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Just when I have an experience with a good installer, I end up with one with a poor installer.  Or maybe I should say uneducated installer.  I visited my sister earlier this week on my way...
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Often I inspect floors installed, sanded and finished by people for whom it's just a job. But once in awhile, I get called by someone who really takes pride in his work. Last week I got a call from...
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'Tis the season for cupped floors, and I have gotten many calls about them lately. It has been a hot, humid summer, and air conditioning has been running strong in much of the country. So lots of...
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Acclimation issues show up in some inspections that I perform. The typical response from the builder or installer is that the flooring was acclimated in the building for two weeks, "just like...
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