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Hardwood Flooring Vs Linoleum Which is Right for Your Home? Hint- You Need Both!

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The flooring throughout your home is in disrepair and needs to be replaced. Although you certainly have a lot of options, hardwood and linoleum are your two best options in terms of price and durability. And, although you might think that you must choose one or the other, the truth is that both types of flooring are needed in your home. Here are three reasons why you need both types of flooring.

Linoleum Goes Where Hardwood Cannot

Wood flooring is beautiful, hypoallergenic, and extremely durable. Because of this, it’s a perfect option for living rooms, bedrooms, and hallways. However, hardwood flooring isn’t suited to damp environments like bathrooms, kitchens, or basements. For these areas, you need waterproof flooring, such as linoleum.

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How Veneer Edge Banding Can Make Plywood Look Like Solid Wood

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If you’re doing a building project and poking around the woodworking aisles in your local home improvement store, you’ll probably come across something that looks like a roll of thick tape, but has the appearance of wood. This product is edge banding, and it’s extremely useful when you’re making something such as furniture. Here’s a little more about how edge banding works.

What Is Veneer Edge Banding?

In the context of woodworking, veneer is a product made by taking extremely thin slices of wood and adhering them to other products. Veneer edge banding is made by taking many pieces of veneer and fashioning them in a continuous roll. This allows it to be applied to the edges of pieces (typically made from plywood), giving them the appearance of solid wood.

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The Benefits of Building Design a Custom Home

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Are you in the market for a “forever home” and finding that many listings simply fall short? When homeowners invest in a place to build their lives, they are entirely justified in insisting their wish list items be met – or exceeded. What’s one way to be sure you can check all must haves off your list? Consider a custom built home with one of the best home builders in your area! Forbes’ Magazine recently reported that home prices will only rise through 2014. If you are in the market now, working with a new home builder may be a great way to control costs and get just what you want out of your home buying experience.
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I’m sure you’ve heard it before: the number one feature to be mindful of is location, location, location. When you work

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Reap the Resale Benefits of Hardwood Flooring in Your Home

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Are you looking to increase the value of your home before you sell it? You may have given your walls a new coat of paint, and bought a few new throw pillows, but the thing that just might make the greatest difference in the resale value of your home is right under your feet.

Hardwood and laminate flooring has proven to be a very popular feature among home buyers. Flooring can be a real deal-maker or deal-breaker for your home, so why not make sure you are keeping with the trends, and giving your home the best chance of a good sale?

If you already have hardwood floors installed in your home, you are well ahead of the game. However, what kind of shape are they in? Refinishing Learn more ...

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