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How To Protect Hardwood Flooring From Water Damage

Cookies and milk, rhythm and blues, gin and tonic. Some things are inarguably perfect together. And some things are most definitely not: toothpaste and...

Is Hardwood Flooring Worth It For My Home?

Wood has been the go-to flooring material for centuries, and for good reason. Its natural beauty andrelative durability makes it an easy choice. Unlike...

All About the Finish: The Most Popular Hardwood Flooring Finishes

The finish you choose for your hardwood flooring has two dynamic implications. The first is aesthetic. What will the finish look like on your flooring?...

How to Clean and Care for Your Hardwood Floor

Keeping your wood floors looking great can feel like an epic battle against gravity. Gravity is the magnet that pulls every type of dirt, dust, grit,...

Choosing the Right Species For Your Hardwood Floor

You undoubtedly remember the feeling of standing in front of the candy counter as a kid with a few quarters in your pocket, trying to pick the best...

Flooring Materials: The Best Options in 2019

Carpet, linoleum, stone, or wood. Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. When it comes to choosing your flooring, you might feel compelled to rely on that universal...

Acclimating Hardwood Flooring:  A Little Bit of Science, A Lot of Common Sense

The shipment of your new hardwood flooring just arrived and you are understandably chomping at the bit to get it installed, as it is likely the final...

Green Flooring Options: Wading Through the Claims

You are building or upgrading your home and trying to be as green as you can. But, it’s a tough battle. Making ecologically sound choices requires a...

Should you Prefinish your Hardwood Floor?

All hardwood flooring, even the most damage-resistant species, requires coats of protective finish. Without it, floors will quickly begin to show signs...

Solid Hardwood vs Engineered Flooring: Which is right for you?

Decisions, decisions, decisions. Hopefully, you’ve made it through the first of those and decided on wood flooring, because nothing compares to the...