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Choosing the Right Flooring Professional

BY Hunter Ross  September 14, 2017

Last weekend, I dragged my reluctant family to our local greasy spoon so that I could have tomatoes and grits with my breakfast, the kind of breakfast I grew up with.  While we waited in line to pay – yes they still do that too – I was busy looking at the sea of business […]

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Reduce, Reuse, RECLAIM!

BY Hunter Ross  June 20, 2017

Late one night, I was browsing my local online buy/sell/trade site and found the most unusual post I’d seen yet, a basketball court.  The maintenance manager for a small school outside of Frisco, TX, had recently replaced the hardwood courts and was looking to unload a bounty of maple tongue and groove boards.  All that […]

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“How to Prevent Cupping and Worse in Summer Months”

BY Hunter Ross  June 13, 2017

In an article from the Wood Floor Business website, Craig DeWitte discusses the effects excessive moisture may have on your hardwood floors. “During the summer, even the most carefully installed wood floors tend to expand and sometimes cup or even buckle. These events occur because of wood’s relationship with moisture in the air. Air with […]

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Formaldehyde: The scary word of wood flooring

BY Hunter Ross  May 3, 2017

With all the news surrounding formaldehyde and the harmful effects this chemical may cause to our families, many are wondering if hardwood floors are still safe. In 2014, a well-known nationwide wood floor retailer made national news over flooring that in tests exceeded the standards set by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).  In two […]

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Underlayment for Laminate Floors

BY Hunter Ross  April 6, 2017

With hundreds of products on the market, choosing the right underlayment for your unique application can seem an impossible task. First, let’s start with the basics Underlayment is a thin foam pad measured in different thickness’ and typically made of polyethylene or polypropylene.  Most laminates require an underlayment for installation, and some even come with […]

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Why Engineered Hardwood?

BY Kristy Hundt  September 28, 2016

Engineered hardwood flooring is especially great for high traffic areas like entry ways and family rooms. There is also less opportunity for cupping and warping over the life of an engineered floor. The multi-ply construction also reduces expansion and contraction. Most engineered floors come pre-finished from a factory. This makes the top coat or finish […]

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Engineered Hardwood Story & Testimonial

BY Kristy Hundt  September 14, 2016

Jennifer S. | Handscraped Engineered Hardwood Allen, TX: During my initial consultation with Jennifer, I learned she wanted to replace the existing carpet all over her house with new hardwood floors. At first, she wanted to keep the small tile in her entryway but loved my idea of having continuous hardwood flooring throughout. I explained […]

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About Luxury Vinyl Plank

BY Hunter Ross  September 10, 2016

If you’re looking to get a new hardwood floor, but want something more durable, consider LVT, also known as, Luxury Vinyl Plank or LVP. Years ago vinyl plank was considered on the lowest end of the spectrum for floor covering. LVT has traditionally been used in commercial settings because of its durability.  That was before manufacturers started […]

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What is Engineered Hardwood Flooring?

BY Kristy Hundt  September 9, 2016

Confused about Engineered Hardwood flooring? Want to know if this hardwood flooring type is right for your home? Engineered hardwood is a wood flooring material which consists of a single-wear layer or veneer attached to a multi-ply hardwood core. The wear layer is the premium covering on top which determines what species of wood it is. The most common […]

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3 Hot Trends in Hardwood Flooring

BY Hunter Ross  April 19, 2016

Replacing your old carpet, tile, or laminate with new wood flooring is a smart investment, but selecting the style and color can become overwhelming. Fortunately, understanding some of the hottest trends in hardwood flooring can help make your decision a little easier. If you are considering adding appeal and value to your space, consider these hot […]

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