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How to Choose the Perfect Hardwood Flooring Underlayment

Whether you’re installing hickory or maple flooring, underlayment is essential. Underlayment may not be visible underneath your beautiful wood floors, but this material offers many key benefits. Along with providing added support and sound protection, underlayment also improves durability and helps your flooring last longer. To get the most out . . . Read more

Hardwood Flooring Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W A top Above Grade Refers to flooring installed above ground level, with a minimum of 18 inches of well-ventilated space available. Abrasion Refers to the act of wearing away at a hardwood floor finish, thereby damaging the wood. Acclimation Refers to the hardwood’s adjustment to the environment it is . . . Read more

Hardwood Flooring FAQ

When it comes to hardwood flooring, several questions may come to mind. A collection of the most commonly asked questions is below. What is the difference between prefinished and unfinished flooring? Can a hardwood floor be floated? How do I acclimate my hardwood floor? How does moisture affect my hardwood . . . Read more