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Vacuum Buying Guide

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Congratulations, you just got beautiful new carpet! And now you are wondering if that old vacuum is going to be okay to use. Karastan is here to help with a vacuum buying guide, complete with all the latest recommendations and tips. So read thru and see if you might be ready for a new vacuum.
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Summer Flooring Tips

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Here in Southwest Florida, summer time means beach trips and pool parties. And that means lots of sand and wet feet on your nice floors. Between that and the humidity, you can be left wondering what to do to keep those floors looking new. Here are a few simple tips to help! Vaccuum regularly ...
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Babcock Project

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We are so excited to share some pictures of our latest Stock Development projects for Babcock Ranch. The first house features a light wood, while the second selected a darker hue. The large open floor plans in these homes lend to an appealing layout and each bathroom has its own style with new ...
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Daltile Floors

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Daltile is so much more than just wall tile! They have many different options for floors as well. Whether you're looking for wood-look, porcelain, stone or anything in between, Daltile has it. These are just a few ideas we love. Which look is your favorite? Save up to $500 now on your next ...
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New Pulte Project

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There is so much to share from our recent project with Pulte! From the multiple showers, all with their own tile patterns, to the outdoor kitchen with its amazing back wall. We love projects like these because it's a chance to show so many different styles in one great space! Take inspiration ...
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Living Room Style

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So much of your time at home is spent in the living room. Whether you are entertaining friends or settling in for some tv, the living room is a popular destination at home. Some design theirs to be comfortable, while others focus on style. Down here in Florida many of them open up to the lanai ...
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Florida Lifestyle Homes

Casa Kae

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Here at Wayne Wiles we are so excited about this project for Florida Lifestyle Homes! Casa Kae is a gorgeous new home we worked on, complete with an outdoor kitchen, indoor and outdoor fireplaces, new floors, and beautiful tile work. We are so proud of this project and maybe a little envious! ...
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Best of DIY

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We love a good DIY project! Some of you out there are super crafty and can take on the big ones. And for those less handy, start small with a simple soap dispenser or towel ladder. We found a few fun ideas to get you inspired. See them all here on our Pinterest page!
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Must See Shower

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This master bathroom is so amazing it has its own blog! We are obsessed with how wonderful it turned out. We worked on this for Marvin homes. New tile work, shower head, and tub make this a bathroom we all wish we had!
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A Royal Model

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We are so excited about the finished product of this Royal Corinthian model home and we just had to share! We did all new floors, new bathroom tiles, and even an outdoor fireplace and kitchen. We love all the different styles and textures. Get inspired for your next home project!
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The Hacienda

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We are so excited to share our latest project with Taylor Morrison! We love this home, from the gleaming wood floors to the various bathroom tile work! Scroll through and get inspired for your own home remodel!
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Stain Free Holiday

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It's December and the countdown to Christmas is on! That means parties, over night guests, and probably a few spills. Don't let worry about spilled drinks be another stress for you this holiday season. We all have enough to think about without stains! We are proud to offer the best two stain ...
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Trends for 2017

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Hard to believe it, but 2016 is coming to a close. And that means a new year of flooring trends! What's at the top of the list? Next year is about making a statement. Traditional and neutral colors are out and bold choices are in. Grey is at the top once again, with wide planks being the ...
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Big Savings Still Here

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Have you been meaning to get new floors but the cost is putting you off? Well, you need not worry! We have decided to extend our Mohawk offer. Right now you can still save up to $500 on your next Mohawk purchase, everything from hardwood to carpet to tile. Get inspired here with more Mohawk ...
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New Bathrooms All Around

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Most of us have more than one bathroom at home, and chances are if one needs a remodel, they all do!  And why not make them each a little different?  Our team worked on this project for Quail West in Naples and we love all the different bathroom styles.  Each floor and shower tile has its own look ...
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Our Latest Home Project

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We love home projects, especially ones like this where we get to work on the whole house!  We worked on new floors in all the rooms, as well as shower and bath tile, new backsplash, and a stone wall entryway.  This home turned out beautiful and we are so proud to have worked on it!  Click to see ...
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Greige

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Haven’t heard of this greige we speak of?  No we didn’t make it up, it’s the beautiful color combination of grey and beige.  And it’s taking homes by storm!  It is the perfect neutral for any room in your house and pairs well with so many other colors.  Here are a few examples we love!  Check out ...
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Custom Bathroom

