Can rubber-backed rugs be used on hardwood floors?

Answer According to Armstrong World Industries, rubber-backed mats or rugs should not be placed over hardwood flooring. Rubber-backed mats trap moisture, which can result in discoloration of your hardwood... Read More »

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How to Choose Elegant Rugs for Hardwood Floors?

Area rugs add a touch of comfort and warmth to a room.Elegant area rugs create comfort; you can immediately feel the softness beneath your feet, even if you have hardwood flooring. But there are ot... Read More »

Can you change natural oak finished hardwood floors into cherry oak hardwood floors?

You can change the color and type of stain on hardwood floors. First, you need to sand away the other finish, in this case the natural oak finish. Second, you need to stain the well sanded floor ... Read More »

What products can be used to clean hardwood floors?

Pinesol is recommended, but any product that is approved should work. Visit your local Home Improvement store and go to the cleaning aisles. Each product should have a label which contains informat... Read More »

What gauge nails should be used for hardwood floors?

Flooring nails applied with a pneumatic nailer aren't sized by gauge. They are almost square in shape with a head and a point. Working close to walls, use 15- to 18-gauge nails for face nailing. In... Read More »