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Different Board Widths to Consider

Different Board Widths to Consider

Looking for the perfect type of hardwood floor can be an overwhelming process. People go to the flooring showrooms in search of the perfect color and type… most can begin to breathe easy once they have that ideal sample of wood clasped tightly in their hands. If you’ve been considering installing new hardwoods in your […]

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Swedish Finish vs Water Based Finish

Swedish Finish vs Water Based Finish

If you’ve decided to add hardwood floors to your home, or if you’re simply just refinishing your existing floor, you have a handful of decisions to make. In many ways, your flooring is an indispensable element of décor and the type or color you choose really depends on personal preference. But it`s the final finish […]

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Hardwood Floor Installation Patterns

Hardwood Floor Installation Patterns

The installation pattern you choose for your space can have as much weight on the resultant look as the actual wood you put in. It will influence the way furniture will sit and the movement in the room. Although there aren’t that many options, they are vastly different from each other. Here are some various […]

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Hardwoods in Bathrooms

Hardwoods in Bathrooms

When building or remodeling a bathroom, homeowners have shied away from using hardwoods as a flooring option. The mantra that designers and architects have stuck to is “wood and water don’t mix”. The inevitably humid environment in a bathroom, as well as unavoidable spills and splashes, have the power to warp or cup the wood […]

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Winter Cold Causing Problems With Your Hardwoods? How Whole House Humidifiers Can Help...

Winter Cold Causing Problems With Your Hardwoods? How Whole House Humidifiers Can Help…

During these cold winter nights, do you hear your house speaking to you? Yes, I’m talking about those creaking and cracking noises from your floors. Much like anything else in nature, your hardwood floors can get stressed, especially with drastic temperature changes. So when you hear those strange noises in your house at night, it’s […]

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An Eco-Friendly Flooring Option

An Eco-Friendly Flooring Option

Are you considering installing a new hardwood floor, but want to stay true to your earth-friendly ideals? Are you worried about how many beautiful trees need to be cut down in order to produce your new floors? You’re in luck! You may not know this, but hardwood floors are known to be very ecologically sound. […]

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Stained Maple Hardwood Floors in Bothell

Stained Maple Hardwood Floors in Bothell

Maple flooring is not just for basketball courts anymore, it’s also widely being used in many homes due to its beauty and practicality. Typically maple flooring is not stained and is finished with a natural finish. However, you can enhance the color and add an old worldly look by applying a light stain. We recently […]

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When is the Best Time for Installing Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood floors naturally expand and shrink throughout the year depending on the humidity in the air. One question many people ask is when is the best time for installing hardwood floors to prevent gapping. Sometimes there is not an easy answer. If you install it in the summer, it may shrink next winter. If you […]

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Installing a Border to Accent Your Hardwood Floors

Installing hardwood floor borders can be a unique upgrade to your hardwood floor design. Borders essentially create a framed effect in a particular room or living space. In many cases, a wood flooring border will be a different wood species that is a contrast to the wood appearing in the main area of the room. […]

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