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Floor Remodel

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 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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Creating a New Look with Hardwood Floor

Whether you’re complementing a new kitchen set, rearranging the living room or are removing the carpet, hardwood flooring is an awesome home addition. A floor remodel is a valuable project, and it can revitalize your home for the new year. If you’re considering a floor replacement, check out the great benefits below. UB Hardwoods is here to help, and it’s already making an impact across many homes.

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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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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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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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Fixing With Flooring: How to Install Flooring for Awkward Rooms

There are some rooms that can seem to resist attempts at renovation. They may feel small or unpleasant or simply be oddly shaped. But a lot of these structural issues can be adjusted through careful design. Flooring is one of the major aspects of a home -- and one of the easiest ways to correct the appearance of a room.

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Flooring Installation Options for Uneven Floors

Sometimes environments are less than ideal. There are many homes that may have uneven floors, whether it's because of the passage of time or because of flooring that has been removed. Uneven floors still have a lot of options, but there are some flooring types that may not be advisable.

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