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We have tried to put together resources and responses to some the most frequently asked questions of our sales and installation staff and some basic information that may be helpful during your decision-making process.

We always recommend you take some time to meet with one of our hardwood flooring experts in our Newark, DE showroom or schedule a no obligation in-home visit with one our trained consultants.  We can review your needs and budget and make appropriate recommendations and provide you with an estimate.

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Cuts of Hardwood Flooring

Cuts of Hardwood Flooring

The angle at which a board is cut determines how the finished product looks. Wood flooring is either plain sawn, quarter sawn or rift sawn.

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Environmental Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

Environmental Benefits of Hardwood Flooring

Find out why hardwood is better for indoor air quality, a healthier flooring choice for pet owners, a sustainable resource, and much more.

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Grades of Wood Flooring

Grades of Wood Flooring

Understand the grading system based on the amount of “character” (knots, mineral streaks, color variation within and between boards, etc.) that will appear in your floor after it’s been installed, sanded, and finished.

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Hardwood Floor Care and Maintenance

Hardwood Floor Care and Maintenance

Follow these steps to minimize maintenance and maintain the beauty and longevity of your wood floors as well.

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Prefinished vs Site Finished Hardwood Flooring

Prefinished vs Site Finished Hardwood Flooring

Understand the benefits and drawbacks to each hardwood flooring type before you commit.

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Refinishing vs Replacing Hardwood Floors

Refinishing vs Replacing Hardwood Floors

We have broken down the primary criteria used by our customers to decide if replacing is better than refinishing for them.

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Solid Hardwood vs Engineered Hardwood

Solid Hardwood vs Engineered Hardwood

Both are made from real wood but solid is one continuous piece while engineered includes multiple layers. But what does that mean for you?

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What is Janka Hardness Rating?

What is Janka Hardness Rating?

The Janka hardness test measures the resistance of a type of wood to withstand denting and wear.

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What to Expect During Installation or Refinishing

What to Expect During Installation or Refinishing

Once you have decided to install or refinish a hardwood floor, you may wonder what will happen next. Know what to expect before, during, and after the work takes place.

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Wood Floor Finishes

Wood Floor Finishes

Learn about today’s wood floor finishes. These finishes are usually urethanes and remain on the surface of the wood and form a protective coating.

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Please take a few moments to check some of our customer testimonials and then get in touch with us for an estimate on your hardwood flooring needs or to meet with one of our design consultants to custom design your new floor.  You can visit us at our Newark, DE Showroom or we can come to you. Call (302) 731-8009 (Delaware) or (610) 631-3200 (Pennsylvania) or Visit Us.

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