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Can Hardwood Flooring Increase Home Value?

Can Hardwood Flooring Increase Home Value?

In many situations, hardwood floors can boost the value of your home when it comes time to put it up for sale. Not only are they what many home buyers are looking for—they’re also easier to clean and last much longer than other flooring.

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Best Gift Ideas For Woodworkers

Best Gift Ideas For Woodworkers

Like every trade, woodworkers have certain items they go through all the time, and lucky for gift-givers, there is always a tool they’ve got their sights on.

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The Pros and Cons of Engineered Hardwood Flooring

The Pros and Cons of Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered hardwood flooring is a popular alternative to solid wood because it has the same beautiful appearance—but often with a lower price tag. However, this flooring material also has disadvantages you’ll want to consider: limited refinishing options, less durability in the long run, and potential off-gassing, to name a few.

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4 Reasons Why Hardwood is the Best Flooring Choice

4 Reasons Why Hardwood is the Best Flooring Choice

Whether you’re a homeowner looking to install a new floor in your home, or a flooring contractor trying to find the right floor for your clients, you’re probably looking for a versatile floor material that will stand the test of time and never go out of style.

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Beginner’s Guide to Start Woodworking

Beginner’s Guide to Start Woodworking

Are you interested in starting a hobby in woodworking but don’t know where to begin?

We’ve got you covered! This comprehensive guide will teach you what you need to know to start your projects on the right foot.

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The Tool Every Home Inspector Needs

The Tool Every Home Inspector Needs

What does it take to have a happy customer? How about a quality moisture meter? Could a moisture meter make the difference between being an average home inspector and a thorough one? Let’s find out as we cover.

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Why Moisture Testing Matters in Wood Construction

Why Moisture Testing Matters in Wood Construction

What if there were a crucial aspect of construction that you, as a general contractor or builder, were neglecting? Some crucial measures can prevent these issues. We’ll walk through them in the context of the construction industry.

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Floating Floor Woes and What to Do About Them

Floating Floor Woes and What to Do About Them

Are you a homeowner trying to decide on new flooring in your kitchen or another part of your home? Or are you a flooring installer wanting to keep up with trends? Jump to the section with the information you’re looking for.

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Plan Your Woodworking Project 101

Plan Your Woodworking Project 101

Having a plan is a big part of a successful project. In fact, without a plan, you can count on running into issues that either greatly hinder or completely stop your project. What’s more, without a plan, you risk disappointing your clients and, in turn, harming your reputation.

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7 Warning Signs of a Home Moisture Problem [+ Causes]

7 Warning Signs of a Home Moisture Problem [+ Causes]

Worried that your home or a potential rental might have a moisture problem?

Knowing how to identify a moisture problem can go a long way to ease your concerns and help you feel informed as a homeowner or rental manager. You’ll be able to catch the problems before they swell into catastrophes.

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How to Troubleshoot Wood Moisture Meter Issues

How to Troubleshoot Wood Moisture Meter Issues

On this page, you’ll learn the essential troubleshooting methods that you need to know when faced with moisture meter issues.

And after covering methods of troubleshooting, we’ll even discover how to avoid damage to your wood moisture meter altogether.

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Is My Moisture Meter Just for Wood?

Is My Moisture Meter Just for Wood?

If it was made for use with wood materials, then the short answer is yes. Wood moisture meters are designed and calibrated to indicate the moisture content of all types and species of wood and won’t work in the same way with other materials.

But there’s a caveat to that answer.

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How to Choose the Right Type of Wood for a DIY Project

How to Choose the Right Type of Wood for a DIY Project

You’re new to DIY woodworking but eager to get started. You’ve sourced all the needed tools and can’t wait to put them to use. All that’s left to do is get some wood for your project!

But when you arrive at your local hardware store or lumberyard, there are so many options! Which one should you choose?

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How to Care for Your Wood Moisture Meter

How to Care for Your Wood Moisture Meter

Caring for your moisture meter is essential to protecting the investment you made and making sure it gives you moisture measurements when you most need them.

After all, your moisture meter will give you the most accurate readings when it isn’t dirty, damaged, or wet.

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Common Moisture Meter Errors and Solutions

Common Moisture Meter Errors and Solutions

You might suspect that your moisture meter is giving incorrect readings, but how do you actually know?

Well, there are a few methods that you can use to determine if your moisture meter is providing incorrect readings.

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Wood Subfloor Moisture Issues: How to Fix and Prevent Them

Wood Subfloor Moisture Issues: How to Fix and Prevent Them

When you look at a beautiful floor, you might not realize that in order for that floor to be installed, several layers need to come before it, including the subfloor.

That’s why this page is all about subfloor issues, and specifically, we’ll be talking about wood subfloor material rather than concrete subfloors.

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Don’t Let Moisture Sabotage Your Concrete Subfloor

Don’t Let Moisture Sabotage Your Concrete Subfloor

You notice boards in your hardwood have begun twisting upward and cupping. What happened?

Perhaps your wood floor is installed over concrete. Moisture in concrete subfloors poses a major issue for the wood flooring above it. This is why we want to equip you with the knowledge to address the issue and prevent it.

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Can You Fix Damaged Hardwood Flooring

Can You Fix Damaged Hardwood Flooring

How do you know whether or not damage to your hardwood floor can even be repaired? What if it has to be replaced?

Well, if you have those questions, you’re in luck because this article will address exactly that.

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How to Repair and Prevent Moisture Damage to Wood Cabinets

How to Repair and Prevent Moisture Damage to Wood Cabinets

Those kitchen cabinet doors don’t seem to fit together quite as smoothly as they did before. And is the wood starting to swell a bit in that one spot?

It sounds like your cabinets have some moisture damage. But don’t worry! We’re here to talk about dealing with these issues.

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