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There's nothing like a custom bathroom!  You can design it the way you want, from picking out the shower tile to the bathtub. This is a custom bathroom we did for Pulte at the Quarry in Naples. We love to help with all custom work, from kitchens to bathrooms and everything in between.  Did you know ...
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Mudroom

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For most, its the first room you walk into when you get home.  Its where you store your coats and shoes.  And usually its where your laundry gets done too.  But that doesn't mean it should look messy or dirty.  Why not design your mudroom like the rest of your house, with organization and ...
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New Backsplash

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When planning your kitchen remodel, there are a few must haves when it comes to changes.  Floors, counters, and a new backsplash.  Those simple changes can give your kitchen a whole new look!  Here we take a look at the many options for your new backsplash.  You can go with all white, add ...
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Most Important Meal of the Day

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They always say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  So why not have that meal in a cozy, relaxing breakfast nook?  Or linger over your weekend coffee while reading the paper in total comfort.  We love a great breakfast nook and these are just some of our favorites.  You'll find ...
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Cut A Rug

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Is your living room feeling a bit bare or plain?  Would you rather step out of bed onto soft carpet?  A custom cut rug is the perfect solution!  You can pick out the pattern you like and get it cut to fit your room perfectly.  It takes the guess work out of picking out a size or working ...
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Tile Redo

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Bored with your bathroom?  Feeling like your kitchen needs a pick me up?  Tile is so versatile and can be used in so many ways. And it's a great choice for adding some color or texture to the room.  It even works great as an addition to glam up the pool!  These are just a few examples of ...
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Mohawk Flooring

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From laminate to vinyl to hardwood, Mohawk flooring has so many options.  And each one comes in many color and style options.  You can get the look of hardwood with laminate or vinyl.  Or you can go the tile route and change up your backsplash.  Right now you can save up to $500 on your next ...
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Shower Redo

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Gone are the days of plain white shower tile!  From grey to stone to blues, there are so many more options now.  Remodeling your shower might seem like a daunting task, but with our help it can be an easy process.  We do in store and in home consultations and all of the installation.  All you ...
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SmartStrand Carpet

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This isn't just any run of the mill carpet.  Mohawk SmartStrand is unlike any other! It has a Nanoloc spill and soil shield that makes for quick and easy cleanup and is 3x easier to remove dirt and pet dander from. It also has 0% moisture absorption to eliminate pet odors in the carpet fiber. ...
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Travertine Closeouts

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Have you been wanting  a new entrance or pool area?  Now is the time because we have closeout pricing on 4 piece pattern travertine stone!  It's great for the area around your in-ground pool and patio, or to make a new statement in your kitchen or entryway.  Wayne Wiles Floor Covering is ...
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Bedroom Flooring

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When it comes to the master bedroom, are you a carpet fan or wood look with a rug?  There are pros and cons for both, but it really comes down to personal preference. What would you rather have your feet hit when you first get up?  Here are a few different master bedroom looks.  Let us know ...
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Wood Look Porcelain

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We all want that hardwood look.  But we don't all have room in the budget.  Enter porcelain tile...that looks like hardwood!  Porcelain tile is durable and scratch resistant, and it hold up to humidity and wetness.  It's a great flooring option down here in the Florida heat.  And with new ...
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Luxurious Laminate 

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We've talked to you about all the upsides to vinyl flooring recently.  But that's not the only game in town for wood look.  Laminate is another great option to get that wood look without the cost of hardwood.  Laminate is also more durable and versatile.  With the built in moisture barrier, ...
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Laminate Options

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We showed you the great wood look options in laminate.  But did you know there are so many more options with laminate?  You can create any look you want, whether it's stone or tile or even geometric patterns. With its durability and affordability, laminate is becoming a popular choice.  And ...
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It Looks Like Wood...But Is It?

