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Is Vinyl Or Laminate Flooring Best?

Is Vinyl Or Laminate Flooring Best?

Are you dreaming of your next home improvement project as you finish up your holiday shopping and settle in for the long winter season? The foundation of a good room upgrade or refresh literally starts from the floor. Your flooring choice can make or break the style...

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Prepare Your Floors for the Holidays

Prepare Your Floors for the Holidays

The holiday season is here and your home is about to get a bit busier. Between guests arriving and baking and decorating, you aren’t the only thing in your home that will experience some hustle and bustle. Your flooring is about to take a holiday beating as well with...

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Carpet or No? Making the Decision for Your Room

Carpet or No? Making the Decision for Your Room

You’re ready to tackle your next home improvement project, but your decisions need to start from the ground up - literally. It is wise to choose the flooring for your room remodel or update first, and then build the rest of the room’s design on your flooring choice....

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How to Care for Your Floors

How to Care for Your Floors

When you make a major investment in your home, you want to be sure you are caring for it. Whether you have brand new floors or are curious about how to keep your current flooring looking its best, cleaning and caring for your floors is a crucial part of your...

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Common Flooring Questions

Common Flooring Questions

For more than 50 years, the experts at Value Discount Flooring have been serving customers throughout Illinois and Wisconsin. It’s safe to say that during that time we have assisted many customers and answered a lot of questions about our favorite topic - flooring....

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Master Bedroom Flooring Inspiration

Master Bedroom Flooring Inspiration

Your master bedroom should be a place of peace and sanctuary, where you can unwind and get the sleep your busy life requires. Further, a master bedroom retreat can increase the resale value of your home, making it a less expensive project option to take on when...

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Basement Flooring Inspiration

Basement Flooring Inspiration

Years ago, basements were mostly used for storing holiday decorations and for a place to tuck the washer and dryer. Nowadays, the basement is used as a major space for the entire home. No matter if your basement serves as a kids hang-out space, as a man cave, as a bar...

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Flooring Projects to Know About For Your Next Project

Flooring Projects to Know About For Your Next Project

Looking ahead to your next DIY home improvement project? Many home and business owners capture the energy of the spring season and start dreaming about the next project to tackle before the end of summer. If a new floor is a part of your planning, take a look at some...

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Ways to Quickly Refresh a Room This Spring

Ways to Quickly Refresh a Room This Spring

The change in the weather and the additional sunlight can do wonders for your motivation and energy levels. Why not harness some of that enthusiasm to attack your home’s to-do list? If you are searching for a new look for a certain room in your home, you don’t have to...

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Preventing Floor Damage

Preventing Floor Damage

When you invest in your home, you want it to last as long as possible. Purchasing new floors is no exception. However, how can you protect your floors when they receive so much traffic in your home? Here are a few ways you can prevent damage to your home’s floors....

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Choosing a Patterned Flooring Design

Choosing a Patterned Flooring Design

Are you looking for a way to bring drama or intrigue into your next project’s design? You don’t have to create a unique and trendy look by adding an accent wall or a pricey furniture piece. Instead, consider making the room’s floor the highlight of the room. Patterned...

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Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Flooring

Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Flooring

Your next home improvement project requires you to make a lot of important decisions. From paint color to cabinet wood choice, your final decisions can make a big difference in your remodeled room. As you make your decisions and weigh your options, don’t forget to...

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Foyer Organization Inspiration

Foyer Organization Inspiration

Your front door greets guests into your home, setting the tone for their time in your house. No matter how beautiful your front door is, if your guests are stepping into a foyer full of disorganized chaos, your visit is not off to a great start. Your foyer space can...

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Inspiration For Your Child’s Bathroom

Inspiration For Your Child’s Bathroom

If your house design allows for it, having a bathroom designated for your children to use can be a great idea. However, it can be challenging to search for ways to decorate your child’s bathroom. You want the design to match the rest of your home, but to be a bit...

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Mudroom Flooring Inspiration

Mudroom Flooring Inspiration

Busy families are including a mudroom in their home improvement project wish list. Not only can a mudroom be the perfect place for necessary clutter like extra shoes and backpacks, it is also a tucked away room that can get messy without guests ever knowing about it....

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The Case for Carpeting

The Case for Carpeting

Homeowners know that it doesn’t take too much to make a room, or a house, feel upgraded. A simple switch of the flooring in a space can make a big difference in the design, comfort, and purpose. However, some homeowners become overwhelmed when trying to choose the...

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Bathroom Flooring Trends You’ll Love

Bathroom Flooring Trends You’ll Love

Is a bathroom remodel on your wish list for this year? Certainly, updating your bathroom can not only breathe new life into the space, it can also significantly increase your home’s value. However, among all the decisions to make along the way, how do you avoid...

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Benefits of Hardwood Floors

Benefits of Hardwood Floors

Are you planning your next home projects for 2018? If flooring for your house is on your list, consider hardwood. This durable flooring option can stand alone as the feature of a room or can support other design elements of the room. If hardwood flooring is on your...

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Choosing Flooring for Your Business Office

Choosing Flooring for Your Business Office

Are you leaving 2017 feeling like your business space could use a bit of an update? New flooring is a lovely way to enhance any space, commercial or residential. If your office is ready for some love, new floors could be the perfect way to make your space looking its...

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Floor Maintenance for the Holiday Season

Floor Maintenance for the Holiday Season

Are you hosting friends or family in your home sometime this holiday season? Whether you are expecting a house full or a smaller gathering, you still want your home to look its best before – and after – the event. We know that even the toughest flooring can take a...

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Quick Cleaning Tips for High Traffic Flooring

Quick Cleaning Tips for High Traffic Flooring

The high traffic areas of your home or business take a beating. Between foot traffic and environmental factors like rain or salt from snow removal, the floors in your high traffic areas are usually a mess. With just a few tips and tricks, you can keep your high...

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Storm Damage and Your Floors

Storm Damage and Your Floors

The severe rain, flooding, and storm damage to the northern Illinois area throughout the month of July left many homeowners hoping that the rain would indeed go away. If you are in the middle of assessing the losses to your home, whether from flooding or from severe...

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Vinyl Flooring Options for Your Kitchen

Vinyl Flooring Options for Your Kitchen

If you are in the middle of a kitchen overhaul, or if you are just in the brainstorming process of your next kitchen update project, you may be struggling with your flooring choice. After all, the flooring of any room truly sets the foundation of the style and...

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Springtime Floor Care

Springtime Floor Care

April showers might bring May flowers, but spring rains can also bring lots of muddy feet into your home. If you have ever become discouraged after a muddy puppy runs across your clean floor or if a track of muddy footprints from your preschooler leads from the porch...

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When to Replace Your Carpeting

When to Replace Your Carpeting

Your home is a cozy place for your family to relax and a space that shows off your personal style. When it comes to routine maintenance, homeowners often skip the investment and time for the chore. Unfortunately, this lack of regular upkeep and maintenance can quickly...

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Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors

Refinishing Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are a classic style touch for homes that are brand new or older. These floors are durable, beautiful and often sought after in the home buying process. However, to keep your floors looking great, you do need to protect your investment by refinishing...

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