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    by WFB Editors | December 2017/January 2018

    A salesperson told me engineered flooring is harder than solid flooring because the layers are pressed together so hard the fiber is compressed. Is...

  • Wall of Shame: Neverending Stair Steps

    by WFB Editors | December 2017/January 2018

    At the end of the third day on a 1,020-square-foot restoration project, Jeff Marlow of Marlow Floor Restore in Sullivan, Ill., spotted these stair...

  • 2018 Resource Book Featured Products

    by WFB Editors | October 27, 2017 2:59 PM

    Take a look at the latest products from these companies, all advertisers in the 2018 WFB Resource Book, the buyer's guide for the wood flooring...

  • 2017 Repair + Maintenance Product Focus

    by WFB Editors | October 19, 2017 2:44 PM

    The products below are from featured suppliers in the 2017 Repair + Maintenance Product Focus. To see the complete product focus, click...

  • 2017 Borders, Inlays, Molding, Vents + Stair Parts Product Focus

    by WFB Editors | October 19, 2017 2:17 PM

    The products below are from featured suppliers in the 2017 Borders, Inlays, Molding, Vents + Stair Parts Product Focus. To see the complete product...

  • 2017 Prefinished Wood Flooring Product Focus

    by WFB Editors | October 19, 2017 2:12 PM

    Prefinished wood flooring made up nearly 60 percent of distributor sales of hardwood flooring in 2016, according to WFB's State of the Industry...

  • 2017 Subfloors + Subfloor Prep Product Focus

    by WFB Editors | September 28, 2017 1:42 PM

    Featured SuppliersAdvanTechAdvanTech subfloor adhesive is a foam-to-gel formula that applies quickly and easily with a gun applicator, filling...

  • 8 Tools That Will Make You Say What the #$%&

    by Andrew Averill | October/November 2017

    You're scrolling down your social media feed, liking posts by other pros, when all of a sudden you see someone installing a floor with… What the...

  • The Greatest Tool Combo in Woodworking History?

    by Andrew Averill | October/November 2017

    One of woodworking history's greatest days was the union of the circular saw and guide rail, creating a track saw. The oldest photo evidence of it...

  • The Largest Portable Court in the World

    by Andrew Averill | October/November 2017

    At a community center in Hoover, Ala., rests the elephantine expanse of what is likely the world's largest portable gym floor—72,000 square feet...