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protect your wood floors

5 Ways You Can Protect Your Wood Floors

Wood floors are many things: beautiful, durable, strong. They’re also a long-term investment, both of money and time. It’s true; your hardwood floors require regular maintenance to make the finish last and keep scratches at bay. How often the finish lasts is up to you; a wood floor in a home with two adults can […]

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floors for your home
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Why You Don’t Need Luck to Choose the Right Floor

Throw your four-leaf clover away. You don’t need the luck of the Irish to choose the right floor, or a rabbit’s foot. What you do need is a bit of research and advice to choose the flooring that works in your home—even with all the foot traffic, water spills, kids or pets. Where should you […]

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hand scraped hardwood
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laminate wood floor
porcelain tile
radiant heating
Tile
Vinyl

5 Questions to Ask BEFORE You Buy Flooring

It’s easy to fall in love with flooring. We understand, we’ve done it (yes, we’ll admit it!). However, when you have to have that particular kind of flooring, or look, without giving a second thought to how well that flooring fits your home and traffic patterns, you’re just setting yourself up for buyer’s remorse. So […]

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kitchen flooring
solid wood floors
vinyl plank flooring

The New Hot Trend: Why Vinyl Plank Flooring is the “Right” Wood

Love the look of wood and laminate flooring but hate dealing with water? If you have a solid wood floor or laminate flooring, you know what we’re talking about: it’s that terrified dive for a towel or rag any time you see water near your wood floor. The hot new flooring trend, and answer to […]

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kitchen flooring
laminate wood floor
radiant heating
solid wood floors
Tile
Vinyl

The BEST Floor for Your Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home—and better be, if you want to eat. Even if microwave cooking is more your chef style, with today’s open home designs, your kitchen needs to look like the heart of your home. Start with your flooring. Why? It covers a majority of the surface area, is a […]

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Refinishing wood floors
Screening wood floors
solid wood floors

Give your Wood Floors a Second Chance

If your wood floor has seen better days (or has been beat up on better days when kids and pets were running about), don’t start playing taps just yet. You don’t have to get a memorial stone or order a dumpster. Give those wood floors new life by repairing and refinishing them. Prep your house […]

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hand scraped hardwood
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laminate wood floor
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solid wood floors

Why wood floors?

Hand-scraped. Engineered hardwood. Oak. Bamboo. Cherry. Dark. Light. There are so many beautiful wood flooring options that can enhance your décor, but there are reasons beyond looks that make wood floors an excellent option for any home. It may not be the start of school yet, but let’s put on our glasses and research our […]

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carpet
flooring
hardwood
porcelain tile
radiant heating
slate tile
Tile

What kind of floors work with radiant heating?

Ever felt warm flooring under your feet? In addition to feeling warm and wonderful, radiant heating also is an excellent source of heating for rooms where traditional ducting cannot be run—or where you don’t want to deal with the inconvenience of a duct. Radiant heating is more energy efficient than baseboard heating, and doesn’t lose […]

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steam cleaners

Steam Cleaners and Wood Floors: do they mix?

With the warm weather, heavy rain and mud being tracked into our houses, everyone’s looking for the best way to clean their wood floors. If you’ve watched TV, you’ve undoubtedly seen ads for steam cleaners. Steam cleaners are a great way to clean hard floors, and some ads suggest that steam is a great way […]

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hand scraped hardwood
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What’s all the hype about hand scraped?

Have you been drooling about hand scraped hardwoods on all the TV home décor shows? Or have you heard the term on a commercial and wondered what they were talking about? We’ve got the answer! (Of course we do, we’re ‘Y’s’ about flooring!) The answer actually dates back hundreds of years, when wood flooring was […]

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