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Your Number One Resource for Hardwood Flooring Advice & Information

District Floor Depot aims to be DC’s number one provider of high-quality hardwood flooring products. As a part of our commitment to offer our customers the best flooring service is DC, we’d like to share tips, opinions, and resources for choosing and maintaining the perfect hardwood flooring products. Check back in frequently for our latest posts on home remodeling and flooring topics!

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What You Need to Know About Hardwood Floors in Kitchens

The Pros and Cons of Installing Hardwood Floors in Your Kitchen The kitchen is one of the most important – and popular – rooms in …

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Need to Hire a Flooring Company? Look for These Six Things

Six Things To Look For When You Choose To Hire A Flooring Company Have you started thinking about replacing or refinishing your home’s floors? After …

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5 Signs That You Need to Refinish Your Hardwood Floors

5 Signs It’s Time To Redo Your Hardwood Homeowners today prefer hardwood flooring over tile or carpet. Well-kept hardwood floors are extremely durable, require low …

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3 Types of Wood Flooring to Consider In Your Living Room

Three Types of Wood Floors You Should Look Into If it’s finally time to get a new floor, you should be very excited! Your floor …

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Properly Caring For and Maintaining Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are beautiful. Not only does a hardwood floor draw the eye and complete a room, but it also speaks to the elegance of …

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Why Hardwood is a Type of Eco-Friendly Flooring

A recent study found that 87 percent of surveyed consumers think about the environmental impact of the products they buy.  This is especially the case …

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7 Things You Need to Know About Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors offer a timeless and elegant look for any style of home. They are a durable, sustainable, and functional flooring option that can boost the value …

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Carpet vs. Hardwood: 7 Reasons to Pick the Latter

Mulling over flooring options? Your biggest question is often “should I choose carpet or hardwood?” Even vinyl or tile melt into the background alongside such flooring big …

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10 Popular Types of Wood Flooring

Choosing the hardwood floors for your new or remodeled home is such a great experience, but it can also be stressful. There are too many …

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Prevention Methods to Keep the Hardwood Floors Looking Nice

So, you’ve dished out the dough and installed some high-quality solid hardwood floors in your home, or perhaps you’re lucky and have moved into a …

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Solid Hardwood Flooring or Engineered Hardwood Flooring: Which One is Better?

Wood flooring is like denim – it never goes out of style.  Royalty were the first to enjoy the luxury of wood floors. But by …

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Benefits of Solid Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood floors are rich in history and culture, having been used for hundreds of years. In fact, hardwood flooring was once used in the Palace …

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How to Stop Your Wood Floors from Being So Squeaky

You tiptoe to the kitchen for a midnight snack. You’re almost to the fridge when the floorboards betray you with a loud squeak. The noise …

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Up to Date: Hardwood Floor Trends in 2019

Did you know that installing hardwood flooring can add as much as 2.5% to the value of your home? Amazing, right? But that’s not all. …

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Grand opening of a new branch of District Floor Depot, Washington DC’s top hardwood flooring company.

Last Friday, March 22nd, 2019 beginning at 12:00 pm EST and running until 3:00 pm EST, District Floor Depot launched its second location with open …

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A Closer Look at Hardwood vs Laminate

The choice of flooring which goes into your home is an immense one. If you’re not satisfied with carpet and want that old school look …

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6 Modern Wood Flooring Styles You Need to Know for Your Remodel

Interior design is one of those situations in which you think you know what you want until you get your hands dirty. You might know …

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7 Surprising Homemade Wood Floor Cleaners That Work

Americans spend a lot of money each year installing hardwood floors. In fact, the hardwood flooring industry is worth $3.49 billion! If you’ve invested a …

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Tips for Choosing the Best Wood Floor Color for Your Home

If you’ve decided to replace your carpet with hardwood flooring — congratulations! Not only will your home have a beautiful aesthetic but you’ll also increase …

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What to Consider When Choosing Hardwood Floors for Your Home

If you’re looking into hardwood flooring for your home, you’re likely having a much more difficult time than you thought you would. After all, the …

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How to Prepare for Professional Hardwood Floor Installation

Each year, homeowners spend an average of $60,000 on home renovations and repairs. Why? Because they add value to the house and make it feel …

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Dogs and Hardwood Floors: How to Prevent Scratching

Hardwood flooring isn’t cheap! Indeed, homeowners spend an average of almost $4,500 to install their hardwood floors. The cost of materials and hiring professionals to …

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Solid vs Engineered Wood: Understand the Difference Before Buying New Flooring

Go ahead. Put real wood floors on your home wish list. You’ve always loved the rich look and wanted that warm feel underfoot. While you …

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How to Decide if Your Old Wood Floors are Worth Repairing

Hardwood flooring brings beauty and natural element into your home. It’s also a durable solution that can hold up for more than a century when …

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Wood Flooring Types: A Guide to the Different Species of Hardwood

Beautiful hardwood flooring is a sought after luxury. Even in this new year, household trends choose these wood flooring types above all others. When you’re …

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Silence Creakiness: How to Fix Squeaky Hardwood Floors

With the DIY market climbing into the $14 billion range, it’s clear that people are taking on bigger and more complicated issues. Most homeowners have …

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Should I Replace My Carpet with Hardwoods?

No two homes are alike, and each has its own flooring requirements. Some are perfect for hardwoods, some require plush carpets, and others work best …

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How Water Damages Hardwood Floors

If your home has hardwoods, your flooring expert likely mentioned water can do a number on them. You’ve probably been encouraged to wipe up spills …

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The Best Flooring for Rental Properties

Many property owners who rent out their properties to tenants wonder what the best flooring options are for their house. Naturally, a rental property can …

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Light vs. Dark Colored Hardwoods: The Pros and Cons of Dark Hardwood Floors

In our last post, we discussed the pros and cons of selecting a lighter hardwood color. This post will explore the many features of darker …

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