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Plank Floor: What Special Considerations This Type of Floor Raises

My definition of a plank floor is anything 4" and wider. One of the biggest mistakes I see in the wood floor industry is...

Tips For Buying Wood Floors Online

Personally, I am not a fan of buying wood floors online. Read my article "Buying Wood Floors Online vs. Locally" and you will see...

Selling A House: When to Install Hardwood Floors

When selling a house, you want to get the most money out of it. This means that you may have to do some repairs...

Installing Strip Flooring and Avoiding Future Squeaks and Pops

In this article I will give you the inside story on how to nail down a new strip floor so that no future squeaks...

Allergy Sufferers Beware When Choosing A Wood Floor

When considering what type of floor covering to put in your home, you need to be extra thoughtful if you suffer from allergies or...

Why Choose Parquet Flooring and How to Install it:

A parquet floor literally means a patterned floor. Parquet flooring is a mosaic of wood used to decorate a room, commonly using geometric designs....

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...

How to apply oil based polyurethane WITHOUT the pits and bubbles.

I promised a novice floor guy in New Jersey to write this article. He's been having quite a problem, (and I'm sure customer complaints)...

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...

Knee Pads: Preventing Occupational Knee Injuries

When you are on your knees on a hardwood floor all day, eventually your knees are going to start hurting. Your knees are a...

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