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Bring the Outside in with Beautiful Stone Flooring

You enjoy sitting on your patio and taking in the colors, smells, and textures of the great outdoors. Do you often wish you could incorporate more of that natural vibe in your home? Stone tiles installed by UB Hardwoods are a beautiful option when you are looking to add interest to your home using natural materials that also deliver a long-lasting flooring surface.

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Floor Protection Tips for the Holidays

As you’re getting your home ready for the holidays, don’t forget about your hardwood floors. They can take a beating, but there are ways to protect them. Here are several hardwood floor maintenance tips to keep your floors looking pristine through the holiday season:

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4 Reasons Vinyl Flooring Should Be on Your Home Improvement List This Spring

Spring is quickly approaching. If you're like many homeowners, you've been thinking about what kinds of home improvement projects you'd like to tackle now that the weather is showing signs of thawing out in the near future. Replacing your home's flooring is one of the quickest ways of breathing new life into a particular room -- or even an entire house -- that's also affordable and practical. Vinyl flooring is quickly gaining in popularity as a solution for homeowners. Below are four reasons why you, too, should consider vinyl flooring this spring.

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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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5 Easy Ways to Care for Your Hardwood Floors

Keeping your hardwood floors looking nice doesn't need to be a time consuming and expensive task. That being said, you will need to put in some regular effort to ensure that they last a long time and look good while doing so. Here's how you can help:

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5 Ways to Make Your Home Healthier

You might be surprised to learn that indoor pollution can be a major cause of allergies. There is not much you can do when it comes to some buildings. Fortunately, though, there are concrete things you can do to help reduce the allergens that are present in your home.

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Removing Stubborn Stains from Hardwood Flooring

Removing a stain from carpeting is bad enough -- but what do you do if your hardwood flooring gets stained? Hardwood floors, even when polished, do have a somewhat porous surface. If stains are allowed to set, they can be very difficult to remove. It's important to act quickly when a stain does occur... and to call the professionals if needed.

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Which Type of Hardwood Should I Choose For My Dining Room?

Your dining room has a special place in your heart. Your family gathers there for dinner, you have friends come over for gatherings, and your extended family takes their places around the table on major holidays. When you consider flooring for your dining room, you need something that truly speaks to its importance.

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How to Properly Clean your Real Hardwood floors

Hardwood floors can be a beautiful addition to any home, but there are some maintenance challenges of which to be aware. Like tile and other solid surfaces, hardwood floors are typically more sanitary than carpet, but they still need to be cleaned properly.

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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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