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  • Q&A: Trouble with Tape Lines on the Finish

    by WFB Editors | February/March 2019

    The builder I'm working with taped floor protection directly to the floor I recently recoated. Now you can see those tape lines on the wood floor....

  • Wood Floor Rescue: Figured Birch Hidden by Shellac

    by WFB Editors | February/March 2019

    Wood floor pro Brandon Krause of Moorhead, Minn.-based Red River Floor Company refinished these stairs at a home in a small North Dakota town....

  • 2019 Surfaces Exhibitor Showcase

    by WFB Editors | December 6, 2018 1:39 PM

    The International Surface Event is slated for Jan. 22–25 (with the trade show Jan. 23–25) at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas,...

  • Sponsored: Sanding Tips to Achieve a Perfect Surface

    by Breonna Rubalcava, Todd Schutte and Zack Clavin, Bona US | December 2018/January 2019

    When it comes to sanding a floor, we all know there is more than one way to get from point A to point B. We also know that homeowners today...

  • Sponsored: Expert Q&A: How to Maintain Hardwax Oil Surfaces

    by Thomas Billermann | December 2018/January 2019

    Wood finishes rely heavily on the correct application and appropriate maintenance to achieve best results. In this Q&A, Thomas Billermann,...

  • Playing With Fire: What I’ve Learned Creating ‘Shou Sugi Ban’ Wood Flooring

    by Dan Antes | December 2018/January 2019

    Not long ago, there were probably only a handful of people in the wood flooring industry who knew what "shou sugi ban" was, much less attempted...

  • Facts About the Risks with Waterborne Finishes

    by Thomas Kinlin | December 2018/January 2019

    On occasion we will get questions from homeowners who are questioning whether their wood floor finish is really "safe." In one example from earlier...

  • 2019 Resource Book Featured Products

    by WFB Editors | November 9, 2018 2:53 PM

    Take a look at the latest products from these companies, all advertisers in the 2019 WFB Resource Book, the buyer's guide for the wood flooring...

  • 2018 Repair + Maintenance Product Focus

    by WFB Editors | October/November 2018

    When a wood floor needs sprucing up, the following companies—all advertisers in the October/November 2018 WFB issue—offer products designed to...

  • WFB 2018 Wood Flooring Contractor Survey

    by WFB Editors | December 2018/January 2019

      The following is a deep-dive into the stats of the modern hardwood flooring contractor. Every year, we collect some data from wood flooring...