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Smooth vs Hand-scraped Hardwood Flooring

Posted on December 4, 2015 | Tips

We’ve all seen what a smooth hardwood floor looks like. The flooring can come in variety of widths, stains colors and possibly even different edge bevels on the floor boards. But the primary floor is smooth. Smooth flooring can come prefinished or unfinished with the sanding, stain and finished applied on-site. But relatively new to…

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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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