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If you ever have virtually “toured” a home on Zillow, then you have already experienced this type of new virtual experience. But have you ever imagined what that would look like for your showrooom? Shaw Flooring had the pleasure of speaking with Jocelyn Bostdorff on how they got their virtual showroom up and running, if they…

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How to Clean Porcelain Tile

Classic, durable, and available in an extensive range of gorgeous shades, shapes, and sizes, Porcelain tile is also moisture-resistant and an exceptionally easy surface to care for. When it comes time to restore the pristine shine of your porcelain tile, you’ll how quick and efficient the cleaning process is! Whether…

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Fun Floral Rugs for Your Home

Spring is a season of new life, new blooms, and a renewed fresh outlook on the future. It’s also the perfect season to give your favorite rooms a design refresh and add in some timely pops of color! Floral patterns represent one of the most classic motifs in art, inspiring…

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Why Spring is the Best Time to Get New Flooring

With sunny days upon us and the chilly winter months behind us, many homeowners are taking a moment to spring clean and get the home in order. If you’ve been eying a design refresh or room remodel, now may also be the perfect season to complete your project since it’s…

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Elevate your Living Room or Office with Bold Carpet

We love a stylish room complete with plush carpet for the familiar warmth and inviting comfort that this popular soft surface provides. However, the rich texture and cloud-like fibers don’t have to be traditional, muted, or predictable. You can use carpeting to complete an eye-catching design scheme full of inspiration…

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2021 Spring Rug Trends

No matter what season it is, chic area rugs are always in style! Soft, hip, purposeful, and valuable, area rugs are instant pops of visual interest and comforting texture anywhere you chose to use them. With so many shades, shapes, sizes, and constructions to select from in our , it…

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Your Guide to Countertop Materials

In the average active home, we ask a lot from our countertops! Whether we are chopping ingredients in the kitchen or getting ready in the bathroom for a fun night out, the right material makes all the difference in style, durability, and performance. At Design Waterville, our showroom is full…

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Wool Rugs vs. Cotton Rugs

It’s no secret that we highly recommend the use of chic area rugs throughout the home, both as stylish, decorative pieces and as valuable protectors of your floors underneath. No matter what motivates you to start shopping for a rug, colors and design patterns are surely important parts of your…

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How to Use Natural Stone in the Kitchen

For a luxurious connection to nature, a striking culinary space designed with natural stone tile will give your home an inspired, high-end feel with unforgettable impact. Of course, stone kitchen floors will dazzle your guests, whether you opt for slate, marble, travertine, sandstone, or granite. But have you thought about…

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How to Make Any Space Cozy with an Area Rug

No matter what your favorite décor style is, stylish area rugs will add warmth, soft comfort, texture, and instant visual interest. In fact, these valuable additions also help protect your floors underneath and can be used in every room in the home! You can find the rugs you love at…

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