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Entries Tagged as 'HardWood and Wood Flooring'

Stop the Squeaks: How to Handle Squeaky Hardwood Floors

January 17th, 2012 · No Comments

“Creeak! Creeeeeaak!” Anyone who has installed hardwood flooring has heard this annoying squeaking sound that often develops in hardwood floors. When you’re tiptoeing to the kitchen for a midnight snack, that creaking sound is a dead giveaway. Unfortunately, there is no perfect, permanent cure-all for hardwood creaks and squeaks. However, there are a few effective […]

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Most Expensive Hardwood Floors

January 17th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Many owners are faced with the dilemma of the flooring type they should choose for their homes. There is laminate flooring, vinyl, hardwood, and so many other choices, all having their advantages and disadvantages. Whenever confronted with such questions, we refer our customers to the results of a survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring […]

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Reasons Why Floor Sanding is a Must

August 18th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Part of the responsibility of homeowners is the upkeep and restoration of their homes in order to maintain its good condition. Now, wood floorings are still considered to be a top choice by most people because it exudes that warm, comfortable and inviting atmosphere at home. It does have benefits but one of the disadvantages […]

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What are Engineered Hardwoods and are they Right for you?

March 18th, 2011 · 7 Comments

When consumers are looking to update the floors in their homes, more and more buyers are turning to engineered hard woods.  Both durable and eco-friendly, engineered hardwoods are becoming a popular choice flooring choice for home owners. While this earth-friendly and aesthetically appealing material is growing in popularity, not all consumers are totally familiar with […]

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Wood Parquet Flooring For You Home

December 16th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Basically, parquet flooring is made up of small pieces of wood joined together to form different kinds of geometric patterns. These small pieces of wood are laid out on top of a soft wood to maintain an even surface. After the process of joining these pieces of wood, the final output will create a unique […]

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Natural Beauty that Changes Over Time

November 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Wood floors are one of the few flooring options that become more beautiful with age. Like all natural products that experience change over time, wood floors will experience subtle color changes as they age. This natural process called patina will add to the beauty and character of the floor. Different species of wood flooring will […]

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Wood Flooring – Not just for gyms!

November 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Wood floors aren’t just for gyms and dance floors, they also are for your home. Hardwood floors last longer than softwood floors, and hard wood flooring is versatile and durable. Cleaning your wood floors reduces the frequency of refinishing them. Look into installing wood floors for your home. Wood is not just for burning in […]

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Wholesale Hardwood Flooring

November 15th, 2007 · No Comments

Wholesale outlets for hardwood flooring are increasingly popular in some parts of the country. Buying your hardwood flooring wholesale is worth the effort of finding an outlet because of the money you can save. Check the phone book under hardwood flooring wholesale (though the term may change among the phonebook regions), search the internet for […]

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Prefinished Hardwood Flooring

November 15th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Prefinished (also spelled pre-finished) hardwood flooring takes the muss and fuss out of installing hardwood floors. Depending on your situation, this can be your best option when choosing wood flooring. When choosing prefinished wood flooring, go with a solid or engineered hardwood floor and have a beautiful floor in as short a time as it […]

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Hardwood Flooring – What is it?

November 14th, 2007 · No Comments

Installing hardwood flooring, materials which include bamboo, cherry, maple and oak, is a great way to increase the value of your house as you increase your pleasure. Stone floors, such as marble, flagstone and granite, makes a statement too, but has a very different feel than wood. Choosing between hardwood, tile, stone and vinyl really […]

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