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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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When you use a wood moisture meter, it is calibrated to provide accurate measurements of moisture content in one specific type of wood. For Delmhorst’s wood moisture meters, the calibration used is...
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In my last post, we talked about the risks of rushing a stain and/or finish job. In my job helping contractors with issues they encounter, I find that the problem with rushing sometimes starts...
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In my last blog post I shared some examples of ways I’ve “MacGyvered” my way to complete a job. Today I would like to share a couple more examples of ways that wood floor pros like us come up...
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Listening to all the stories from fellow pros, one nice thought comes to mind, and that is the tenacity and fearlessness we all share. I can only reference my own experiences, but I think you may...
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Sorry to my fellow woodies for taking so long to put pen to paper, I came to America and was jolted by your awesome country and your awesome people. I have knuckled down in our business so that we...
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In my job as a contractor specialist for DuraSeal, I frequently get technical calls about a common problem: Rushing the staining and finishing process on a job. One area where pros tend to...
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No reasonable consumer wants to do business with a scumbag wood flooring contractor, and no reasonable wood flooring contractor wants a customer who is unreasonable, dishonest, or just plain old...
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