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Engineered wood floor

How To Reproduce An Antique Oak Floor

Here is a update on our latest attempt to reproduce an oak floor that looks eons old.  Our goal with our latest product line Vintage Loft was to make a floor that looked like the wooden planks in an old … Continue reading

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Wood Flooring Trends in India

Wood Flooring in Mumbai Have you ever wondered what the wood flooring market is like on the Indian sub-continent? We recently interviewed Mehul Muni, owner of Urban Decor, a flooring retailer in the fourth largest city on the planet to … Continue reading

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Floor of the Week

This custom built herringbone floor, featured in a upscale southern Missouri home,  is constructed of 5″ x 35″ Select & Better Rift and Quartered White Oak.  It was framed with a 6″ Millrun Walnut frame around the perimeter of the … Continue reading

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European Oak Flooring

French / European Oak Flooring Gaining Wider Market Share >French oak flooring entered into the US market about 20 years ago breaking in at the top echelon of the flooring market primarily in the Northeast.  Today, in the same way … Continue reading

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Wood Floor Finishes

Market Trending Towards Lower Sheen and Lower VOC Products >Wood flooring can be finished in numerous different ways. Some finishes are burnished into the wood, some are natural oils that harden over time, some are a top coating that actually … Continue reading

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Wide Plank Flooring

Is 5″ the New 2 1/4″? >The Elements of Style edited by Elizabeth Cromley and Stephen Calloway does a great job outlining the historical use of wood flooring in construction and architectural design from 1485 to present day. When examined … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Wood Flooring

Recycled Wood Accommodates Market’s Rising Demand for “green” >Green building products continue to be a burgeoning flooring category across all flooring mediums. In the hardwood flooring sector this commitment to environmental responsibility has been expressed in a move towards third party … Continue reading

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