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How is Hardwood Flooring Installed?

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Hardwood flooring is a naturally gorgeous, classic flooring choice that adds tremendous warmth, character, and value to your home. Available in both solid wood and engineered options, each respective type uses a specific installation method and require different levels of prep! Making a Hardwood Flooring Decision First, it’s time to decide which type of hardwood flooring and installation method you’ll use based on factors like your budget, the type of subflooring, the kind of wood flooring you want, and…

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The Best Flooring for Humid Climates

rigid core flooring in Miami, FL

With spring and summer on the horizon, the sun will come out, temperatures will rise, and so will the humidity levels as a result. Many areas will experience some level of humidity uptick, with some regions experiencing a purely humid climate during these seasons. In order to design your home for premium performance in this type…

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Flooring Trends for 2021

mohawk wood patterned tile floors in Miami, FL

With a new year comes new goals and visions for the months ahead: Maybe you have a home remodel, room renovation, or design refresh at the top of your things to do! Luckily, each new year also brings exciting new trends in flooring and home décor that help inspire our new favorite layout. If you’re…

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Beautiful Luxury Vinyl Wood Looks for Any Room

mohawk luxury vinyl flooring in Miami, FL

Whether you want to remodel your favorite rooms for your family’s enjoyment or get a property ready to list on the market in a quick amount of time, gorgeous wood-look luxury vinyl flooring will help you complete your project in record time and capture all of your favorite hardwood visuals using less design budget! These resilient…

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Is Distressed Hardwood Flooring Right for You?

distressed hardwood in kitchen

Beautiful, durable, and sustainable, hardwood floors are as classic a flooring option as any. With proper care and routine cleaning, your hardwood floors will require minimal maintenance and shine for decades. However, don’t mistake a traditional flooring choice for one that is short on modern, trending style! Did you know that you don’t have to…

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Fun Ways to Use Wood in the Home

living room with accent wall and fireplace

Although hardwood floors are one of the most traditional and timeless surface options on the market, they are as eye-catching and sought-after as ever! With the ability to retain value over time and even improve your home resale value, hardwood is not only a gorgeous choice but a sound investment as well. Also, you are…

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The Toughest and Softest Hardwood Species

solid hickory hardwood flooring

A timeless flooring material, hardwood is one of the most elegant, durable, and valuable surfaces that you can choose for your home. Did you know that some hardwood species are harder than others? Each species of wood has an individual cellular structure, creating physical properties determining how it should be used. Durability is an essential…

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All About TecWood from Mohawk

If you are one of the many homeowners that prize the look and performance of gorgeous hardwood floors, you will cherish Mohawk’s newest collections: Introducing performance technology for natural hardwood, TecWood combines the beauty of genuine wood floors with technology engineered to keep them looking new so you don’t have to choose between beauty and…

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Should I Choose Solid Hardwood or Engineered Hardwood?

hardwood flooring in kitchen

Hardwood floors are more than just a floor covering investment. For many homeowners, these stunning surfaces create an aesthetic or lifestyle that they can’t achieve with tile, which is often very on-trend with color and design choices that can potentially date a floor. Instead, hardwood has a timeless appeal and with proper care will only…

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Should I Install Carpet or Hardwood in my Living Room?

Hickory Engineered Hardwood

The time has come to install new flooring in your living room and you’re torn between two stellar options: gorgeous, natural hardwood and warm, plush carpeting. Both will help you create a beautiful chic space perfect for relaxing, hosting, and visiting with your family and guests. When it comes to determining which is a better…

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Does My Hardwood Flooring Need Refinishing?

glossy hardwood flooring in open living area

When you invest in the timeless natural beauty of hardwood flooring, you are choosing a stunning surface that will last for decades and age exquisitely. With genuine wood, you have the ability to refinish planks when needed, which will keep them shining radiantly while also protecting the floor against damage. According to HomeAdvisor, the cost…

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The Prettiest Kitchen

dark hardwood flooring in modern kitchen

What is it about the kitchen that makes it the heart of the home? Dinner is quietly simmering on the stove, rolls are rising in the oven, and a science project is under construction at the kitchen table. The kitchen is the place where all members of the family gather to reconnect after a long…

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Rustic Living

dark wood look flooring in rustic modern room

When it comes to interior design, rustic has become a huge trend. Using natural materials as the foundation creates a cozy, beautiful space that everyone enjoys. If you’re into the rustic lifestyle, you’ve come to the right place, because here at Dolphin Carpet & Tile, we have the best options of rustic look floors to…

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2019’s Biggest Waterproof Flooring Styles

gray wood look COREtec luxury vinyl in kitchen

For years, tile has been the only option for waterproof flooring – but it’s 2019, and now there are waterproof wood-look luxury vinyl, laminate and even carpet options! The team at Dolphin Carpet & Tile wants to show you, in detail, 2019’s biggest waterproof flooring styles. With gorgeous looks and durable features, you’ll either feel…

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What is Mohawk RevWood? The Benefits & More

distressed hardwood look in large bathroom

In flooring & home improvement, as in many industries, a common misconception is the need to sacrifice beauty for reliability, performance for low-budget. With Mohawk’s self-described revolutionary woods, RevWood & RevWood Plus, this is most certainly not the case! Designed by Mohawk to make homeowners, builders and designers rethink wood flooring altogether, RevWood is actually…

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Caring for your Resilient Flooring

milk spilled from glass on oak wooden surface

Congratulations! Your new resilient flooring is installed and looks beautiful! If the flooring you’ve recently installed new is RevWood, RevWood Plus, or SolidTech Luxury Vinyl Tile, from Mohawk Flooring, or Luxury Vinyl from COREtec, then you have resilient flooring. This type of flooring is great for spaces where moisture is generally an issue. They are…

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