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Cleaning Your Caesarstone Quartz Countertops

Cleaning your Caesarstone quartz countertops is easy. Check out these simple tips to make your countertops look their very best for years to come.... Read More

Sustainable in Style: Cork Flooring

In this week’s edition of Sustainable in Style, We will take a look at the benefits of cork flooring as an environmentally friendly building option. What it is: Cork has been in use for hundreds of years. As flooring,... Read More

Innovative Underlayment Solutions From Uzin

At Area Floors, we go beyond the surface in many ways. We know that what goes underneath is just as important as the flooring itself.  Quality surface preparation can make or break an installation. Did you know that we also offer... Read More

Sustainable in Style: Bamboo Flooring

In this week’s edition of Sustainable in Style: Bamboo Flooring. Bamboo continues to be an incredibly popular choice in sustainable building. It comes in an array of colors, finishes, and styles. Many are surprisingly durable. Let’s take a look... Read More
Portland Flooring Bamboo Hardwoods

Sustainable In Style: Environmentally Friendly Flooring

  Working on a remodel? New construction? Maybe you’re considering solar panels, low-flow plumbing fixtures, energy-efficient windows, low VOC paint, or building with reclaimed wood. You may just want to save on energy bills. Or perhaps you want your... Read More
Sculptured wood accent wall

Elevate Your Accent Wall With Du Chateau Wall Coverings

An accent wall or “feature wall” is a wall whose designs differ in color, texture, or material from other walls in the room. Bright pops of bold contrast paint, stencils, and wallpaper have been the accent wall standard. Until now. This is... Read More

Clackamas Warehouse Now Open for Will-Call!

Ordering from Area Floors has never been easier! We are excited to offer will-call services at our Clackamas location. When ordering from us, please specify how you would like to receive your product. Now, you can pick up your... Read More

Tile Design: What’s Hot 2016

Tile is a versatile, beautiful, and durable option for many residential and commercial floor and wall applications.  It is a favored building medium by designers and builders alike. Choose from an array of textures, colors, glazes, materials, sizes, and... Read More

Area Floors is Moving!

After 49 years, we’re moving our Portland location! We are so excited to finally see our plans coming to fruition and we can’t wait for you to see our new place! We hope to be open for business in our... Read More
luxury vinyl tile flooring

What To Know About Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring

There is a segment of the floor covering market that hasn’t received the full attention it deserves.  Commercial designers and architects are HUGE fans of this, but what they know hasn’t filtered down to be shared with many consumers at... Read More