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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

How To Choose the Right Flooring Dealer

The most important decision in your floor buying process is selecting the right retail partner.  Here are five important questions to ask as you make your dealer selection.

How to Know When Your Hardwood Floors Are Beyond Repair

Hardwood might be able to stand the test of time, but it doesn’t always last forever. Like any other natural product, wood degrades.

Selecting the Best Flooring for Your Lifestyle

You may love the look of a floor, but will it hold up to a busy household, children, and pets? Find out how to get both the look and the functionality that you want from your floors.

Environmental Certifications for Flooring

Make your flooring selections with the peace of mind that you are being environmentally responsible with resources, while providing healthy spaces for your family.  Learn about the varied definitions of industry certifications.

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

Laminate Floors Spotlight: Beauflor Eternity

When durability and water resistance is a must, and there is no room for compromising on beauty and style, Beauflor delivers with Eternity water resistant laminate.  Incredibly quiet and comfortable, this brand new product includes an attached pad for quick and easy installation.  

The Evolution of Flooring Trends

From the dirt, sand and straw floors of ancient times to the exceptionally intricate tile mosaic floors from the Byzantine period, interior flooring has changed a whole lot throughout human history.

Affordable Hardwood Floors

Learn how you can afford the luxury of naturally beautiful hardwood flooring for your home.  The timeless aesthetic of hardwood never goes out of style and will last a lifetime.

The Two Most Commonly Asked Questions About Hardwood

Make your hardwood flooring investment last a lifetime with answers to the two most common questions about hardwood floors.

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

How To: Install Engineered Hardwood Flooring on Concrete

There’s no better way to transform a cold, unwelcoming space than by installing cozy and warm hardwood flooring.

Sustainable Wood Flooring

Naturally sustainable, beautiful and durable, hardwood flooring is an excellent, environmentally responsible investment for your home.

The Definitive Guide to Floor Care for All Flooring Types

Flooring is, quite literally, the foundational design element of your home.  It’s one of the few interior design elements that could serve the space for more than a century.  If you want to keep your flooring looking spectacular and to protect your investment well into the future, you’ve got to know how to care for your floors.

Tips for Making Your Laminate Wood Flooring Last

If you’ve recently invested in new laminate wood flooring, you probably love it for its super-realistic wood look, its exceptional affordability and, of course, its low-maintenance appeal.

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Getting Started

How To Choose the Right Flooring Dealer

The most important decision in your floor buying process is selecting the right retail partner.  Here are five important questions to ask as you make your dealer selection.

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Solutions

How To: Install Engineered Hardwood Flooring on Concrete

There’s no better way to transform a cold, unwelcoming space than by installing cozy and warm hardwood flooring. Learn more