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Wood Flooring Issues FAQs

Q. My floors are raised at the seams in one or more areas, creating a lump in the floor. What’s happening? A: If your floors even remotely resemble the photo above, it sounds like your floors are suffering from what we call “Peaking” or “Buckling.” This happens in wood and . . . Read more

DIY or Professional?

It’s pretty difficult to decide between the DIY route and the professional route when you’re changing your home decor or considering some home improvements, like installing hardwood floors. After all, when you do it yourself, you ideally won’t have to spend as much money, you have full creative control, and . . . Read more

Kitchen Renovation Tips: Should You Install Flooring or Cabinets First?

Many homeowners wonder whether they should start with the cabinets or floors. Here’s a look at the pros and cons of either order.