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How Relative Humidity Affects Your Hardwood Floors

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When you add hardwood floors to your home, your first thought probably isn’t about how the relative humidity in your home will affect them. You’re more likely thinking about how great they look. But if you want to keep them looking great, it’s important to understand how the humidity in your home can impact your […]

Common Mistakes That Damage & Shorten the Life of Your Hardwood Floors

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We work directly with many of our clients, so we want to steer you in the right direction when it comes to maintenance. We hope to help them prevent damage and make the most of their investment in wide plank engineered hardwood flooring. Here are our top tips to prolong the life of your beautiful […]

How to Protect Your Hardwood Floors from Dry Winter Weather

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We’ve discussed the risks of too much humidity for hardwood floors, but what about too much dryness? Dry winter weather and overly dry interiors can affect the foundations of our homes — and our health — in many ways. Now here’s how to keep it from damaging your flooring (without having to turn off the […]

What Is “Engineered” Hardwood Flooring?

“Engineered” doesn’t mean “fake.” It’s real, and it has you in mind.

How Summer Humidity Affects Hardwood Floors

Whether you live in Chicago, like our satellite office, or near our factory in Vietnam, or somewhere else in the wide world, you’ll probably experience humid weather at some point during the year. If you do, you should know that humidity can affect the health and appearance of your hardwood floors.