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Random Width Flooring

So you have decided that it’s time to purchase hardwood flooring. When you begin your search for that perfect floor that will help you achieve the desired look you’re after, your first thought is probably not what width of boards you are going to select but rather what color you are going to choose. Color is definitely a key choice when it comes to creating the specific look you desire, but be careful not to underestimate the difference that

Caring for Your Hardwood Flooring in the Summer

With summer quickly approaching, it’s time to start preparing for the warm, sunny days. We take steps to protect our skin during the summer months, but many people don’t realize that it’s also important to protect your hardwood floors from the sunlight, heat, and humidity. With these simple tips, you can keep your floors looking beautiful all summer long. Protecting Your Floors From Sunlight   There are multiple ways in which you can protect your flooring from fading due to sunlight exposure. If

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Rustic Refined Dining Room

Strike a balance between cozy and sleek with this look of a rustic refined dining room. This room is perfect for the homeowner that is drawn to neutrals, texture, and insists on a dining room that is comfortable and inviting. To get this look, the perfect place to start is with distressed random width hardwood flooring like the Impressions Serenity Series. Distressed hardwood creates the authentic appearance of historic wood floors that were cut and installed before modern woodworking techniques existed. Next

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Hardwood Flooring Installation Methods: Fasten vs. Glue-Down vs. Floating

December 31, 2015 Many people spend a great deal of time selecting the right hardwood flooring product. However, it is also important to carefully consider the installation process. There are three common installation methods from which to choose: fasten, glue-down, and floating. Here we will look at the benefits and drawbacks of each method, which will help you choose the best strategy for your circumstances. Fastening Fastening (also called nail-down) is the most common method used to install hardwood floors. The process involves

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Shabby Chic Bedroom

The “shabby chic” style has really grown in popularity over the past few decades. Combining romantic, fun, vintage, and rustic vibes, decorating in the shabby chic style is a great way to make a room feel inviting and comfortable. If you are looking to redecorate a guest room, master bedroom, or a girl’s bedroom, we have some shabby chic bedroom inspiration for you! In this room we chose to stick with a green/teal/turquoise color pallet, but you can switch it up or even

What is the Best Hardwood Flooring for Kitchens and Why?

Choosing the right flooring for your kitchen may seem like a difficult decision. Your choice will depend on your style preferences and practical considerations. After all, the kitchen is a high-traffic area that must be able to withstand the daily demands of a busy family. Considered by many to be the ultimate flooring option, hardwood never goes out of style. The following tips will help you choose the best hardwood flooring for your kitchen.   Why choose hardwood for your kitchen? Few

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Charming Nautical Living Room

Nothing beats a charming, functional, and beautifully decorated living space. If you are a fan of the classic nautical or coastal look, we have some great inspiration for you. Start with bright white wainscoting on the bottom half or third of your walls and a deep blue paint color with grey undertones on the upper portion. Choose your favorite handscraped prefinished hardwood flooring (we recommend Impressions Tradition Hickory Almond) to bring in a rustic yet sophisticated look that will

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Plantation Grown Seringa: The Advantages of This Unique Hardwood Flooring Species

October 28, 2015 It’s no secret that hardwood flooring is a popular choice among homeowners. Hardwood floors offer a classic look and incredible durability that can withstand nearly any lifestyle. There are many common hardwood flooring types to choose from, ranging from Pine and Oak to Maple and Cherry. However, if you’re interested in a new hardwood flooring option, it maybe worth considering a lesser-known species that can give your home a unique feel. One great option to check out is

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Stylish Traditional Sitting Room

Looking for that classic, traditional look for your room while still remaining up-to-date and stylish? This inspiration board is perfect for you. With a few key elements you can create a sophisticated space that is comfortable and inviting.  To get the look, keep the furniture neutral and bring in color with wall paint and accent pieces. Choose comfortable chairs and a sofa that has great structure. We have noticed the common thread found in almost all traditional style rooms is hardwood flooring. In this room we chose

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What is Hand Scraped Hardwood?

The technique of hand scraping hardwood flooring was originally used in the 1600s to even out the difference between planks, but it is a style that is making a big comeback and has quickly grown in popularity over the past decade. Homeowners love the old world character and rustic warmth it brings to their home. Also known as hand sculptured wood flooring, it is designed to give the floor an original made-by-hand look while still being able to have the modern luxuries of a