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Installing a Hardwood Flooring - Your Starter Guide

Installing a hardwood floor in your house is a very important decision and a significant investment. Before you decide to commit to this investment, you should be sure that the floor of your choice meets your needs perfectly. It is important to choose your flooring with care. You will not be able to change it as easily as you can rearrange your furniture – you should be thinking long-term for this once-in-a-lifetime purchase. This guide can be a useful tool to help you make a sound choice.

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Add classic appeal to your décor with hardwood flooring

Enough has been said about the ability of a wooden flooring to enliven a drab interior or its ability to add elegance and style to a room. The durability and eco- friendliness of the wooden floorings too are its well known characteristics. But when it comes to the details about the floorings and the terminology used by experts most of us are lost. Here is a brief overview about the properties of wood and the species of woods commonly.

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The Emerging Trends in Hardwood Flooring

Construction of hardwood floors has seen huge advancements. There have been huge advancements in the construction of hardwood floors. These technological advances have made it easier to install many types of hardwood floors. Most of the hardwood floor suppliers can work with customers to find out just how much work they really want to do on their own. For example, you can now order wood floors that are pre-finished -- which does not require you to finish or seal the floor before or after the installation. In fact, it is now possible that the floors finished from the factory can be installed right away out of the box. These types of advancements make it easier than ever before to install a hardwood floor by yourself.

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Hardwood Floors - A great choice for home décor

Hardwood flooring is becoming most people’s first choice these days. The charisma and warmth it brings to a home is beyond comparison. Its evergreen, always in trend as well as it adds value to your home. Even the interior designers prefer hardwood flooring as compared to others. They combine a base layer of hardwood floor and then a rug on it to enhance the overall ambience of the house.

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Main information you need to know about hardwood flooring. Choose wisely!

Hardwood flooring hold a distinct appeal for the ones who have acute aesthetics sense. When deciding to install hardwood floor, going into depth about the types of hardwood floorings leads to a well informed decision. Since it is a once in a lifetime decision, trying to analyze every perspective before installing, leads to a well informed decision, leaving no or little scope for dissatisfaction. The three most common types of hardwood floorings are; solid hardwood flooring, engineered hardwood flooring and longstrip hardwood flooring. Let us try to understand in brief the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

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Don’t know where to start? Make an informative choice

Opting for hardwood floors is a lifetime decision and needs to be well thought of and well planned. You need to take multiple factors into consideration when you decide to install these floors. The technical, aesthetic, utility and economic details like whether they are going to be solid or engineered, the width, the species, the colors and textures, the grain, etc., need to be carefully reflected on before taking the final decision. We will briefly look into the particulars to be considered prior to the decision.

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The Charming Story of Reclaimed Wooden Floors

We all know about the unbeaten warmth and elegance of wooden floors, and the legacy that they are carrying forward. But have you spared a thought for the depleting supply of natural wood? With the current flooring trends that include re-engineered wood, synthetic variants like vinyl and laminates, the flooring options may be unlimited, but whether they are satisfying the lovers of natural wood is the question. Reclaimed or antique wood flooring is a unique option to fill this gap and it does so in a sustainable and environmentally friendly way.

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