Category: Installation

Five things you should do for every wood floor installation

You’ve heard it said: “follow the manufacturer’s instructions” when doing a wood floor installation. It is tempting to rely only on past experience when doing an installation. After all, you do this for a living, right? How different could this floor be from the last X number of floors you’ve installed? Installation is acceptance As …

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Stop Squeaky Wood Floors by Using the Right Fastener

If you’re involved in selling or installing hardwood floors, you have probably had to solve a “squeaky floor” problem for a customer. Nobody likes it when their brand new hardwood floors start squeaking. Prefinished flooring manufacture warranties do not cover noise issues because they are job site related, and it can be a difficult problem …

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Wood Floor Moisture and Acclimation Guide

Moisture issues can affect hardwood flooring at every part of the installation process, from acclimating your wood floors to doing repairs after an installation. To guide you through the various moisture and acclimation issues, we’ve pulled together some helpful resources from our own experience and from industry experts. These resources will give you an overview …

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The Slab Truth

Even under the best conditions, there are few things more aggravating to a new homeowner than moisture problems in the home. Most consumers never really think about this until a problem has arisen. Your realtor would likely not be the one to point out issues with the poor grade of property or existing drainage issues. Problems such …

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Courtline Guides from the MFMA

Summer break is here and it is the time when our gym floor pros are busy installing, refinishing, and refreshing the floors that hosted many a game and practice during the past school year. These floors boast the beauty and tight grain of maple to give athletes the stability, shock absorption, and traction needed underfoot. …

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Why Properly Dried Wood Flooring is so Important

If you’re in the wood flooring industry, you’ve come to realize that the relationship between wood and water is important to pay close attention to. Wood loves a consistent environment when it comes to how much moisture it is exposed to. There are many tools out there to help us keep tabs on moisture levels, …

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