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Engineered Hardwood vs Laminate Flooring : Learn the Differences

Engineered Hardwood vs Laminate Flooring : Learn the Differences 0

If you are thinking about installing a new floor for your home, you need to consider the type of flooring that is suitable. Not only does it involve cost, but also time and effort, especially if you plan to install it yourself. The right type of floor can add value, beauty, and save money. Are you considering installing a laminate or an engineered wood floor to cut cost? Let’s make some comparisons to see if they’re worth using.
21 Tested Best DIY Hardwood Floor Cleaner Options You Need Now

21 Tested Best DIY Hardwood Floor Cleaner Options You Need Now 0

Cleaning the wood floor is an easy chore. With regular maintenance such as sweeping, dusting, mopping and vacuuming you’re set for a long-lasting beauty of the hardwood floors. Read reviews and comparisons on the best hardwood floor vacuum cleaners, cleaning solutions, steam mops, swiffers and more!
Is Your Home a Good Candidate for Hardwood Flooring?

Is Your Home a Good Candidate for Hardwood Flooring? 0

Whether your home is traditional, modern, craftsman or ranch style, all homes are good candidates for hardwood floors. Why wood flooring? Besides charm, beauty, and comfort, it’s durable, easy to maintain, adds more value, and the floor color tones work with all styles.

This doesn’t mean that you should fill up the entire house with wood floors. We’ll touch on this later. For now, this article is all about providing you with professional advice on wood flooring options, how to choose floor colors, suitable rooms, and tips.

Tade Show Temporary Wood Flooring Also Perfect for Stages and Studios

Tade Show Temporary Wood Flooring Also Perfect for Stages and Studios 0

Flooring is the foundation of every studio, stage, exhibit booth, or hall. When correctly installed, it becomes more than just a safe, level place to walk. It is a blank canvas for interior decorators, set designers, booth engineers, and trade show strategists to work their magic. After all, the right flooring is the foundation of any design. It ties the aesthetic look and atmosphere of the space together.
5 Proven Hardwood Flooring Thickness Chart & Categories

5 Proven Hardwood Flooring Thickness Chart & Categories 0

If you’re considering installing a hardwood floor in your home, and want to do-it-yourself, you’ll need to make a lot of decisions. You must choose between hardwood and engineered flooring, the color, the wood, the installation method, and the thickness of the material. Will you install the flooring below, at or above “grade”? 

We’ll look at the two types of flooring, what’s appropriate for the kind of installation you want, and their pros and cons. Where a hardwood floor's thickness matters is whether you plan on flipping the home or one you’ll pass down to your great-grandchildren.




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8 Best Basement Wood Flooring Brand and Options

8 Best Basement Wood Flooring Brand and Options 0

Basements are prone to moisture, condensation, and humidity, not a good combination for wood.

In this article, we’ll show you 8 possibilities for wood or wood-type flooring for your basement. But, before you can install wood we’ll give you tips on how to address the moisture issues, the concrete slab, and subflooring.