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How to Maintain Your Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood is famed for its exquisite look. From superior durability to cost-effectiveness, there are several benefits of hardwood flooring. No wonder it is one of the most popular flooring choices. Different seasons can impact your hardwood flooring differently. External and other factors can result in stress on the flooring. Additionally, regular wear and tear and heavy traffic can lead to irreversible damage to your floor over time. To keep your hardwood flooring looking its best and to make it last longer, you need to take good care of it. Follow these tips to maintain your hardwood floor for years to come....
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5 Pro Tips to Keep Your Laminate Floors Looking Beautiful For 10 Years

Laminate flooring is the new rage in town. The laminate floor is made of several materials bonded together under extremely high pressure. A typical laminate flooring consists of a moisture-resistant layer carefully placed under an HDF layer with a high-resolution photographic image of natural wood flooring sitting over it. The finish used on laminate floorings is a tough, clear coating made from resin-coated cellulose. From superior scratch resistance to the ease of installation, there are several benefits of laminate flooring. Laminate flooring, just like any other type of flooring, requires regular maintenance. With time, laminate flooring can lose its natural...
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6 Reasons to Choose Carpet for Your Next Remodel

Homes, like any other asset, depreciate every year and can develop structural and other problems with time. If you have an old home, consider remodeling it. Studies show that remodeling can significantly boost the ROI of a house. One of the simplest yet most effective ways to improve the aesthetic appeal of the areas in your home is by adding carpets to them. A carpet can make an area seem more inviting and spacious. Additionally, carpets provide thermal insulation and resistance, and can retain warm air longer, helping cut your heating costs during winter. Here are some more reasons to...
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What is the Difference Between Resilient and Non-Resilient Floors?

Your flooring is an integral part of your home. Given the important role that your floor plays in your home, you should be very careful when choosing which one will be installed in your home. There is a vast assortment of flooring options available which can make the decision even more difficult. When it comes to hard surface flooring, the most popular hard-surface flooring options come in two categories: resilient and non-resilient floors. But really, what is the difference? Hard-surface Floors: Resilient vs. Non-Resilient Floors Resilient Floors Resilient floors are man-made flooring products with the one exception of cork. They...
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A List of Hardwood Flooring Manufacturers in USA

Your floors have a major impact on the character of your home. A beautiful floor draws the eye and can be used as a focal point of the space. One of the most popular flooring options that have stood the test of time is hardwood flooring. Many people come to Rugworks, a hardwood flooring company in Santa Rosa because we are local and family-owned; when it comes to hardwood you can follow the same suit, and look at the many options that are manufactured in the United States. Here is a list of some leading hardwood flooring manufacturers in the country....
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What Type of Underlayment Should You Use for Floating Floors?

When installing a floating flooring, whether it is vinyl, laminate, or hardwood, one important decision to make is choosing an underlayment. Simply put, an underlayment is a thin layer of cushioning between the flooring and the subfloor underneath. An underlayment is added for support during the installation by providing slight compression movement as the joints are locked together and keeps the rigid locking mechanisms from breaking. An underlayment can also help resist moisture, cover minor imperfections, and absorb sound. When opting for an underlayment, ensure that it is approved by the manufacturer or warranties on the product may automatically become...
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5 Simple Ways to Keep Floors Clean This Winter

Maintaining floors during winter can be a challenge. Whether you have carpet, vinyl, laminate, or hardwood wood flooring, slush, rain, and mud during winter can get dragged into the house. To ensure things do not get out of hand, here are some tips that you can follow to keep your flooring in prime condition this winter. Use Floor Mats at Entrances One of the simplest yet effective ways to prevent floor damage is having mats at your main entrance. This will prevent moisture from entering through your exterior doors or at your home entrance. If you have a wood floor,...
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What Types of Hardwood Floors Are Best for Kids?

Selecting the right hardwood flooring becomes a crucial task when you have kids at home. Though we love them, we cannot deny the damage they can cause to our flooring. Water spills, food spills, scratches, coloring, crafts, you name it, they will end up on the floors. You need a hardwood floor option that can withstand all their adventures without getting damaged. Options of Hardwood Floors for Kids Here are some fabulous options that are strong enough for the whole family. Hickory – Did you know that this is one of the hardest domestic hardwood options? Its natural hardiness and...
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