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How is hardwood flooring installed?

Installing hardwood flooring in a Portland, OR home
There are two versions of hardwood flooring, solid and engineered. The only difference between the two is the construction, which has no impact on aesthetics but influences functionality and installation. The installation is an integral part of any flooring, affecting appearance, performance, ...
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How long does a hardwood flooring installation take?

Hardwood flooring installation in a Portland, OR home
Every hardwood flooring installation takes a specific amount of time. However, based on several factors, it’s hard to pinpoint what that exact amount of time will amount to.Certain things must be considered, and we’d like to take the time to tell you about them right now. We hope you’ll feel more ...
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What are the installation options for hardwood flooring?

Professional hardwood flooring installation in a Portland, OR home
You have two installation options for hardwood flooring. One is the tongue and groove, and the other is the floating floor. Each depends upon the type of wood flooring you select.Tongue and groove installationWith solid, there's only one technique, the tongue, and groove, a method of connecting ...
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Can hardwood floors be installed over concrete?

Hardwood flooring installed over concrete in a Portland, OR home
The answer to that question depends upon the type of your hardwood flooring installation. If you are installing solid wood flooring, the answer is no. If you are using engineered hardwood flooring, then the answer becomes yes.Why solid hardwood cannot be installed over concreteSolid hardwood can ...
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Do different types of carpet have unique installation methods?

Perfectly installed carpet flooring in a Portland, OR home
There are three main types of carpet installation. What you select doesn’t depend so much on the type of carpet but rather, how and where you plan to use it. It also depends on your needs. Each has its advantages, as well as some challenges. Be sure to discuss this in detail with our flooring ...
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Can hardwood flooring be installed over particle board?

Professionally installed hardwood flooring in a Portland, OR home
Today, we’re going to review substructure materials for use in installations, specifically particle boards in a wood flooring project. Oftentimes, when carpeting is removed, a subfloor-type structure is left behind. Homeowners don’t always know what to make of it and may believe they do not require ...
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How is carpet installed?

Carpet being installed in a Portland, OR home
Flooring is an investment and proper carpet installation will affect both longevity and performance of the material.These are just some of the things your installer will do.Preparing the room and the subfloorThe installer will come before the installation to correctly measure the room, and that’s ...
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The basics of carpet care: A simple, condensed guide that takes the complexity out of caring for soft surfacing

Carpet flooring from Marion's Carpet & Flooring Warehouse in Portland, OR
When you have carpet floors, it’s essential to follow the proper maintenance guidelines to ensure your installation remains beautiful for years to come. Not only will caring for your soft surfacing enhance its performance, but it will also extend its lifespan, allowing you to enjoy it for a long ...
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