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Does Hardwood Floor Hardness Matter?

Hardwood floor hardness refers to how likely a wood species is to dent. Measured on a wood floor hardness scale, wood species range from softwoods like white pine to very hard wood species, such as Brazilian Walnut. Where a wood species lands on the hardwood flooring hardness scale depends on the Janka measurement. It is […]

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Living Room with Wood Flooring

Three Reasons to Remove Your Shoes Before Walking on Hardwood Floors

You want to keep your polished hardwood floors looking brand new for years to come. But it can be tricky, if not impossible, to shield them from the wear and tear of everyday use. While imperfections are inevitable, there are plenty of ways homeowners can mitigate the damage. Wondering how to stop shoes from leaving scuff […]

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Living Room with Brown Couch and Light Wood Flooring

Top Three Benefits of Matte Finish Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are known for their polished, shiny style, reflecting the light and creating a glossy glow. While this look remains popular, a matte finish on hardwood floors is on the rise. The matte hardwood floor style is buffed for a more natural look. It’s easy to see why this style is rising in popularity […]

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The Benefits of Light vs. Dark Hardwood Flooring

Your choice of flooring has a strong yet subtle impact on your entire home decor. Hardwood floors are renowned for their convenience, durability and elegant polished look. Once you’ve settled on hardwood flooring, you’ll face another decision — stick with the classic dark hardwood look or opt for a light finish? There are benefits to both styles, […]

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7 Common Things That Damage Hardwood Floors

Beautiful hardwood floors can last for generations when properly cared for. In fact, it’s not uncommon to find historic properties with original flooring. Their hardiness is one of the reasons why hardwood flooring is so popular. Although quality floors can last for a long time, damage to hardwood floors can occur, and it can happen with common […]

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Farmhouse Wood Flooring with Wide Planks

Refinishing Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors can be a source of timeless beauty in homes. They aren’t just beautiful, either. Hardwood floors have some serious practical benefits, such as their durability and resistance to allergens. It’s no wonder, then, that hardwoods have become especially popular for modern homeowners, which has motivated some to pull up that old carpet to see what’s underneath. […]

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Solid Wood Flooring

What Are the Benefits of Solid Wood Flooring?

Solid wood floors are made from solid wood instead of layers of wood that have been bonded together. Each solid wood floor plank consists of one piece of hardwood, typically ¾ of an inch thick. The wood itself can be a variety of species, from oak to maple, cherry, bamboo, walnut, ash, mahogany and others. […]

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wooden flooring

What Are the Pros and Cons of Wooden Flooring in a House?

Wood flooring is a classic choice for floors, but is it right for your home? If you’re not quite sure, schedule a free consultation with 50 Floor. A 50 Floor professional can come to your home with advice and samples of flooring. They will work with you, asking questions to find the right solutions for your floors. […]

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