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A Note about Brazilian Cherry Hardwood Floors

October 2, 2012
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A Note about Brazilian Cherry Hardwood Floors

It is well known that when discussing hardwood floors that Brazilian Cherry aka Koubari is one of the hardest natural hardwood flooring materials available, as well as one of the most durable. It is also renowned as one of the most scratch and dent resistant hardwoods available. Some people have wondered however why the...
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Choosing the Hardwood Floors that are Right for You

March 13, 2012
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Choosing the Hardwood Floors that are Right for You

Few people could argue that hardwood floors really are an attractive addition to any home. Often the fact that a home has at least some hardwood flooring is a major selling point as well should the homeowners decide to move on. The biggest decision you have to make when choosing to have hardwood floors...
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Live Christmas Trees on Hardwood Floors – Tips to Prevent Permanent Damage

December 4, 2010
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Live Christmas Trees on Hardwood Floors – Tips to Prevent Permanent Damage

Nothing quite says Christmas like the smell of baking, holiday songs on the radio and of course, the look and smell of a real live Christmas tree. However, for those of us with hardwood flooring a real Christmas tree can lead to scratches, sap stains and those dreaded water spots that are practically impossible...
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Great Green Floor Cleaning Tips

October 26, 2010
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Great Green Floor Cleaning Tips

More and more these days, people are becoming aware of the fact that some of the cleaning products they use around their homes on a daily basis are not good for the environment – or their own health. On the other hand they want their homes to be clean and sanitary to provide a...
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Choosing a Flooring Option for Every Room

August 1, 2010
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Choosing a Flooring Option for Every Room

Whatever room in the house you are talking about flooring is a very important element of any of them, both from a design and a practicality point of view. However certain flooring options work better in some rooms than others might. Here are some points to keep in mind when shopping for flooring for...
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Hardwood Flooring Edges Explained

July 20, 2010
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Hardwood Flooring Edges Explained

When you are out shopping for hardwood flooring one of the things you will quickly realize is that hardwood flooring boards can be purchased in a number of different sizes. In the trade narrower boards are referred to as strips and wider boards are called planks. What you might not know is that the...
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Dogs and Hardwood Floors – Not Always the Best of Friends

June 23, 2010
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Dogs and Hardwood Floors – Not Always the Best of Friends

Dogs are often considered to be man’s best friend, but a dog who is not quite housebroken is not always a hardwood floor’s best friend. Dog urine can be a real problem if it sits on a hardwood floor, especially if it is one of the species of wood that is less dense, such...
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Out of the Ordinary – Exotic Hardwood Flooring for Your Home

May 30, 2010
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Out of the Ordinary – Exotic Hardwood Flooring for Your Home

As hardwood floors continue to grow in popularity some homeowners are starting to look beyond the more traditional choices for something a little more exotic, that will set their rooms apart from everyone else’s. Here are some of the exotics that are growing in popularity and a basic explanation of their unique characteristics: Brazilian...
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Flooring and Feng Shui

May 22, 2010
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Flooring and Feng Shui

You have probably heard of Feng Shui even if you don’t know much about it. Here at Aladdin Carpet and Floors we had about the same amount of knowledge on the subject as most people do – its Chinese, its ancient and it’s something to do with how the physical contents of your home...
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Understanding the Difference between Solid and Engineered Hardwood Floors

May 7, 2010
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Understanding the Difference between Solid and Engineered Hardwood Floors

If you have been thinking about having hardwood floors installed and have begun doing a little research you have probably noticed by now that there are solid hardwood floors and engineered hardwood floors. What puzzles many people is what the actual difference between the two is. Understanding what each term actually means can be...
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