Category Archives: Flooring

Product Feature: Armstrong Flooring

Posted on March 22, 2016 | Flooring, Products

Product Feature: Armstrong Flooring Armstrong World Industries is a global leader in the design and manufacture of floors and ceiling systems.  Armstrong has 32 plants in nine countries and approximately 7,500 employees worldwide.  Armstrong’s headquarters are based right here in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  They actually began in 1860 in Pittsburgh as a two man cork-cutting shop….

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Product Feature: Shaw Flooring

Posted on February 24, 2016 | Flooring, Products

For forty years Shaw has been noted for exceptional quality and products.  Shaw actually began in 1946 as a dye company for rugs which lead to the transformation of the company into the world’s largest carpet manufacturer. Shaw has stood behind their vision for years; creating a better future: for our customers, for our people,…

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Prefinished vs. Unfinished Hardwood Flooring

Posted on November 11, 2015 | Flooring

When building your new house there are many decisions to be made. One of these decisions is selecting flooring and in particular hardwood flooring. But once you have decided on hardwood flooring there are many other decisions to make; smooth vs hand-scraped, solid vs engineered, wood species, width and finish. We have discussed solid vs…

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Solid verses Engineered Flooring

Posted on April 15, 2015 | Flooring

Solid verses Engineered Flooring When you are choosing hardwood flooring for your new home there are two categories of flooring to choose from: solid and engineered. Solid is typically ¾” thick and is cut directly from logs. It is available in a variety of widths and available in many wood species. Engineered flooring on the…

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