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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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how to protect hardwood floors holidays
05
Dec

Holiday How-To: ‘Tis The Season to Protect Your Hardwood Floors

It’s coming: The snow, the salt, the boot-wearing foot traffic. Yes, it’s that time of year when havoc can be wreaked on our floor’s finish while we’re caught up in all the festivities. But don’t worry, we bring you good tidings! These five simple, preventative steps can protect your hardwood flooring so that it remains beautiful for seasons to come. 1. Let it Snow…But Outside First and foremost, you’ll want…

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winter allergies cold weather
01
Dec

Winter is Here and So Are The Cold Weather Allergies

When most people think of winter, they think holidays, a roaring fire, and comfy sweaters. But, winter’s cold weather also brings the less than ideal imagery of mold spores, wood smoke, and even wool fiber allergens. True, not the most festive vision, but when it comes to indoor air quality, minimizing allergy triggers will help you enjoy this winter season. Below is a list of common indoor allergens that are…

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How to Prep Home for Holidays
05
Nov

How to Prep Your Home for the Holidays

The holiday season is fast upon us, but is your home ready? From designer tips, and preparing for increased foot traffic, to dealing with the impact having a live tree in the home can have on hardwood floors and indoor air quality, we have a few ways to help you get ready. Holiday Decorating Tips Choose décor that fits the look and feel of your kitchen and dining spaces. If…

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reasons to be thankful
01
Nov

9 Reasons to Be Thankful This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and at LIFECORE this is a time for gratitude. We’ve had a big year launching our nine LIFECORE Hardwood Collections, so we’ve put together a list of nine reasons to be grateful this holiday season. 1. Gratitude Rewires Your Brain Before going into what to be thankful for, there’s one big reason to express your thanks: it’s good for you. Counting your blessings isn’t…

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Indoor Air Quality Month
09
Oct

LIFECORE Indoor Air Quality Calendar

October is National Indoor Air Quality Awareness Month, and for most us, this time of year means air conditioners off, windows closed, and more time spent indoors. That makes October the perfect time to turn our attention to the quality of the air that our family breathes in every day. Most people don’t realize just how much your surroundings affect you and your family’s wellbeing. Does anyone in your home…

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