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Beyond the Boards: Hardwood Flooring Moldings

Posted on Feb 13, 2019 3:22:59 PM

When it comes to putting hardwood floors in a home, many first timers might not know that there’s more to it than simply deciding on a specie, color, or texture.

There are many other factors that go into laying the floor, from the type of underlayment to staples, nails, or adhesives. Thankfully, your trusted installer can handle most of those technicalities. Another decision you and your installer are going to have to make is what kind of moldings are going to be used at doorways, staircases, and even windows. These decisions will contribute to the finished look of your project. These elements, while seemingly small, play a big role in both form and function for the room. With wood being a natural element, it expands and contracts on a regular basis. Oftentimes, these moldings are used to cover your expansion gaps that are around the perimeter of the room.

Read on to see some of the profiles commonly offered:

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Stuck on STAUF

Posted on Feb 4, 2019 4:21:44 PM

If you agree with the saying that ‘longevity is the key to success,’ then there’s no doubt that the STAUF brand of adhesives is an absolute triumph.

Before the invention of the typewriter, telephone, or airplane, there was STAUF. Originally founded in 1828, this family-owned business has been experimenting with chemicals and processes to create some of the most reliable adhesives, sealers, and tools in the flooring industry.

STAUF USA was established in Memphis, Tennessee in 2002, and Palo Duro is proud to distribute their products to wood flooring professionals in the Denver and the surrounding areas. STAUF has a whole arsenal of adhesives and products available for any project you can think of, but our customers have been particularly fond of SMP960 One-Step and PUM950 Power-Mastic. Watch these videos and read the facts below to find out why:

Topics: Stauf USA, Wood Floors Contractor

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Topics: Stauf USA, Wood Floors Contractor

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