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The Threes in Comfort: Standing, Sitting and Sleeping

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Standing, sitting and sleeping are daily things we take for granted! What we do not always think about is how uncomfortable we are doing them. Support your three S's and you will live happily ever after in less pain!

Don't Forget to Decorate the Floor: A Q&A With Rug Experts

Gail Green | Posted 12.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Gail Green

Before we embark on the how's and why's, it is important to define the difference between carpets and rugs. Douglas notes that the division mark is 6" x 9" with anything smaller than is considered a "rug" and anything larger than is considered a "carpet." A long narrow rug is called a "runner."

6 Flooring Options That Won't Anger Your Landlord

realtor.com | Posted 01.13.2015 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Floor décor may seem as permanent as a wall, but just because you don't own your home doesn't mean you have to live with bad laminate, splintering hardwood or pastel tiles circa 1984 -- or cover every inch with cheap rugs.

Bringing Wine Country Living to South Carolina's Lowcountry

Mary Orlin | Posted 09.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Mary Orlin

I grew up spending two weeks each summer going to Hilton Head Island in South Carolina with my family.  The Lowcountry is a special place for me.  T...

The 10 Carpet Design Styles You Need To Know

The Huffington Post | HuffPost Home | Posted 07.31.2014 | HuffPost Home

Flooring is probably the last thing that comes to mind when you think about inexpensive ways to upgrade your home. And that may be because you're over...

How Does Your Home's Indoor Environment Affect Wood Flooring?

Glenn Revere | Posted 09.03.2014 | HuffPost Home
Glenn Revere

Did you ever think about how the living conditions inside your home affect your wood flooring? Most people don't, but it is important.

5 Simple Steps to Make Your Carpet Last Longer

Glenn Revere | Posted 07.30.2014 | HuffPost Home
Glenn Revere

If you plan to keep your wall to wall carpeting for more than a few years, here are some steps that will help keep your expensive carpeting looking new.

PHOTOS: 5 Ways To Redo Your Home Without Renovating

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Home

There's undoubtedly something magical about the big reveal of a new bathroom tile installation or a freshly refinished set of hardwood floors. But if ...

Floored! Your Expert Guide to Buying Safer Flooring

Rachel Adelson | Posted 09.23.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

The United States and Canada are setting new safety standards for flooring, but consumers need to go out and demand that manufacturers test and label their products.

Floored! Care and Cleaning Tips from 'Falls Aren't Funny' Author Russ Kendzior (Part 2 of 3)

Rachel Adelson | Posted 09.07.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Like most people working in the field of safety, I don't want to argue with people but rather inform them -- to persuade them about the trade-offs they make about appearance versus safety.

Floored! Safety Tips From Falls Aren't Funny Author Russ Kendzior

Rachel Adelson | Posted 08.21.2013 | Fifty
Rachel Adelson

Falls aren't just bad luck or fate, though we'd sure like to see it that way. By changing our surroundings to lower the odds of a fall, we can make our luck. Good luck.

The Most Intimidating Home Project Ever--Demystified!

The Huffington Post | Diana N. Nguyen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Many readers have asked us about the intimidating task of refinishing wood floors. While we must admit we're not floor experts, we do know it's certai...

4 Tips for a Greener Bedroom

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

The bedroom's where you spend much of your time. Even if you're sleeping for most of it, ensure that your home's most intimate room is in line with the principles of sustainability.