2018

Ways to Make Your Hardwood Flooring Installation Last Longer

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When you add hardwood floors to your home, you can look forward to excellent aesthetic appeal that suits just about any theme. But, with all of those scrapes from furniture, bangs, and foot traffic, your hardwood floor installation may degenerate over time. To ensure yours lasts longer here’s some simple advice for you to follow. Protect your floor against foot traffic Although you don’t want your family to exercise caution to the extent they cannot enjoy their home, you do need to ensure they don’t take the floor for granted.…

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How to Prevent Floor Trusses from Squealing

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Do you hear squealing noises coming from the floor trusses as you walk on the floor of your multi-level home? Read on and discover some of the remedies you can use to prevent those noises from being emitted again. Add Bracing Floor trusses, just like roof trusses, support one another. Any squealing sound that you hear therefore means that the truss system may not be as capable of distributing the loads to all the trusses as required.…

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4 Important Considerations When Changing Flooring Materials

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Are you planning to change the flooring in your home or work premises? Read on and discover some of the considerations which will help you to avoid making a costly mistake during that process. The Thickness You need to measure the thickness of the current flooring before you select the flooring to replace it with. Installing flooring which differs in thickness from what you currently have can create several problems. For example, thicker flooring may cause the doors to scrape against that floor each time the doors are opened or closed.…

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Clearing Up Some Misconceptions About Residential Floor Sanding

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Residential floor sanding is needed for timber floors, in order to remove old and worn sealant and other coatings, and to buff down any dents, dings, and other such damage. Sanding is also done before you add a fresh layer of paint, if you want to change the appearance of the floors. While this job is best left to a professional, you might note some common questions and misconceptions about this work, so you have it done when needed and are sure to hire the right person for the job as well.…

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