What Are The Benefits Of Laminate Flooring?

Laminate flooring is a versatile and durable option for almost any room in your home. With the latest advancements in durability, appearance and cost-effectiveness, Laminates have become more popular in recent years. There are many advantages to selecting laminates if you’re looking to finish a new floor or replace existing, worn-out flooring.

One of leading reasons so many people have been turning to laminate flooring is its ease of installation. Even novices can usually take on a laminate flooring project, with its user-friendly and intuitive tongue-and-groove installation, notes BuildDirect (bad link). As a glueless option that requires very little carpentry work, it’s a great beginner project for a new homeowner or someone inclined to do-it-yourself projects. Plus, as a pre-cut and produced product, there is very little waste left over. Read More What Are The Benefits Of Laminate Flooring?

Homebuyers Love Hardwood Floors

One factor that many buyers consider when looking at a prospective home are the floors. The quality and type of flooring in a home is something that can make a world of difference in selecting a property. While it may not seem as attention grabbing as bedroom space or kitchen countertops, flooring is a major way that a home can stand out as a choice home.

According to a 2013 USA Today article, hardwood floors ranked fifth in a listing of the most desired traits for a prospective home to have, with 54 percent of those surveyed saying they would be willing to pay a premium for a house with hardwood flooring. In fact, the same article says that buyers would be willing to spend more than $2,000 more for a property with hardwood flooring.

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When Should I Consider Refinishing My Hardwood Floors?

In this day and age, “out with the old and in with the new” is all too common. And while that may work and be true for many things, when it comes to hardwood floors, we believe in cherishing them and making the best of what you have. Unfortunately, we know that once in a while, you might have to totally replace a hardwood floor.

However, today we’re going to focus on refinishing your hardwood floors and determining when you should consider getting your hands (or ours) “dirty”!

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COREtec Material – Revolution In Flooring Material

Many aspects of life sometimes are changing and flooring is no exception. Lately, COREtec by USFloors is a new, high quality material which we’re happy to offer to our clients. We wouldn’t recommend something not proven over time. However, COREtec material installed by New Floors Inc crew 5 years ago still looks like brand new – with extremely high durability and stability. COREtec performs well in Cape Cod weather conditions and makes your room look great! Read More COREtec Material – Revolution In Flooring Material

New Floors Inc Gets More Awards. This Time From HomeAdvisor!

Home Advisor is web resource where home owners can find reliable construction services. Home Advisor is sort of a listing where every contractor has its own rating so home owners can choose the best service provider for their home. Home Advisor also has awards which are in form of badges. This years, New Floors Inc got 5 out of 7 badges. Here they are:

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New Floors Inc Was Granted With Angie’s List Super Service Award For 2014!!!

Second year in a row, New Floors Inc won Angie’s List Super Service Award!

Angie’s List is a website where homeowners review and hire professionals from different trades. New Floors Inc is one of the flooring service providers at Cape Cod listed at Angie’s List

 Every year Angie’s List choose several companies from each trade and grants awards. In order to get the Award, companies need to provide great service, prove it by getting A or B reviews and collect several reviews in order to compete for the Award.

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What You Need To Know About Bamboo Flooring

Competitive alternative to hardwood floors
Eco-friendly and renewable resource if forested responsibly
It works well with modern designs

Can be difficult to refinish
Great energy expenditure involved in manufacturing and shipping
The adhesives required to laminate can contain toxic urea formaldehyde

Now, let’s take a closer look…

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You’ve Got Kids? What Do Your Floors Look Like?

This is an all too common problem with parents, especially new parents. As a mother-to-be, (coming summer 2015!) I can only imagine what my floors will look like after the new bundle of joy is here! I have a hard enough time keeping them clean with a large black dog, a small white cat (yeah, who came up with the plan to have a pet of each color?), and a husband who loves playing/working in the yard more than an 8 year old. If you’re like me, keeping your floors clean and scratch free is a full time job all on its own! The key to this problem, I’ve found, is starting with the right floor for the life you lead. If your life is calmer and you don’t have to worry about much maintenance, not only are you one of the lucky ones but you can afford a more expensive and softer floor if you chose. If, however, your life is as hectic and dirty as mine, you’re going to need some serious durability and a small price tag to boot. Here are a few tips to help you with your flooring decisions. Read More You’ve Got Kids? What Do Your Floors Look Like?

The Many Benefits Of Vinyl Flooring

People can be surprisingly opinionated about which type of flooring they prefer. Some crave the comfort of a plush carpet, while others prefer the look of a shiny hardwood floor. As with many other things, folks seem to be sure of what they like to walk on.

When you’re shopping for new flooring, however, it’s important to consider every factor of your decision. Take vinyl flooring for instance. While many people think of it as a cheaper alternative to other types, some of our customers decide on vinyl for completely different reasons.

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It’s Winter And My Floors Are Gapping! Why?

During the winter, even the most carefully installed wood floors tend to dry out and shrink. The floor behaves that way because of wood’s relationship with moisture in the air. Air with a low moisture content, or low relative humidity (RH), causes wood to lose moisture. When wood loses moisture, it shrinks.  To control winter-related shrinkage of flooring and the gaps there are basically six options.

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