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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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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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