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Wood Siding Glossary

A classic siding option, wood siding is long-lasting and durable. With proper stain application, wood siding stays protected for years and can take on a variety of shades. Wood siding is a classic choice in residential and even commercial exteriors. Here are some basic glossary terms to know when you’re planning . . . Read more

Rubber Flooring Glossary

Long used for commercial flooring, rubber is now becoming an increasingly popular material for residential flooring. Since it absorbs impacts, resists stains, and reduces sound, it’s a great choice for high-traffic areas in your home. Due to its many colors and textures, rubber flooring is an amazingly practical and durable addition . . . Read more

Slate Tile Glossary

A naturally occurring metamorphic rock, slate comes in a range of colors and textures. Due to its durability and look, slate is a unique material for tile flooring, pavers, and cladding. Here are some important glossary terms to know to help you buy slate tile more intelligently. Calcite: This is . . . Read more

Composite Decking Glossary

Composite decking is a durable option that’s easy to maintain, making it an increasingly popular low-maintenance choice for deck material. Since it’s available in a number of colors and styles, composite decking works well for a variety of backyard decks. Read on to learn some of the most common composite . . . Read more

Cork Flooring Glossary

If you’re looking for a sustainable flooring material that stands up to wear, offers cushion underfoot, and has insulating properties, cork might be the answer. This environmentally responsible flooring choice looks great and reduces your carbon footprint. Here are some cork flooring terms to familiarize yourself with: Acclimate: A several-day . . . Read more

Marble Tile Glossary

Whether you love it on the floor, on the wall, or in your shower, marble tile brings a sense of elegance and timelessness to any space. The variety of colors, sizes, and patterns makes marble a go-to material for all areas of your home. Check out the below glossary of . . . Read more