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Last week I started my rebuttal of a ridiculous article posted on Bob Vila’s website: “12 Reasons Hardwood Floors Might Not Be Right for Your Home.” Because there were so many reasons, I broke...
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Before I get into my rebuttal of the ridiculous article on Bob Vila’s website, “12 Reasons Hardwood Floors Might Not Be Right for Your Home,” let me back up and explain something. When I...
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Continued where we left off in the mystery of the poly-coated floor that kept failing… It was more than 30 miles away from the scene of the crime (job site) where the mystery of the messed-up...
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Before we go into my second installment in my Wood Floor Mystery series (also see Wood Floor Mystery #1: The Spreading Black Spots), I’d like to do a short exercise with you. Repeat after me and...
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A couple posts ago, in Wood Floor Mystery #1: The Case of the Spreading Black Spots, we looked at some mysterious black crud that first showed up in the wood flooring and was taking over an entire...
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In my “The Real Cost of Bad Sanding” blog, I talked about some of the common problems that happen when people make mistakes with their sanding process. One of the most challenging things about...
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Before I address the wood floor mysteries I mentioned in my last post, including the mystery about the spreading black spots, I thought it might be helpful to explain some of the tools I use on a...
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Well, it’s been awhile since I could jump in here, talk shop and share old floor stories with our WFB readership, our “brothers-in-arms.” In this past year, unfortunately, I have had the...
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One of most common questions I get about stain is, simply, how to get the color you want. If you are trying to mix stains to get a specific color, the color wheel is the best place to start. In case...
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In my job as a contractor specialist at DuraSeal, I inevitably get a lot of calls from contractors with questions or complaints while they are on a job. Many of these calls start the same way,
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