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  • Sponsored: How Technology Is Changing Our Industry

    by Scott Taylor | December 2017/January 2018

    As wood flooring inspectors, we are asked to determine the reason why a floor has failed. In my inspections, I find that more than 90 percent...

  • If This Floor was Nailed Right, How Come it Squeaks?

    by Blake Nelson and Roy Reichow | December 2017/January 2018

    The Homeowner's Issue A customer had solid prefinished wood flooring installed in a newly built home in the fall. During winter, the floor started...

  • How We Handle Flooded Wood Floors

    by Greg Schenck | December 2017/January 2018

    Here in Houston, where hurricanes hit on a regular basis, if you do wood floors, it's a guarantee that you'll end up dealing with the aftermath...

  • Tool Reviews: Cordless Circular Saw, Cordless Orbital, More

    by WFB Editors | December 2017/January 2018

    DeWalt's new cordless track saw option Nate Sitz of Park Rapids Hardwood Flooring in Park Rapids, Minn., tried the new DeWalt cordless Flexvolt...

  • Wood Flooring Q&A: Is Engineered Flooring Harder?

    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...