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How to Soundproof Your Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are a popular choice for many homeowners because of their classic beauty and excellent durability. Despite all their benefits, the main downside to hardwood floors is that they don’t absorb sound very well. Even if your household doesn’t have pets or children, the simple act of walking across . . . Read more

What Are Five Common Wood Flooring Installation Mistakes?

Wood floors are a great investment for many homeowners. They look stylish, feel great underfoot, and can add to the value of your home. While you can add many types of wood floors to your home with a DIY installation, homeowners can succumb to many pitfalls during the process. Learn . . . Read more

How to Fix Peaking or Buckling Floors

As beautiful as hardwood floors are, they require a significant amount of care both during and after installation. Wood reacts to changes in the environment, even if that environment is your home, and its sensitivity can lead to ugly grooves, hills, and valleys undulating across your living room floor. Homeowners . . . Read more

How to Replace Damaged Areas of Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring adds an elegant touch to any home, whether you lay the floor yourself or have original, antique flooring. However, damaged areas of hardwood flooring can not only wreck the aesthetic of the room, but they can also throw your OCD into high gear. Fortunately, replacing damaged areas of . . . Read more