by Brooklyn Museum Oak floors speak to traditional elegance. Granted, there are many, many options for the homeowner today-imported tiles, bamboo, high-grade vinyl flooring of many shapes and colors-but truly, a hardwood floor is still one of the signs of luxurious living and brings warmth and natural beauty into any room. Oak flooring is also [...]

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by The Library of Congress Wood flooring NY is the symbol of grace and long life, which is characterized by its shine and sturdiness. They are simply authentic piece of interior decorating material that looks marvelous with every touch. Also, with so many available patterns in the market, this form of flooring material is really [...]

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by The U.S. National Archives Many heavy industrial settings, including paper warehouses, steel and other heavy-weight or high-traffic applications suffer from shaking concrete floors. The source of the vibration is most often caused by rolling equipment crossing expansion joints cut in the concrete when poured. Cement contractors place these expansion joints in the floor in [...]

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by The U.S. National Archives Expansion joints are put in floors to prevent cracks that might develop as a result of the shrinkage which occurs as concrete cures. The joints are trawled into the floor or sometimes cut after the floor is hard enough to walk on. As the concrete shrinks, these joints themselves often [...]

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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 Cornell University Library When deciding on what kind of garage flooring product to work with, it’s important to focus on not just the quality of the product, but the convenience of use and estimated coverage area. Nothing is more frustrating than shelling out the money to start your project, only to find that there [...]

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by Center for Jewish History, NYC Lifting and pealing paint is too often the end product of a homeowner’s efforts to dress up their garage with floor paint. The problem is worse than having no finish at all. Dirty, dusty, and stained concrete is usually accepted as the standard for home garages, but the eyesore [...]

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by The Library of Congress The trend towards upscale kennels is making flooring paramount for good looks and healthful environments. Kennel epoxy flooring is not only seamless but can be Class III Laboratory qualified. Now used not only in veterinary operating rooms but also on kennel runways, divider walls and cages these mold and mildew [...]

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by Smithsonian Institution New health codes find ceramic tile grout a harbinger of bacteria and microorganisms in embalming rooms. As municipalities adopt more stringent health codes, ceramic tile still in good condition may not be good enough. Often health inspectors are requesting the ceramic tile be replaced with seamless epoxy coatings to assure clean room [...]

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by The U.S. National Archives All too often homeowners and businesses try to repair worn, eroded and pitted floors with materials that crumble which ends up leaving large holes or depressions. Once the repair attempt fails the fix is often more difficult then the original problem. Instead of having a few damaged areas, the new [...]

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