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Choosing a Hardwood Floor

Choosing a Hardwood Floor

Choosing a hardwood floor can be a difficult decision. It is a high end investment, and one that you will live with for a long time. There are many things to think about such as Species, Size, Grade and Color. All of which can have dynamic effects on the look you want. Species Red oak – Red Oak is the most popular of all hardwood flooring in North America. It is strong, dense and very steady. It has a very pronounced grain. It is available in 10 colors, 2 grades and 4 sizes. Janka rating – 1290 (what is Janka rating?) Maple – Hard Maple is also very popular but is...
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Benefits of Professional Hardwood Floor Installation

Benefits of Professional Hardwood Floor ...

Learn more about hardwood floors. Contact Grand River Flooring (Fergus) for your Arthur or Orangeville hardwood flooring project. We prefer to come to our customers’ home or office and show them our hardwood flooring samples in their own environment. Like any home renovation, hardwood flooring installation can be a do-it-yourself project, but it isn’t recommended. Professionals know how to handle the boards to prevent damage during installation, and they have all of the tools required to do the job. They also know how to inspect each board, to ensure that it...
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How To Choose Hardwood Flooring

How To Choose Hardwood Flooring

There are several factors to consider when choosing hardwood flooring that will suit your home and your taste. These are colour, species, gloss, grade, installation, width, extras and dealer. Wood Floor Colour The colour of the floor comes from the colour of the wood that you choose and from stain that is applied to it. A wood, such as walnut will look dark, compared to the lighter maple. Tree Species Species of tree affects more than colour. Hardwood is known for it’s durability, but some woods stand up better than others in high traffic areas. For example, Jatoba...
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Things To Consider When Choosing Hardwood Floors

Things To Consider When Choosing Hardwoo...

Learn more about hardwood floors. Consider Grand River Flooring (Fergus) for all your Cambridge hardwood flooring needs. Hardwood flooring is an extremely versatile and durable product that suits a variety of decorating situations. There are a few things to consider when choosing hardwood and when choosing the tree species. First of all, consider the location of the flooring. Canadian Maple is often placed in high traffic areas, because it’s natural durability stands up for decades, and can be refinished as needed. The hardness of the wood is measured on the Janka...
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Solid Hardwood Flooring Like Jatoba – in Guelph, ON

Solid Hardwood Flooring Like Jatoba R...

Solid Hardwood flooring offers a natural beauty that is absolutely unique. Grain differences hold a light or dark stain to provide patterns that are unequaled, creating design options that can be simple or sophisticated, depending on your taste. An exotic wood, such as Brazilian Cherry (Jatoba), provides delightful textures, patterns and colours. On the other hand, maple floors provide a smooth, creamy, more uniform look. Both floors are very durable and stand up well in high traffic areas. Many homes sold in Guelph, ON and surrounding areas, in the past year, impressed...
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Dining Rooms With Hardwood Floors

Dining Rooms With Hardwood Floors

We have taken a lot of pictures of dining rooms with our hardwood floors in them. These were taken in some model homes that we put the flooring into:...
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Hardwood In The Hallway

Hardwood In The Hallway

Look at these great hardwood floors – don’t they look magnificant in the hallways and...
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Beautiful Kitchens With Hardwood Flooring

Beautiful Kitchens With Hardwood Floorin...

Try to imagine what YOUR kitchen would look like with a wonderful cherry hardwood floor – or white oak – or maple… Look at these pictures, taken in model homes with our flooring in...