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Bamboo versus hardwood flooring

What are the differences? Is bamboo even considered a type of wood? How do you install bamboo floors? We answer all of these questions and more. How does bamboo compare to conventional hardwood floors? Bamboo is not a tree; it is a type of grass, and it is harder than most conventional hardwoods. The Janka hardness

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Don’t mind the Gap

Let’s talk about those gaps between your floor boards. When new Hardwood is installed there may be a hair line gap or two because no boards are not always exactly perfect, with that said only hairline gaps may appear here and there.   A common question that I get from my customers when they want

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Andy Ross All Hardwood Floors LLC

I often get asked “What is the difference between water based and oil based poly?”  Both oil and water based polyurethanes are like a coat of armor for the hardwood floor below, protecting the wood from damage.  Each type of polyurethane is a sacrificial layer that will show scratches and wear marks over time, and

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Stay Warm this Winter with Genuine Hardwood Flooring

Folks who live in log cabins know a secret that you, too, will learn if you have hardwood flooring installed in your home. Real, organic wood actually absorbs warmth, providing its own unique kind of insulation. For that reason, logs that are used to build rustic cabins or upscale ski lodges generally have four times

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Stay Warm this Winter with Genuine Hardwood Flooring

Folks who live in log cabins know a secret that you, too, will learn if you have hardwood flooring installed in your home. Real, organic wood actually absorbs warmth, providing its own unique kind of insulation. For that reason, logs that are used to build rustic cabins or upscale ski lodges generally have four times

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Do Hardwood Floors Provide the Best Return on Investment? Bt Andy Ross All Hardwood Floors LLC

Hardwood floors are durable, easy to clean, and look great. But will installing hardwood floors actually pay off when it comes time to sell a home? Real estate professionals affirm that this type of flooring is highly desirable for many buyers. “Most buyers nowadays are expecting hardwood,” says Andy Ross of All Hardwood Floors  a Hardwood Floor installer and refinisher in Norwalk,

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Do Hardwood Floors Provide the Best Return on Investment? Bt Andy Ross All Hardwood Floors LLC

Hardwood floors are durable, easy to clean, and look great. But will installing hardwood floors actually pay off when it comes time to sell a home? Real estate professionals affirm that this type of flooring is highly desirable for many buyers. “Most buyers nowadays are expecting hardwood,” says Andy Ross of All Hardwood Floors  a Hardwood Floor installer and refinisher in Norwalk,

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Tips to Avoid Home Improvement Contractor Scams

The home improvement business is rife with scam artists as well as contractors that fail to follow local, state, or industry rules and regulations. Many prey on homeowners to make a fast buck. Within the hardwood flooring industry, these bad actors often do things like using inferior or even watered-down finishing stains, so that floors

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Tips to Avoid Home Improvement Contractor Scams

The home improvement business is rife with scam artists as well as contractors that fail to follow local, state, or industry rules and regulations. Many prey on homeowners to make a fast buck. Within the hardwood flooring industry, these bad actors often do things like using inferior or even watered-down finishing stains, so that floors

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Tips to Avoid Home Improvement Contractor Scams

The home improvement business is rife with scam artists as well as contractors that fail to follow local, state, or industry rules and regulations. Many prey on homeowners to make a fast buck. Within the hardwood flooring industry, these bad actors often do things like using inferior or even watered-down finishing stains, so that floors

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