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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.

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Hardwood Floor Finishes Part 1: Prefinished vs. Unfinished Hardwoods

When you’ve decided to lay hardwood floors throughout your home, the next step is deciding which type to install: unfinished ...
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How the Hardwood Flooring Industry Protects the Environment – Part 2

In our last post, we discussed why forests are so important and the many positives they provide such as creating ...
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How the Hardwood Flooring Industry Protects the Environment – Part 1

Many homeowners are in love with hardwood flooring, preferring the durable, timeless look to some of the more synthetic or ...
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How to Measure a Room for Hardwood Flooring

When you decide on hardwood flooring for your home, the next step is understanding just how much you’ll need. This ...
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Water- Versus Oil-Based Polyurethane: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to your floors, you want the best. They are an investment, after all, and ensuring you understand ...
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Which Hardwood Floors Add the Most Value to your Home: Part 2 – Exotic Species

Part one of this article went over two domestic hardwood floor species that add value to your home. Now we are ...
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Which Hardwood Floors Add the Most Value to your Home: Part 1 – Domestic Species

Hardwood floors add a beautiful aesthetic to any home, and if you are looking to update your home, there is ...
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The Pet Owner’s Guide to Flooring – Part 2: Protecting Your Flooring Investments

Flooring is expensive, and homeowners who make time, effort, and monetary investments in having new floors installed likely want to ...
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The Pet Owner’s Guide to Flooring – Part 1: A Quick Guide to Flooring Options

As many pet owners know, four-legged companions can very quickly become true members of the family. That typically means they ...
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The Best Woods for Exotic Hardwood Flooring

What comes to mind when you hear the word exotic? If someone said you had an exotic look, would you ...
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Step-by-Step Hardwood Floor Cleaning Guide

Are you struggling to clean hardwood floors? We recently wrote a comprehensive hardwood cleaning & care guide which talks about ...
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Simple Yet Effective Strategies for Hardwood Floor Protection

Whether renovating or building new, the right floor brings comfort and style to your home. And when it comes to ...
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4 Important Hardwood Flooring Pros and Cons

99% of real estate agents believe hardwood flooring makes it easier to sell a home. In terms of hardwood flooring ...
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Should You Refinish or Replace Your Home’s Hardwood Flooring – Pt 2

Refinishing Hardwoods: The Process and Assessing Your Needs If it’s time to refinish your hardwood floors, the next step is ...
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Should You Refinish or Replace Your Home’s Hardwood Flooring? – Pt 1

Investing in hardwood floors for your home can be a big step. They provide a classic, traditional, and timeless feel, ...
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Pros and Cons of Vinyl and Hardwood Flooring

Cost can be a deciding factor when it comes to selecting finishes during a home remodel and choosing a flooring ...
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Hardwood Cleaning & Care Guide

5 Simple Steps to Make Your Hardwoods Shine Hardwood flooring is a beautiful touch for any home but can be ...
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Is It a Solid Or An Engineered Wood? – Part 2

By A. Woody Today's engineered floors are manufactured a number of different ways offering homeowners a gap free, wide width, ...
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Is It a Solid Or An Engineered Wood? – Part 1

By A. Woody Look carefully at the picture of this beautiful wide width plank floor. Is it a solid or ...
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What’s Asbestos and Why Is It Dangerous?

By A. Woody - The need for this post is a longtime coming for our market.  With the ages of ...
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What Is Hardwood?

By A. Woody If you’re anything like me, you tend to want to know the why of things.  Like, why ...
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The Role of A Brick And Mortar Retailer In The Flooring Business

By A. Woody The front door chimes the alert that a customer has just entered the store.  The eager, helpful ...
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I Just Wanted To Put Hardwood Flooring In My Home

By A. Woody So you want to add the warmth and beauty of hardwood flooring in your remodeling project.  If ...
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