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Stopping those annoying squeaks in your wood floors!

In most cases the three wood floor members (the joist, subfloor and finished hardwood) have separated, and the nails binding them are moving in...

Cork: The Sustainable Alternative To Hardwood Floors

Cork is a renewable resource and has become a "green" alternative to hardwood floors. Cork is more than just a material for wine bottle...

Carbonized Bamboo Floors

Carbonized bamboo floors are darker floors. Carbonized shades of bamboo may look elegant but they are not hard nor are they long-lasting. A lot of...

How to choose a flooring contractor

All the good, bad and the ugly flooring contractors are found in big city yellow pages. Sifting through a dozen pages is time consuming...

What Is A Mixed Media Floor? Planning A Mixed Media Floor

A mixed media floor is a floor that is made from different materials. Some very elegant buildings have mixed media floors such as...

How To Stain Wood Floors Without The Blotchy Effect

I'm going to continue the procedure I started in the sanding article. I will talk about what type of stains to use on particular...

The Truth About Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo Flooring And Its Environmental Impact Bamboo is a fairly new type of flooring for the American market. Its popularity has grown very fast. Bamboo...

Cork: A Durable, Hypoallergenic Floor Covering

If you have read my article, Cork: The Sustainable Alternative To Hardwood Floors you will know why environmentally cork is superior. Now, let's see why...

For contractors: How to get those better jobs, at the prices...

Just how does a hardwood floor contractor go about getting more money for the jobs they are now doing? Well that’s the $64,000 question...

The Truth About Bamboo Flooring

Bamboo floors are marketed to consumers as a green, environmentally sustainable choice. Is this true or is this what manufacturers want us to believe?...

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