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How to Clean Wood Floors | Dos and Don’ts

Posted on Sep 19, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Wood floors are durable and can last more than a hundred years when maintained properly. But not all cleaning really is cleaning when it comes to wood.

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

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

How Wood Floors Affect Home Value

Posted on Sep 5, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Making upgrades to raise the value in your house often is a two-part thought process: now (while living in it) and someday (when selling it).

Topics: Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Uncategorized

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Custom Wood Floor Design

Posted on Aug 22, 2017 2:32:00 PM

Wood floors make the room. Any room. Every room. Maybe that's biased.

Topics: Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Uncategorized

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Topics: Designer Education, Homeowner Education, Uncategorized

How Wood Cut Affects Floor Performance

Posted on Aug 8, 2017 12:00:00 AM

We talked recently about wood cuts: quarter, rift, plain and live. We also talked about the forest-to-floor process. We even got in the dirt of the forest with a recent tree anatomy guide and how that anatomy relates to wood flooring.

Topics: Contractor Education, Designer Education, Homeowner Education, How Wood Flooring Is Made, Relative Humidity, Uncategorized, Wood Flooring Acclimation

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Topics: Contractor Education, Designer Education, Homeowner Education, How Wood Flooring Is Made, Relative Humidity, Uncategorized, Wood Flooring Acclimation

​Types of Solid Wood Flooring Cuts

Posted on Jul 25, 2017 12:00:00 AM

The cut of wood from a tree, the angle of how boards are cut when harvested, affects the wood flooring that will be made from that wood. It affects the costs of production and the final appearance of the wood flooring.

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

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

5 Steps of Wood | Forest to Floor

Posted on Jul 11, 2017 12:00:00 AM

It’s so easy to buy products without knowing where they came from and the path they took before they landed at our door step. Without really knowing where, knowing something deeper than a label that only says, “Made in ______.” Without knowing how the products were made, and how that sets them apart from similar products.

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

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

Local Hero Project: 'Easy Call'

Posted on Jun 27, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Topics: Arboritec USA, Colorado Custom Floors, Community Service, Local Hero Project, Stauf USA, Uncategorized, WD Flooring

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

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