Many homeowners set various home-centric buying patterns according to their lifestyle as well as their personalities. Paint color, flooring style and furniture can help homeowners create a unique environment to fit their style.
Some retailers will take this into consideration when helping customers find perfect home items.
Whether homeowners have kids, are rough on their home or want something different than their friends, the following playful guide may help you identify your style.
The Classy Host
While interior design is extremely important, quality is also valued when it comes to The Classy Host. He or she enjoys showcasing the home and is proud of recent improvements – especially those that accentuate a particular style.
The Classy Host would no doubt land on a classy and elegant flooring choice as a primary showcase piece. Possibilities may include Bellawood prefinished hardwood floors Brazilian Cherry, Bloodwood, Birch and White Oak.
Functional Family Guy or Gal
This person needs the home to be safe and functional for the family and or pets, but does not want to sacrifice an amazing sense of style. Wear and tear are the norm for the Functional Family Guy or Gal, which in turn dictates an adequate flooring choice. Hardwood floors not only add value and beauty to a home, but can also be healthier for those suffering from allergies.
For this reason, both hardwood and laminate floors would be an excellent option for the Functional Family Guy or Gal. Lumber Liquidators offers Dream Home Laminate Floors, which come in a variety of styles such as Utopia, Charisma, Nirvana or Nirvana V3. American Cherry from the Bellawood Domestic line would also go well.
The Trendsetter lives by the saying “imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” The Trendsetter loves splurging on new, trendy items, but understands that some items are worth keeping for years. The Trendsetter never really settles and always wants to push the envelope with the latest in style.
Today, beautiful and stylish environmentally friendly options like bamboo and cork are all the rage. Bamboo is one of the fastest-growing plants on Earth making it an ecologically sound choice in flooring. Thirteen varieties of Bamboo in varying sizes of floor boards and finishes are available through Lumber Liquidators. Cork is another great selection for those wishing to have a “green” home. Cork is considered a green product because the same tree can be harvested numerous times. It is also durable, acoustical, long-lasting and is the best flooring available for allergy sufferers. Bamboo and cork are trendy and smart.
The Free Spirit
The home is a direct reflection of The Free Spirit. This person likes to be cool and different and clearly walks to a beat of his or her own drummer. The Free Spirit is inspired by the personalized pieces of the home and makes choices accordingly. He or she will try something a little bit different, even if it is not considered the norm quite yet.
Some flooring options can help The Free Spirit make a proud and unique statement. Bellawood Bloodwood has a naturally dark red color and the Eleuthera Natural Ash from the Ty Pennington Collection has a fun aqua tint. Both are truly head-turners, and certainly conversation pieces.
Beautiful floors can be the canvas to your overall home style. To identify yourself in your flooring purchase you don’t need to be a millionaire. Lumber Liquidators, has one of the largest inventories of pre-finished and unfinished hardwood floors in the industry. And all of these floors come with a low-price and satisfaction guarantee, no matter your style and statement goal.
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With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are already feeling the crunch of the season. Many families prepare for the holidays several months in advance in order to plan the perfect event or even just to maintain their favorite family traditions. This year, hosts can go above and beyond typical holiday decorations and create a beautiful scene inside their home.
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