Declare your independence from old, worn out, dated floors this July 2018

Declare your independence from old, worn out, dated floors with 18 MONTHS SPECIAL FINANCING* on all American-made flooring purchases over $1776 July 1-31, 2018. We also have 12 MONTH SPECIAL FINANCING* on any flooring purchase, ANYTIME! *Subject to credit approval. Minimum Monthly Payments Required. See store… Read More

Protecting your hardwood and vinyl flooring during the summer

The change of seasons can cause a change in your hardwood and vinyl flooring. The fun of summer in the Midwest is here! The trees are finally full of leaves and flowers are in full bloom. With that brings rising temperatures and humidity. What can summer do to your hardwood… Read More

Shaw Floors Spring 2018 Sale

Update 6/1/2018: Our May Shaw sale has ended, but you can still save on your new carpet purchase at Creative Carpet & Flooring in Mokena and Highland. This June we'll make your floor worry-free with a FREE Titanium LifeGuard waterproof backing upgrade on all Shaw AnsoNylon Colorwall Platinum… Read More

18 Common Customer Flooring Questions Answered

1.  Are the installers your installers or are they sub-contracted? Answer:  They are sub-contracted; however, we work with the crews we send out every day and have a steady working relationship with them, so they are technically sub-contracted but feel like employees. Our positive online reviews tell a better… Read More

Spring Tips for Hardwood Flooring

Spring is here and so is the dirt and mud! It’s the perfect time to talk about the best ways to care for your hardwood flooring to extend the life and keep the costs of repair down. Use Doormats at All Entry Points Place interior and exterior doormats at all… Read More

What is the Difference Between Laminate & Hardwood?

Laminate Laminate is essentially a photograph of wood applied to a High-Density Fiberboard (HDF.) It gets covered with a clear wear layer that is usually formulated with aluminum oxide. Typically, laminate has a superior wear and scratch resistance compared to wood. Shaw Basque Sage Laminate Hardwood The advantage for… Read More

Do you really want the cheapest flooring?

- Only if it’s temporary. Even when on a budget, the cheapest isn’t always the answer. For instance, if you buy ½ price paper towels but must use twice as many, or even more, to do the same job as the more expensive… then you really don’t save… Read More

Does Your Hard Surface Cleaner Leave a Film?

A Little Cleaner Goes a Long Way The number one reason for foggy and filmy looking floors after cleaning is TOO MUCH CLEANER in the mixture! This is a case where a little truly does go a long way. Make sure you follow the instructions when mixing your… Read More

How Do I Care for My New Hardwood?

Follow these recommendations and your hardwood floor will look fresh for years to come! Shaw Sequoia Hickory Bravo Mixed Width Hardwood Use Felt Pads Attach felt pads underneath all furniture that comes in direct contact with the hardwood floor to… Read More

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