Kimberly Severance, Author at FlooringStores

Author: Kimberly Severance

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RevWood: What It Is and Why It’s Amazing

RevWood flooring. You’ve seen it all over the internet, but you still don’t know exactly what it is. Is it laminate? Is it engineered wood? Is it faux wood? And most importantly, is it right for you? We hear you. Even if you’ve done enough research on different types of flooring to finish a PhD, you still might not know exactly what this niche product is. Well, friend, look no further—this guide is the beacon of light and knowledge that you’ve been looking for.

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The 12 Best Hardwood Floor Brands: Real Info & Reviews

Looking for the best hardwood floor brand around? You’re not alone. Finding the right hardwood flooring company to buy from is an annoying process, and it’s a step that most people don’t even think about when they start their floor buying journey. We get it. After spending weeks comparing tile vs. laminate, looking into different types of wood flooring, and adding up the cost to replace carpet with hardwood, you’re finally at the point where you’re ready to actually buy your new wood floors… only to realize there are too many brands to choose from.

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How to Install Hardwood Floors: A Step-By-Step Guide

If you’re wondering how to install hardwood floors, you’re not alone. And if you’re anything like us, you’ve probably done your research. You’ve painstakingly researched the pros and cons of tile vs. laminate; you’ve looked into the best vinyl flooring that money can buy. And you’ve found out that installing hardwood floors… isn’t quite as simple as it seems. Rest easy, friend. We’re here to help. 

What is Subflooring? Underlayment? We’ll Explain.

We’ve all been there. You’re shopping for some brand new floors when somebody asks: “what do you have for subflooring?” And now you’re stumped, because you’re wondering—what is subflooring? And what the heck is the difference between an underlayment vs. subfloor? Well, friend, it’s a question we hear all the time. And it’s an important one too. Because the integrity and durability of your floors—from fake wood flooring to the best bamboo flooring—are only as good as the subfloor beneath them. 

Wood Flooring Cost: Your Complete Guide

It’s clear you want hardwood floors, because hardwood floors are the bees. freaking. knees. But then you start looking up wood flooring costs… and everything becomes completely confused. Every price tag seems to come with some kind of unexpected add-on. You finally decide on a type of wood flooring that’s in your price range, only to realize the installation pushes you outside your budget.