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Making a House a Home

It all begins with beautiful floors.  From classic looks to modern style, the right flooring is the foundation of your entire room design.  Great flooring also keeps up with all the living that happens on your floors from kids' craft projects to impromptu dance parties! Find flooring inspiration, home and lifestyle tips, and designer advice on Twenty & Oak.

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Inspiration Articles

Home Gym Setup: Best Flooring Options, Equipment and More

A gym is a convenient home feature and amenity to have for multiple reasons.

The 5 Best Upgrades for Selling Your Home

Putting your house on the market? A top-selling realtor dishes on what home buyers are looking for now.

The Ultimate Guide: How to Plan a Room Makeover

Ready for a room makeover? Whether it’s because your tastes have changed, you plan on selling your home soon or you just want to make it truly yours, personality and all, you are eager for a room makeover. 

How to Find the Right Floor for Every Room of Your Home

No matter what type of gorgeous flooring you prefer, it always helps to gain helpful information, tips, and inspired ideas from a useful flooring buying guide before you begin your next project. Maybe it’s finally time to complete that room remodel you’ve been thinking about, or you finally found a good opportunity to add new life to familiar spaces with a fantastic design refresh. Since flooring is the foundation for the performance in the home, the anchor to the design scheme of your dreams, as well as an investment in your property’s bottom line, it’s worth educating yourself to make the soundest purchase decision for your specific household. From breaking down the keys to successful installation, subfloor prep, and designing for an open or tricky floorplan, to ensuring that your finished surface will provide the versatility and performance needed, learning inspires confidence and exceptional results!

A hardwood floor buying guide will help you narrow down your favorite species and texture to fit the ultimate home vision of your dreams. If you want to explore a floor that offers greater water resistance for your kitchens, bathrooms, and mudrooms, make sure to read through our LVT floor buying guide and our laminate floor buying guide. You can even find insight for the entire home with a room by room flooring guide, outlining key considerations and needs for each area. Whether you're a homeowner, dealer, installer, designer, or eager to learn more valuable info, Twenty & Oak's Flooring Shopping Guides have got you covered.

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FAQ 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 Refinish Hardwood Floors

When a buff and polish is not enough to refresh hardwood floors, refinish them and make them look as good as new. Here’s how to refinish hardwood floors.

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.

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Best Flooring for the Master Bedroom?

Are you looking for the best flooring for your master bedroom? We have rounded up all you need to know on several popular options including carpet, hardwood flooring, tile flooring, luxury vinyl flooring, and laminate flooring.

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Best Flooring for Your Dining Room

If you are looking to build your dream home, renovate your existing flooring, or get ready for holiday hosting, we have lined up several of the best flooring types for your dining room from hardwood flooring to luxury vinyl flooring, waterproof hardwood flooring, and laminate flooring.  Read more