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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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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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I recently sat down with James Harbour of Harbour Precision Floors to talk about a project that won James the 2018 Wood Floor Business Readers’ Choice award. The project was to install and finish a...
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My next-door neighbor sold his house—to a house flipper. The kind that puts up billboards up that say something like “We buy houses for cash” or something. The other day I noticed a contractor...
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Recently, I reacted to a fellow wood flooring pro posting in a Facebook group regarding an issue with a homeowner and Post-It notes. The homeowner left many Post-It notes to mark places on the wood...
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Earlier this year I was asked to evaluate the maple floors in the Great Hall of Faneuil Hall, which is a historic landmark building in Boston where Revolutionary-era meetings and protests...
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I never met Willard, but I sure have learned a lot from him. In telling this story I’m making a few assumptions but parroting what his customer told me with 100 percent accuracy. Back in 1993 I was...
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I was contacted by a local homeowner who had been reading articles and blogs on the WFB website. This man had the floors in his new home refinished, and after more than four weeks, the finish was...
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The first thing that I have to say is: I am sorry for taking so long to write Part 2, and I’m especially sorry to Jorge Perez and Joel Perez (you guys related?) and my friend Chris McElroy, who all...
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