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How to Clean Engineered Hardwood

Cleaning Engineered Hardwood Floors Is as Easy as 1-2-3: What You Should Know About It

Engineered hardwood is an extremely popular flooring choice, and for good reason. While having the same appearance as regular hardwood, engineered wood products are cheaper, have better resistance to moisture and can even have superior acoustics. An engineered hardwood installation is usually much easier than a solid hardwood installation of the same size. If you have engineered hardwood floors in your home, you might be wondering about the best way to keep them clean and looking their best. If so, read on as we walk you through some engineered hardwood homecare tips. When It’s Time To Clean Engineered Hardwood It’s

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Match Hardwood Floor Stain

How to Match Hardwood Floor Stain: Choosing the Perfect Stain for a Uniform Floor

Stains are one of the most popular ways to impart colour to hardwood floors. Depending on your choice of wood stain, the same wood can look light, dark or take on different shades from amber to coffee, among the popular hardwood floor colours. However, hardwood stains can create a tricky problem if you ever need to extend your floor. Even if you use exactly the same species and match wood, you also need to match the stain almost exactly to avoid creating a discordant clash between the old and new wood. Most homeowners will not want to mix hardwood floor

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Hardwood Floors in Kitchen

Design a Cozy, Welcoming Space: Hardwood Floors in Kitchen

Hardwood is probably one of the oldest flooring materials around (after stone). Not only does hardwood bring a warm, classy look to any space, but it’s also incredibly durable, with longevity that lets it last decades or even longer. The ability to recoat and refinish your damaged hardwood floors also gives you flexibility and the ability to remove many forms of damage such as scratches and scuffs. When designing a cozy, welcoming space, hardwood would seem to be a great choice for flooring in the kitchen. Not only does it lend the room a classic charm, but it should also

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Wooden Flooring for Properties With Integrated Living Room and Kitchen – How to Choose the Best Option?

Where is wooden flooring suitable for? Well, for wherever you want. Currently, with the various treatments that wood can receive, we can have this type of flooring installed in any space. Ceramics, porcelain, cement and resins continue to be great options for high humidity areas, such as the kitchen, but there is no problem in choosing wood as long as some care is taken. And in the case of properties with an integrated living room and kitchen, many people want to keep the unity of the space with a single choice of flooring – and wood ends up being the

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Vancouver Hardwood Floors: How to Choose the Ideal Wood Color for My Home?

One of the most striking features of hardwood floors is the variety of shades available. In addition to the enormous diversity in types of wood, this versatile material also allows us to change the colors, texture and shine through varnishes, oils and types of brushing. Faced with so many possibilities, it is normal to have doubts when choosing the tone and finish of your wooden floor, so we have separated some tips that will certainly guide you in this choice and make it easier. It is also important to emphasize the importance of having professional help when choosing your floor.

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Hardwood Floor Restoration: Is It Worth It? Or Should I Change the Entire Flooring?

Are you going to renovate the house and don’t know what to do with that old hardwood floor that is already all scratched and worn? It is important to know that it is worth evaluating possibilities for floor refinishing and restoration before investing in the total replacement of the material. After all, when well taken care of, hardwood flooring is durable, never goes out of style, brings more comfort to spaces (even walking barefoot on cold days) and does not appear to be easily dirty (unlike some very smooth coverings, in that a strand of hair can really stand out).

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Hardwood Floors: Check Out Some Floor Layout Options That Can Transform Your Home

Have you ever heard of hardwood floor layout? If you haven’t heard it, you’ve probably noticed it in practice. That’s because solid wood floors can be designed and assembled in a number of different patterns, such as checkered, herringbone, diagonal and others. **Please take note that all flooring designs & layouts must be reviewed and approved by BC Floors before any quotation of service.** If well thought out, together with a good choice of material, it contributes to the final aesthetic result and, depending on the chosen pattern, can be a great ally for the economy of the work. In

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Guide: How to Choose the Ideal Hardwood Floors

The floor is one of the main choices in a house and wood is one of people’s favorite options. But, before applying a coating, it is necessary to think about several aspects that involve this choice – from aesthetics to care and maintenance. With that in mind, we’ve put together a complete hardwood floor guide. Check it out below. Types of Hardwood Floors There are many species of wood that are used in the manufacture of floors, among the most common are oak, ivory, peroba and teak, for example. And wood is used to make a number of different types

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Does My Hardwood Floors Need Maintenance? Check Out Some Tips

Hardwood floors are widely admired for their strength, elegance and the characteristic beauty that each type of wood offers. However, it must not be forgotten that this is a natural material that, no matter how durable and resistant it may be, needs some specific care to prolong its aesthetic attractiveness and its useful life. Stains, scratches, mold and other impact marks are some of the problems that hardwood floors are exposed to. Because of that, check out some tips to recover and clean these precious and admired floors. Hardwood Floors Maintenance Tips Scraping Wooden Floors Hardwood floors, over the years,

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Hardwood flooring in Vancouver: advantages and disadvantages of this type of floor

Although nowadays there is a huge variety of flooring, we cannot deny that the hardwood floor is one of the great favourites. Few materials are able to provide so much comfort, strength and insulation. However, to make a decision it is always good to be clear about the pros and cons. Yes, this wonderful flooring has good things and bad things, like everything in life. Hardwood Flooring in Vancouver The hardwood floor, the one used inside the houses, is made up of fine wooden pieces that are presented in a wide variety of formats. Speaking of installation systems, the most

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