White Plains Home Improvement (White Plains, NY)

By Hillary Sheperd, Co-Owner ~ Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon, NY
(Servpro of Scarsdale / Mount Vernon)
Comments 4
First, thanks to our hostest with the mostest, Debbie Gartner -- The Flooring Girl -- we had a marvelous August meetup.     Sitting outside with appetizers Al Fresco and a glass of Chard, it was heaven to watch the sunset with new Rainmaker friends.  I met Westchester's Realty star, "The Home Gur...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 20
Shaw just recently introduced a new line of Saxony carpets called Cashmere.  It's part of a larger line called "Caress by Shaw."  They are so soft, that once you feel them, you will fall in love with them. So I thought it would be helpful to review Saxony carpets.   What is a saxony carpet? Saxon...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 20
Trends in Tile Flooring for Westchester County 1. Natural Stone or Natural Stone look. In Westchester County, customers are moving away from shiny/glossy towards a more tumbled natural stone look. Whether it's a shiny ceramic tile or a polished granite/marble, shiny glossy tiles are challenging t...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 35
Yesterday, I had a fun appointment, and again was pleasantly surprised at what a small world this is.   My customer "found" me on LinkedIn.  The truth is, I'm not sure how long ago we connected or from where, but we are connected, and it turns out that 6 or 12 months ago, after one of my status u...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 55
Yes, hardwood flooring can be installed in a basement...as long as there is not a water nor moisture issue.  In Westchester County, many basements are below the ground and/or constructed directly on a concrete slab. As a result, many basements (especially in older homes) have water issues/leaks o...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 20
That's what my customer from last night told me.   Yesterday, my office manager begged me to take an appointment.  She knew it was a crazy week and I already had 2 more appointments more than what I like to have (plus have been spending time catching up after my computer crashed).  She said it wa...

By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
Comments 12
A while back I wrote about a local real estate agent who got left high and dry by a contractor.  I helped "bail her" out by finishing up her carpet job as the previous contractor left in the middle and stole some of her stuff.    It was a very small project that was a lot of work trying to track ...
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