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Wood Flooring
Hardwood Flooring

Choosing the Right Flooring for Each Room

If you’re considering new flooring in your entire home, you may be wondering what is the best material for each room. Although hardwood flooring can be a great choice for much of your home, it’s not the best option for your entire home. Of course, the right flooring option for your family, lifestyle, taste and...
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5 Decisions You Need to Make About Your New Flooring

When you start looking at new flooring for your home, you quickly realize you have many decisions to make. Because new flooring is a significant investment, you should take the time to make the right decisions. At the beginning of the process, most homeowners think that the only real decisions are the type of flooring...
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janka rating

Understanding the Janka Rating Scale

If you’re buying hardwood floors you should understand what you’re buying. One of the elements to any type of wood flooring is the hardness of the wood itself. The hardness will determine how the floor will stand up to pets, toys, moving furniture and your everyday life. All wood, whether it’s used for décor, flooring...
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bamboo flooring florida

Why Bamboo Flooring Isn’t Perfect

Some families tell us they want bamboo for their real wood flooring because it’s affordable and a quickly renewable resource. Admittedly, bamboo flooring has a lot of great characteristics, but it’s far from being a perfect flooring material. In fact, we don’t recommend it to our customers. In other parts of the country, it might...
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The Wear and Tear of Hardwood Flooring

When your hardwood flooring was first installed, it was beautiful. Over time it’s developed some scratches and other imperfections. Now you’re trying to decide if you want to call a hardwood floor refinishing company or live with the imperfections. There’s no right or wrong answer but if yours are just starting to show their age,...
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hardwood floor refinishing

Choosing Your Floor’s Stain Color

Unlike paint where you can get several samples and put it up on the wall, choosing the right stain for your floor can be a bit more difficult. The stain you choose for your hardwood flooring is a bigger commitment because it can’t just be painted over like your walls. Going into the finishing or...
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flooring estimate

What Goes into a New Flooring Estimate?

Some flooring companies offer free in-home estimates while others ask for the room’s dimension and provide an estimate but don’t guarantee that price until after you’ve signed a contract. It’s logical that the actual cost of the material is included in the new flooring estimate, but your flooring company will need to account for additional...
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Considering Engineered Wood Flooring? Here are 5 Questions to Ask

Engineered wood flooring is a good alternative to hardwood flooring if you want the look of wood without the price. Because engineered wood flooring is made up of more than a piece of hardwood, it can be more resilient to humidity and temperature changes making it a good option in our area. Before you take...
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choosing hardwood flooring

Tips for Choosing Your New Hardwood Flooring

If you’ve decided that hardwood flooring is the option you’re choosing for your new floors, you want to choose a floor that you’ll love, will look great, and will last. There are many decisions you’ll have to make when choosing your hardwood floors including the wood species, board length, and board width. All influence the...
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hardwood pets

Best Hardwood Flooring for Pet Owners

With nearly sixty percent of Americans owning a cat or dog, it’s no surprise that we’re asked regularly about the best flooring for pets. If you have a dog or cat and really want hardwood for your new floors, there are some good options. There isn’t a hardwood option that won’t show some scratches or...
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