NWFA’s Hardwood Floors magazine would like to thank you for reading and supporting our publication throughout 2023. As this year comes to a close, we are sharing our most read articles. 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 2023.
Most-Read Stories of 2023
Plastic Flooring Installed on Top of Wood?
A scenario no wood flooring professional enjoys is if a customer asks to install LVT, SPC, or other plastic surfaces on top of their real wood floor. However, this seems to be a common occurrence. So why has this become problematic for the wood flooring industry? 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 2023 “40 Under 40,” whose accomplishments have established them as some of the industry’s brightest stars. Read More
For decades, the wood flooring industry has taken this word and used it to acknowledge the preparation for wood flooring going in a home where it will be installed. Although this is partially appropriate, it isn’t accurate for our industry. This article is intended to show how and why the wood flooring industry has a misdirected perspective of what “acclimation” means and why we should rethink how we use the term. Read More
There are products designed to accomplish virtually every task and scenario for flattening subfloors. This article will talk generically about the practical aspects of “self-leveling” underlayment materials and when they should or should not be used. Read More
2024 Industry Outlook
The wood flooring industry is heading into 2024 with guarded optimism. The possible threat of a recession is looming over forecasts, with survey respondents preparing for evolving and somewhat unpredictable economic conditions. Read More
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