What is Sustainable Wood Flooring?

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There are more than thirty labels world-wide for forest-based products that can lead one to believe that a product is environmentally friendly. When it comes to flooring products, it can get confusing because many labels include either the term green or sustainable wood flooring. There is a big difference between the terms green and sustainable. […]

Wood Flooring Common Questions Answered

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Whether you already have wood floors or are just considering new wood floors, you probably have questions. And, as an experienced flooring company in Clearwater, we have the answers for you. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions and their answers. Of course, if you have a question we haven’t answered, check out […]

Engineered Wood Floors & Laminate Aren’t the Same

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Recently laminate flooring has become more popular and some flooring companies are claiming laminate and engineered wood floors are comparable. However, they’re not the same and we want to clear up some misconceptions. Misconception #1 – They Must Be the Same Because They’re Both Layered Materials Yes, both laminate and engineered wood floors have layers. […]

How to Choose a Local Flooring Company for Hardwood Floors

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It may seem redundant to use the term local when looking for a flooring company, however, with so many national companies and the big box stores, it’s not. A local flooring company has its reputation to uphold so it usually does a better job and stands behind its work unlike some companies. So, how do […]

Choosing Your Hardwood Floors Installation Pattern

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As a flooring installation company, we find that one detail of hardwood floor installation that’s often overlooked is the flooring installation pattern. Everyone thinks about tile as the material that requires a specific installation pattern, but in reality, virtually all flooring types can be installed in various patterns. Choosing the right pattern is a matter […]

Understanding the Differences Between Red and White Oak

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Oak flooring is one of the most popular flooring materials today in Clearwater and most of Florida. Many people considering new hardwood floors know that red and white oak flooring are both a great option. However, they don’t always understand the differences. In fact, as an experienced flooring company, we’re often asked which is the […]

Best Types of Wood for Your Floors

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Many wood species are great options for flooring. However, not all are right for every budget, lifestyle, or room in your home. The look you want for your new floors can also impact which type of wood, or wood species, would be best for you. As you begin to look at options for your new […]

Wood Flooring Finishes – Part 2

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Today we’re going to help you understand the pros and cons of oil-based and wax wood flooring finishes. If you missed our previous blog about water-based hardwood flooring finishes, click here. Oil-Based Finishes What surprises most homeowners looking at wood flooring finishes for the first time is that there are actually three types of oil-based […]

Should You Choose Engineered Wood or Hardwood Flooring?

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Although both engineered wood and hardwood flooring offer the advantage of being able to refinish them, they aren’t quite the same. There are differences that you should consider before you choose one or the other. Let’s look at some key differences and why they may make a difference in what you ultimately choose. Materials Of […]

When Engineered Wood Flooring Is a Good Option

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Although we offer many flooring products, we haven’t spent a lot of time talking about engineered wood flooring recently. Some people classify it as hardwood flooring. Others put it into a synthetic flooring material category. However, engineered wood flooring is not entirely either of those. It is in a category all of its own and […]