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How long does carpet last?

Durable carpet installation in a Vancouver, OR home
Carpets often last up to 15 years or more, depending on quality, fiber, and how well you maintain the carpet installation. Even the subfloor's condition plays a part, especially if it's wet where mold and mildew can telegraph up to the surface floor and wreak havoc.One of the biggest causes of ...
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Does hardwood flooring need to be acclimated?

Acclimated hardwood flooring installation in a Lake Oswego, OR home
Yes, always if it’s solid hardwood flooring. Some manufacturers even recommend it for engineered wood floors, even though they are more stable. Manufacturer suggestions will vary, so check with the professionals in our flooring store in Portland, OR, to follow the proper guidelines.What does ...
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Can carpet warm a room?

Carpet installation in a warm Wilsonville, OR nursery
A carpet installation insulates a space ten times more than other flooring types, so it will make a warm or cool room stay that way. It won't, however, actually change the area's temperature. Still, it will make your room feel warmer and cozier (or cool if the air conditioner is running) by ...
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Does hardwood flooring have natural knots and grain?

Hardwood flooring installation in a Portland, OR home
Yes, knots, grains, swirls, and growth rings add color variations and give your hardwood flooring installation character and distinction. It's almost impossible to find wood floors without these characteristics, but some are more subtle than others. Some people like an abundance of these ...
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Does hardwood flooring add value to a home?

Beautiful hardwood flooring in a Portland, OR home
Hardwood flooring adds significant value to your home, and for many reasons. In addition to adding superior durability, personalization choices, and a nearly unrivaled lifespan, these floors also offer easy maintenance and other benefits you will make use of for years to come, so read along with ...
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What is tongue-and-groove wood flooring?

Tongue-and-groove wood floors in a Portland, OR home
If you've been researching hardwood flooring, you've probably come across the term tongue and groove flooring. But what is it, and how can you put it to use in your home?That is a great question that many homeowners ask, and we’d like to address it in today’s post. Follow along for more details....
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What hardwood species are native to our area?

Hardwood flooring species native to Oregon
If you're looking for hardwood specific to Oregon, some species are ash, aspen, birch, and western redwood. If you expand it to the Pacific Northwest in general, you'll see Douglas Fir, Oregon white oak, big leaf maple, and some spruces, pines, and cedars. Whatever you choose, make sure it's ...
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What type of carpet is suitable for a bedroom?

Carpet installation in a Portland, OR bedroom
Put carpeting on the floor, and you've instantly created a cozy, warm, and inviting ambiance. This soft-surface elevates room decor and guarantees an eye-catching look. Marion's Carpet & Flooring Warehouses is a carpet store in Portland, OR. We also have a showroom in Wilsonville, Oregon, and ...
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What species are used to make wood floors?

Oak trees, a common source for hardwood flooring in Portland, OR
All hardwood isn’t the same, so it's essential to understand the properties, including color, grains, hardness, processing, and finishing, so you can determine if it's best for your hardwood flooring needs.  There are about 800 species, with the most popular, for either solid or engineered flooring,...
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