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Hardwood Floor Installation

5 Considerations When Choosing Hardwood Stain

Installing new hardwood floors is a big decision. There are a variety of choices, colors, and styles to choose from. Let UB Hardwoods help you do the job!

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UB Hardwoods & Flooring Receives Prestigious"40 Under 40" Recognition!

Hardwood Floors magazine is proud to recognize 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the wood flooring industry.

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Guide To Help in the Decision to Repair or Replace Flooring

Making a good decision about whether to repair or replace hardwood flooring takes a number of factors into consideration. These include the age of the flooring, if there is any damage to the flooring, the thickness of the wood, the type of wood used for the flooring, as well as the aesthetic results desired.

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5 Benefits of Hardwood Refinishing

Hardwood flooring is a durable, natural material that adds striking beauty and value to your home. Over time, wear and tear can cause damage that detracts from your floor’s natural good looks. If you’re noticing scuffs and scratches in your hardwood flooring, you may be concerned that it’s time to replace it. Fortunately, in many cases simply refinishing your floors will restore them to their former beauty. Here are just a few of the benefits of having your hardwood floors professionally refinished:

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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 Ways to Create a Stunning Entryway

At UB Hardwoods, we pride ourselves on bringing your ideas to life. Creating a unique entryway that shows your personality is a fun way to brighten up your home and give your visitors a great first impression of your home. Below we’ve listed out a few ideas to help you get started on your home entryway redesign!

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4 Ideas for Updating Your Bathroom Without Busting Your Budget

Along with the kitchen, the bathroom is one of the most common rooms of a house that is slated for updating or remodeling. If you've been putting off tackling your bathroom because you're concerned about staying within budget, here are some creative ideas for doing just that.

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The Advantages of Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Traditional hardwood flooring is exceptional in its quality, durability, and beauty. That being said, there is another option to consider, engineered hardwood flooring. Engineered hardwood flooring has two layers and are fused together permanently. The foundation (bottom) layer is a stable wooden core, and the top layer is hardwood. Engineered hardwood flooring is designed to resist expansion and contraction from changes in temperature and/or moisture.

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Maintain Your Beautiful Hardwoods For Years to Come

Did you know that there are many homes in the American Historical Register that have their original hardwood floors? With proper hardwood floor care, solid hardwood flooring can last for decades, even centuries! Some of the oldest homes in America that are listed on the historical register were built during the 1700’s. Many still have their original solid hardwood floors. These homes are hundreds of years old, and the hardwood flooring is as good as ever. The reason the hardwood flooring still looks good is that it has been well maintained over so many years.

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The Five Biggest Dangers to Hardwood

So, you’ve installed a new hardwood floor. While your hardwood flooring is durable, laminated and looks great, you’ll need professional assistance to make sure it’s cared for. Unfortunately, hardwood floor care isn’t enough. Whether you’re planning to invest in hardwood floor refinishing, a new installation or other flooring option, you’re better off preventing damages—rather than repairing them. Check out the five biggest dangers to hardwood flooring below, and safeguard your investment before it’s too late.

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