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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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Removing or Stripping the Stain from Hardwood Floors

One of the major advantages of hardwood floors is the ability to refinish them and make them look like new. But what if there's a deep stain on your hardwood floor that you want to remove? You may want to make your hardwood floor lighter, stain it again, or get rid of a bad stain job from previous owners. Here's what you need to know.

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What To Do If Floors Suffer Water Damage

With all the hurricanes hitting the United States, this reminds us all that it is important to know what to do if your home experiences water damage from flooding. These same techniques apply to water damage caused by other things such as broken water pipes or leaky water heaters. Here are the things to do to minimize water damage and get your flooring back to a good condition.

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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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When Should You Refinish Your Hardwood Floors

Are your hardwood floors starting to look a bit worn down by the traffic over the years? Every little bit can take its toll on formerly pristine boards. Refinishing the floor is an extensive and disruptive task, so it's important to only take that option when you absolutely need it. This is particularly true for engineered hardwood flooring, as you can only refinish it a handful of times before you're through the veneer. 

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Changing the Color of Your Hardwood Floors

Changing the color of hardwood floors doesn't require a complete replacement. In fact, one of the major benefits of hardwood flooring is that it can be resurfaced, refinished, and re-colored at any time. Hardwood floors can either be taken a darker color or a lighter color, depending on the wood itself, but the process always begins the same way: by removing the existing finish.

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Preventing Furniture Damage on Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors can be a significant investment. In order to keep them looking brand new, homeowners need to avoid scuffs, scratches, and dings. That can be very difficult when managing heavier or larger pieces of furniture. Homeowners need to be proactive about the care of their hardwood floors if they want them to last a long time.


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