How to install hardwood flooring for remodelers

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How to install hardwood flooring or any kind of flooring is a necessary part of any remodeling job.Hardwood is very popular these days. The new types of hardwood flooring is much easier to install and maintain than the older types.
There are some really clever styles and creations to choose from. The maintenance really varies according to the product you choose, but most types of flooring require very little maintenance.

Some types you will need to apply a coat of lacquer every five years. Other types take wax.

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Wood flooring gives a look of power to any room. That’s at least what the salespeople say before they tell you how much the materials cost.


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Dark floors can tone down the brightness in a room which is fine in bedrooms and bathrooms. The darker colors of flooring aren’t quite as popular as the light colors, but there is still a market for them. That’s a decision to consider if you are renovating to resell.






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