by The U.S. National Archives Modern day houses are implementing wooden floors in architectural designs. Wood is perfect for flooring because it is elastic and flexible. It has a smoother effect which is lacking in concrete floors, while its only limitation is its natural characteristics. Expansion and contraction of wood from moisture and temperature fluctuation [...]

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by National Library of Scotland Softwood and Hardwood Wooden flooring is an art form to itself, from thin strip hardwood floors to wide plank flooring and tropical hardwood flooring. Having the correct wooden floor within the correct interior space has been one of the key design elements for centuries of many great homes and buildings. [...]

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by Texas State Archives   Fir floors are one of the most beautiful floors found in many homes throughout North America. It was one of the most popular types of flooring installed here for many years because of its easy availability. But fir floors have many unique characteristics compared to true hardwood floors like red [...]

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by The Library of Congress When a scratch to a hardwood floor is not too deep, there’s no need to bring in an expensive professional to fix it. By following a few simple steps, you can take care of the problem yourself. So, here are the five easy steps to use in Floor Sanding Sunshine Coast [...]

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by Cornell University Library Solid Hardwood Milled from one piece of wood, solid wood floorboards are generally three-quarters of an inch (3/4″) thick. Solid hardwood can be installed above or on grade, but you don’t want to install this type of wood below grade, since moisture makes it expand and contract. Remember: if even part [...]

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by Cornell University Library Sand refinish can be defined as a process which is used to maintain long life of hardwood floors. Modern methods of sand refinishing are quite different and useful than traditional methods of sanding. There are several useful features of refinishing in commercial and residential sectors like: Dust-free floor Floors remain dust [...]

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by Brooklyn Museum It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you are looking for the right material of hardwood flooring in Toronto, there are so many options, making it very hard to choose one. There a couple of things that you may want to consider to help you with finding the right hardwood flooring. You need [...]

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by The Field Museum Library Hardwood flooring in Vancouver is a flourishing industry. Wooden floors add aesthetic beauty to our living spaces and workplaces. It is being extensively used by people with great taste of ethnic flavor and who enjoy adding charm to their property. In different textures and forms, they are being used for [...]

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by LSE Library There are a lot of finishes, hardwood floor products and types of wooden layers available. All such forms are equally attractive and can add charm to any living space. Basically, wooden flooring is available in either prefinished or as unfinished type. One will find the following types of flooring on most online [...]

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by LSE Library Hardwood flooring is one of the most preferred forms of flooring due to its exotic and classic looks. It is used both in commercial as well as the residential sector for its elegant look. It adds the missing aesthetic sense to home and office décor. But hardwood flooring also poses a threat [...]

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