Hardwood Flooring Armstrong

Bedford, NH Homeowner is Looking for Advice Remodeling and keeping the existing flooring can present some unique challenges.  Depending on how the floor was originally installed, if fixtures and the layout of the room are being changed you may be left with some areas where the existing flooring does not match what is underneath.  In this scenario, you can either sand down the entire floor and refinish it, placing new boards to cover the missing area, or simply patch the…

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Most-Durable-Wood-Flooring

Hollis, NH Homeowner Seeks Advice Traditional solid hardwood is an excellent choice for durability.  With durable options that include oak, maple, and Hickory, solid hardwood can be sanded down and repaired several times during its life.  When it comes to durability from moisture, engineered wood is a better option than its solid counterpart.  Made with multiple layers of wood and finished with a layer of veneer, engineered hardwood does an excellent job of resisting moisture. (more…)

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Bedford, NH Homeowner Learns the Difference Hand scraped hardwood flooring uses a chisel and hammer to sculpt the wood, giving it a distinct look and feel. This type of flooring often gives the look of an older style floor, going back to the 1800’s when this was customary for manufacturing hardwood planks. Hand scraped flooring has a rougher feel than engineered or solid hardwood flooring, which is smooth on the surface. A homeowner in Bedford was looking to add hardwood…

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