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The Textures of Traviata

Posted on Jun 13, 2017 12:00:00 AM

For designers and homeowners, wood flooring can be an eye-catching fashion statement. For highly skilled craftsmen, wood flooring is the medium they use to create custom artwork.

Topics: Engineered Wood Flooring, Featured Product, Pinnacle Flooring, Uncategorized

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Topics: Engineered Wood Flooring, Featured Product, Pinnacle Flooring, Uncategorized

The Anatomy of Wood Flooring

Posted on May 30, 2017 10:39:00 AM

We’ve all hiked in the woods or seen a fallen tree in a park and looked at its rings. One common bit of knowledge passed on to us since we were kids was that if we count that tree’s rings we’ll know its age. Had an infomercial announcer been on-hand, he’d have said, “But wait! There’s more.”

Topics: Contractor Education, Designer Education, Engineered Wood Flooring, Homeowner Education, How Wood Flooring Is Made, Solid Wood Flooring, Uncategorized, Wood Flooring Acclimation

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Topics: Contractor Education, Designer Education, Engineered Wood Flooring, Homeowner Education, How Wood Flooring Is Made, Solid Wood Flooring, Uncategorized, Wood Flooring Acclimation

Advantages of UV Finishes

Posted on May 16, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Ultraviolet (UV) finishes bring the speed of light to floor finishing. They minimize disruption to an active family’s lifestyle, and can refresh the hardwood floors of a restaurant without causing even a moment of lost business.

Topics: Arboritec USA, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Finishes, Wood Floor Maintenance

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Topics: Arboritec USA, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Finishes, Wood Floor Maintenance

Advantages of Natural Oil Wood Floor Finishes

Posted on May 2, 2017 12:00:00 AM

We understand there are many wood flooring and finish options to consider: engineered or solid wood, prefinished or site-finished flooring, penetrating oil or surface-build finish.

Topics: Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Care, Wood Floor Finishes

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Topics: Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Care, Wood Floor Finishes

How to Fix a Squeaky Floor

Posted on Apr 18, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Squeaky floors. Do they drive you crazy, like fingernails on a chalkboard (when those still existed)? Maybe you block out the noises now, having tolerated them for years. Maybe you avoid walking over those especially creaky areas in your house, winding your way from the living room to the refrigerator during quick episode breaks when binging on the latest, greatest Netflix Original.

Topics: Contractor Education, Homeowner Education, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Maintenance

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Topics: Contractor Education, Homeowner Education, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Maintenance

5280: Sustainability in Action

Posted on Apr 4, 2017 12:00:00 AM

When you are part of a wood flooring installation project, where does the existing floor – carpet, tile, linoleum, or damaged wood – go? You might not know. We understand.

Topics: 5280 Floors, Community Service, Uncategorized, Wood Floors Contractor

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Topics: 5280 Floors, Community Service, Uncategorized, Wood Floors Contractor

Advantages of Luxury Vinyl

Posted on Mar 21, 2017 12:00:00 AM

High-definition has come to flooring in a new way in recent years. Luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and premium vinyl plank (PVP) flooring are increasingly popular, and they use 3D imaging technology to make their impact on interior design.

Topics: Hallmark Floors, Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring, Premium Vinyl Plank Flooring, Uncategorized

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Topics: Hallmark Floors, Luxury Vinyl Tile Flooring, Premium Vinyl Plank Flooring, Uncategorized

Advantages of Site-Finished

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The installation, sanding and finishing of unfinished wood flooring is an art form. Craftsmen can turn your floors into something extra special you will want to show off to guests. This post highlights reasons you might want to invest in custom site-finished hardwood floors.

Topics: Site-Finished Wood Flooring, Uncategorized, Unfinished Solid Wood Flooring, Unfinished Wood Flooring

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Topics: Site-Finished Wood Flooring, Uncategorized, Unfinished Solid Wood Flooring, Unfinished Wood Flooring

Advantages of Prefinished

Posted on Feb 21, 2017 12:00:00 AM

You’re busy and want convenience. Apps for this and that. A car that tells you how to avoid traffic while on the go. A drive-thru pit stop for a family meal between karate lessons and ball team practices on a busy weeknight. We get it.

Topics: Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Finishes

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Topics: Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Uncategorized, Wood Floor Finishes

Radiant Heat + Wood

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Topics: Contractor Education, Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Radiant Heat, Uncategorized

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