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Engineered vs Solid Hardwood Flooring

The differences in these two options may surprise you.  Take an in-depth look at the construction of naturally beautiful engineered and solid hardwood flooring.  

7 Tips for Making Your Engineered Stone Flooring Last

Engineered stone flooring offers many benefits. It’s quiet underfoot, comfortable and comes in a wide variety of natural stone looks like slate, marble and travertine.

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.

Laminate Floors Spotlight: Beauflor Hydrana

When durability and water resistance is a must, and there is no room for compromising on beauty and style, Beauflor delivers with Hydrana 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 takes us on an interesting journey through historical trends.

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.

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.  When you are ready for a replacement, Twenty & Oak is your source for stunning hardwood in varied styles and colors.

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.

6 Things to Know Before Remodeling Your Basement

Today, families are turning basements into everything from guest quarters to offices, rentable garden apartments to high-end hang-out spaces.  Do your homework to make sure you are investing wisely and creating space that is usable and beautiful.

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.

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.

Hardwood Species Explained

Understanding the differences in hardness and graining among different species will help you as you narrow your choices for your lifestyle and your specific design preference.

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.

Understanding Flooring Manufacturer Documents

Warranties and other documents protect your flooring investment.  Be sure to review these documents with your flooring dealer to ensure your expectations are met or exceeded. 

Flooring Glossary

Surface treatments? Wear layer? Underlayment?  You've seen these terms in flooring descriptions, but what do they mean? Get the inside scoop with our Flooring Glossary.

Sustainable Wood Flooring

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

Unique Hardwood Visuals

Looking for something that is one of a kind for your home?  Learn how these hardwood floors are developed so you can tell the story behind the floors that express your unique personality and style.
 

The Best Basement Flooring Option for your Renovation

Your basement can be so much more than just a storage room under your house.  Learn how to ensure a great return on your investment when you select the right flooring.

What's Your Hardwood Style?

Colors, treatments, and finishes all contribute to the look and style of a hardwood flooring collection. Find out how your floors can express your personal style.

Decoding Multi-Layer Flooring

The world of performance-driven flooring products defines materials with a language full of code.  Let us break it down for you to explain the differences in vinyl-based and multi-layer flooring.

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.

The Best Flooring Options for Your Sunroom

Sunrooms are a unique opportunity to showcase your style and create an extension of interior living areas.  Twenty & Oak offers beautiful, durable options in flooring solutions created specifically for these spaces.

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.

The Progression of Vinyl Sheet Flooring

Your grandmother's shiny kitchen floor is no comparision to today's sheet vinyl.  Advanced technology and earthy design trends deliver surprising visuals and durability.

Waterproof vs. Water Resistant Flooring

Waterproof and water resistant floors give mud rooms, kitchens, and entryways greater functionality than ever before.  Learn which option is right for your space.

5 Easy Tips for Maintaining Your Vinyl & Laminate Floors

Vinyl and laminate hard surface floors are super easy to clean and maintain.  Follow these 5 simple tips and your floors will look fabulous for years to come.

The Supplies You Need to Complete Your Flooring Project

What goes under your floor and how it is finished are important steps to creating your beautiful space.

How to Lay Vinyl Plank Flooring

If you’ve selected luxury vinyl flooring for your home or business, you’ve no doubt considered the many benefits of this flooring type, including the DIY friendly features of some collections.

Environmental Commitments from Our Brands

Learn more about the environmental commitments and social responsibility from our Twenty & Oak brands. 

Which Direction Do I Install Vinyl Plank Flooring?

In today’s flooring landscape, vinyl flooring tiles and planks reign supreme for their durability, stunning realism and added design versatility.  Explore the options for making the most out of unique visual options with vinyl planks and tiles.

WPC vs. SPC: What You Need to Know About Water-Resistant Vinyl Plank Flooring

Choosing a floor with suitable construction and features for your home means learning a few industry terms, particularly in the vinyl plank and tile category.  Explore these important options and then choose the color and design that fits your style.

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Engineered vs Solid Hardwood Flooring

The differences in these two options may surprise you.  Take an in-depth look at the construction of naturally beautiful engineered and solid hardwood flooring.  

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