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Carpet – the Unsung Hero of Flooring


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  We believe that carpeting is a great flooring choice. Why? It instantly softens a space, lending a quiet and inviting atmosphere. With its wonderful array of textures, colors, and environmentally friendly fibers, it’s a great choice for most any room in your home. Technological advances have made carpet easier to clean than ever, so More…

5 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays


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Want to spruce up your home for the holidays? Despite the fact that it’s a busy time, there are simple and inexpensive ways to refresh your home and welcome those special family members and guests in festive style.   Here are our top 5 tips for getting your home ready for the holidays:   Make More…

Winterizing Your Home – Our Top 6 Tips


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  Autumn is here, and it’s the perfect time to winterize your home. Your humble abode provides shelter from the cold, harsh elements, so taking inventory now on what projects must be done will ensure your family stays warm and safe all winter long.   Here are our top 6 tips to help get your More…

Social Media: Where to Find Us


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    Did you know that we’re active on several social media sites? In addition to visiting with you all at our store downtown, we love connecting with our friends and neighbors online too. Here’s a list of the places you’ll find us:   Facebook   Our Facebook page is a great place to touch More…

5 Tips for Choosing Exterior Paint Colors


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    The right exterior paint colors can add character and subtle drama. It’s often the first impression people get of your home, so the right combination of hues can boost curb appeal. Choosing colors, whether with paint, siding, or other materials, is an important decision, one best made after careful consideration.  Here are 5 More…

Get Ready for Spring – 5 Exterior Home Maintenance Tips


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    Spring is just around the corner  –  next week, to be exact. Whether the temperatures reflect that fact or not, there’s one thing we can count on, warmer weather is sure to come. With this in mind, it’s a good idea to start taking inventory of exterior projects. Whether you are a do-it-yourselfer More…

Ask the Expert: How to Choose a Contractor


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    This month’s advice comes from Doug Wilson, the resident expert at the PaintSource Network. Located in Lexington, KY, PaintSource offers guidance, tips, and resources for your painting and wood coating projects. We asked Doug to share his thoughts on choosing a good contractor. With his extensive knowledge of products, methods, and good old-fashioned More…

Four Reasons Why We Love Carpet


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    Looking to update your floors? Why not consider carpet? It’s available in a beautiful range of colors, textures, and environmentally friendly fibers, and adds instant personality to any room. Carpet’s easy to clean surface is family and pet friendly, and is more affordable than you might think. Whether calm neutrals or bold, bright More…

Home Improvement Resolutions


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January’s a great time to make home improvement resolutions. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

Highlights, Reflections, & a Brand New Year


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It’s hard to believe that 2016 is almost over! Here at Andriots, it’s been a busy and eventful year. Highlights from 2016 include launching our new website and blog. If you haven’t taken time to check out the new site, please do so! Be sure and check out our other blog posts too; we offer More…