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How to Soundproof Your Hardwood Floors

Jasper Hardwood – Wire Brushed European French Oak Collection / SKU: 10094367 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 . . . Read more

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