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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

Wood Flooring Issues: Delamination

As gorgeous as hardwood floors are, they’re also expensive, which is why many homeowners opt to install laminated wood flooring instead. Engineered flooring so closely resembles genuine solid wood that it’s practically impossible to tell them apart. Plus, it’s much less expensive. However, that doesn’t mean you can throw it . . . Read more

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

The Evolution of Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is an affordable, easy-care flooring solution for homeowners. But where does it come from and what are its applications? We’ll break down the details about laminate flooring, plus show you the ways in which this popular flooring type has evolved over the years. What is Laminate Flooring? Laminate . . . 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.