Happy Memorial Day From E_M Custom Flooring!

On behalf of everyone at E_M Custom Flooring & Installations,

Happy Memorial Day!

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Wood Floors Showing Signs of Wear and Tear? Here’s What You Can Do

If you have lived in your home for quite some time, odds are your wood floors are showing signs of wear and tear. As durable as floors seem, it’s amazing what pets, people, moisture and more can do. We’ve even seen customers who have perfect looking flooring with the exception of where their chairs scrape and dent the floor in certain areas since the bottom of the chair legs were not padded. Continue reading


New Flooring Can Completely Change the Look and Feel of Your Bathroom

There are many design components that can quickly change the look and feel of your bathroom. The error that most people make is to overlook the fact that adding new fixtures can at first seem to update the room, but in doing so it can also quickly make their current flooring look very old and outdated. What they don’t often consider is the fact that updating your flooring can be an affordable way to completely change the look and feel of their bathroom. Continue reading


Flooring Should be Your First Consideration When Renovating a Room

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If you have ever thought of renovating a room, odds are that you have paged through a variety of home decor magazines and were quickly caught up with the many decorative elements and didn’t really notice the flooring. Most people don’t realize that flooring is a key component that can certainly affect the look and feel of an entire room. Selecting your flooring should be your first consideration as it will usually remain in place long after other decorative elements are swapped out. Continue reading


Why It’s Important to Visit a Showroom Before Selecting New Flooring

Ask most people if they have ever visited a design or flooring showroom and the answer will most likely be no. While it’s easy to access information online, nothing can replace the experience and knowledge that can be gained from visiting a flooring business in person. E_M Custom Flooring & Installations has earned a reputation as New York’s preferred full-service hardwood flooring distributor and are known for taking pride in every project worked on, which is why our showroom is busy every day.

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Ready for a New Look? Try Wood Flooring to Complement Your Kitchen Design

Open up any home design magazine these days and you will most likely see some surprising new kitchen trends, including a return to the use of wood on countertops, center islands and more. Since many people are finding themselves spending more time at home, they are seeking a cozier and more serene environment where they can host family and friends. There seems to be a departure from the sleek gray and white look that has dominated for so long and instead a need for spaces that offer a warm and inviting look.

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Styles of Flooring: Chevron, Herringbone, Plank, Parquet and More

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When embarking on a home design project, one of the first things you will want to consider is the atmosphere you want to project. The type of flooring you select can go a long way in determining the look and feel of any room. Many customers visit our showroom located in the heart of Long Island clutching pages from home furnishing magazines and show our specialists the style of floor they are hoping to emulate.

What many customers sometimes don’t realize is the breadth and scope of flooring options available to them since there are many types to choose from. This is where our design specialists step in. They walk customers through our custom built showroom and present the many varieties of flooring that can offer a certain look based on their budget and how much space they need to cover.

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Securing Your Flooring Installation

An often overlooked feature of purchasing new flooring is the type of installation needed. Many visitors to our Long Island showroom get so excited about selecting their actual flooring that they forget to think about the steps that are necessary to put into place. Our flooring specialists are trained to work with you from start to finish, which includes a visit to your home to carefully examine the surface where they will remove the old flooring and install the new. Since they have years of experience in installing, refinishing and repairing flooring, they can give their expert opinion on which procedure will provide the best results.

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Enhancing Your Home’s Value with Quality Flooring

Ask any real estate agent what feature is very important to a new home buyer and odds are they will mention the flooring. The style and design of the floor for each room can quickly set the tone, regardless of the furniture or other décor elements that have been put in place.

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Hickory Wood Flooring – Durable & Affordable

Did you know that hickory is one of North America’s top three hardest hardwood species? Hickory hardwood flooring is highly durable and possesses various other benefits. This post provides information on hickory flooring and its advantages for homeowners.

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