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HOW TO CHOOSE WOOD FLOORING: FACTORS TO CONSIDER

Posted by Vishal Dhandia on Oct 9, 2019 12:20:11 PM

To select the perfect hardwood flooring for your space, there are many factors you should consider. From the color, to the cut, each choice you make will have a direct impact on your flooring’s appearance, longevity, and functionality. To help you make the right choices for your unique situation and tastes, follow our guide on how to choose wood flooring.

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HARDWOOD FLOORING COLOR TRENDS OF 2019

Posted by Rabecca on Sep 16, 2019 1:51:44 PM

Hardwood flooring has stood the test of time and remains the most-desirable flooring option for homes. While hardwood flooring is always in style, the color trends change through the years. Fortunately, if you’re flooring shade has started to feel a bit dated, you can refinish hardwoods to keep up with the times. To help you narrow down your options, here are some of the most-popular hardwood flooring color trends of 2019.

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5 DIFFERENT TYPES OF LUXURY FLOORING

Posted by Rabecca on Sep 10, 2019 1:21:10 PM

Wood flooring is a classic trend that is always in style. As such, installing hardwood floors can significantly increase the value and appearance of your home—especially when choosing a luxury species. To learn more about some of the most popular types of luxury hardwood flooring species, continue reading.

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7 DIFFERENT PATTERNS OF PARQUET FLOORING

Posted by Rabecca on Aug 22, 2019 10:07:18 AM

Parquet flooring refers to hardwood flooring designs that are constructed from small planks and positioned to form geometric patterns. After peaking in popularity in the 1960s, this elaborate flooring design has recently come back into the spotlight. If you’re considering making a bold statement with your flooring this year, read on to learn about the many different patterns of parquet flooring there are to choose from.

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DIFFERENT TYPES OF LUMBER CUTS: SAWN MILLING METHODS

Posted by Rabecca on Aug 14, 2019 11:07:16 AM

Hardwood is an increasingly popular flooring option. According to the Magazine of the National Wood Flooring Association, “In 2019, two-thirds of contractors expect wood flooring sales to continue to grow by at least three percent.” If you’re thinking about investing in hardwood flooring, it’s important to have all the information possible. In addition to considering the flooring’s species, structure, grade, dimensions texture, finish, you should also pay attention to the type of sawn milling used. 

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Topics: FLOORING TIPS AND IDEAS

7 COMMON PROBLEMS WITH WOOD FLOORING

Posted by Vishal Dhandia on Aug 9, 2019 3:05:29 PM

Wood flooring has the capability to bring a natural element into a living space and transforming it into something absolutely spectacular.  While that's true, wood also requires proper care and maintenance during installation and when you start to live on it, to avoid any troubles that can leave a bad taste in or mouth. Lets talk about the 7 common problems that can occur in wood flooring:

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NARROW V/S WIDE HARDWOOD PLANKS ~ WHICH ONE IS IDEAL FOR YOUR FLOORING PROJECT?

Posted by Vishal Dhandia on Jul 29, 2019 5:00:15 PM

Hardwood floors come in different widths. If you are in the market shopping for hardwood flooring, then the question “Narrow or wide planks and what is the best choice for my living space?” must be on your mind. In this blog article we will talk about the difference between a narrow and wide plank and which might be more suitable for your space.

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Topics: FLOORING TIPS AND IDEAS

HOW DO I CHOOSE A WOOD FLOOR THAT IS BEST SUITED FOR A RESTAURANT OR COMMERCIAL SPACE?

Posted by Terry Brandsen on Jul 23, 2019 3:28:24 PM

Wood flooring remains popular in high foot traffic areas such as restaurants, hotels and commercial spaces, due to its natural look, rugged beauty, fashion appeal, and resilient nature. Wood evokes a sense of durability and warmth that is unrivaled to other surfaces. First and foremost, one needs to be realistic with their expectations whilst considering a wood floor. Wood is a natural product, and it can be dented, scratched, gouged, burnt, or otherwise damaged through a wide variety of destructive actions. Once this fact becomes understood and one become comfortable with the limitations of wood flooring, then we can look at options within the different ranges of wood flooring that are best equipped to avoid potential damage, and/or are easily repairable.

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WHATS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HEARTWOOD AND SAPWOOD? -(WHICH ONE TO USE FOR MY PROJECT)

Posted by Vishal Dhandia on Jul 9, 2019 3:22:13 PM

If you are a wood enthusiast, you might  have come across the words Heartwood and Sapwood and wondered what they actually mean. Heartwood and Sapwood are two parts of the same tree but are are much different in character. In this blog, we will be discussing in detail the difference there is between Heartwood and Sapwood:

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Topics: FLOORING TIPS AND IDEAS

ARE WOOD FLOORS SUITABLE FOR A BEACH HOUSE IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST?

Posted by Terry Brandsen on Nov 8, 2018 5:19:22 PM

The Pacific Northwest Coast is one of the most beautiful spots on our planet. Pounding surf, Towering cliffs, sandy beaches, and abundant wildlife, all make a visit to the coast one of the top-ranking activities for a summers day/weekend.

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Topics: FLOORING TIPS AND IDEAS

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