Yellow bench

If you’re in the market for flooring, you’ve probably heard the term ‘Floating Floor’ bouncing around. It sounds mysterious. What is a Floating Floor? How can floor a ‘float’? Is it a specific type of material? A floating floor is actually not a type floor, it is an installation method. Both laminate and vinyl plank most commonly come in Floating Floor format and many of their benefits have to do with this. 

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Wideplank Hardwood

“Wide plank:” if you’re in the market for hardwood, surely you’ve heard the term. Wider boards are becoming more and more popular, and for good reason. They have a subtle but decisive affect on a room: whether 5” or 10”, they showcase the intricate beauty of wood grain more than strip flooring. Like a large canvas, a wider board contains more room for characteristic variation. The contrasts between soft grain, hard grain and eccentric knots create a stronger impression that is both tactile and visual.

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