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Engineered Hardwood Flooring

We are a hardwood flooring company in Tampa that specializes in matching the correct syle and species of wood flooring for our customers. Quite often we find that customers will refer to engineered flooring as "fake" or liken it to laminate flooring. Hopefully this will serve to make it easier to understand what engineered flooring really is.

Laminate Flooring Maintenance Guide

We are a large dealer for the most brands of laminate flooring in the Tampa Bay area. Laminate flooring is designed to be easy to clean and maintain. However, laminate floors, like anything in your home need proper care and attention to keep them looking great for years to come. Your best daily routine is is vacuuming, dust mopping, and maybe a damp towel at times. Most brands carry a 10 to 25 year residential warranty against staining and fading. Laminate floors are designed to look good for many years with a minimum amount of effort.

While laminates are meant to stand up to wear, they keep a new look if you follow theses simple steps:

You will want to sweep, dust and or vacuum your floor regularly with a hard floor attachment (do not use the beater bar) to prevent the accumulation of dirt and grit that can scratch or dull the floor finish.