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Oct 17

​The Uber-Easy "Always and Never" Guide to Making Hardwood Floors Last Forever

Wood floors are beautiful and cozy and add so much personality to our homes. But maintaining them can be confusing. What kind of finish do I have on my floors? Is it really okay to clean them with white vinegar? Should I have people take off their shoes in order to keep my floors nice? And when do I need to refinish them? This guide takes the guesswork out of caring for your hardwood floors with some “always and never” tips to keep that gorgeous wood in tip-top shape.

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Sep 17

Herringbone Pattern Floors Are Now at Your Fingertips

You’ve probably seen them in photos of stately old European buildings: scene-stealing floors, with the planks arranged in a distinctive ‘V’ shape. Perhaps you have wondered whether it would be possible to recreate the look in your own home. If so, you’ve come to the right place. There are, in fact, manufacturers who make wood flooring specifically designed to be laid in a herringbone or chevron pattern, so you don’t have to cut anything (except at edges and corners, of course). We’ve rounded up some of the best ones out there.

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