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By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 14
In an effort to organize my flooring posts (as well as strengthen their links), I've been doing a series of collections of my flooring post and this is the 19th installment.  There are also links to my past collections.  I hope this info is helpful.   Is it better to have Carpet or hardwood floor...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 11
We've been getting more and more requests for laminate flooring in Westchester County. Some of our customers are choosing laminate as an alternative to hardwood and others are upgrading from carpeting to laminate floors. So, why is laminate flooring on the rise? 1. Laminate flooring looks like re...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 7
Selecting carpet for your home in Elmsford NY has never been easier...now, you can Shop at Home for your carpeting in Westchester NY. Have you ever gone to a carpet store and just felt lost and overwhelmed?  Sometimes, there are so many options that you don't even know where to start.  Sometimes,...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 11
Here's a look back at my top posts for February 2012  It's always fun to look back at the previous month to see which posts rose to the top.  These are sorted based on clicks.  Also, by the way, traffic to my new site The Flooring Girl has more than doubled in February vs. Janaury. Only one of th...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 12
In Westchester NY, hardwood floors are the preferred flooring.  It is beautiful, natural, authentic, timeless and just goes with everything.  It makes your space look larger and it is easier to clean.  In the long run, it will also save you money (vs. carpet that gets dirty and needs to be replac...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 5
Here's the 17th installment of some of my older flooring posts (these are from January 2012). At the end of this post I've added links to previous ones , in case you missed them or want to bookmark them. Radiant heat flooring | Westchester NY | Great for bathrooms, kitchens and basements This is ...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 7
Are you looking to sand and refinish hardwood floors in Elmsford NY?   It's amazing what a difference refinishing your hardwood flooring can make.  Your floors will look brand new and you even have the option to change the color.  You can go light, dark, mid tones, or red tones. It can really giv...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 19
It's always fun to look back at the previous month to see which posts rose to the top.  These are sorted based on clicks.  This month has less clicks than usual as I had so many members only posts (due to our recent contest).  The other aspect is that I've been so unbelievably busy with my busine...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 13
Radiant heated floors | Elmsford NY 10523 | Perfect for bathrooms, kitchens, basement and sun rooms Are your feet cold in the winter?  If you have tile floors or rooms that tend to be cold in the winter, radiant heat flooring may be a great option for you.  Heated floors provide a level of comfor...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 21
Family Rooms are one of the most popular spots of the home in Westchester NY.  It seems that this is where the bulk of the "awake" time is spent and it's a room that is fun and where the family just hangs out. Because this room gets heavy usage (and often it's a key place to eat snacks), the floo...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 17
The topic of cold rooms and cold floors comes up most often in winter months, and also when talking about basements.  Every floor and room is different pending on how the room is used, how the floor is heated, whether water/moisture is an issue, whether the floor is level and smooth, as well as b...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 7
Here's the 16th installment of some of my older flooring posts (these are from December 2011 - January 2012). At the end of this post I've added links to previous ones , in case you missed them or want to bookmark them. 1. Refinishing hardwood floors - the importance of hiring an expert.  Another...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 6
It's always fun to look back at the previous month to see which posts rose to the top.  These are sorted based on clicks.  Two of my top 5 are flooring posts; my other three are about marketing/SEO/social media.  Getting more backlinks easily...by commenting on others' blogs  This one was a bit c...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 17
What is the difference between red oak and white oak hardwood? Oak flooring is the most popular species of hardwood here in Westchester County NY and the northeast in general.  Oak is a very practical wood, is readily available (grown and made in the US), very affordable and very easy to stain so...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 27
It's always interesting to look back at which posts got the most traffic.  Surprisingly, for 2011, many of my top blog posts were not about flooring...many were about SEO, social media and various stories.  For 2011, I have 18 posts with over 1,000 hits and 2 that have about 3,000 hits. So here a...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 21
Originally posted at Hardwood flooring stain color trends - Westchester NY When it comes to hardwood flooring in Westchester NY, light and dark stain colors are in - both extremes.  Light stains gives the room a nice warm, airy and welcome look; dark stains hardwood gives the room a more formal a...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 14
Original article source: Carpet Color trends - Westchester County NY By far, the vast majority of carpets selected for homes in Westchester are neutrals - beiges and taupes.  These are practical and neutral as they go with almost all furniture and give you flexibility with paint color as well as ...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 75
One of the most frequent questions I get from homeowners who are selling their home is "What types of flooring will have the best return on investment."  I also have many real estate agents and home stagers asking me this question, so I know it's an important issue, especially if you intend to se...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 3
Here's the 13th installment of some of my older flooring posts (these are from June/July/August 2011). At the end of this post I've added links to previous ones , in case you missed them or want to bookmark them. 1.  Replacing your carpet after a flood.  Steps you should take - this may save you ...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 5
Here's the 12th installment of some of my older flooring posts (these are from May 2011). At the end of this post I've added links to previous ones , in case you missed them or want to bookmark them. 1.  Refinishing your hardwood floors.  Which is better - water or oil based polyurethane?  Many d...

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