Hardwood Floors Magazine’s Year in Review

NWFA’s Hardwood Floors magazine would like to thank you for reading and supporting our publication throughout 2022. As this year comes to a close, we are sharing our most read articles from 2022. If you missed them earlier this year, catch up now on these popular stories. And, keep reading for a special thank you to all of the advertisers who supported Hardwood Floors in 2022.

Most-Read Stories of 2022

Solid Board Subfloors and Old Wood Floors

Prior to the plywood and OSB sheet goods we are most familiar with today, solid board subflooring was the go-to material used as wooden subfloors. This type of subfloor has a long, diverse history. Read More

40 Under 40

Hardwood Floors is honored to recognize 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the wood flooring industry. Meet the 2022 “40 Under 40,” whose accomplishments have established them as some of the industry’s brightest stars. Read More

Acclimating Engineered Hardwood Flooring – Why It’s Important

Before engineered flooring can be installed, it must be at, or close to, the equilibrium moisture content (EMC), as defined by the manufacturer requirements, to avoid moisture-related failures like cupping, crowning, or warping. This article will answer questions and provide some crucial tips for the acclimation of engineered flooring. Read More

NWFA Launches Engineered Wood Flooring Refinishable Program

The ability to refinish a wood floor is the foundational attribute that has traditionally separated wood floors from all other flooring types. Many end users don’t even know that refinishing an engineered (or solid) wood floor is an option. Read More

2023 Industry Outlook

The wood flooring industry is optimistic for 2023. However, persistent challenges such as supply chain disruption, labor shortages, and economic uncertainty remain top of mind. Read More

A special thank you to Hardwood Floors magazine’s advertisers in 2022

Publishing Partners







Advanced Flooring
AHF Products
Airwood Flooring Accessories
Akhurst Machinery
Albert International Inc.
Allegheny Mountain Hardwood Flooring
Appalachian Lumber Co.
Basic Coatings
Berger-Seidle GmbH
Boen Hardwood Flooring Inc.
Buchanan Hardwoods Lumber & Flooring
Canlak Coatings
Crosslink Technology
Delmhorst Instrument Co.
Derr Flooring
Floor & Decor
Floor Lord Industries
Footprints Floors
Forestry Timber
Gemini Industries
Graf Custom Hardwood
Hamberger Flooring/HARO
Harris Wood
Howell Hardwood Flooring
Hull Forest Products Inc.
L&L Hardwoods
Laguna Tools
Lico Machinery
Mannington Mills
Maxwell Hardwood Flooring
Merrick Hardwoods
MP Global Products
Mullican Flooring
Negative Air Systems
Nydree Flooring
Odie’s Oil
Ogden Group
P&G Swiffer
Peachey Hardwood Flooring
ProDrive HD
Reliance Hardwood Flooring
RIVA Spain
Roo Glue
Sheoga Hardwood Flooring
Showroom Pricing
Skudo LLC
Top Step Vents
Ua Floors
Union Tool Corporation
Välinge Innovation
Vermeister S.p.A.
Virginia Abrasives
Wagner Meters
Woodchuck Flooring
Zenon Floors

Get Ready for 2023!

Are there stories you would like to see covered in 2023? Do you have an interesting wood flooring project you want to share with our readers? Send your ideas to libby.johnston@nwfa.org.

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