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What Is the Difference Between Heavy and Light Commercial Flooring?

by Jason Brubaker
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What Flooring Should You Pitch to Your Residential Client?

There are a lot of decisions that homeowners have to make when it comes to designing their dream home. The flooring they choose acts as a foundation for the rest of their home’s style — so why not start with a solution-focused approach to their flooring?

by Jason Brubaker
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The History of Flooring in the United States

The United States has come a long way from the dirt floors found in homes a few centuries ago. In this article, we explore the history of flooring in the United States, along with the most common types of flooring materials over the years. There are a few fascinating flooring trends that made their way into homes — and even government buildings — over the years.

by Jason Brubaker

Commercial Space Flooring Costs:


This complete guide illustrates how labor and materials play a role in the overall cost of your project.

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What You Need to Know About Grain Variation Types

The type of grain variation in the flooring you select will have an impact on the expression and feel of the space you’re building. And grain variation is affected by the way the lumber is cut. Let’s look at the main types of cuts you will encounter and how they affect the final design of the flooring.

by Jason Brubaker
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What to Expect With Color Variations When Buying Acrylic-Infused Hardwood

Flooring color variations are a natural occurrence in hardwood products. Every plank of wood, even when coming from the same exact tree, features color variations. But don’t consider it a setback! By embracing the dynamic and natural look of hardwood flooring, you can create a design that’s sure to impress.

by Jason Brubaker
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What You Need to Know About Custom-Designed Acrylic-Infused Hardwood

Standard flooring comes in many stunning colors and patterns, thanks in part to the beauty of the natural wood used for them. But sometimes, a project calls for a little something extra, like a new color to create the ultimate impact in a space. With custom-designed acrylic-infused hardwood, designers on big projects can tinker beyond the typical wood varieties and stain choices, to include color and pattern into the floor without sacrificing durability.

by Jason Brubaker
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Is Acrylic-Infused Hardwood Green and Sustainable?

Hardwood flooring has been a consistently popular choice for homeowners and business owners alike for years. In addition to its classic elegance, high-quality hardwood is easy to maintain. However, if you want unmatched durability, an excellent, green option worth exploring is sustainable acrylic-infused hardwood (which can also contribute to buildings becoming LEED certified).

by Jason Brubaker
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Wood Species: What You Need to Know Before Choosing Flooring

When choosing flooring for your commercial project, you’ve probably considered wood for a beautiful, warm finish. However, when you choose wood flooring, there are many things to take into consideration, including the type of wood species and any treatments added to the species you pick.

by Jason Brubaker
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Nydree + Inform Magazine on Designing for Residential Spaces

Nydree’s Elizabeth Woods, Territory Manager for DC, Maryland and Virginia, was once again invited to write a piece for Inform Magazine, this time focusing on design in residential. The article talks about how some designers have created indulgent and luxurious experiences for homeowners, even when they’re just staying in for the weekend.

by Jason Brubaker
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Flooring Color Trends in Hospitality Spaces

If you’re planning a new hotel design or hospitality space remodel, it’s important to remember that the materials that make up your design send a clear message to its subsequent visitors. First impressions are everything, especially in the hospitality industry.

by Jason Brubaker