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Kitchen Hardwood Flooring Options
18
Apr

Hardwood Floors in the Kitchen? Yes!
1 Kitchen, 6 Wood Floors

When it comes to choosing the right flooring for your home, you want something you’ll love as much now as when it comes time to sell. And engineered hardwood floors have a lot to offer from long-lasting durability to on-trend aesthetics. Plus, when it comes to resale value, 90% of real estate agents say homes with hardwoods sell for more money. There are a lot of engineered hardwood floors to…

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Dog, Pet-Friendly Hardwood Flooring
05
Apr

How to Live with Your Pets and Your Hardwood Floors

So you’re looking to upgrade to engineered hardwood. But you’re also a dog mom, or a cat dad, or something in between. You love your pet like a kid. That has you wondering if pets and hardwood floors can coexist. The short answer is yes. Hardwood floors can definitely be dog-friendly. The long answer is a little more complicated: it depends on the floor. Engineered Hardwood Floors vs. Traditional Hardwood…

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Pink Home Décor
08
Mar

Five Ideas to Add Pink to your Home Décor

Thought you saw the end of pink in 2018? Think again. Pantone released their color of the year at the end of last year, and the bright and bold Living Coral is opening up new options of pink and pink palettes as a 2019 trending home décor color. We’ve put together a few ideas to help you tap into this luscious hue with your home design this year. [caption id="attachment_2590"…

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2019 Natural Design Trends
27
Feb

Refresh Your Look This Spring with These 2019 Natural Design Trends

Spring is almost here, and there’s never been a better time to refresh your home design with 2019’s biggest home décor trends. From the use of natural elements—like mixed metals, fur and wood—to earthier color palettes that work in hot colors like burnt yellow, you can get the look designers have their eyes on. And with a fresh focus on organic aesthetics, LIFECORE engineered hardwood floors fit right in. [caption…

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Magnolia Homes Lifecore Flooring
26
Feb

LIFECORE Flooring Featured in Chip and Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Homes Project

As part of a Magnolia Homes new construction, Adela Rich Request by LIFECORE was beautifully integrated as the 2,000 sq. ft home’s primary flooring of choice. Home renovator television stars and Magnolia Homes owners, Chip and Joanna Gaines lead the new build as part of a project called The Preserve by Magnolia Homes in Waco Texas. While not limited to Waco, this project's focus would be a new farmhouse design…

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home design and lifestyle trends 2019
13
Feb

Home Health & Lifestyle Trends: 7 Things We Love in 2019

At Lifecore®, we’re always on the lookout for trends or products that contribute to a healthy, efficient and stylish home. With 2019 underway, we put together seven examples of things we are particularly excited about this year. Some of them are brand new, while others have been flying under the radar for the past few years. All of them, however, are on our shortlist of easy and inexpensive ways to…

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how to care for engineered hardwood floors with pets
05
Feb

How to Care for Engineered Hardwood Floors

Of course you love your pets, but you don’t love what they might do to your hardwood floors. Give your engineered hardwoods a little TLC this Valentine’s Day and keep them looking fresh for years to come with these tips. Protecting Hardwood Floors from Pets One of the easiest ways to keep your floors in top shape is by placing a door mat at the entrance your pet uses most.…

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new year new home decor trends ideas
11
Jan

New Year, New Wave of Home Décor Forecasts

Finding The 2019 Design Trend That’s Right For You. It’s the time of year when we’re busy crunching budget numbers (and our abs) in the hopes of offsetting holiday indulgences. We resolved not to spend on anything that isn’t absolutely necessary, but everywhere we turn, there’s another one of those interior design forecasts telling us “what’s hot and what’s not” for 2019. How can we resist, especially when the void…

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Best Rugs for Hardwood Floors
08
Jan

Best Rugs for Hardwood Floors

After you’ve invested in beautiful, engineered hardwood floors, the next step is deciding what to put on those hardwoods. Whether you’re looking to protect your floors or you simply like the look and feel of a rug, there are a few things to keep in mind when choosing the best rugs for your hardwood floors. Types of Rugs Rugs come in all shapes, sizes, and fabrics. Which is right for…

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12 Days of Christmas
10
Dec

12 Reasons to Celebrate the LIFECORE Hardwood Collection this Holiday Season

Christmas is almost here, and we’re celebrating all twelve days of Christmas with a few reasons to love LIFECORE engineered hardwood floors this holiday season—twelve to be exact. On the First day of Christmas LIFECORE gave to me (engineered) hardwoods from an oak tree.  On the Second Day of Christmas LIFECORE gave to me two plank widths, and hardwoods from an oak tree. On the Third Day of Christmas LIFECORE gave to me three certifications (for…

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