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Engineered Hardwood Flooring in Lovettsville, VA; Life Expectancy, Durability, Installation & More

Engineered wood is composed of layers, called “plies”. Hardwood and plywood are bonded together through a heating and pressing process. The layer you see is a veneer of hardwood that is 1/16” to 1/8” thick. The layer under that is a core of plywood. Each added ply will lay perpendicular to the one above it…

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Pros & Cons of Textured, Distressed Wire Brushed Hardwood Flooring in Middletown, VA

Hardwood floors are beautiful and textured finishes have become more and more popular. What exactly are they? Brushed finishes are produced with a rotary wire brush that goes over the surface of the wood. This process removes grains and leaves the upper surface with a textured finish. When wooden floors are brushed it gives a…

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How to Install Hardwood Flooring on Concrete in Harpers Ferry, WV; Glue Down with Moisture Barrier

When you want solid hardwood floors, most contractors will say you can’t install hardwood floors over concrete. Hardwood floors are most often nailed down and therefore requires a wooden subfloor for nailing down the hardwood. While it is true that most hardwood floors are nailed down, it doesn’t mean it is impossible to have natural…

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