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Protecting Your Hardwood Floors before the First Snow

Winter in Minnesota is harsh, and it can also do a number on your gorgeous hardwood floors. However, there are a few easy hardwood floor maintenance tips you can use to prevent lasting damage to your wood floors.

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Wood Flooring and Your Basement: Here's the Deal

Many homeowners who refinish their basements to create a new room or living space love the idea of updated flooring. After all, who wants to have a basement room with a cold cement floor? But if you want wood flooring for your new basement rooms, there are a few important things that you need to know first. Wood flooring has its limitations, and you should avoid any potential issues!

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Best Hardwood Floors For High-Traffic Areas

Laying down a new hardwood floor upgrades the appearance of any room, but if you are installing it in a high-traffic area, you need floorboards which can withstand scrapes, moisture, and excessive wear. Get the facts you need to know before investing your time and money in a project. Our guide will help you select a durable hardwood floor which looks stunning today and will still look great ten years from now.

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How to Create an Attractive Patterned Floor

One place to consider installing a patterned floor is the entryway. When guests come into a home, having a beautiful patterned floor makes an immediate good first impression. Because entryways are usually left uncluttered, this allows the patterned flooring to really stand out. The impression for guests is like observing artwork in a museum. There is a big “wow” factor.

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Everything You Need to Know About Carpet, Tiles, and Carpet Tiles

With carpet installations, there is a nice selection of modern styles to choose from that have many attractive features. The things to consider when making a choice about carpeting include how the room will be used and how the carpet is made. High-traffic rooms and rooms used by children do better with carpeting that is stain resistant. Other factors to consider are the fiber type and the carpet pile.

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The Best Flooring Options for Homes with Kids

If you have children in your home, the amount of usage of each room greatly affects the type of flooring you should choose. In bathrooms and kitchens, vinyl flooring may be the best solution. Other places like a children’s bedroom or family room may do better with carpeting. Tile can be used for rooms with heavy usage as well. Hardwood flooring can withstand quite a bit of traffic depending on the wood choice and the stain color used.

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Repairing and Refinishing Stained Hardwood Flooring

There are two types of stains to consider when thinking about new hardwood flooring for your home. One type of wood stain creates beautiful color for the flooring, whereas the other type of stain (the less desirable) is unintentional and caused by spills or water-leak problems that can create an unwanted colored spot or blemish on the flooring.

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4 Reasons Why UB Hardwoods Should Install Your New Flooring

New flooring instantly improves the look of your home. Not only will you find it easier to maintain and clean, your home's value will increase as well. Getting these benefits means you have to decide if you want to tackle the installation project yourself or hire a professional to do it for you. UB Hardwoods not only sells an array of flooring materials, we also provide top-notch professional installation of everything we sell. Here's why you should let UB Hardwoods install your flooring:

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3 Flooring Problems That Tiles Solve

Chances are your life is pretty busy. Whether you're a professional in the process of establishing yourself in your career, you have a growing family, or you're enjoying your retirement years, the last thing you want to worry about is if your flooring can keep up with your life! Tile is one material that can solve multiple flooring problems at one time!

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Focus on Flooring: An Affordable Way to Remodel Your Home This Spring

Many homeowners celebrate spring by tackling projects around the home, which often includes a remodel. While a bathroom and kitchen remodel continue to be among the most popular for homeowners, they often come with a hefty price tag that can make them rethink their strategy. 


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