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Wood Floors: Where to Start

Know what to consider for a hardwood floor in your home or business. Identify the type and style of flooring that appeals to you, and know the environmental benefits of hardwood flooring. Learn the Top 10 questions to ask when buying wood flooring.


Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for answers about repair, maintenance, environmental benefits, and the application of hardwood floors in your home. 


Maintaining your hardwood floors is not as difficult as you might think. Learn easy ways to maintain the beauty of your wood floors.

Check out the Hardwood Floors Resource Book with more than 3,400 listings of manufacturers, distributors, contractors and other NWFA members.

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Compare and contrast different types of wood flooring in a variety of rooms with the NWFA Roomplanner.
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Did you know that nearly one in four Americans suffers from asthma and/or allergies? According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, that represents 60 million people in the United States alone. A study conducted by Harris Interactive indicated that the vast majority of US homeowners believe that their family's health is directly related to the cleanliness of their floors. The same study indicated that of all the flooring alternatives available, the majority of homeowners believe that wood floors are most effective at improving indoor air quality.
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