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Thanks for another great year! Have a great holiday with family and friends!
Your home might be drier than the Sahara.
During the winter, home RH levels can drop below 7% - worse than a desert. This significantly dries out your hardwood floors causing gaps and squeaks.
Find out how to fix this problem in our article, "Drier Than The Sahara."
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What's best way to make sure the floors you install are as noise free as possible? Our newest article answers this question and walks you through how to prevent squeaks. Read more - link in our profile.
Have squeaky floors? Of the many causes of squeaks, one of the most common is using the wrong fastener. But this all starts with proper job site preparation. To find out more about how to stop squeaks and set up your equipment correctly, check out our new video - link in our profile
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Want us to feature your last job using our floors? We're looking for high quality photos of our floors. Fill out the quick form on our profile with your photos and information for a chance to get a gift card.
Rubber mallets and engineered flooring? It's common, but not the best pair. With all the different types of finishes and textures being produced today, it’s not a “one mallet for any floor” situation anymore. Our technical director, Tim McCool, recommends using a tapping block as the best way to prevent damage. Read more about it in his article - link in our profile.
We have a new video all about fasteners coming soon to our Youtube channel. Have you seen our other videos? Check out the link in our bio to see our how-to's for common hardwood floor questions like how to fix squeaks and how to match moldings.
Hearing more squeaks and creaks lately? Of the many issues that can result by cutting corners, squeaky floors are very common. Many horror stories have been told by flooring inspectors of someone cutting corners, not following industry best practices, or who didn’t bother to read the manufacturer’s instruction. Learn more in our article "Squeaks Can Be Scary" - link in profile.
Our new video is live! A common issue with prefinished flooring is having mismatched moldings. This problem doesn't have to be the norm - in this video, our technical director Tim walks you through how to find a perfect match every time. Don't let mismatched moldings hold you up any longer!
See the link in our profile for the full video.