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Seeing the USA?

Travel that includes unique hardwood “hotspots” Thinking outside the box to find destinations that combine history, architecture and nature can make travel that much more memorable. Whether it’s a leisurely road trip through the Keystone State or an action-packed fly-in … Continue reading

Keeping hardwood floors looking beautiful is easier than you think

No matter what the setting, the good looks and durability of hardwood floors can be maintained with minimal effort. It’s simply a matter of proper care and maintenance. The American Hardwood Information Center,, in conjunction with the National Wood … Continue reading

America’s History Etched in Hardwood

Timeless Material Performs to Rave Reviews Wood is one of the oldest building materials we know, and one of the most beloved. It’s a love affair that has lasted — like hardwood itself –down through the centuries, from the log … Continue reading

Living Large in Smaller Spaces: The shrinking-changing American Home

The American home may be shrinking, but not the Great American Dream.  Americans are still living large, just doing so in smaller spaces. To some trend-watchers, the down-scaling of the American home comes as good news. Architects, designers, and social … Continue reading

Fashion for the home: Hardwoods are key design element in contemporary furnishings

From the runway to the living room, hot trends in home fashion can take the style of a room from simple to stunning. Incorporating trendy furniture into home decor is an easy way to add style without having to make … Continue reading

American Hardwoods – the Confident Choice for Eco-Conscious Consumers

U.S. government recognizes them as “green” and sustainable From flooring and cabinetry to moulding and furniture, American hardwoods have been treasured for generations, and for good reason!  They offer warmth, durability, luxury, and design options that are unmatched by faux-wood … Continue reading

About To Show Your Hardwood Floor The Door?

WAIT! Rethink – Refinish – Redecorate Instead! Don’t look down on your hardwood floors just because they’re old and you want a new look underfoot.  Your existing hardwoods can be the foundation, literally, of a fresh new decorating scheme, anywhere … Continue reading

Hardwood Finishes More Eco-Friendly than Ever

Today’s Finishing Facts Finishes are vital to protecting the beauty and performance of hardwood cabinetry, flooring and millwork. And while these will always be important considerations for today’s consumers, the health of their families and overall environmental health are important considerations, … Continue reading

Hardwoods In Unlikely Places: Wood-Loving Pros No Longer Fear Wet Sites

The no-no’s about using hardwood near a water source are vanishing. And while allowing water to rest on a wooden surface for extended periods will always be a no-no, the American Hardwood Information Center,, finds that more design professionals … Continue reading