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Hardwood Flooring

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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How to Decide Between Carpet and Hardwood Flooring For Your Home

You want to put in new flooring in your home, but you aren't sure whether you want hardwood or carpet. You have a distinct set of advantages to both, so you need to carefully consider how you feel about a few key areas when you're making your selection. 

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How to Avoid Scuffs and Scratches on Your New Hardwood Floors

You picked out the most marvelous hardwood flooring and you're thrilled once it's installed. Once the excitement wears off, the worry sets in. How can you keep it in a pristine condition? Is it the end of the world if you end up scuffing or scratching it? Life happens and you can't always avoid damaging the floor in your day to day activities. However, you can take several preventative measures to reduce the potential for scuffs and scratches in your hardwood flooring. 

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4 High Quality Hardwood Finishes for Remodel Projects

Restoring hardwood floors in high traffic living spaces is an effective way to add new life to your house, while enhancing its resale value and eye-appeal. The stain you add to your floors is not only a reflection of your personal taste, but it can make a big difference in the look and feel of a room. Consider the following hardwood stains for your next remodel project.

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2016's Top 5 Flooring Trends

Are you a homeowner who is searching for a way to improve the way your Golden Valley, Minnesota area home looks without a full remodel? Changing your flooring is an effective method of doing so. The following are some of 2016's top flooring trends that you might want to take note of:

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How to Choose the Perfect Hardwood Flooring Color for Your House

Hardwood floors are the perfect finish for your home, but sometimes choosing the right color is the hardest part. You see the flooring throughout your home, so you see it all the time. Don't panic when it comes time to pick out a stain - just follow these tips to fall in love with your house.

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Contemporary Luxury Homes with Old-World Charm

There is something incredible about a home with hardwood flooring. While we appreciate the easy care and maintenance of vinyl floors and the exquisite beauty of tile and stone, we have to admit that in the decades of UB Hardwoods being in the flooring business in Golden Valley, Minnesota, hardwood floors are still our favorite. There are plenty of good reasons for this idea.

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Before Installing New Flooring Consider the Option to Restore Vintage Solid Wood Flooring

UB Hardwoods has decades of great customer service in Golden Valley, Minnesota and the surrounding areas. We would love to install brand new solid hardwood flooring or manufactured hardwood flooring in any of the beautiful homes in the area. The results would be fantastic.

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Top Reasons Why You Should Choose Bamboo Flooring

Wood flooring continues to be a popular choice for homeowners who are searching for a new material to replace what already exists in their home or to have installed in their new home. Some types of wood flooring, though, can be inappropriate when it comes to certain conditions such as higher levels of humidity. Bamboo can offer homeowners many advantages over traditional wood flooring, including being resistant to moisture. Other benefits of choosing bamboo flooring include:

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Pets and Hardwood Flooring: Is It a Lost Cause?

Do you love the appearance of hardwood flooring, but cringe when you think of your pets? Maintaining attractive hardwood flooring while still having animal companions isn't impossible, it's just a challenge. There are a few things that you can do to make it easier on both you and your floors.

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