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How to Create an Attractive Patterned Floor

Top interior designers like to work with hardwood and tile flooring in creative combinations. UB Hardwoods specializes in the installation of patterned flooring that makes a luxurious presentation.  

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

Flooring installations by UB Hardwoods in Western Chicago are possible using a mixture of carpeting, floor tiles, and carpet tiles that make the best choices for how the rooms are used.  

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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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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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Flooring Transitions: Connecting Multiple Types of Flooring

If you're using multiple types of flooring throughout your home or business, you're going to be left with some areas that require a flooring transition. These are edge pieces that are positioned between different floors for a polished appearance and an easier-to-clean surface. There are multiple options for flooring transition, depending on the look that you want to achieve. Here's everything you need to know.

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Tile and Stone for Outdoor Patios and Walkways

If you want to redesign your outdoor area, tile and stone is an excellent way to deliver both functionality and appearance. Renovating your outdoor area improves your property value and extends your livable space. But you need to select the right tile and stone options.

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How to Mix & Match Different Types of Flooring

At UB Hardwoods the choices are not limited to just hardwood flooring. Of course, we love hardwood flooring; however, we also install carpeting, vinyl flooring, and tile/stone to create a complete, beautiful renovation of a home or commercial property. Here are some suggestions about how to mix and match the floor covering choices to achieve the best results.

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Using Tile to Bridge the Divide Between Indoors and Out

Today's homeowners are spending more time than ever outside their homes in pursuit of rest, relaxation and good times. As the line between the indoors and out continues to blur as kitchen move outdoors and summer parties easily migrate from the deck to the patio and inside the home, here are a few ways you can use tile to bridge the ever decreasing divide.

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4 Flooring Types that will Stand up to Small Children

Whether you’re doing a full remodel or just trying to spruce up a dated room, new flooring is a great way to breathe new life into your home. But when you have kids, it is important to know what flooring types will hold up best and to keep installation practices in mind.

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Top Three Pet-Friendly Hardwood Floors

While it’s nice having your dog or cat in the house, your favorite pet can wreak havoc on your floors creating stains, scratches and other hard to fix blemishes. Fortunately, there are floorings options that can withstand all the abuse your animals can meddle out. This includes durable hardwood floors, tile and concrete. Each of these options has its own advantages.

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