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Spring is a great time for new flooring.  The weather is warming up, humidity isn't at its peak yet, and we have very little rain. But for many, new hardwood floors are just too expensive.  Luckily, the flooring world has come a long way in hardwood alternatives.  Vinyl floors can have the ...
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Taking Vinyl Up a Notch

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Luxury vinyl has come a long way since its beginning days.  And down here in Florida with the heat and humidity, it certainly has had its challenges. Until now!  Shaw has come up with Floorte, engineered Enhanced Vinyl Plank that repels moisture with no need for acclimation.  You simply fold, ...
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All the Softness You Love

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So many important moments happen on your floors.  So why not cover them with the softest carpet you can find?  Shaw Caress Carpet is inspired by all the softest textures in nature and will change how you see carpet. Plus, it comes in 50 shades so there is a perfect color for everyone! Shop ...
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Caring for Your Hardwood

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Are your hardwood floors looking a little lack luster these days?  Worried about the wear and tear starting to show?  We know hardwood floors are a big investment and you want to keep them looking like new.  So here are a few tips for making those floors shine like new again! Vacuum and sweep ...
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Mixed Materials

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The new trends in 2016 aren't just for your floors!  One of this year's hottest trends includes your whole kitchen.  Mixing materials is a great way to add texture and character to your kitchen, from the backsplash to the floors to the cabinets!  Here are a few of our favorites.  Which one is ...
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Granite Do's and Don'ts

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Do make sure your granite is sealed.  Unsealed or improperly sealed granite will soak up spills and stains. Don't use harsh or abrasive cleaners or sponges.  Frequent use of acid, ammonia, bleach, and Windex will all break down the seal on your granite. Do wipe spills up right away. Use warm ...
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Hardwood Trends

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Natural -Imperfections are becoming more and more popular these days.  This means leaving the flaws and the grain visible, letting the character of the wood stand out.  This will give the room a more authentic, natural feel.   Reclaimed -Everything is going green these days and hardwood is no ...
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New Year, New Trends

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Happy New Year!  This is the time of year for resolutions and makeovers.  And your home is no exception!  We are here to bring you some of our favorite trends for 2016! Which ones will you be trying? Wide Planks -This may not be a new trend, but this one is here to stay! The wide planks will make ...
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Your Guide to Stone

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Many people don’t think of stone when they think of flooring, but there are so many ways to use stone in your house. Flooring for your kitchen, wall tile in the bathroom, the base of your island, and of course the outdoor patio.  Stone is a great option because each piece is unique, making your ...
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Your Master Bedroom Inspiration

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Sleep is crucial.  Most of us don’t get enough of it, which means when we do get to bed, we want our room to be perfect.  An oasis if you will.  Most of us spend more time in our bedroom  than any other room in the house. So why not make that one your favorite? Here are some of our favorite master ...
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Luxury Vinyl

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Vinyl has come a long way from the days of our grandparents peel and stick.  Photo technology has made it possible to make vinyl look like any material you choose.  That means you can get the look of wood, without the cost.  Plus, it's durable and holds up to moisture better than other materials. ...
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Tips for Removing Stains

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The holiday season is almost here!  And while that means fun, family, and parties, it can also mean accidents and spills on your precious floors! Worry no more, we have some tips you can use to get through the season without worrying about the little things like spills on your floors.  Party on ...
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Laminate vs. Hardwood

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Often times people come to us wanting to know whether Laminate or Hardwood is the right flooring for their home. Further, they want to know the differences between the two.Laminate FlooringLaminate installation is on average 50% less than hardwood, making it a great alternative for those who ...
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Decorate Your Home for Thanksgiving

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It is that time of year! The weather gets cooler (we hope), the pumpkin spice lattes warm up, and we are all elated for cute fall clothes and decor.  We may not have all the changing leaves, but we can sure decorate with them! Thanksgiving is a great time to get the family together enjoy great food,...
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Carpet Trends

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Carpet adds an element of comfort and warmth to a home. It also makes a cozy place for pets and children to play. What's great about carpet is that it comes in just about every color and texture imaginable, allowing you to be creative in your selection.Here are some of the hottest trends in carpet ...
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Can Your Carpet Do This?

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How else would Mohawk be able to prove that their SmartStrand carpet is the toughest, easiest to clean carpet on the planet? SmartStrand carpet, available at Wayne Wiles Floor Covering located in Fort Myers Florida, is the perfect carpet for an active household and ...
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How to Keep Your Carpet Clean and Resilient

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The following tips cover the different aspects of a maintenance program you will need to keep your carpet looking and feeling great: 1.VACUUMING According to the Karastan Care and Cleaning Guide, “Regular vacuuming is the most important part of any maintenance program”...
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The Do and Don'ts of Wood Flooring

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Hardwood floors are desirable, stunning and come with a few simple Do's and Don'ts Let's start with the Do’s when caring for your hardwood floors:Do wipe up spills as quickly as possible, letting spills sit should be avoided at all costsDo sweep and vacuum your floors regularly to maintain the ...
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