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Hardwood Flooring

Maintaining Your New Carpet or Floor Covering: Avoiding Common Post-Installation Mistakes

New flooring is one of the quickest ways to transform a room and add both beauty and value to your home. It can also be a big investment. So how can you protect your investment and help ensure your new … Continue reading

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Why does my Exotic wood floor look different than the sample I saw at the store?

First let’s understand that this phenomenon occurs with all hardwoods, whether domestic or imported, common or exotic. Secondly, it is most noticeable and dramatic when hardwood floors are installed in their natural condition, in other words, unstained. What happens, and … Continue reading

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Understanding Engineered Wood Flooring For Chicago Area Homeowners

Q. Why are there different veneer thicknesses, why are they so thin and how does it affect the performance of an engineered wood floor? The thickness of the veneer of engineered hardwood flooring basically has no effect on that board’s … Continue reading

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Not All Great Looking Hardwood Flooring Is Hardwood

Homeowners have always loved the look of a hardwood floor and today’s flooring manufacturers offer the wood visual appearance in many different types of flooring, such as vinyl, vinyl tile and laminate flooring.  Not only do these floors do a … Continue reading

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