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Types of Flooring: Guides, Comparisons, & More

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The 26 Best Hardwood Species for Flooring

November 26, 2020 Everyone knows that hardwood floors are the best. They’re beautiful, they’re strong, and they can look great for ages with proper care. But with so many types of wood flooring available, it can be difficult to decide what hardwood species is best for you. But what exactly is a hardwood species? It’s […]

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The 16 Best Engineered Wood Flooring Brands

November 24, 2020 Looking for the best engineered wood flooring brands? We get it.  Tile flooring, vinyl flooring, laminate flooring, hemp flooring—until you need a new floor in your home, you may never realize exactly how many types of flooring exist. And more than that, how many flooring brands exist! But don’t worry—we’ve got you […]

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Can You Refinish Bamboo Flooring? Here’s How

November 20, 2020 Wondering if you can refinish bamboo flooring? Don’t worry—it’s a question we hear all the time.  Maybe you’re looking into bamboo floors as a non-toxic laminate flooring alternative and want to know how long you can expect them to last.  Or maybe you already have bamboo floors you love, but they need […]

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How to Choose Environmentally Friendly Flooring

November 19, 2020 When searching for environmentally friendly flooring, you’ll find tons of products made from all sorts of materials—wood, bamboo, cork, and more.  But here’s the catch: while certain types of flooring are advertised as environmentally friendly, you still need to look at each product’s specifics to determine how eco-friendly it actually is. Why? […]

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Vinyl Plank Flooring

November 13, 2020 We’re just going to come out and say it: there aren’t many disadvantages of vinyl plank flooring. In fact, this high-tech surface carries a ton of perks! Comfortable, beautiful, and in many cases waterproof, vinyl plank is one of the top fake wood flooring options out there.  In fact, we’re willing to […]