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  • 1). Evaluating Laminate Floors  By : Rusell Huth
    Since the introduction of laminate flooring into the US in 1982, the sector has experienced growth of up to 20% per annum at the expense of other floor types, making laminate the fastest growing floor type in the country. The appeal lies not only in its aesthetic value of its representation of real hardwood, but also due to its incredible durability and ease of maintenance.
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  • 4). How to stop squeaking in hardwood flooring  By : Roger King
    A squeak in hardwood flooring is caused by two pieces of wood rubbing against one another. One way to stop the sound is by reducing the friction of the moving pieces using a lubricant. Iím not talking oil here, but rather a dusting with ultra-fine graphite powder. This is available at your local hardware stores, and for the most part itís used to free lock mechanisms.
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  • 10). Hardwood floors - 7 secrets for selecting perfect flooring  By : S.A. Smith
    SUMMARY To create great looking hardwood floors in your home requires several important functional and design considerations to get it right. Whether you are considering natural hardwood floors, bamboo, or even laminate flooing - pay close attention to these 7 tips. DESIGN STYLES With thousands of colors and styles to select from today it can seem like a daunting task to make the right flooring choice.
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  • 11). Selecting A Hardwood Floor For Your Home  By : Rusell Huth
    Hardwood floor styles come in strips, planks and parquet, and are available with numerous edge treatments such as square, micro, and beveled edges. The state-of-the-art technology and almost limitless choices of today's stains, finishes, styles and designs makes hardwood flooring one of the most practical and versatile floor coverings available. The shade of hardwood flooring you choose can dramatically change the look of your room.
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  • 14). Laminate Flooring Is Built For The Twenty First Century  By : Rusell Huth
    While capturing all the beauty and elegance of hardwoods, laminate flooring is both durable and easy to maintain. Its machine made construction will not stain, warp or buckle and the Aluminum Oxide coated surface gives it a high degree of scratch resistance that is perfectly suited to heavy foot traffic. Unlike hardwood, laminate floors have water resistant cores and wax impregnated edges making them resistant to topical water spills, and allowing for installation in kitchens and bathrooms.
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  • 15). Benefits of Hardwood Floors  By : TCThorn
    You'd be hard-pressed to find a homeowner who doesn't want hardwood floors. Wall-to-wall carpeting is out, and hardwood floors are in. But are they worth the price? Let's face it: at $8-$10 per square foot (installed), wood flooring is more expensive than carpeting or the increasingly common laminates that offer a similar look. If you're on the fence and can't decide whether to install hardwood floors (or maybe peel back your old carpeting and refinish the wood underneath), this list may be able to help.
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  • 19). Bamboo Flooring Information  By : Graeme Ramsey
    For a unique look in flooring, with many additional benefits, the popularity of bamboo flooring in on the rise. Most bamboo flooring is imported to North America from China where there is an abundance of this fast growing plant. Bamboo is actually a grass, even though most peoplke think of it as a tree. Due to the fact that bamboo can reach maturity in as little as four years, it has become an excellent product to use for flooring.
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  • 20). Hardwood Floors vs. Carpets  By : TCThorn
    One of the major home improvements people make is to change or upgrade their floors. Let's face it: a good looking floor can add a lot of value to a home. On the other hand, an old, stained, grubby outdated floor can do a lot to bring down a home's value. Carpets and hardwoods are among the most popular choices for homeowners. But which is better? Wall-to-wall carpeting often gets picked because it's a lot less costly to install than brand new hardwood floors.
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