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17
May

9 questions you would like to ask about bamboo flooring

1. Is bamboo flooring strong? Absolutely! bamboo flooring is durable and long lasting. When done vertically or horizontally it is right on par with oak flooring when it comes to strength. In the case that you would want something stronger than bamboo flooring you should look at strand woven bamboo flooring. This material based on the process involved with the flooring installation is twice as hard as oak flooring, making…

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17
May

Eco-Friendly Flooring: What Options To Choose

Contractors, building managers and homeowners are making the environment, green products and practices more important than ever before with the intent on lowering carbon emissions and making earth livable for society. Taking into account environmentally friendly options when building structures such as businesses, and homes increases property values for generations to come. Most importantly, activating these practices makes the environment a safer place for residents all over. If you are…

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06
Apr

Five contrasts between refinishing and replacing a hardwood made floor

1 Refinishing is more affordable.If you chose to perform a replacement of the hardwood, you will have to pay additional for the wood. Apart, you will have to pay for taking down the hardwood floor that currently exists. Contrary to this, doing wood floor refinishing doesn’t involve additional costs. You would only have to pay for the refinishing job. Moreover, if a given part of the wood floor is damaged,…

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03
Mar

Why choose vinyl flooring?

If your goal is to enhance the style of your house, but you aim for a functional project without spending a fortune, vinyl flooring will be your number one choice to improve your living space.  What is vinyl flooring?Vinyl is a great substitute for stone, tile, and even hardwood flooring, especially in spaces where humidity or water spills happen often. Its durability comes from being built in layers, which gives…

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08
Feb

How to select the best color for your hardwood floor?

Hardwood flooring contractors Chicago residents recommend know that hardwood floors are available in numerous styles, types, and colors to assist you in renovating your home completely. If you are uncertain about which color of wood to select, below are a few suggestions of points to consider during the process of hardwood floor refinishing Chicago homeowners trust. Advantages and disadvantages of dark colorsDark, exotic, hardwood floors provide a classic vibe and…

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23
Nov

4 Suggestions for Hardwood Floors and Pets

When you have pets, wood flooring is significantly easier to maintain than carpeting. However, there are a few points to consider when you have hardwood floors as well as pets.Hardwood floors are a superb flooring option for people who have pets. They are excellent allergen reducers as wood floors do not have fibers that trap and retain allergens like dander and microorganisms, as carpeting does. Additionally, wood flooring is much…

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23
Nov

Why engineered hardwood flooring has become such a popular choice?

You may have observed a trend in the hardwood flooring market, and this trend is an increased popularity in engineered hardwood flooring Chicago prefers. There are a variety of reasons that many people have chosen to install it in their homes. From affordability to easy maintenance, engineered hardwood flooring comes accompanied by many advantages. In addition, it is aesthetically stunning! Below are several reasons why engineered hardwood flooring is turning…

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16
Aug

Skirting boards – what should we know about them?

There are as many possibilities for interior design as there are types of skirting boards. Manufacturers of these and other interior finishing elements provide an extensive variety and selection. People seeking a specific skirting board will most certainly find a design that suits them. Skirting board - what role does it play and what exactly is it?A skirting board, no matter if it is wooden or MDF, plays the same…

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16
Aug

Oil or varnish – which will protect hardwood flooring better?

Appropriate, well-executed finishing not only affects durability and damage resistance, it additionally affects the floor’s appearance and aesthetic value. Oiling and varnishing are some of the techniques most often utilized for securing wood floors. Which solution has more advantages? This is not a question that can be answered clearly. Several factors, like intensity of floor use, installation method, and wood species should be taken into consideration in the process of…

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15
Jun

Exactly how Durable Is Engineered Hardwood Flooring?

[vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" css=".vc_custom_1598547630179{margin-top: -20px !important;}"][vc_column][rev_slider_vc alias="home_slider1"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width="stretch_row_content" css=".vc_custom_1571732507258{background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Exactly how Durable Is Engineered Hardwood Flooring? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=".vc_custom_1566206126890{padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1566206175571{padding-top: 0px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Hardwood floors are an element that many people desire for their offices and stores.  Hardwood flooring immediately improves the aesthetics of any space, simultaneously including durability, longevity, elegance, and easy up-keep. The demand for hardwood floors in today’s market has increased the…

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