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        I am going to put down prefinished hardwood floors in my main living space. There are way to many products to choose from. I am wondering if someone has some tips about picking the right engineered hardwood that will stand up to kids and dogs. Handscraped hickory is what I think I want. Any advice will help
         
        Posts: 4 | Registered: Nov 24, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Pre-finished flooring is a you-get-what-you-pay-for kind of thing. Once you are in the medium to high price range you get the better stuff.

        Look for product lines that have a thicker top layer of real wood for the floor surface.


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        Posts: 10337 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Thanks for responding. I am having trouble finding that info. Could you make a recommendation on a good brand to start with. Money isn't a huge issue as long as it is a quality product. Not sure if you can endorse products on this board but a couple names would give me some place to start. Thanks
         
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        Are you looking for a nail-down, glue down, floating?

        I think I'd start at Lumber Liquidators - take a look on-line.


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        Posts: 10337 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Nail down. Do you know of a website that does comparisons on floors?
         
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