• Installing Wood Laminate Floor

    by  • October 10, 2011

    Midland Marble and Granite’s Flooring America will be glad to install your wood laminate floor for you, or sell you the materials so you can do it yourself. Here is a brief overview of the process. Because wood laminate flooring expands and contracts with humidity, it is not meant to be attached to the subfloor. [...]

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    How to Remove Carpet Stains, Part 2

    by  • September 19, 2011

    This is the second of several posts dedicated to carpet stain removal. Coffee – Use a wet/dry vacuum first, if you can, because it will pick up the liquid without spreading the stain. Then mix a teaspoon of dish detergent in a quart of warm water. Apply a little at a time using a spray [...]

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    How to Remove Carpet Stains, Part 1

    by  • September 19, 2011

    This is the first of several posts dedicated to carpet stain removal. There is a long list of things that can stain your carpet. Here is a list of common stains and commonly used techniques used to remove them from your carpet. Always check the manufacturer’s instructions before attempting to clean a stain. There are [...]

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    How to Determine Quality of Carpet

    by  • September 10, 2011

    There are numerous things to consider when determining carpet quality including density, twist and pile height. Denser carpets last longer and feel more comfortable in bare feet. The denser and higher the pile, the more fiber the carpet is made with and increases the overall price. Basically, you get what you pay for with regard [...]

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    Beware of Cheap Carpet

    by  • August 29, 2011

    Beware of cheap carpet. Cheap generally means you are sacrificing something in the process. The fibers may not be color fast so they won’t resist stains. The cheap carpet may matt, and not hold up well in high traffic areas. A cheap priced carpet may come with expensive installation and all types of hidden charges. [...]

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    Buying Stainmaster Carpet in Kansas City

    by  • August 29, 2011

    Your best source for Stainmaster carpet in the Midwest is MMG Flooring America, with three showrooms in Lee’s Summit, Overland Park and Omaha. Put the buying power of Flooring America to work for you to get the best overall value on Stainmaster, and other leading carpet brands. Stainmaster carpets last up to 50% longer, and [...]

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    How to Compare Carpet Sale Prices

    by  • August 22, 2011

    Comparing the price of carpet can be tricky because of the number of variables. Each of the carpet manufacturers use different grading systems to convey the different quality levels of carpet. One manufacturer’s level 5 may only be as good as another manufacturer’s level 4. Make sure you look at the fiber type. Nylon tends [...]

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    Visit the Carpet Gallery & Showroom

    by  • August 22, 2011

    MMG’s Flooring America has a huge selection of flooring in their carpet gallery and showroom. Check out the area’s broadest selection of top carpet brands like Stainmaster, Bedford Mills, Design Distinctions, Downs Performance, Floorcraft, Hearth & Home, Home Craft, Resista and Tigressa. The carpet gallery is a designer’s dream. It gives you a large comfortable [...]

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    How to Buy Carpet Right

    by  • August 22, 2011

    Cost per square foot is just one of the many factors when buying carpet. Some retailers charge to remove and replace furniture, removal of old flooring, sub-floor preparation, delivery of the carpet, disposal of the old carpet, materials such as adhesive and moisture barriers. And don’t forget to ask about installation. Financing is also part [...]

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    MMG & Jennifer’s Customer

    by  • August 10, 2011

    Good morning, Jennifer, Okay, we love, love, love how the granite looks in the kitchen and the bath!! The guys did a wonderful job yesterday, were very professional, helpful, CLEAN, and just darn friendly. The kitchen sink looks great too……..think it’s big enough to take a bath in. It looks way cool……….we ended up going [...]

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    Satisfied Customer

    by  • July 10, 2011

    Gentlemen: Just a note to let you know how delighted we are with our two new bathroom renovations. Mona Cheek, designer from your Northland Store, helped us pick out our tile designs for both bathrooms and they are beautiful! Her color expertise and knowledge of the different looks achieved with different tiles was invaluable in [...]

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    Buying Carpet Direct

    by  • July 10, 2011

    Buying carpet direct from the mill can be risky business. In many cases, they’ll be glad to take your money, but you’re left with some serious logistical issues. In many cases, they may only ship as far as a local railway station, which may not be the most convenient place for you to pick up [...]

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