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Flooring

  • Installing Hardwood Flooring over Vinyl

    Hardwood flooring can be installed over existing sheet vinyl if key conditions are met

     
  • Controlling the Moisture Content of Wood Flooring

    Q: What's the proper procedure for acclimating wood flooring to the moisture content of a building before installation?

     
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    Great Vintage: BR-111 Zinfandel Tigerwood Engineered Wood Flooring

    A rich finish complements the attractive Tigerwood graining of this engineered wood flooring option..

     
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    Stone Cold Style: Armstrong Alterna Reserve Luxury Vinyl Tile

    A range of pattern variations and advanced imaging offer a true stone look in vinyl flooring.

     
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    A Step in the Right Direction: StareCasing Hardwood Overlay System

    A new product for staircase refinishing from StairCasing is both quicker and more economical than traditional refinishing methods.

     
  • HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals finish. 814.827.3855. www.homerwood.com.

    Reclaimed Wood Flooring From HomerWood

    HomerWood. Reclaimed Hardwood flooring is crafted from slow-growth Appalachian timber from deconstructed barns in Ohio, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. The kiln-dried wood features character markings such as nail holes, cracks, and mineral streaks. It comes with the companys low-luster Oil Naturals...

     
  • A New Interior for an Antique House

    Addressing structural issues first made the interior finish work easier.

     
  • Wilsonart Contract Floorings eight new designs for its commercial-grade high-pressure laminate flooring are grouped into two trends: urban renewal and global influence. The four Urban Renewal designs (metro oak, chic teak, uptown walnut, and studio walnut) complement metal and glass with gray. Going Global mimics exotic wood: Paradise Bamboo complements the companys Bamboo-Natural flooring, while Bubinga resembles wood from a tree in swampy areas of Africa. Both flooring groups are suited for healthcare, education, and other commercial applications. wilsonartcontractflooring.com

    Wilsonart Contract Flooring Urban Renewal and Global Influence

    Eight new designs for commercial-grade high-laminate flooring based on urban and global designs.

     
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    Raised Floors for the Low Country

    Elevated floors on pier foundations are mandated in V zones and recommended in coastal A zones. But the moisture and energy details can be a head-scratcher. Whether a builder places the floor system on pier supports or on a perimeter stemwall, he has to face interrelated problems of air sealing...

     
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    Tile Doorway Detail

    Q: Tile Doorway Detail When there's an entry between an exterior tiled deck and an interior living space, how should the threshold be detailed so that the doorway doesn't leak? My client uses a wheelchair and would like the interior and exterior floors to be in approximately the same plane.

     
 
 
 
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