenurial spirit, and he's definitely someone I would like to know ...
I love this post from Craig.  It's really about focusing our time on the more promising opportunities and customers.  We've been doing a better job of this lately, but we still have a ways to go.Well, the headline pretty much says it all, so let’s dive right in! 1) Specialize I firmly believe tha...
7 tips to preserve and maintain your hardwood floors One of the most common questions I get is prevent scratches in hardwood floors, so I thought these tips would help.   First, let me preface this by saying that ALL hardwood scratches. It's just a matter of time. Yes, some are harder than others...
This was lucky.  I read in a comment somewhere that an ambassador had pictures on their profile, so there may be hope.  Sure enough, I poked around and found that Jeff Dowler had some on his.  Not sure if this was who that comment was referencing or not, but it gave me confidence that there was a...
When it comes to hardwood floors, buffing means that you “scuff up” or abrade the floor, and then you apply a coat of polyurethane for protection and sheen. Some customers call this a "light sanding," but technically, it's a screen and recoat since you are not sanding the wood.  Rather, you are s...
When refinishing hardwood, how long does it take for the polyurethane to dry?  How long for it to cure?  And, what's the difference? One of the most frequent questions customers ask me is "how long does it take for the floors to dry?"  It's important that customers plan ahead so they allow enough...
Some great advice from George on where to network and how to do it well.  What types of networking or networking groups have worked best for you?Anyone who follows my blog knows one of my favorite things to do is to get out and Network.  I go to as many Business After Hour events as I possibly ca...


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My name is Debbie Gartner, and I'm known as The Flooring Girl. I blog about flooring - hardwood, refinishing, and carpet as well as painting and home decor. I'm also the Owner of Dynamo Marketers. I'm a blog stylist and coach.

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