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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Nashua, NH Resident Looks for Advice Hardwood flooring is best installed in an area with controlled humidity levels that range from 30 to 50 percent.  High and fluctuating humidity levels can cause the wood to expand and contract over time.  Once installed, this can lead to buckling and warpage as the floor boards change their size and shift.  This contraction can also cause the floor boards to crack and separate from one another. A homeowner in Nashua was looking to…

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You can Protect your newly installed hardwood floors and extend the life and beauty of your floors with these simple guidelines: Wood is natural, it’s a product that enjoys being at 35% to 55% relative humidity, and between 60- and 80-degrees Fahrenheit. This is to ensure a long life for your NEW hardwood floors. Maintaining a consistent and relevant temperature in your home is crucial. Sweep or vacuum your hardwood floors regularly. Built up grit can damage the finish and/…

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