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Hardwood VS Laminate

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Written by Byron Buchanan For centuries mankind has used wood as a primary flooring surface.  It is available in many species, can be stained to enhance the variations of the grain or to minimize its effect.  It is a great insulator for both sound and temperature, and it has natural cushioning for ease of footfalls.  With wide varieties of visual effect, today it can be hard to know what kind
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Why, When and How to Remodel?

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By: Byron Buchanan There are many reasons that contribute to the eventual decision to undertake a renovation or remodel.  It can be as simple as need: something has worn out, or one’s personal style has evolved and the environment no longer represents current taste.  More likely lifestyle changes have rendered the function of a room inconvenient or obsolete.  Regardless of what creates the motivation to begin the process of
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Construction tips of the month

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Replacing old Tongue-and-groove boards If your floors are tongue-and-groove boards, it's necessary to cut through the board joints to release them from their position. (A circular saw is recommended for this.) -Lever up the broken board, using a pry bar (Be careful not to damage the non-damaged planks.) Remove the tongue from the new board, using a sharp chisel It is simpler to replace square-edged boards than tongue-and-groove boards, since
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