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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.  

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 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?

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.

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.    

Your Home Care Guide: How to Clean Vinyl Flooring

Vinyl flooring is very durable and suitable for any room in the home.

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.

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.

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. 

Prevent Hardwood Floor Cupping and Buckling with Waterproof Hardwood Floors

It’s no revelation that standard hardwood floors are challenging to maintain.

How to Maintain Engineered Hardwood Floors

Homeowners always prefer hardwood floors. They offer natural beauty and, much like red and white oaks, are often a sustainable and renewable resource, making them an environmentally conscious choice

The Best Type of Flooring for a Rental Property

As the owner, you aren’t always privy to the accidents that occur, which is why it’s essential to install the ideal flooring to withstand said mishaps.  

How to Keep Furniture From Scratching Hardwood Floors: A Helpful Guide

Genuine hardwood makes a gorgeous and timeless flooring option for our homes.

Installing Laminate Flooring in Your Bathroom? 6 Things to Keep in Mind

Bathrooms are humid. In fact, it’s the most humid room in our homes.  Learn how today's laminate flooring is built for bathrooms and more.

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.

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.

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.

From Forest to Finish: Somerset Hardwood Flooring Plant Tour

Have you ever wondered how hardwood flooring is produced?  Take a tour with us through Somerset's lumber mill and flooring plants, in the heart of Appalachian forest country.

Can You Put Laminate Flooring Over Tile?

To spare yourself the trouble of removing tiles, the idea of placing your new flooring over existing tile sounds promising. But can you put laminate flooring over tile?

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.

Laminate vs. Vinyl Flooring: Which Is Best for You?

Laminate, luxury vinyl flooring and vinyl sheet flooring each offer many advantages for homeowners.

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.