Flooring 101Hardwood

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Intro to Hardwood Flooring

The natural beauty of hardwood exudes luxury and comfort. Real wood radiates a feeling of warmth underfoot. No matter which type of wood you choose, adding hardwood to your home will allow you to provide rich and dramatic elegance to your home. ...read more

How Hardwood Flooring is Made

Understanding hardwood construction and materials can make you a smarter shopper, help you better determine hardwood flooring value, and keep you within the parameters of your budget. ...read more
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Hardwood Flooring Styles

Understanding the types, species, and finishes of hardwood products can provide you with valuable information. There is a wide array of hardwood styles on the market today that allow you to create a hardwood floor that matches both your lifestyle and your desire for beauty, durability, and practicality. ...read more
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Things to Consider With Hardwood Flooring

Each wood has its own unique characteristics. The color of the wood is determined by what part of the tree the wood originally came from. The grain pattern is determined by the species and how the wood is cut. Natural variations in the color and grain are normal and to be expected. ...read more
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Hardwood Flooring Installation

Being prepared will make the entire process go faster, more efficiently, and hopefully eliminate any surprises. Make sure you have a seasoned, dedicated professional hired so you can be assured that you will receive a beautiful, efficient, and correct installation. ...read more
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Hardwood Flooring Maintenance

Maintaining your hardwood requires know-how. Once installed, your hardwood floor will look beautiful, but consistent and correct maintenance will ensure it remains that way. ...read more
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Hardwood Flooring Glossary

A glossary of hardwood flooring terms you may hear throughout the process of selecting, installing and owning hardwood flooring. ...read more