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Ultimate Guide to Wood Floor Glue Installation - Part Two
Welcome back to the wood flooring gluing down installation series. In the first part of the article we have already discussed the different types of wood floor adhesives and whether or not gluing down your wooden floor is the best installation option for your project. Make sure to check out the first part of this handy guide.
Ultimate Guide to Wood Floor Glue Installation - Part One
There are 3 main methods of wood floor installation and gluing the wooden floorboards down is one of them and certainly one of the more popular and commonly chosen ways to have a wooden floor fitted. The overall aim of the wood floor installation process is to create a stable, structurally solid and durable construction of wooden floorboards that can last for many years and don’t experience serious structural issues even in cases of excessive use and really high traffic. Gluing down installation is certainly providing you with a stable and durable wooden floor you will enjoy for decades.
Choose Between Maple and Oak Wood Flooring
So, you are planning to have a new floor installed in your home? Great, this is an amazing decision. However, this is just the beginning and there are a lot of decisions you need to make. Naturally, when you are looking for a beautiful and durable wooden floor that also comes at a reasonable price, you will still have a great variety to choose from.
How to Protect Hardwood Floors During a Move
Moving out and into a new home is a very exciting, still very overwhelming and stressful process, indeed. There is the excitement and the joy for the new beginning, the positive change. However, there is also the overwhelming thought process for so many things you need to think of, consider, and do.
Repair Or Replace Water-Damaged Wood Floors?
Is your hardwood floor swollen and ballooning? Well, there is no doubt that the reason for such issues is excessive moisture. Moisture affecting the condition of your floor is also known as water damage and it is a pretty common problem that can happen to everyone. While superficial water damage is nothing to worry about since it is easy to fix and often just wiping off the excess water and treating the light stain with simple households remedies is enough, if the water damage is more serious and moisture penetrated through the finish and affects the condition of the floorboards, you may find yourself wondering – is it worth it to go through all the hassle of repairing it or it will be smarter to replace the floor.
Preventing Pitfalls During Wood Floor Installation
One of the main ways to ensure the good structural integrity, durability, and long-lasting power of your wooden floor is by making sure its installation is performed properly and professionally. There are many pitfalls that can be caused by a poorly performed fitting process and there are many issues that the floor may struggle with later on due to this problem. Therefore, today we would like to discuss more wood floor installation and how to avoid some common mistakes and pitfalls during the fitting process.
Real Wood Flooring Colour Options You Have
Whenever you are planning the installation of real wood flooring, there will be a lot of things to consider and several choices you would make. One of the main benefits and advantages of real wood flooring is the amazing variety it is offered in. There are different types of real wood flooring, different wood species, colours, grades, textures, designs, installation arrangements and methods, and so much more.
Can You Have Pets and Enjoy Parquet Flooring at the Same Time
According to popular opinion, beautiful parquet floors and pets in the house cannot co-exist together. However, is this the truth? Indeed, house pets like dogs and cats can cause some damage to your parquet floor. Our four-pawed friends and furry members of the family are surely going to scratch the surface of the floor, leave some marks, stains, and moisture damage, or find another way to destroy the beautiful and expensive parquet floor… Or not? Let’s find out more in this article.
3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Parquet Flooring
Besides being an extra beautiful and a very convenient and functional choice, parquet flooring is also known for how lasting and hard-wearing it is. Real wood floors naturally last for a long time. In fact, they are designed to last up to a whole century when maintained properly and regularly.
What Is Reactive Hardwood Flooring?
When it comes to hardwood flooring, you are definitely spoilt of choice. It does not only come to the natural colours, textures, and styles of wood flooring, but also the number of different professional methods and techniques dedicated to either enhance the natural beauty of hardwood or completely transform its look and appearance such as wire-brushing, hand-scraping, and more. However, despite the great variety of professional treatments, reactive treatments remain one of the most unique out of them all, being the reason for the creation of truly one-of-a-kind and stunningly beautiful hardwood flooring.

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