Category: "Hardwood Flooring"

Is Summer Humidity Ruining Your Wood Floors?

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Humidity in Denver? That’s probably the last thing on your mind when it comes to installing wood floors throughout your home and caring for them so they’ll last for years.  Yet it’s true. Even here in the dry state of Colorado, summer brings in more humidity to your home than any other time of the...

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What Works Best In Small Spaces, Light Or Dark Floors?

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Have you ever noticed how some design trends just don’t work in your home? You find the “perfect” look in a magazine, try to recreate it only to hate it in your own home? It might not be the flooring you’re installing; it might be the size of the space. Light typically creates an airy,...

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So You Chose Hardwood Floors For Your Home

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One of the most popular choices for home flooring is hardwood. For many homeowners, they wouldn’t think of installing anything but hardwood. But did you know there are many different styles of hardwood – and not all of them work well in each home? Each wood flooring type offers a unique set of characteristics and...

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What Hardwood Stains Well?

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Looking for the right hardwood for your floors? It’s more than the stain you ultimately select. It comes down to the wood you choose. The most popular wood choices are vastly different. They range in extremely soft to hard, with undertones in a full spectrum across the map. Not only does hardness affect how a...

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Avoiding The Hollow Spots On Your Hardwood Flooring

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What’s the most common complaint about wood flooring installations gone wrong? Creaky, hollow sounding floors that develop quickly after the installation process is complete. They can detract so much from the final project that you decide never to install wood floors again. But it doesn’t have to be this way. The right installer knows how...

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Don’t Make These Wood Flooring Mistakes

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Having wood flooring throughout your home is at the top of most homeowners checklists. It’s beautiful. It’s durable. It matches any decor. The good news is that installing wood flooring isn’t rocket science. With a little due diligence, an installer can create flooring that will last for years. However, if you take shortcuts, plenty of...

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How Thick Should Engineered Wood Flooring Be?

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Engineered wood is a wood flooring solution that looks like the real thing but offers a little more stability and flexibility to certain areas of your home. Like solid wood, engineered wood flooring comes in various thicknesses. So how do you decide how thick your flooring should be? Three key points should be considered before...

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What Type Of Wood Is Best For Hardwood Floors?

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Thinking of installing hardwood floors in your home? What type of wood works the best? All types of hardwood floors have an unmatched natural beauty that can go with any decor. However, not all woods offer the same benefits to every room in your home. Kitchens, bathrooms, and basements all warrant special considerations. Unfinished or...

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Is Carpet Or Wood Floors Better For Asthma?

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If you have asthma, you look for ways to reduce your symptoms. And chances are you’ve looked down at the floor a time or two, wondering how it impacts your health. The key may be in what the flooring is made of rather than a specific type of flooring. The more conscious you are about...

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Can You Change The Color Of Hardwood Floors?

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Thinking of installing hardwood floors? Worried you’ll have to live with the same floor color for the next several decades? Think again. Can you change the color of hardwood floors? The answer is yes. However, that does come with a caveat. Are your hardwoods high quality, solid hardwood that can be sanded and refinished? That’s...

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