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Before You Buy

Choosing the right flooring for your space, selecting the right flooring dealer, and defining expectations for your project are important decisions to make before your purchase.  We can answer your questions, break down industry lingo, tell you what to avoid, and guide you in the right direction for your home.

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Getting Started Articles

The Ultimate Room-by-Room Flooring Guide

Whether it’s a recently built house or an older home in need of some renovations, homeowners are often faced with the decision of selecting flooring for each room.

Choosing the Best Flooring for Your Bathroom: 5 Options to Consider

The best flooring for your bathroom needs to be durable and combat tons of moisture. Discover five bathroom flooring options available today! 

The Ultimate Checklist: Everything You Need to Do Before a New Floor Installation

Ready for new floors? Maybe something a bit more modern and durable that fits your family’s current lifestyle?

Simplifying the Floor Buying Process

With so many choices, how do you know which floor is right for your home? Find answers to commonly asked questions and get insider tips so you can be confident you are making the best selection for your project.

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Buying Guide Articles

Is Vinyl Plank Flooring Waterproof? We Set the Record Straight

Vinyl plank flooring has many advantages. For starters, vinyl is exceptionally durable and scratch-resistant, able to withstand busy households and even light commercial traffic.

4 of the Best Man Cave Flooring Ideas

Man caves take on a different meaning for each guy.

Red Oak vs. White Oak Flooring - 5 Key Differences

Oak flooring is one of the most popular types of hardwood floors.  Learn about the differences between red oak and white oak.

Designed to Last: 4 Durable Flooring Options for Your Home

Many homeowners desire quality, durable flooring that will last.

Flooring Know-How

Whether you are looking for a flooring option for a complicated space or you simply want to know how to maintain your new floors, our experts provide the answers to all of your "how to" questions.

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Solutions Articles

Should You Replace or Refinish Hardwood Floors?

One of the main reasons homeowners prefer hardwood floors is their classic look and ability to withstand years of wear.

How to Protect Hardwood Floors from Holiday Party Traffic

As much as we all love a good holiday party, there is no denying that they can be hard on our homes—especially on hardwood floors.

Lofty Goals: How to Finish an Attic

Discover how to finish an attic to increase a home's habitable space and value. Plus, learn about structural limitations and the best flooring options.

How to Fix Scratches on Hardwood Floors

Whether you have light hairline scratches or heavy gouges from large furniture or dog claws, it’s good for homeowners to know how to fix scratches on hardwood floors.    

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Is Vinyl Plank Flooring Waterproof? We Set the Record Straight

Vinyl plank flooring has many advantages. For starters, vinyl is exceptionally durable and scratch-resistant, able to withstand busy households and even light commercial traffic. Read more