Exquisite Manor Hardwood Flooring

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Inspired by famous manors and castles throughout the world, the Exquisite Manor collection evokes luxury and sophistication for the most discerning consumer. Featuring a semi-matte, Natural Hard Wax Oil finish, each board is constructed to bring out the unique and elegant character of European White Oak. Balmoral Finish Featuring a Natural Hard Wax Oil finish (plus one final finish of …

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Introducing The Mission Collection at Dalgenes

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About Mission Collection The Mission Collection Flooring is now available at Dalgenes Interiors in Santa Barbara, California. The Missions represent a vibrant chapter of California’s past and are collectively the best-known historic element of the coastal regions of California. No group of structures in the United States elicits the intense interest inspired by the Missions of California. These architectural monuments …

How to choose the right flooring: Solid vs. Engineered

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Construction Solid vs. Engineered On the surface (no pun intended), both solid wood floors and engineered wood floors display gorgeous striations and natural variation. However, their respective structural differences make for specific home applications. The two biggest factors to help determine which type of hardwood planks will work best are location within your home and the type of subfloor. Solid Hardwood Floors: are one …

How to choose the right hardwood floors: Grading Quality

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Grading Quality Understanding Appearance When choosing hardwood flooring it is important to consider the grading of the floor. There are four main classes: refined, traditional, vintage and character class. These classes will have the most impact on the quality of the floors you can see with your eyes. 4 MAIN GRADING CLASSES Refined Class Traditional Class Vintage Class Character Class     …

How to choose the right hardwood floors: Photosensitivity

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Photosensitivity Know The Effects Of Light This photosensitivity chart ranks wood species from 1 (“stable”) to 10 in terms of the effect light will have on color change or fade. A product that is “stable” is less likely to alter in color with exposure to light (high resistance). A product that has a rating of 10 will result in a …

How to choose the right flooring: Hardness

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An important consideration in selecting the right hardwood for your space is its strength or hardness. When it comes to performance, you want a floor that can hold up to every day wear and tear and still look as good as it did day one. Softest (Cherry) -> Hardest (Hickory) CHERRY Cherry’s distinctive reddish glow deepens as it is polished, …