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Wood Look Tiles: A Wood Floor Alternative

A lot of people love the look of hardwood floors but don't necessarily want them. They don't want the upkeep of wood floors. Cleaning...

Occupational Health and Safety: Respirator Masks for Wood Flooring

When you work in the wood flooring industry, serious health hazards are caused by sawdust effecting your lungs. You may not think about it,...

Top 10 Flooring Myths

1) "No Wax Finish" means that your floors never need any maintenance. The truth is that any film finish will need periodic cleaning, and possibly...

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...

Choosing a Sanding Machine for Wood Floors

Sanding down your wood floor will remove scratches, nicks and indents. When you sand your wood floor, you are restoring its beauty. A floor...

Prefinished Hardwood Floors: How to choose!

I can't tell you how many times I've been asked what brand of prefinished floor I recommend. Or how many samples I've gotten through...

Hydronic and Radiant Heating Under Your Wood Floors

Avoid the amazing winter shrinking floor by following the detailed guidelines I set out in this article. Oh for sure there are a lot of...

The Science Behind Moisture and Wood Floors

Water, water vapor, humidity and moisture all have something in common: they all damage wood floors. The opposite is true when you have extreme...

Installing Cork Floors

Cork flooring is growing in popularity. People like it because it is durable, soundproof and soft to stand on. It is terrific for anyone...

How to Acclimate a Wood Floor

Many homeowners are not aware of how humidity affects wood floors until they experience it first hand. Oftentimes, the wood floor installer has laid...

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