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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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Epoxy or Polished Concrete Floor? Learn About the Advantages of These Options for Commercial and Industrial Spaces

Are you looking for a practical and very durable flooring option for a high-traffic area? It can be a commercial building, an industry or even a garage or basement: polished concrete floors and epoxy coated floors are two great options in these cases. And to help you decide, we’ll talk a little about them in today’s post. Epoxy or Polished Concrete Flooring – Differences An epoxy coated floor is a floor that receives a layer of a material formed by a resin and a catalyst. When the two compounds are mixed, they form a monolithic chemical bond. This mixture imparts

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Herringbone: Get To Know This Flooring Trend for Residential Homes

The herringbone is a lining pattern that can be used in virtually any room in your home – this name is inspired by the skeleton of the herring fish, as the shape is similar. In addition to being beautiful, it is a versatile flooring (or cladding) pattern – it can be used on the floor or walls, using materials such as hardwood, ceramic tiles or even porcelain. If you are renovating or building a property and are looking for a flooring option to add charm to the rooms, this can be a good choice. In this post, we’ll talk a

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Flooring for commercial offices: discover the quieter options

More and more companies have bet on a new physical structure for the work areas, tearing down walls and creating large offices called “open space”. In addition to the modern and clean look, the new office concept proposes a more collaborative environment, which facilitates communication and social interaction. And to make the workplace more pleasant and comfortable, it is essential to also think about floors for commercial spaces. If the location is an office with high circulation of people, it’s not just the beauty, practicality, durability and price that come into the equation. It is also necessary to think about

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Vancouver store flooring – how do I choose the best option for mine?

Are you going to open a store or are you renovating yours? Are you in doubt about which floor would be ideal for your case? So keep reading this post – we’ll answer some of the main questions surrounding this decision in it. For starters, of course, for any spaces, be it residential or commercial, everyone wants the best cost-effective option. But when we talk about stores, this is even more important. This is because this is a space with high circulation of people. And that’s where people come in with shopping carts, baby carriages, wheelchairs, delivery or product replacement

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Bamboo floors: main advantages and why choose this type of flooring for your project

If you are building or renovating a property, you are probably in doubt about the choice of floors. Just to help you make the best decision, today we are going to discuss the advantages of bamboo flooring. Why choose bamboo flooring? Bamboo flooring has many advantages for a civil construction project, as listed below: * Easy to clean floor: No special product is needed to clean and maintain the bamboo floor. A broom or vacuum cleaner and a slightly damp cloth with water followed by a dry cloth are sufficient for daily care. * Good water resistance:  Bamboo flooring is

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What is the best flooring option for homes with pets in Vancouver? See suggestions

If you have a pet and are building or renovating, you have certainly wondered if you have an ideal floor for this case. After all, you don’t want a product that will harm your pet or last a short time, right? So, read this article until the end and we tell you all about the main types of floorings to help you choose the best one for your home and to your pets. Laminate floors: More Coziness Laminate floors are known for easy installation and practical cleaning. They do not accumulate dirt easily and make the environment warmer and more

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