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Wear Layers And Longevity

​We talk a lot about the thickness of the wear layer on our products. The wear layer is the usable surface on an engineered floor, the layer of hardwood that sits on top that gives the floor its unique appearance which is exactly the same as a solid 3/4” floor.

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Posted on July 23, 2010

What Is A Quality Wood Floor?

I see a number of forum posts asking the above question. What is quality, how can it be defined? Here is a brief overview of the different aspects of picking out a quality wood flooring product.

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Posted on July 21, 2010

Wood Flooring: The Renewable Flooring Material

To grow one pound of wood, a tree uses 1.47 pounds of carbon dioxide and gives off 1.07 pounds of oxygen. Consequently, an acre of trees can remove about 13 tons of dust and gases from the atmosphere.

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Posted on May 11, 2009

So Many Options: How To Pick the Best Floor For Your Home.

You’ve probably seen the Sonic Drive-In commercial touting the 168,894 different drink combination’s they offer. So if you tried a new one every day you’d have to live 463 years to get through all the possibilities. That sounds daunting. However if I were to calculate all the different options we have available in wood flooring we would be at around 1,209,600 options. Sonic drinks, it turns out, are rather simple compared to the complexity of picking a wood floor.

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Posted on May 08, 2009